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Overseas Pakistanis remit US $21.84 billion during FY19

Overseas Pakistani workers remitted US $21,841.50million during FY19 showing a growth of 9.68% compared with US $19,913.55million received during the same period in the preceding year. During June 2019, the inflow of worker’s remittances amounted to US $1,650.52 million, which is 28.72% lower than May 2019 and 1.40% higher than June 2018.

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UberX Riders Get to Drive with Ushna Shah

Uber, the global ride-hailing giant connecting riders to drivers, is now launching its premium car service UberX in Islamabad. The company will be starting UberX operations that offer top-quality car services for all those moments that are special, only the push of a button away. 

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Explanatory Memorandum: A Way to Increase Legal Literacy in Pakistan

By Muhammad Musa and Manzoor H. Memon

A law or statute that is made for the people should be understandable to the people it governs. Whenever a new law is framed or any existing law is amended, it is the duty of the concerned institutions to explain the details or features of such entry to the people so that the people can lead their lives in accordance with the new framework.

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Improved Security environment highly appreciated by foreign investors – OICCI 2019

OICCI’s 2019 annual security survey, conducted in June 2019, shows that the foreign investors, OICCI members’, perception of the country’s security environment has further improved significantly compared to the already improved security situation recorded in the 2018 survey. The annual security survey, conducted among OICCI members only, is one of the critical annual assessment of the operating conditions in Pakistan and is taken very seriously by the potential foreign investors, relevant diplomats and other stakeholders interested in doing business in Pakistan.

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Dawlance appoints Umar Ahsan Khan as new CEO

Dawlance has appointed Mr. Umar Ahsan Khan as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective July 1, 2019. Mr Khan is a seasoned professional, with almost three decades of experience performing diverse roles in strategy, operations, finance & accounting, and leadership in various major national and international organizations.

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