Japanese companies are refocusing Pakistan after stability in situations: CG Japan, Toshikazu Isomura

Consul General of Japan Toshikazu Isomura said that after stabilizing situation in Pakistan, Japanese companies and investor are focusing back the Pakistani market, some of companies are already established here and more would consider placing their investment in Pakistan, Toshikazu showed hope on the occasion of his visit to Korangi Association of Trade & Industry on Wednesday.Read the rest

JazzCash and Western Union Expand Access to International Remittances

The Western Union Company, a leader in global payments services, and JazzCash, have   joined hands to enable JazzCash customers to receive international money transfers sent through Western Unionat Jazz Experience Centers and Mobilink Microfinance Bank Branches (MMBL).


Speaking at the signing ceremony, Aniqa Afzal Sandhu, Vice President, Digital and Mobile Financial Services, Mobilink, said, “JazzCash has always looked to provide digital and mobile solutions to meet the financial needs of its customers.Read the rest

Glimpses from 4th Hamdard International Conference

M. Hafizur Rahman, Department of Biochemistary and Cell Biology Bangladesh University of Health Sciences Darussalam, Dhaka, Bangladesh delivering a lecture on ” The art and Science of traditional medicine for the prevention and management of diabetes and its complication ” at the 4th Hamdard International Conference on Unani Medicine – 2017 at Hamdard University, Bait al Hikmah, Madinat al Hikmah, Karachi.Read the rest

PM announces Rs.180 billion package to boost exports

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Tuesday announced a major Rs.180 billion package of “Export-led growth” to enhance country’s exports over the next five years. He was addressing a function of leading exporters here at the PM Office.The event was also attended by Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar, Minister of Commerce Khurram Dastgir Khan, besides other cabinet members.Read the rest

Leather exports dwindling

Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders has expressed concern over falling production and dwindling exports of the leather sector and called for steps to revive it.  A statement Chamber says that once vibrant leather sector is sailing in troubled waters and its exports for the year 2015.16 fell by 12.35 percent on the back of rising cost of production despite GSP status, it said.… Read the rest

Mayor Karachi visits KCCI

Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) has said that Mayor Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) Waseem Akhtar, will visit the Karachi Chamber to hold a meeting with members on Tuesday, the 10th January, 2017 at 4:15PM.… Read the rest

K-electric continues to enhance reliability of power supply across its network

In line with its commitment to deliver safe and affordable electricity across its network, K-Electric has managed to significantly improve the reliability of power supply across its network; a testament of which is bringing down its T&D Losses from almost 36% in 2009 to under 22% in 2016, along with exemption of over 61% of Karachi from load-shed whereas provision of uninterrupted power supply to all industrial zones.Read the rest

NBP supports knowledge based activities and projects

National Bank of Pakistan is proud to be part of noble cause initiated by the national institutions like National Police Bureau; this was stated by President Syed Ahmed Iqbal Ashraf while inaugurating renovated library of National Police Bureau in Islamabad. President NBP further said that NBP always supports knowledge based activities throughout the country.… Read the rest

NBP clears its stance in senate standing committee

The Senate Standing Committee of finance on Thursday met to discuss the Abandoned Properties Organization (APO) case, as one of the agendas of the meeting in the context of the loss of billions of rupees.

Responding to a query from Committee Chairman, Senator Saleem Mandviwalla, the President of National Bank of Pakistan (NBP), Mr.
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