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ICCI strongly opposes any further hike in gas tariff

May 20, 2019 | General Business News

Islamabad, May 20, 2019 (PPI-OT): The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry has strongly opposed any further hike in the gas tariff and warned the government to desist from taking any such decision as it would bring disastrous consequences for …

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ICCI concerned over rising external debt and liabilities that have crossed $105 billion

May 20, 2019 | General Business News

Islamabad, May 20, 2019 (PPI-OT): Ahmed Hassan Moughal President, Rafat Farid Senior Vice President and Iftikhar Anwar Sethi Vice President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry have expressed great concerns over the rising external debt and liabilities of the country …

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Kashmir Group Seeks UN Probe Into Torture by India Troops

May 20, 2019 | General Business News

A prominent rights group in Indiancontrolled Kashmir is advocating for the United Nations to establish a commission of inquiry to investigate what it calls the endemic use of torture by government forces amid a decadeslong antiIndia uprising in the disputed …

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Chairman BOI terms Rashakai Special Economic Zones as role model project

May 19, 2019 | General, General Business News

Chairman Board of Investment Haroon Sharif says Rashakai Special Economic Zones have a strategic significance as it is closer to Afghanistan and resources rich Central Asian Republics.

Talking to APP in Islamabad on Sunday, he said Rashakai Special Economic Zones …

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Finance Advisor assures full support of government to business community

May 18, 2019 | General Business News

A delegation of leading businessmen and brokers held a meeting with Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance Dr. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh in Karachi on Friday and discussed overall macro-economic situation and its impact on capital markets of the country.

The …

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Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry have called upon the government to focus on introducing interest-free youth business loans

May 17, 2019 | General Business News

Islamabad, May 17, 2019 (PPI-OT): Ahmed Hassan Moughal President, Rafat Farid Senior Vice President and Iftikhar Anwar Sethi Vice President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry have called upon the government to focus on introducing interest-free youth business loans to …

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President FPCCI to address SCO Business Council and Forum at Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic

May 17, 2019 | General Business News

Karachi, May 17, 2019 (PPI-OT): Engr. Daroo Khan Achakzai, President FPCCI has left for Kyrgyz Republic to attend the meeting of the Business Council of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) on 17th May 2019 to be held in Bishkek. All member …

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PACRA Maintains Entity Ratings of Nishat Mills Limited

May 17, 2019 | General Business News

Lahore, May 17, 2019 (PPI-OT): The ratings reflect established position as a premier export-oriented composite unit which is supplemented by a sizable strategic portfolio and conservative capital structure. The Company enjoy’s prominence in textile sector due to wide array of …

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NKATI urges government to bring an end to load-shedding

May 17, 2019 | General Business News

Karachi, May 17, 2019 (PPI-OT): North Karachi Association of Trade and Industry (NKATI) have asked Sindh Governor and Chief Minister to play their role to resolve power load-shedding issue in industrial areas during the sacred month of Ramadan on priority …

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BMP Chief says free float of dollar is not suitable for Pakistan Economy

May 17, 2019 | General Business News

Lahore, May 17, 2019 (PPI-OT):Chairman Businessmen Panel, Mian Anjum Nisar on Friday said Pakistan is currently facing significant economic challenges, with declining foreign exchange reserves, diminishing growth and increasing trade deficit. He said rupee once again weakened to a record …

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$10 million prize pot for ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019

May 17, 2019 | General Business News, Sports

The winners of the 10-team tournament will earn a purse of $4 Million, the highest prize money to date, the ICC announced Friday.

The upcoming ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 will see the winners of the 10-team tournament earn …

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Reeling in Syria, Iraq, Islamic State Tries to Surge Online

May 17, 2019 | General Business News

While Islamic State fighters in Syria and Iraq have largely been forced underground, the terror group’s other fighters along with its media operatives appear intent on surging, combining an increase in attacks with ramped-up output on social media.

The strategy …

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