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Delegations from textiles, leather, hosiery, towel manufacturing sectors call on PM

July 10, 2019 |

Delegations from textiles, leather, hosiery, and towel manufacturing sectors called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Karachi on Wednesday.

They apprised the Prime Minister and his economic team of the problems in their respective sectors.

The Prime Minister directed the …

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Govt determined to protect local farming community: Dawood

July 10, 2019 |

Advisor to Prime Minister on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood says a remarkable increase has been witnessed in exports of Pakistani products, capturing bigger share of international markets.

Addressing a news conference in Islamabad, he said an increase of 33 percent …

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Nine industrial centers to be established to promote industrial sector: CM Punjab

July 10, 2019 |

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that nine industrial centers will be established on ten thousand acres in the province to promote industrial sector.

In a statement, he said that necessary steps are being taken for formation of …

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Pakistan Stock Exchange remains bullish on Tuesday

July 9, 2019 |

The Pakistan Stock Exchange was bullish today (Tuesday).

The KSE100 Index closed today (Tuesday) at 33855.58 points as compared to 33742.68 points on the last working day with a positive change of 112.90 points.

The total turnover was 60,158,610 as …

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NBD delegation calls on Finance Adviser

July 9, 2019 |

A five member delegation from Emirates National Bank led by its CEO Fahad Al Qasim called on the Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, in Islamabad on Tuesday.

The Adviser welcomed the delegation and expressed confidence …

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All out facilities to be provided to business community: Buzdar

July 9, 2019 |

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that interest of traders and industrialist would be ensured by incumbent government.

In a statement in Lahore on Tuesday, he said that all out facilities would be provided to business community as …

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Pakistani expatriates are our precious asset: Asad Qaiser

July 7, 2019 |

Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has invited overseas Pakistanis to benefit from the lucrative business opportunities in Pakistan.

Addressing Pakistani community in Manchester on Sunday, he said the government is making all out efforts to overcome economic crisis.

The Speaker …

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Tariff structure being rationalized, streamlined to ensure country’s industrial production: Dawood

July 6, 2019 |

Prime Minister's Advisor for Commerce, Textile, Industry and Production, Abdul Razak Dawood has said tariff structure is being rationalized and streamlined to ensure country's industrial production.

During a meeting with industrialists from Punjab in Lahore on Saturday, he said efforts …

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Pakistan Post increases 116% revenue

July 4, 2019 |

Pakistan Post after taking revolutionary steps has become the most profitable public department this year by increasing 116 percent revenue as compared to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017/18.

Deputy Chief Account Officer Revenue, Awais Ahmed while talking to APP said …

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Farmers advised to complete Moong cultivation during July

July 4, 2019 |

The agriculture experts have advised the growers to start cultivation of Moong immediately and complete it by end of July to get bumper yield.

According to a spokesman for the Agriculture Department, the Moong pulses are used largely in Pakistan …

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Domestic crude oil production increases 12.8 % in 9-months

July 4, 2019 |

The country's domestic production of crude oil witnesses around 12. 8 percent increase during a nine-month period (July-March) of the last fiscal year.

According to official data available with APP, the domestic production of crude oil remained 24.6 million barrels …

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Today last date for declaration of assets under Assets Declaration Scheme

July 3, 2019 |

Today is the last date for declaration of Assets under Assets Declaration Scheme through a Presidential Ordinance.

In a clarification statement, Federal Board of Revenue said that it also include the condition of retaining cash, foreign currency and liquid assets …

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