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GB Assembly passes budget for fiscal year 2019-20

June 25, 2019 |

The Gilgit Baltistan Assembly passed Gilgit Baltistan budget for fiscal year 2019-20 today (Tuesday).The outlay of budget is over 62.95 billion rupees out of which 17.40 billion rupees for development and 37.71 billion for non-development expenditure.D…

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PSX witnesses bearish trend on Tuesday

June 25, 2019 |

The Pakistan Stock Exchange was bearish today (Tuesday).The KSE-100 Index closed today (Tuesday) at 34190.62 points as compared to 34471.95 points on the last working day with a negative change of 281.33 points.The total turnover was 144,849,620 as com…

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RCCI, Dalian Fujian Chamber of Commerce ink MoU for trade expansion

June 25, 2019 |

The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Dalian Fujian Chamber of Commerce, China have inked a Memorandum of Understanding in Rawalpindi today.President Dalian Fujian Chamber, Ms Liao Meiying and President RCCI Malik Shahid Saleem signed and…

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Agriculture backbone of national economy: Asif Nakai

June 22, 2019 |

The Punjab Minister for Communication & Works, Sardar Muhammad Asif Nakai says agriculture is the backbone of the national economy and the government has earmarked forty billion seven hundred and sixty million rupees to boost this sector in the next fi…

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Omar calls for enhancing trade activities between regional countries

June 21, 2019 |

Minister for Petroleum Omar Ayub Khan has urged the need for removing obstacles in the way of trade to enhance trade activities between the regional countries.Addressing a ceremony in Islamabad, he said Pakistan can take benefit from its geostrategic …

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Pakistan Stock Exchange remained bullish on Friday

June 21, 2019 |

The Pakistan Stock Exchange was bullish on Friday.The KSE100 Index closed today at 35125.25 points as compared to 34995.91 points on the last working day with a positive change of 129.34 points.The total turnover was 129,305,810 as compared to 163,028,…

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Finance Advisor visits FPCCI for removal of anomalies in budget

June 19, 2019 |

Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance Abdul Hafeez Sheikh visited Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry to work out strategy to remove anomalies in the budget.The Founder President Pak-US Business Council and Chairman United Business …

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Govt to promote regional trade, export-led growth of economy: Dawood

June 19, 2019 |

Advisor to Prime Minister on Commerce, Textiles, Industries Production and Investment Abdul Razzaq Dawood says the incumbent government is taking all possible measures to promote regional trade and export-led growth of economy.He expressed these views …

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Pakistan’s products attract entrepreneurs at Commodity Expo in China

June 17, 2019 |

Pakistan’s products have attracted a large number of local and international entrepreneurs at the ongoing South and Southeast Asia Commodity Expo and Investment Fair in China’s Kunming city.Pakistan has set up two hundred stalls at the exhibition to sh…

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KP budget to provide relief to poor segments of society: CM Mahmood

June 17, 2019 |

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan says the provincial government is presenting the biggest budget of the province aiming at providing relief to the poor segment of society.In a statement in Peshawar today (Monday), he said the focus of the…

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Pakistan to get $3.4 billion in budgetary support from Asian Development Bank

June 16, 2019 |

Pakistan will receive $3.4 billion in budgetary support from the Asian Development Bank (ABD), Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh said, as the government seeks help to overcome a ballooning balance of payments crisis.”The …

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Naran Chilas road via Babusar top will be opened for light traffic from Sunday

June 15, 2019 |

The Naran Chilas road via Babusar top will be opened for light traffic from tomorrow (Sunday).Deputy Commissioner Diamer Amir Azam Hamza told our Gilgit correspondent on Saturday that snow has been removed from both sides.The road usually gets blocked …

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