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PM”s decision to provide 129 thousand people lauded; Mian Zahid Hussain

Karachi:      President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President All Karachi Industrial Alliance (AKIA), Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI and former provincial minister, Mian Zahid Hussain on Friday lauded the decision of the Prime Minister Imran Khan to provide jobs to 1,29,000 people and give the status of industry to the construction sector. He …

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Business Incubation Programme launched for youth of Newly Merged Districts of KPK

Islamabad:    (Parliament Times)    A Business Incubation Programme for the youth of the Newly Merged Districts was launched in Islamabad today. Various Government officials, representatives ofUSAID, UNDP,The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) and young entrepreneurs from the newly merged districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa attended the ceremony where Ms. Shandana Gulzar Khan, Member National Assembly of Pakistan, Chairperson Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians was …

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NARC holds agriculture training courses under PM’s Kamyab Jawan Program.

Islamabad:     (Parliament Times)   Training program of Farm Manager and Dairy Farm Manager is being held under Agriculture Polytechnic Institute at National Agriculture Research Centre (NARC). The training consist lectures, practical demonstration as well as field visit for on field orientation to the participants. As per notification by Agriculture Polytechnic Institute, NARC, Farm Manager (Commercial Vegetable Production) and Dairy Farm …

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RCCI delegation calls on Asad Umar, Minister Planning and Development

Rawalpindi:     (Parliament Times)     Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar has said that the government’s top priority is the early completion of projects under the Public Sector Development Projects (PSDP). The present government spent a huge amount of 75 billion rupee on development schemes in the month of December 2019 alone under the PSDP. In the previous six …

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KSE-100 gains pace slowly

ISLAMABAD:       The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Thursday after a brief open in the negative recovered slowly, and the benchmark KSE-100 Share Index reached 43,126.85 points after gaining 133.82 or 0.31% at 11.39am. Selling pressure gained pace just before midday and profit-booking is likely to persist throughout the day. Earlier, the Index declined by 49.80 points or 0.12%, …

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PBIF lauds Govt efforts to rationalize power purchase agreements;

Renewable energy sources to boost economy: Mian Zahid Hussain Karachi :     President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President All Karachi Industrial Alliance (AKIA), Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI and former provincial minister, Mian Zahid Hussain on Wednesday lauded the efforts of the government to rationalize power purchase agreements signed with private power producers. Balanced …

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Stock market reaches 15-month high

ISLAMABAD:     Trade at the Pakistan Stock Exchange opened on a bullish note with the benchmark KSE-100 Index breaching the 43,000 points level at 10 am on Friday, a level not seen since July 30, 2018. Investors’ sentiment improved as chances of an Iran-US war got slimmer in the last couple of days, as evident from the previous day’s gain …

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Govt lauded for operationalization of Phase-II of CPFTA

ISLAMABAD:     The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Friday said operationalization of the second phase of FTA with China is the success of the government and an opportunity to resolve many pressing economic issues. Under the Phase-II of China Pakistan Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA) both the friendly countries will come closer and it will help mitigate losses resulted by the …

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Low export, documentation of economy, inflation still major challenges

Lahore:    The Pakistan Industrial and Traders Associations Front Chairman Mian Nauman Kabir has called for putting the economy on a balanced and sustainable growth trajectory, addressing the underlying structural vulnerabilities, as low export growth, limited foreign exchange reserves, documentation of economy and higher food inflation are still major challenges to the economy. PIAF Chairman Mian Nauman Kabir, in a …

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