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Experts call for efficient and inclusive payments systems in Pakistan

Experts call for efficient and inclusive payments systems in Pakistan

Senior Government officials, financial service providers recognize the importance of digitizing person-to-government payments ISLAMABAD – Experts call for efficient, sustainable and inclusive payments systems for government receipts such as taxes, fees, and fines at a seminar in Islamabad. The dissemination event for the “Global Landscape Study on Digitizing P2G Payments” was organized by Karandaaz Pakistan, chaired by the Federal Secretary for Communications, ... Read More »

UNIDO and ICCI launch ‘Women in Green Industry’ Campaign

UNIDO in collaboration with Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry has launched an advocacy Campaign on Women in Green.

Pakistan Government is working on new SME Policy to focus on mainstreaming women in SMEs especially in green industry ISLAMABAD – Pakistan government is currently working on a new SME policy in consultation with all stakeholders that would focus on mainstreaming women in SMEs, especially in green industry, informed Mr. Khizar Hayat Gondal, Federal Secretary for Industries & Production. He was addressing as ... Read More »

U.S. reaffirms commitment to Trade and Investment with Pakistan

U.S. reaffirms commitment to Trade and Investment with Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – United States Trade Representative (USTR) Ambassador Michael Froman led a delegation to Islamabad to discuss the ongoing U.S.-Pakistan Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) on October 18 with the Government of Pakistan.  The TIFA Council meeting, hosted by Federal Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir Khan, covered a broad range of trade and investment-related issues, including expanded market access for Pakistani ... Read More »

GE signs digital power plant accords with Nishat Group

GE signs with Lalpir Power and Pakgen Power HR

GE will provide its advanced digital industrial software solutions to Lalpir Power Ltd and Pakgen Power Ltd under to advanced digital industrial solutions in supporting power plants across Pakistan ISLAMABAD — General Electric (GE) signed agreements to provide advanced digital industrial software solutions to Lalpir Power Ltd. and Pakgen Power Ltd., operators of Nishat Group’s thermal power plants located in Mehmood Kot ... Read More »

Singapore is the best place in the world for expats to live and work

Singapore is the best place in the world for expats to live and work

Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, Czech Republic and Switzerland are the top five destinations for Expats Singapore has topped the list of best expatriate destinations for the second year. Among nearly 27,000 expats in 190 economies, Singapore is the best place to live, work and raises a family abroad, according to the latest and ninth edition of HSBC’s annual Expat Explorer report. ... Read More »

Pakistani businesses participate in U.S. Woodworking Trade Show in Atlanta

Pakistani businesses participate in U.S. Woodworking Trade Show in Atlanta

Representatives from Pakistani businesses traveled to the United States to participate in the 2016 International Woodworking Fair in Atlanta, Georgia. The IWF is one of the world’s premier furniture manufacturer, architectural woodwork, custom and general woodworking trade shows, and hosts more than 1,000 exhibitors specializing in all areas of woodworking supply and technology. “Through this trade delegation, Pakistani and American business ... Read More »

CPEC opens new era of development and opportunities for the entire region

PM Nawaz Sharif addressing the gathering at occasion of CPEC Summit 2016 in Islamabad on 29 August 2016. Photo: PID

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Summit and Expo 2016, opened in Islamabad on 29 August 2016, offered a platform for exchange of ideas and opened new avenues for businesses opportunities and people-to-people linkages between Pakistan and China – all-weather friends. The CPEC will open doors to immense economic opportunities not only to Pakistan but will act as a bridge for ... Read More »

Pakistanis spend $817 million on Dubai property in six months

Pakistanis spend $817 million on Dubai property in six months

Pakistanis are amongst the top 3 property investors in UAE during the first half of 2016 Pakistanis bought property worth three billion United Arab Emirates (UAE) dirhams (around US $816 million) in Dubai during the first half of 2016. These numbers put Pakistan just behind Indians and Britons who invested Dh7 billion and Dh4 billion in real estate in UAE ... Read More »

12th World Islamic Economic Forum begins in Indonesia

12th World Islamic Economic Forum begins in Indonesia

Be Careful with innovation based on greed, it is the government duty to make sure that each innovation can bring benefits to the people: Indonesian President Jokowi Widodo JAKARTA (Indonesia) – The 12th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) began in the Indonesian capital Jakarta. Indonesian President Jokowi Widodo opened the 12th World Islamic Economic Forum, urging the Muslim community to use ... Read More »

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