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620 investors participation shows confidence in Pak investment policies: Miftah

ISLAMABAD – Board of Investment (BoI) Chairman Dr Miftah Ismail said participation of some 620 investors in the Second Pakistan Investment Conference proved that the country had an investment-friendly enviroment. Delegates from 29 countries across the globe, including representatives of big companies like General Electric, Nestle and Shell attended the two-day conference and expressed confidence in pro-investment polices of the ... Read More »

Improvement and Regulation can boost Pakistan’s Textile Industry

The 24 participating international textile buyers agreed on a joint road map and specific working groups for the workings in the fourth meeting of the Buyers’ Forum in Islamabad held on 29th October. The meeting also included a briefing to Government, Diplomatic and Development Partners in Pakistan on the status and progress of the Forum since its establishment in 2014.  A working group will ... Read More »

Turkish stock market boost after election result

ISTANBUL – The Turkish lira and the Istanbul stock market rose sharply on Monday after the surprise win by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) on November 1, 2015. The currency jumped 2.9%, the most since January 2014, to 2.8320 against the dollar. It rose 3.8 per cent last month, the biggest jump since January 2012, on optimism that ... Read More »

Bytes.pk to offer 99 products for 9 Rupees each in November sale

RAWALPINDI – Pakistan’s new online shopping store, Bytes.pk, has announced a mega-sale on the 9th of November, offering 99 different products for 9 Rupees each. Bytes.pk is primarily focused on tech gadgets and accessories, but it also sells products in the categories of food, office supplies and fashion. The company has recently announced a one-of-a kind sale for Monday, the ... Read More »

ILO and Netherlands to strengthen Pakistan’s labour inspection systems

ILO and Netherlands aims to strengthen labour inspection systems in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands have embarked on a unique  partnership aimed to support the Government of Pakistan, workers and employers organizations in developing measures to revitalise the country’s Labour Inspection machinery. Such improvements are imperative to keep Pakistan’s textile sector attractive internationally, especially given the advantageous trade conditions ... Read More »

German Business delegation visits Pakistan to strengthen Economic ties

German Deputy Minister of the Federal Foreign Office, Mr. Stephan Steinlein, and a German Business Delegation, hold meeting with Sartaj Aziz, Advisor to the Prime Minister and other officials in Islamabad

German Deputy Minister of the Federal Foreign Office and a business delegation visits Pakistan The German Deputy Minister of the Federal Foreign Office, Mr. Stephan Steinlein, visited Islamabad and Karachi from 10-12 June, 2015. The Minister was accompanied by a German Business Delegation on his visit that aims to strengthen bilateral economic ties and exploring new business opportunities between Pakistan ... Read More »

Top 50 best-rated CEOs in America as judged by their employees

America’s Favorite Bosses in 2015 Glassdoor, the careers website, has just released its third annual Employees’ Choice Awards for the Highest Rated CEOs. The survey is based solely on the input of employees who anonymously and voluntarily provide feedback through the Glassdoor company review survey. Glassdoor leaves the survey open year-round, this time from April 21 of last year until April 22 of this year, to ... Read More »

Pakistan unveils Rs 4.3 trillion budget for FY 2015-16; defence budget up by 11%

ISLAMABAD – Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar today unveiled the budget for the fiscal year 2015-16 with a total outlay of Rs 4.33 trillion ($42.33 billion). A special cabinet meeting was also held on Friday under Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to consider and approve budget proposals for the next financial year. Compared to the 2014-15 budget of Rs 3.985 trillion, ... Read More »

Media CEOs dominate ranks of highest-paid women executives

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer

They’re not Hollywood stars, they’re not TV personalities and they don’t play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league. Six of the 10 highest-paid CEOs last year worked in the media industry, according to a study carried out by executive compensation data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. The best-paid chief executive of a ... Read More »

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