business

Nawaz Sharif has no link to sons’ business, court told

Nawaz Sharif has no link to sons’ business, court told

ISLAMABAD:Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has submitted new evidence in the accountability court pertaining to Hasan Nawaz’s property in Britain on Friday as the court adjourned hearing of the Flagship Reference against the Sharif Family till December 17.Accountability Court Judge Arshad Malik resumed hearing on graft reference against the former first family filed by National […]

Govt forms business council to boost exports, create jobs

Govt forms business council to boost exports, create jobs

ISLAMABAD: The government constituted a 22-member Council of Business Leaders on Thursday aimed at getting input from the private sector to boost exports and create jobs.Prime Minister Imran Khan will be the chairman of the council which will have representation from leading sectors of the economy, according to a notification issued by the Ministry of Commerce.The maximum […]

Pakistan loses business deal worth $940 million due to approval issues

Pakistan loses business deal worth $940 million due to approval issues

KARACHI: Pakistan has lost a business deal worth $940 million after the foreign acquirer of a telecom business in the country faced delays in getting regulatory approvals from the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), which is running without a proper head for about 10 months.According to a notice filed by Dawood Hercules at the Pakistan Stock Exchange […]

Anyone doing business with Iran will not be doing business with US: Trump

Anyone doing business with Iran will not be doing business with US: Trump

The first set of US sanctions against Iran that had been eased under the landmark nuclear accord went back into effect early Tuesday under an executive order signed by President Donald Trump, targeting financial transactions that involve US dollars, Iran’s automotive sector, the purchase of commercial planes and metals including gold. More US sanctions targeting Iran’s oil […]

Fresh business priorities: normalising trade

Fresh business priorities: normalising trade

FOLLOWING in the footsteps of prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan, the country’s influential grouping of businesses, conglomerates and multinationals has come up with a 100-day economic plan that seeks a complete moratorium on new trade agreements and renegotiation of the one with China. The 100-Day Economic Agenda of the Pakistan Business Council (PBC) calls upon the […]

Agility bid for part of Abraaj’s investment business: document

Agility bid for part of Abraaj’s investment business: document

DUBAI: Kuwait’s Agility, one of the largest Gulf logistics companies, submitted a bid to acquire part of the investment management business of troubled Middle East private equity firm Abraaj, a document seen by Reuters on Wednesday showed. Agility is one of several potential buyers of the investment management unit of Dubai-based Abraaj, which filed for […]

Govt presents business friendly budget: ICCI

Govt presents business friendly budget: ICCI

Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) on Sunday said that the current government has presented a business and people friendly budget that would reduce inflation and provide good relief to the business community as well. While talking to General Secretary, Traders Welfare Association (TWA), G-10 Markaz, Islamabad Sardar Abid Yousaf, here on Sunday, Senior […]

UK Trade Envoy leads business delegation to explore infrastructure opportunities in Pakistan

UK Trade Envoy leads business delegation to explore infrastructure opportunities in Pakistan

By; Asghar Ali Mubarak, February, 16, 2018 Islamabad; The UK Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Pakistan, Rehman Chishti, has visited Pakistan with a trade delegation from the financial, professional and legal services sector, to explore infrastructure opportunities in Pakistan. This senior business delegation consisted of some of the UK’s leading companies. Norton Rose, an international […]

Malaysia-Pakistan Business Council’s revival, welcomes Pakistan’s High Commissioner, Mr. Zakaria

Malaysia-Pakistan Business Council’s revival, welcomes Pakistan’s High Commissioner, Mr. Zakaria

By; Asghar Ali Mubarak; January, 28, 2018 Islamabad; Malaysia-Pakistan Business Council (MALPAK), which was established in 2010 with the initiative of Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) and National Chamber of commerce and Industry Malaysia (NCCIM) to help in the effective implementation of FTA called Malaysia-Pakistan Closer Economic Partnership Agreement (MPCEPA) in 2007, […]

The President of the Republic of Indonesia, His Excellency Joko Widodo, accompanied by Ministers and a large business delegation, will pay his first state visit to Pakistan

The President of the Republic of Indonesia, His Excellency Joko Widodo, accompanied by Ministers and a large business delegation, will pay his first state visit to Pakistan

Islamabad: (Asgahar Ali Mubarak) The President of the Republic of Indonesia, His Excellency Joko Widodo, accompanied by Ministers and a large business delegation, will pay his first state visit to Pakistan. Pakistan and Indonesia enjoy close historic and cordial relations. His visit indicates the growing bilateral political, parliamentary, economic, defence and people to people contacts […]

Miftah Ismail felicitates United Business Group, Bilour on success in FPCCI elections

Miftah Ismail felicitates United Business Group, Bilour on success in FPCCI elections

Islamabad: (BY.AZMAT ALI ) The Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance, Economic Affairs and Revenue, Dr. Miftah Ismail has felicitated Mr. Ghazanfar Bilour over his election as President, Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) for the year 2018. The Adviser said election of Mr. Ghazanfar Bilour was an acknowledgement of his experience […]