economy

Iran replaces central bank chief as economy faces crisis

Iran replaces central bank chief as economy faces crisis

TEHRAN: Iran replaced its central bank chief on Wednesday, local media reported, amid the fallout over banking scandals and the crisis facing the country’s economy. Valiollah Seif, who had served as the bank’s governor since President Hassan Rouhani took power in August 2013, was replaced by Abdolnasser Hemati following a cabinet meeting, according to the […]

CPEC strengthened economy of state: President Mamnoon Hussain

CPEC strengthened economy of state: President Mamnoon Hussain

QINGDAO;President Mamnoon Hussain said Pakistan has rendered unprecedented sacrifices in war on terror to bring peace in the region.Addressing the SCO Summit at Qingdao in China on Sunday, he said the law and order situation has improved in Pakistan during the last few years due to effective efforts against terrorism and extremism.He said that peace […]

CRE organizes Workshop on Emerging Issues, Challenges & Opportunities in Rural Economy

CRE organizes Workshop on Emerging Issues, Challenges & Opportunities in Rural Economy

By, Asghar Ali Mubarak; 20 March 2018 The first workshop on the theme: “Emerging Issues, challenges and Opportunities in Rural Economy of Pakistan” was organized by Centre For Rural Economy (CRE), Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform here on Tuesday. The speakers/participants on the occasion discussed issues specific to rural economy and also suggested the […]

Adviser Finance reviews budget preparations, Steps for improving in all sectors of economy discussed

Adviser Finance reviews budget preparations, Steps for improving in all sectors of economy discussed

By, Asghar Ali Mubarak, March 04, 2017 Islamabad; Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Dr. Miftah Ismail here on Sunday chaired a meeting to review the activities related to preparation of Budget 2018-19. The additional Secretary budget gave the meeting a briefing on the budget preparations and shared timelines for various activities. The Adviser directed that […]

Government would undertake some major steps for the improvement of economy in the next five months, Miftah Ismail

Government would undertake some major steps for the improvement of economy in the next five months, Miftah Ismail

KARACHI: (News Desk): Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance Dr. Miftah Ismail has said that the government would undertake some major steps for the improvement of economy in the next five months. Speaking as a chief guest at a reception organized in his honour by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP), here  on […]

Pakistan’s economy moving towards rapid growth and stability: PM

Pakistan’s economy moving towards rapid growth and stability: PM

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has invited global entrepreneurs to invest in Pakistan and take advantage of its strategic location, rich human and material resources, political stability and attractive investment policy. He was addressing corporate and business leaders from around the world in Islamabad today (Thursday). The Prime Minister said Pakistan with […]

Pakistan to surpass Canada’s economy by 2050: PWC report

Pakistan to surpass Canada’s economy by 2050: PWC report

(Web Desk) – A report by management consultancy PricewaterhouseCoopers forecasts that Pakistan could surpass the Canadian economy by 2050. “By 2050, emerging economies such as Mexico and Indonesia are likely to be larger than the UK and France, while Pakistan and Egypt could overtake Italy and Canada,” PWC said in a report published Tuesday. Bloomberg  surprised  […]