PM Nawaz promises to facilitate poor in housing sector

ISLAMABAD, Apr 12: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said in view of growing urbanization, the government would facilitate the low income groups...

Pakistan, Hungary agree to form JECC for trade ties

ISLAMABAD, Apr 12: Pakistan and Hungary have agreed to promote economic cooperation in various areas including machine industry, electronics industry, food and agriculture, water...

WAPDA signs contract with Turkey firm Warsak station

ISLAMABAD, Apr 12: The Water and Power Development Authority has signed a contract with a Turkish company for rehabilitation of Warsak hydro power station...

Dollar near 5-month low vs yen amid geopolitical risk

NEW YORK, Apr 12: The dollar fell broadly on Tuesday, nearly touching a five-month low against the Japanese yen, as geopolitical risk and declining...

Overseas Pakistani workers remit $14 bln in first 9 months of FY17

KARACHI, Apr 12: The Overseas Pakistani workers have remitted US$ 14,057.67 million in first nine months-July to March, of the fiscal year 2017-FY17, compared...

SBP keeps policy rate unchanged at 5.75pc

KARACHI, Mar 25: As predicted, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has decided to keep the interest rate unchanged at at 5.75 percent for the...

Pak-Afghan border reopens, PAJCCI lauds PM’s decision

KARACHI, Mar 21: A joint delegation from Pakistan and Afghanistan under the leadership of Zubair Motiwala, Chairman PAJCCI,  met under the aegis of Beyond Boundaries-...

World Bank approves loan of $450m to curb poverty in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Mar 17: The World Bank (WB) on Wednesday approved a loan of worth $450 million to help the poorest and most vulnerable people...

Crude oil prices drop to 3-month low in inter’l market

LONDON, Mar 16: Oil prices have tumbled, weighing down energy shares in the world in wake of a report of rising crude stocks. Oil prices...

First ‘hybrid rickshaw’ introduced in Pakistan

KARACHI, Mar 6: Pakistani company Green Wheels Private Limited introduced a hybrid rickshaw in an auto parts show organized at Karachi’s Expo center. The Chinese...