Category: Economy

Stage set for World Islamic Finance Forum in Karachi

KARACHI: Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Minister of Finance would be the chief guest at World Islamic Finance Forum (WIFF) 2016, a unique conference being organized by...

Gemstones: A hidden treasure awaits explorers

ISLAMABAD: The nature has bestowed Pakistan with a vast potential of mineral ores including a good range of precious and glittering gemstones, which need appropriate...

China eyes Pakistan as potential market

ISLAMABAD: A delegation of Chinese investors representing various companies visited the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) and showed interest in...

Iran kicks off EU trade drive in Poland

WARSAW: Iran’s foreign minister kicked off an EU trade drive in Poland on Sunday, in one of Tehran’s first moves to drum up business with the West after the...

Kuwaiti MP calls for tax on expat remittance

MANAMA: Expatriates should pay a tax of up to five per cent on remittances from Kuwait, a lawmaker has said. MP Faysal Al Kandari said that the tax would make a new...

Saudia to take $10bn foreign loan: report

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia will take a $10 billion loan from foreign banks to help close the gap in its state finances from collapsed oil revenues, Bloomberg News reported on...

Envoy for improving Pak-Korean trade relations

MULTAN: Korean Ambassador to Pakistan Dr Song Jong Hwan said that bilateral trade could witness a big jump and trade relations would improve by virtue of proposed Free...

GCC sovereign issuance can be hugely instrumental for takaful stability

DUBAI: The 11th annual World Takaful Conference concluded its two-day proceedings to overwhelming praise from the Takaful industry, following the launch of a unique...

TAPI pipeline to help address energy shortages in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The shareholders of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) Pipeline Company Limited (TPCL) signed an investment agreement in Ashgabat...

Trade delegations hold bilateral business meetings at TEXPO-2016

KARACHI: On the 2nd day of international textile exhibition TEXPO-2016, on Friday, the trade delegations had very successful business meetings which generated serious...