Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Business community should utilise govt incentives: Sahibzada Jahangir

ISLAMABAD: Sahibzada Amir Jahangir, UK’s prominent Pakistani personality and close friend of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, has been appointed as Prime Minister’s Spokesman on Trade and Investment for UK and Europe with effect from...

Pakistan’s key interest rate raised to 8-year high of 13.25%

KARACHI: Pakistan on Tuesday raised its key policy rate by 100 basis points to 13.25 percent, an eight-year high, mainly due to inflationary pressures and the impact of recent increases in utility...

Bilawal Bhutto announces agitation programme against govt’s policies

SUKKUR (Sindh): PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto on Thursday announced that the party will stage a sit-in as well as take out a rally in Sukkur against the rising inflation and the policies of the...

Opposition nominates Hasil Bizenjo as joint candidate for senate chairmanship

ISLAMABAD: The ‘Rehbar Committee’ of the joint opposition parties on Thursday has nominated National Party’s (NP) Hasil Bizenjo as its candidate for the chairmanship of the Senate amid much efforts to de-seat incumbent Chairman Sadiq...

Hammad Azhar given economic affairs following Hafeez’s reservations

ISLAMABAD: The portfolio of federal minister for Revenue Division has been taken back from Hammad Azhar a day after he was appointed to the position. Azhar has now been appointed the federal minister for Economic Affairs Division,...

Imran Khan offers ‘partnership’ in govt to Karachi businessmen

KARACHI: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday sought to allay the concerns of the business community regarding the government's economic policies, saying it was his priority to resolve their issues. The...

Corruption convicts must pay fine ‘even if they are dead’, says CJP Khosa

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Asif Saeed Khosa declared on Tuesday that any person who has been convicted for corruption will have to pay their fine "even if they are dead".

Pakistan announces Parliamentary Forum on Palestine, Kashmir & Rohingya

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has announced formation of a parliamentary forum ‘Palestine-Kashmir-Rohingya’ (PKR) to highlight issues of Muslims facing oppression in different territories. The announcement was made by Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs...

Imran Khan briefs Saudi delegation about business activities

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan Monday said the government was fully committed to provide all facilities to investors and businessmen for profit-based businesses in the country. He was talking to a delegation of...

PPP, PML-N didn’t listen to me, now suffering: Fazal

ISLAMABAD: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (Fazl) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman said on Tuesday that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and Pakistan People’s Party were facing the consequences of not terminating the constitutional mandate of the National Accountability Bureau...