Wednesday, October 16, 2019

World Bank okays $171m for KP agri uplift

ISLAMABAD: The World Bank (WB) approved US $171 million to support agricultural productivity in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), by improving irrigation, strengthening small farmers’ skills,...

The IMF: buyers beware

Shahrukh Rafi Khan THIS short essay makes four points. First, the IMF serves global capital (finance and multinational corporations (MNCs)) by creating opportunities for it....

Govt to welcome British investment in CPEC: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Thursday said that the government would welcome British investment in China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. Addressing a forum...

Govt, FPCCI to remove anomalies in budget

ISLAMABAD: Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance Abdul Hafeez Sheikh Wednesday invited Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) to work out...

Khushhali Bank goes live with world’s leading core banking system

Karachi: Khushhali Microfinance Bank Limited, the largest microfinance bank in Pakistan, announced that they have gone live with the world’s leading Core Banking System...

SBP report paints grim picture of agri sector

LAHORE: The agriculture sector is in trouble as the government admits that the sector cannot grow more than 1.9 per cent in the current...

Banks face cyber security, data privacy challenges

KARACHI: Experts during a seminar said that challenges including cyber security issues, social media, data privacy and third party risks have emerged strongly though...

World Bank, ADB high-ups informed of Pak uplift targets

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis Syed Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari on Thursday emphasized the need for collaborative efforts to achieve human...

JS Bank accredited by GCF

LAHORE: JS Bank has become Pakistan’s first financial institution to have been accredited by the GCF, the world’s largest climate fund. The Fund aims to...

Bank of Punjab declares 7.5pc cash dividend

LAHORE: The Bank of Punjab (BOP) announced and recommended a cash dividend of 7.5 percent for shareholders for the year 2018, after a period...

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