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DNA Lahore, JUN 5 – Mobilink Microfinance Bank Ltd. (MMBL) and the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the provision of a wide array of banking products including digital banking solutions for the financing needs of LCCI member companies, particularly those belonging to the SME sector. The MoU was signed by GhazanfarAzzam, President & CEO MMBL, and LCCI’s President, Mian Tariq Misbah at a ceremony in Lahore. LCCI Senior Vice President Nasir Hameed Khan, the business community, and representatives from commerceRead More

Mental Health: Anxiety among men a Global issue and needs a global response

Mental disorder is a universal problem. There are more than 300 million people, that comprises of 4.4% population of the world are experiencing mental health conditions.Because mental sickness poses such an extraordinary threat to human health, it needs to be responded. According to statistics one in four people globally experience mental illness once in their lifetime. Suicide is one of the most common cause of death among youngsters, it costs one million lives every year.Every culture has their own perspective of looking at mental illness and it is one ofRead More

Budget 2021-22: Liberal investment policy, low tax ratio can push GDP growth to 6pc

KARACHI, JUN 5 /DNA/ – In view of pushing the GDP growth to 6 percent in next two years the budget makers have to reduce tax rates to widen the tax base and curtail parallel economy, also providing a competitive edge to Pakistan’s products in global markets. Addressing a meeting held here today to discuss the upcoming budget 2021-22, the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry’s Businessmen Panel Chairman Mian Anjum Nisar said that the annual budget is the best opportunity to address all major issues of theRead More

President orders Banking Mohtasib to probe into unwarranted funds transfer case

ISLAMABAD, June 5 (DNA): To ensure dispensation of justice to public over their grievances against financial bodies, President Dr Arif Alvi set aside the findings of the Banking Mohtasib for dealing with the complaint of a bank account holder in a ‘causal manner’ and without taking into account the principles of justice and required standards of inquiry. President Alvi directed the Banking Mohtasib to “process, enquire and deal with the complaint in accordance with law after affording the complainant an opportunity of hearing”. The complainant Mrs Rubi Anwaar, an accountholderRead More

World Environment Day: World aims To Restore Ecosystem

By Ali Basit World Environment Day is celebrated each year on 5th June under the auspices of United Nations to spread worldwide awareness and encourage the nation-states to take action for the protection of their environment. Since 1974, this day is being held annually and has become one of the most important venue for stimulating the progress on the environmental dimensions as per the UN stated Sustainable Development Goals. With the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) at the helm, around 150 countries across the world would participate in this event along withRead More