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Sri Lanka have high hopes, but won’t take Pakistan lightly in Asia Cup final

Sri Lanka are poised for an unlikely Asia Cup victory over favourites Pakistan in Sunday’s final after a giant-slaying streak through the tournament despite troubles at home. The island nation had to abandon plans to host the Twenty20 competition due to political unrest and stumbled in their opener to Afghanistan by eight wickets, with nearly 10 overs remaining. But the five-time champions bounced back to beat Bangladesh, Afghanistan and tournament favourites India, scuttling a hotly anticipated finals showdown between Rohit Sharma’s men and archrivals Pakistan. Friday’s closing Super Four match was aRead More

Nation will hold establishment responsible if economy continues to decline: Imran

GUJRANWALA – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) supremo and former Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday said that the nation will hold the establishment responsible if the country’s economy continues to decline. Addressing a public rally in Gujranwala, the former PM said that the Secretary General of the United Nations (UNSG) has come to visit the flood-affected areas, and Shehbaz Sharif assured him that he would spend money honestly while the majority of his federal cabinet members are on bail. They keep money outside the country and beg from others, Imran added.Read More

PAJCCI lauds support of Commerce Minister in removal of RD on Afghan’s exports

ISLAMABAD: PAJCCI’s timely intervention resulted in withdrawal of the regulatory duty on Afghan fresh fruits ensuring that halted fresh produce is cleared at the borders, end of protest by traders, clearing agents & resumption of trading activities. The timely support extended by Naveed Qamar; Minister of Commerce was appreciated by Zubair Motiwala; Chairman PAJCCI on behalf of business community & general population who will directly benefit from the withdrawal of duties on fresh produce. Increase in regulatory duty on Afghan fresh produce during the season would have impacted business community,Read More

CPEC has potential to become a breeding ground for Pakistans venture of economic diplomacy; PBF

Islamabad: Pakistan Businesses Forum (PBF) has said China Pakistan Economic Corridor has played a pivotal role in channeling the notion of economic diplomacy in policy making arenas. “Indubitably CPEC has potential to become a breeding ground for Pakistans venture of economic diplomacy not only through special economic zones but also enhancing regional connectivity in multifarious manner”. Addressing the executive committee, PBF Deputy Secretary General (Economic) Dr Laraib Elahi said that its a widely accepted fact that economy is central to foreign policy and is curated in accordance to it. PerhapsRead More

Expos best way to revive business – Senator Fawzia Arshad

Islamabad: /DNA/ – Senator Fawzia Arshad said that organizing Expos and exhibitions are the best ways to revive the business and economic activities. She said this during her visit to the 3-days “ICCI Pakistan Property, Housing and Construction Expo 22”, being held at Pak-China Friendship Centre. She visited various stalls put up for display in the Expo and lauded ICCI for organizing such a mega Expo. She hoped that the Expo would contribute to stimulating business activities in the housing and construction sector. Jamshaid Akhtar Sheikh Senior Vice President, MuhammadRead More

Chairman NADRA opens facilitation center at RCCI

DNA Rawalpindi: Chairman National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) Tariq Malik inaugurated first-ever NADRA Facilitation Desk for the business community at the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI). Addressing on the occasion Chairman NADRA said that digitization is being done for the convenience of the business class aiming to ensure ease of doing business. He also informed that NADRA has integrated its platform with 1Link, to administer and evolve an e-payment network in the country through Nadra’s e-Sahulat franchise network. The partnership will enable the more than 17,000 e-SahulatRead More