Monthly Archives: March 2013

AKD Quotidian about — Feb’13 Fertilizer Off take Update

Karachi, March 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): According to official statistics released by the National Fertilizer Development Centre (NFDC), urea off take for Feb13 stood at 419k tons, a sizable increase of 2.6xYoY, largely due to a low base effect, where last

Further rise in futures provides support to already tight local cotton market

Karachi, March 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): The further rise in futures has provided supports to an already tight local cotton market. Ginners, particularly those holding earlier ginned stocks, are holding back supplies in hope of further price increases. The current price

Bank Alfalah holds its 21st Annual General meeting

Karachi, March 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): The 21st Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Bank Alfalah Limited was held here on Friday, March 29, 2013. The meeting was chaired by Abdulla Khalil Al Mutawa and attended by other Board members including Khalid

Nigeria targets $1bn trade with Pakistan: High Commissioner

Islamabad, March 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): Nigeria would enhance two-way trade with Pakistan to US $ 1 billion by the end of 2013by enhancing interaction between the business communities of both the countries. This was stated by High Commissioner of Nigeria

Pakistan offers huge trade and investment opportunities to Russia

Islamabad, March 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): The first meeting of Pakistan Russia Business Council (PRBC) of FPCCI was held at Federation House under the Chairmanship of Mr. Farooq Afzal Chairman, Pak-Russia Business Council. Haji Fazal Kadir Khan Sherani, President Federation of

Pakistan and Hungary holds bilateral consultations

Islamabad, March 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): The third round of Bilateral Political Consultations between Pakistan and Hungary was held in Budapest on March 27, 2013. Ms Ayesha Riyaz, Additional Secretary (Europe), Ministry of Foreign Affairs led the Pakistan delegation and was

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan conducts second series of Directors’ Training programme

Karachi, March 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): Good corporate culture is considered as the back bone of economy, as it builds confidence of local and foreign investors in the economy and business environment of the country. The Securities and Exchange Commission of

Federal Board of Revenue launches Taxpayers’ Facilitation Portal

Islamabad, March 29, 2013 (PPI-OT): Keeping in view the facilitation of taxpayers, FBR officially launched today its Taxpayers’ Facilitation Portal accessible at FBR’s web address This major paradigm shift from an official website towards a Taxpayers’ Facilitation Web Portal