Category Archives: Business & Finance

All NADRA offices converted into one window operation: Afridi

Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Khan Afridi says the federal government is committed to work in collaboration with provinces to provide better facilities to public.Talking to newsmen in Karachi after inaugurating NADRA office in Gadap town area...

49 killed in coordinated terrorist shootings in 2 mosques in New Zealand

Christchurch At least 49 people were killed and 48 others injured after gunmen opened fire in two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch Friday, a coordinated and unprecedented attack that has shocked the usually peaceful nation.Authorities co...

Two billion trees to be planted across the Sindh province in five years: Bilawal

PPP Chairman inaugurated Green Sindh Plantation campaign in Karachi on Thursday by planting a sapling in Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Park.Talking to media on this occasion, he said the campaign is a five year program during which two billion trees will

SBP Announces Financing Facility for Low-Cost Housing

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has announced financing facility for low-cost housing for special segments of the society. At the same time, it has relaxed a few regulations for financial institutions in a bid to help promote loans for

Saudi Arabia sets aside onethird of govt jobs for women

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia's Human Rights Commission (HRC) has said that onethird of all government jobs in the country are set aside for Saudi women.The Justice Ministry and the Public Prosecution alone employed 4,495 women, AlMadina Arabic newspaper said q...

Govt to ensure protecting rights of farmers: Buzdar

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar says the provincial government will ensure protecting the rights of farmers.In a statement in Lahore on Sunday, he said a long term policy is being pursued for development of agriculture sector that will produc...

800 Palestinians allowed to exit Gaza for Umrah for first time in 5 years

Gaza City, Some 800 Palestinians crossed Sunda from the Gaza Strip into Egypt on their initial stage of performing Umrah in Makkah, the first time since 2014 Egyptian authorities have granted visas for such a trip.The pilgrims left at around

All Three PSL Fixtures Shifted to Karachi: PCB

After much consideration, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced that all the matches that were to be held in Lahore have also been shifted to Karachi.Now, all PSL 2019 matches will be played at Karachi National Stadium.The decision has