Category Archives: General

FBR informs World Bank about recent tax reforms

Federal Board of Revenue on Friday informed the World Bank that it has launched e-payment of taxes through alternate delivery channels.The World Bank team on tax reforms, while holding a meeting with FBR, was apprised about the reforms introduced for

OIC reaffirms commitment to lasting peace and stability in Afghanistan

Jeddah Permanent Representative of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Kabul Ambassador Huseyin Avni Botsali has engaged in a new round of consultations with Afghan leadership on the peace process, inter-Afghan dialogue, and negotiations w...

Pakistan to Get its First Carrier Neutral 96Tbps Submarine Cable

Cybernet Pakistan and Pakistan and East Africa Connecting Europe (PEACE) Cable International Network Company Ltd. have signed a landing party agreement under which Pakistan will get its first open access, carrier-neutral submarine system.The new system...

Kyrgyzstan expects to receive largest influx of tourists in 2019

Bishkek About 7 million foreigners, with more than half of them being tourists, visited Kyrgyzstan in 2018, Deputy Minister of Culture, Information, and Tourism Maksat Damir Uulu told journalists here on Tuesday.During a press conference at Kyrgyz Nati...

PM reviews progress on Ease of Doing Business

Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a meeting in Islamabad today to review progress on Ease of Doing Business.Chairman Board of Investment briefed the Prime Minister about the progress made so far in integration of Securities and Exchange Commission of P...

Pakistan, Saudi Arabia enjoy historical brotherly relations: Buzdar

Punjab Minister Auqaf and Religious Affairs Syed Saeed-ul-Hassan Shah has seen off Imam-e-Kaaba Dr Abdullah Awad Al Juhany and his delegation at Lahore airport.Earlier, Imam-e-Kaaba held a meeting with Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar at Chief...

Pakistan Stock Exchange remains bearish on Tuesday

The Pakistan Stock Exchange was bearish today (Tuesday).The KSE-100 Index closed today (Tuesday) at 37381.95 points as compared to 37504.08 points on the last working day with a negative change of 122.13 points.The total turnover was 139,997,140 as com...

PCB Unhappy With Inzamam ul Haq’s Performances as Chief Selector: Sources

Chief Selector, Inzamam ul Haq, has failed to impress the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) with his recent performance, according to sources in the media.The decision on his future is likely to be made based on the performance of the team