• E-sports events in Pakistan to further attract investors: Dr Alvi

    ISLAMABAD   -  President Dr Arif Alvi Saturday while welcoming the organizers of a two-day e-sports event in Islamabad, said the tournament would involve Pakistani youth and bring further investments in the country in future.

  • ISLAMABAD  - The exports from the country during first half of current fi­nancial year witnessed about 24.71% growth as compared to the exports of the correspond­ing period of last year.

    During the period from July-December, 2021, exports from the country were recorded at $15.102 billion as compared to exports of $12.110 billion of same period of last year (July-December 2020).

  • Pakistan looks forward to sustainable economic relations with Oman: PM

    PM said Pakistan and Oman ties based on common culture, brotherhood and people to people contacts

    ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said that Pakistan was looking forward to a sustainable economic relation with Oman with increased trade and investment

    “Pakistan and Oman have decades old ties based on common culture, brotherhood and people to people contacts,” he added.

  • ISLAMABAD – A 15-member Omani business delegation arrived in the Pakistani port city of Karachi on Tuesday.

    The delegation, led by Eng Redha Jumma Al Salih, chairman of the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI), and Pakistan’s Ambassador to Oman Ahsan Wagan, expressed its interest in investment opportunities in the Sindh province, the Pakistani embassy and Sindh chief minister’s office said.

    The Pakistani embassy in Oman tweeted pictures of members of the delegation being handed bouquets by people at Karachi airport upon their arrival. The delegation was “warmly received” by the brotherly people of Pakistan, it said. 

  • The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government has accorded approval to declare three tourist spots as Integrated Tourism Zones (ITZs) to promote tourism in the province

    PESHAWAR, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 4th Jan, 2022 ) :The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government has accorded approval to declare three tourist spots as Integrated Tourism Zones (ITZs) to promote tourism in the province.

  • ISLAMABAD: Ericsson, global telecom giant,has invested US $31 million (Rs5.52 billion) foreign direct investment in Pakistan, says a press release issued on Saturday.

    In a meeting with Federal Minister for IT & Telecom, Fadi Pharaon Head of Middle East & Africa Ericsson, Ekow Nelson Head of Customer Unit Etisalat & Pakistan & country Manager Pakistan Aamir Ahsan Khan mentioned that Ericsson is keen in regaining the radio foot print in the strategic market like Pakistan.

  • ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Netherlands to Pakistan William Wouter Plomp accompanied by representatives from the Embassy of Netherlands met the Minister of State & Chairman Board of Investment (BOI) Muhammad Azfar Ahsan and the Secretary BOI Ms. Fareena Mazhar in Islamabad on Thursday.

    The BOI leadership sensitized the ambassador about Pakistan’s liberal investment regime and the incumbent government’s commitment towards investment promotion.

  • ISLAMABAD: Adviser to PM on Commerce and Investment Razak Dawood on Thursday appreciated the regulatory reforms introduced for facilitation of SMEs under Board of Investment (BOI) led regulatory reforms and guillotine initiative.

    He was chairing the sixth steering committee meeting on Pakistan Regulatory Modernization Initiative (PRMI).

  • ISLAMABAD - Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry on Wednesday visited Board of Investment and met the Minister of State and Chairman Muhammad Azfar Ahsan and Secretary BOI Ms Fareena Mazhar.

    The information minister was briefed about reforms and initiatives introduced by the Board of Investment to create a conducive business environment in the country.

  • ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has abolished a requirement for banks to obtain separate license for distributing mutual funds and private pension funds to Roshan Digital Accounts (RDAs) to ease investment opportunities for overseas Pakistanis, a statement said on Wednesday.

    “This relaxation has been granted to facilitate overseas Pakistanis to invest in mutual funds and private pension funds managed by Asset Management Companies (AMCs).” SECP stated. It comes as part of the commission’s efforts to increase investor-base in Pakistan’s capital markets by enabling investments through RDAs, it added.