Intra-regional trade among ECO members was only 8% of their total trade: President Alvi “Frozen assets must be released to help alleviate the sufferings of the Afghan people. After the end of the 40-year war, the country had a humanitarian crisis and the specter of economic collapse looming large overRead More →

Revamping tax system from regressive to progressive & turning it transparent may ensure inclusive economic growth: Experts ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Revamping tax system from regressive to progressive through changing culture at the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), improving agricultural yields, raising investment for water conservation and ensuring policyRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) has said that the technology-based solutions are the way forward to spur the economic growth, therefore,  the universities should give more focus to artificial intelligence in order to harness its power for achievingRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Promoting women entrepreneurs is the key priority of the government to reduce poverty and improve economic growth, therefore, the government is taking many initiatives to bring more women into the mainstream of the economy. This was stated by Ms. Zartaj Gul, Minister of State forRead More →

Broadband and connectivity are becoming engines of economic growth in Pakistan ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Broadband and connectivity are becoming engines of economic growth in Pakistan as already proven in other parts of the world. The theme emerged from the online seminar on Urban Connectivity Solutions for an InclusiveRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Achieving a GDP growth of around 4 percent in the first nine months of the current fiscal year from negative GDP growth of 0.47 percent last year seems to be a remarkable claim of the government for turning around the economy, however, the government shouldRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani, Chairman Senate said that the business community was driving the economic growth of the country and assured that he would extend his full cooperation and support in resolving the key issues of business sector in order to facilitate them for promoting tradeRead More →

KARACHI ( WEB DESK ) SBP launches consultation on Banking on Equality Policy – an initiative to increase financial inclusion of women in the country In order to address one of the key challenges hindering economic growth of Pakistan to its full potential, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has launchedRead More →

Telecommunications-intensive sectors contributed 75% of total economic growth ISLAMABAD (PRESS RELEASE)  Telenor Pakistan hosted an event at its 345 campus to share findings from a new connectivity report by Frontier Economics which highlights that the sectors driven by telecommunications in Pakistan contributed three quarters to economic growth. Titled “The MobileRead More →