ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Chief Economist Planning & Development, Government of Balochistan, Mr Ghaus Bakhash Marri, has said that the lack of coordination between various government departments, is one of the major challenges for brining investment in renewable energy projects in Balochistan. Besides, security related issues are also impedimentRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) The private sector has a critical role in the growth of the economy. There, the Punjab government is looking forward to receiving proposals from the business community prior to finalizing the provincial budget for the next financial year. Dr Erfa Iqbal, CEO, Punjab Board ofRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) The speakers at a webinar on “Non-traditional security challenges- energy and environment crises’ organized by the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) urged the need to give an equal importance to country’s non-traditional security challenges such as energy and environment crises to ensure our national security.Read More →

ISLAMABAD, (WEB DESK  ) All stakeholders need to put collaborative efforts to provide enabling environment with the focus on information technology and telecommunication in the country. Member Prime Minister’s Task force on IT and Telecommunication, Pervez Iftikhar said this while sharing his views at virtual workshop ‘Toward achieving a sustainable regional integration inRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( STAFF REPORT ) The export sector in Pakistan has been worse hit due to Covid-19 and needs credit and finance support to revive the business and trade. Therefore, all financing schemes should be designed to cater this urgent need of the sector. The experts on business and finance,Read More →

ISLAMABAD (STAFF REPORT) Small and Medium Enterprise (SMEs) need enabling policy measures to recover from the worst impacts of Covid19 pandemic. The provincial governments also need to evaluate the situation to respond with urgent facilitation to save such business. The experts and analysts on the economy from public and privateRead More →

ISLAMABAD (PRESS RELEASE) Federal Minister for Planning, Development, Reform and Special Initiatives Asad Umar has said that businesses in Pakistan are controlled and influenced by those who have access to policy decisions and capital markets whereas those who have best ideas and willing to work hard are not necessarily theRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( BMZ REPORT ) Social Entrepreneurship has immense potential to contribute and to give boost to overall economy of Pakistan. Thus, in the wake of federal budget for the year 2017-18, it was advisable for the government to focus upon this under explored sector that was offering the solutionsRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( MEDIA REPORT ) Censuring the exorbitant tax burden on telecom sector, the 60th meeting of Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) Study Group on Information Technology and Telecommunication on Thursday concluded that Rs40 billion annual withholding tax on telecom consumers has brought the once lucrative sector on the vergeRead More →