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Islamic banking growth in Pakistan impressive: Attock Chamber

Islamabad:The Attock Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) said on Thursday that growth rate of Islamic banking in Pakistan is very impressive. A decade back Pakistan had only one Islamic bank while now we have five Islamic banks and Islamic banking branches representing all the top ten conventional banks, it ... Read More »

Flours mills do provide quality flour:Secretary Food Punjab

Secretary Food Punjab Irfan Ali has stressed upon members of Pakistan Flour Mills Association to maintain the quality of flour being provided under Ramzan package. He stated this during meeting with the members of Pakistan Flour Mills Association, here today. Director Food Punjab Najam Shah while giving details of the ... Read More »

Consumers would have to face tough time in forthcoming winter

Lahore:Minister for Petroleum said that consumers would have to face tough time in forthcoming winter. However, situation would go better approximately within two to three years, said Dr Asim. So far as raise in petroleum price is concerned, it would be decided in accordance with the international market, he added. ... Read More »

Government is providing subsidized items at Ramzan Bazaars:Secretary Industries Punjab

Lahore:Punjab government is ensuring provision of daily-use items at subsidized rates at Ramzan Bazaars and fare-price shops, where these are available in abundance. The essential items of daily-use are being sold at Ramzan Bazaars at Rs.3 to 13 less than compared the market price. This was informed by Secretary Industries ... Read More »

WFP to produce food security and nutrition in Pakistan

Islamabad:The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) today agreed to work together to produce a new assessment of food security and nutrition in Pakistan. Under the agreement, outlined in a Memorandum of Understanding signed by WFP Pakistan Deputy Country Director and officer-in-charge Mageed ... Read More »

PEW slams FPCCI leadership for ignoring merit

Islamabad:The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Wednesday said leadership of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has been ignoring merit which is resulting in complaints and declining image of the Apex chamber. A group of businessmen has taken over the FPCCI for completion of personal agenda which ... Read More »

ACCI concerned over deterioration of institutions

Islamabad:The Attock Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) on Tuesday expressed serious concern over deterioration of important institutions in the country. Many federal and provincial institutions are decaying with and heading on the path of disintegration, it said.Failure of institutions has been bring economy down which it has contributed to ... Read More »

Govt asked to ensure food security

Islamabad:The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Tuesday asked the government to take serious step to ensure food security in country as an international food crisis can engulf world soon. America, one of the major global exporters of food is facing worst drought since 1956 which has reduced output of wheat, ... Read More »

Export targets could be meet if Govt wills:ACCI

Islamabad:The Attock Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) on Friday said business community will help government realise export targets under the new three-year Strategic Trade Policy Framework 2012-2015. Export target of $30 billion is realistic, the private sector can help government achieve the goal which will require workable development initiatives ... Read More »

Pakistani citrus, mangoes attracting foreign investment

Islamabad:Australia on Thursday said it is impressed with Pakistan’s natural and human resource potential which is matchless. Some of the recent signs of growth in Pakistan are very inspiring as this country fulfils the criteria to become a developed nation soon, it said.Pakistan is gateway to energy rich central Asian ... Read More »

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