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Jazz Offers Additional MBs during Ramadan

Lahore: Jazz has announced an additional 200 MBs of data for Facebook & WhatsApp usage in its Weekly Smart internet offer for the same price of PKR 75. The offer provides subscribers of Jazz 3G additional data so they can remain connected with their loved ones during the holy month of Ramzan. ... Read More »

White fly’s attack worries cotton farmers

Lahore: Minister for Agriculture Dr. Farrukh Javed has taken notice of news regarding white fly’s attack on cotton crop. The minister has directed the relevant staff of agriculture department to move in the fields immediately and guide the farmers in saving their crop. He instructed the staff to go directly ... Read More »

The Standing Committee on Finance to review tomorrow “The Benami Transaction (Prohibition) Act, 2016”

Lahore: 34th meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization of the National Assembly was held today, the 14th June, 2016, at 01:45 p.m, in Committee Room No. 2, Parliament House, Islamabad, under the Chairmanship of Qaiser Ahmad Sheikh, MNA, on the following agenda:- i).       ... Read More »

PEW criticized textile sector for demanding devaluation of currency

Lahore: The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Sunday criticised textile sector for demanding devaluation of local currency to boost exports. Eroded rupee to make imports costly which are double than exports and hut every person in Pakistan, it said. The government has accorded zero-rating status to the textile sector in the ... Read More »

Empowered women can change the fate of world, Pakistan

Lahore: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has said that it will fully support all the women empowerment initiatives by the United Nations. Government of Pakistan has taken a lot of steps to empower women but a lot is to be done for which international institutions ... Read More »

UBG lauds cooperative attitude of PM’s aide, other officials

Lahore: The United Business Group (UBG) of FPCCI on Saturday lauded the cooperative attitude of Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Revenue Haroon Akhtar Khan, Chairman FBR and other officials regarding resolution of the problems of business community. The top officials are sympathetically listening to the reservations of the business community ... Read More »

The budget 2016-17 will help to achieve the objectives: Ishaq dar

Lahore: Minister for Finance, Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar on Friday directed the Ministry of Finance and Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) teams to continue to take guidance from the Parliamentary budget debate and make recommendations for adoption of positive and forward looking proposals. The Minister stated that the government was open to suggestions and any ... Read More »

Punjab budget will be of far-reaching results : Dr. Ayesha Ghaus Pasha

Lahore: Provincial Minister for Finance Dr. Ayesha Ghaus Pasha has said that Punjab budget will be of far-reaching results. She said that burden on common man will be minimized and luxury services will be focused for increasing tax net. Due burden will be put on small traders while formula of ... Read More »

Lemons are available in abundance in Ramzan Bazars now : Dr Farrukh Javaid

Lahore: Minister for Agriculture Dr. Farrukh Javed paid surprise visit to Johar Town and Town Ship Ramzan Bazaars today and checked the quality of food items on different stalls. While talking to the media representatives he said that due to efforts of price control committee lemons are available in abundance ... Read More »

Pakistan’s mango trade with Iran seems to be under threat

Lahore: Former provincial minister Mian Zahid Hussain lauded the government to ban export of fruit and vegetable in wooden boxes which has improved earnings of mango exporters by 100 percent. Mango exporters earned 1.1 million dollars in first five days of export while they got $500 per tonne as compare ... Read More »

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