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Transparency, elimination of corruption a must for country’s growth: Customs DG Audit Ikram

LAHORE: Implementation of transparency and elimination of corruption are inevitable for the country to grow. A decade before, values were better practiced while these values are getting worse day-by-day which can cause a total collapse of our norm and values. Billions of rupees financial irregularities are pointed out every year and the same repeats every year. This was the upshot ... Read More »

ICCI seeks urgent removal of faster electricity meters

ISLAMABAD: The businessmen community of the capital protested against the installation of new power meters that run 30-35 percent faster than the old ones and demanded their urgent replacement. The demand was made during a meeting held at Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry auditorium. Presiding over the meeting, the ICCI chief said that business community had been demanding since ... Read More »

Report on Islamic banking practices issued by SBP

KARACHI: A survey-based inclusive report on Knowledge, Attitude and Practices of Islamic Banking in Pakistan has been issued by the State Bank of Pakistan. The report was presented by SBP Governor Ashraf Mahmood Wathra in a ceremony held at SBP’s main building and attended by bank presidents, senior industrialists, national and international organisations. The SBP governor encouraged the gathering to ... Read More »

PM directs ministries to complete power projects ‘urgently’

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, keeping the prevailing power crisis and its related problems faced by the masses in mind, has ordered Ministries of Water & Power and Petroleum & Natural Resources to ensure early completion of power projects. The prime minister, chairing a high-level meeting at the PM’s House, also directed the ministries that there would be ... Read More »

Gwadar port to link Pakistan to regional markets: Dar

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has said that the government has planned to boost work on motivated project of Economic Corridor which will link the Gwadar Port of Pakistan to regional markets. He was speaking at Air Headquarters in Islamabad. He said that the federal government will make Pakistan a leading regional economy in the region by its ... Read More »

Dar hints at fund for IDPs, flood affectees rehab

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Finance Muhammad Ishaq Dar said the government had envisaged setting up a Joint Trust Fund in collaboration with international donors for the rehabilitation of internally displaced persons (IDPs) and flood affectees. He said the government was deeply concerned about the plight of a large number of flood victims and IDPs. He was talking to British High Commissioner ... Read More »