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FPCCI eager to enhance trade and investment within SCO

KARACHI: President FPCCI Mian Nasser Hyatt Maggo represented Pakistan and virtually addressed the Board Meeting of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Business Council held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The meeting was attended by the Presidents/Chairmen of all members countries including India, Kazakhstan,

China to invest $1bn in Gwadar Free Zone: Asad Umar

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar has said over one billion dollars of Chinese investment is expected in Gwadar Free Zone inaugurated by Prime Minister Imran Khan. Briefing media persons in Gwadar, the federal minister said the Chinese

Qureshi discusses bilateral ties, investment with UAE minister

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi Monday met the UAE Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan. During the meeting, they discussed enhancement of bilateral trade and investment in Pakistan especially in hospitality industry. Qureshi said

BOI launches portal for foreign investment in housing sector

ISLAMABAD: Board of Investment (BOI) has launched a portal for investment opportunities in the housing sector on its website to facilitate foreign companies interested in making investments in low-cost schemes and providing an effective one-stop shop solution. A simple ceremony

Pakistan is large market for world industries: Omar Ayub

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Power Omar Ayub has termed Pakistan as a large market and invited the industries of the world to invest in the country. Addressing the inaugural ceremony of Energy Week organized by NEPRA today (Monday), Omar Ayub said,

Govt taking measures to facilitate investments: Finance Adviser

ISLAMABAD: A delegation of the American Business Council on Tuesday called on Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh here at the Ministry of Finance. During the meeting, the finance adviser highlighted that the

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos promises $1bn investment in India

NEW DELHI: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is on a trip to India and said he is betting big to boost the e-commerce industry in the country. During a fireside chat on Wednesday at an Amazon India event in New Delhi, Bezos

PM directs Punjab govt to increase investment opportunities

LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the Punjab Government to focus on increasing investment opportunities while taking full advantage of public-private partnerships for provincial and national development. Chairing a briefing on fiscal and economic policies of Punjab, the prime

Putin visits Saudi Arabia for first time in over a decade

RIYADH: Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Saudi Arabia on Monday for the first time in over a decade, seeking to capitalise on growing influence born of military advances in Syria, strong ties with regional rivals and cooperation on energy policy.

PM Khan meets Chinese businessmen in Beijing

BEIJING: Prime Minister Imran Khan has met several Chinese businessmen and investors during an official visit to China and discussed investment opportunities in Pakistan. Chairman China Gezhouba Group Lyu Zexiang called on Prime Minister in Beijing and discussed cooperation in

Overseas Pakistanis invest $30 million in ‘Pakistan Banao Certificates’

ISLAMABAD: The incumbent government has collected around $30 million under the ‘Pakistan Banao Certificate’ (PBC) from the Pakistani expatriates living abroad. Earlier this year, the government had launched Pakistan Banao Certificates which overseas Pakistanis could purchase. The certificates were aimed

CPEC will attract more Chinese companies to invest in Pakistan: PM Khan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday that Pakistan was committed to timely execution of projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and hoped that more Chinese companies would make investments in the country. It was during his meeting