Mr. Akhtar Raiz appointed as General Manager of Hotel Mehran Karachi.

Prior to joining the hotel, Mr. Akhtar Raiz, who has worked in the hospitality industry for over 30 years, His Last Assignment was Cluster Director of Sales and Marketing at the Ramada Plaza Karachi, and prior to this spent his several years on Top positions of Five Star Hotels of Pakistan. He said: I am […]

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Remittances to Pakistan touched $2

Remittances to Pakistan touched $2 billion in October

KARACHI: Remittances to Pakistan touched $2 billion in October this year – the second time the inflow from expatriate Pakistanis living in different countries totaled the $2 billion figure in 2018. According to analysis from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), October remittances stayed above the average monthly remittances of $1.7 billion. The increase in remittances […]

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CIA concludes Saudi Crown Prince behind Khashoggi murder: reports

KARACHI: The US Central Intelligence Agency has concluded Saudi´s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was behind the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, US media reported Friday, citing people close to the matter. The US assessment directly contradicts the conclusions of a Saudi prosecutor one day prior, which exonerated the prince of involvement in the […]

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Mark Zuckerberg to resign

Facebook investors want Mark Zuckerberg to resign

Facebook investors have increased pressure on Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to step down after a New York Times investigation suggested that the social network hired a Republican-owned political consulting and PR firm that “dug up dirt on its competitors”. According to a report in The Guardian on Saturday, Jonas Kron, Senior Vice President at […]

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Previous Govt misused public funds caused irreparable loss: Shahzad Akbar

Islamabad: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Accountability Shahzad Akbar says the previous government misused public funds and authority which caused irreparable loss to the national exchequer. Addressing a joint press conference with Special Assistant Iftikhar Durrani in Islamabad, he said details about the misuse of funds and authority are being sent to National Accountability […]

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Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH) preparations in full swing across country

Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH) preparations in full swing across country

KARACHI: The preparations to celebrate Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH) are in full swing across the country. Special programmes are being finalized to highlight the glaring aspects of the life of the Holy Prophet Mohammad (PBUH). Mosques, government and private buildings, markets, shopping centers and roads are being decorated with green buntings, flags and colorful lights. Various […]

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Over 500 professionals attend SECP sessions on anti-money laundering, counter terror financing

ISLAMABAD: More than 500 professionals from the securities and commodities market, insurance sector, non-banking financial institutions (NBFI) and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) have attended 20 awareness sessions on anti-money laundering/counter financing for terrorism (AML/CFT). The SECP held these sessions in Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad in collaboration with USAID’s Financial Market Development (FMD) project. The […]

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FBR acknowledges the contribution of honest taxpayers

ISLAMABAD: We acknowledge the important contribution of honest taxpayers to the national cause and they would not be harassed while tax evaders would not be spared, a top FBR official said Saturday. While the focus has been to increase the tax base and revenue collections through various measures there is a need to bridge the […]

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ISLAMABAD: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Saturday said China is not indifferent to the problems of Pakistan. China has remained the best friend and it has always played an unforgettable role in stability and prosperity of Pakistan, it said. Pakistan is facing a budget deficit and other serious issues […]

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Russia calls for establishing direct banking channels with Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Russian Ambassador to Pakistan Alexey Yurievich Dedov has called for establishing direct banking channels between Pakistan and Russia for the promotion of trade between the two countries. He was talking to a delegation of Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Lahore. President of Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry Almas Hyder said Russia […]

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