COVID-19: Call to strengthen social safety by diverting funds from other areas
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COVID-19: Call to strengthen social safety by diverting funds from other areas

ISLAMABAD, Wednesday, April 1, 2020 (WNP): Countries having better social protection systems are in a better position to deal with COVID -19 pandemic, therefore, flexible budgeting should be introduced in Pakistan on a war footing by diverting funds from other areas for creating strong social protection systems. This was the crux of an online dialogue titled: […]

Pak-Iran Customs ink MoU on electronic exchange of data
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Pak-Iran Customs ink MoU on electronic exchange of data

ISLAMABAD, Monday, February 10, 2020 (WNP): Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Electronic Exchange of Data with Iran Customs. The signing Cermony was chaired by FBR Member (Customs-Policy/Operation) Muhammad Javed Ghani and subsequently presided over by Acting Chairperson Nausheen Javaid Amjad. Background of the achievement of this milestone […]

Stable outlook for Pakistan banks on robust funding, strong government links: Moody's
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Stable outlook for Pakistan banks on robust funding, strong government links: Moody’s

LIMASSOL, Thursday, February 06, 2020 (WNP): Moody’s Investors Services on Thursday announced a “stable outlook” for Pakistan’s banking system over the next 12-18 months underpinned by “robust funding and liquidity and close links with the sovereign”. In a press release, the agency said in terms of the operating environment, economic activity in Pakistan would also be […]

Pakistan may be Asia's next big tech startup market,
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Pakistan fastest-growing economies in Asia for tech startups: Report

BERLIN, Thursday, January 30, 2020 (DW/WNP): Pakistan may be Asia’s next big tech startup market, according to a report published by Germany’s Deutsche Welle on Wednesday. According to DW, Pakistan’s young population and increasing levels of local capital are creating opportunities for tech entrepreneurs to explore the country’s market. Pakistan has been named one of the fastest-growing economies in […]