UAE allows commercial centres, restaurants to operate at 60 percent capacity
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UAE allows commercial centres, restaurants to operate at 60 percent capacity

ISLAMABAD, Friday, June 26, 2020 (WNP/DL): The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHaP) and the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA), have raised the capacity of shoppers and diners allowed in commercial centres and restaurants to 60 percent while taking into consideration all relevant preventive and precautionary measures. According to a joint statement […]

UAE allocates $50 m to support Sudan's economic growth initiatives in collaboration with World Bank
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UAE allocates $50 m to support Sudan’s economic growth initiatives in collaboration with World Bank

ISLAMABAD, June 26, 2020 (WNP/DL): Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemy, Minister of State for International Cooperation, has announced that the UAE has pledged $50 million to support economic growth initiatives in Sudan in cooperation with the World Bank. The target of this initiative is to foster job creation and promote quality investments, which contribute to […]

Pakistan's inflation rate slows to 8.2pc year-on-year in May
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Pakistan’s inflation rate slows to 8.2pc year-on-year in May

ISLAMABAD, Monday, June 01, 2020 (WNP/DL): The Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate slowed to 8.2 per cent year-on-year in May, the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) said on Monday. The inflation rate was 8.5pc in April, and currently stands at 10.94pc for the period from July to May, 2019-20. CPI peaked in January, registering 14.56pc […]

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CCP launches online systems for processing merger applications, complaint filings, conducting hearings

ISLAMABAD, Thursday, May 14, 2020 (WNP/DL): Amid the COVID-19 situation, the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) in order to facilitate the local and foreign investors intending to invest in Pakistan through mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures, has launched an Online Merger and Acquisition Application filing system. Pakistan is a compulsory merger regime where the companies/undertakings […]

French businessmen, investors invited to invest in SEZs in Pakistan
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French businessmen, investors invited to invest in SEZs in Pakistan

PARIS, Tuesday, May 12, 2020 (WNP/DL): A webinar on investment opportunities in Pakistan was held on Tuesday by the Mouvement des entreprises de France (MEDEF) – a largest business federation in France – Embassy of Pakistan in Paris and French Embassy in Islamabad. Minister of State and Chairman of Board of Investment Atif R. Bokhari, […]

Pak businessmen of France urged to exploit emerging opportunities in health, food, IT sectors
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Pak businessmen of France urged to exploit emerging opportunities in health, food, IT sectors

PARIS, Tuesday, April 28, 2020 (WNP): Ambassador of Pakistan to France Moin ul Haque Tuesday held a virtual meeting with the France based Pakistani businessmen, traders and investors to brief them about government’s special economic relief package and social welfare ‘Ehsaas’ Programme for the underprivileged segments of the society. He said while COVID-19 crisis had […]

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: […]