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Coronavirus
VERY HIGH Source: covid.gov.pk
Pakistan Deaths
26,938
7324hr
Pakistan Cases
1,212,809
2,71424hr
4.78% positivity
Sindh
446,840
Punjab
416,901
Balochistan
32,658
Islamabad
103,293
KPK
169,429

Business & Economy

Business & Economy

Government's package for SMEs hailed

Chairman Hyderabad SITE Association of Trade and Industry Mazhar-ul-Haq Choudhry on Thursday hailed the announcement of the Prime Minister's relief package for small business and ban on export of essential food item.
Published 01 May, 2020 12:54am
Business & Economy

Activities of Karachi Port and Port Qasim

The Karachi Port handled 130,235 tonnes of cargo comprising 65,556 tonnes of import cargo and 64,679 tonnes of export cargo including 7,849 loaded and empty containers during the last 24 hours ending at 0700 hours on Thursday.
Published 01 May, 2020 12:54am
Business & Economy

PBIF chief for reopening of SMEs

Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectual Forum (PBIF) president Mian Zahid Hussain has emphasised the need that small and medium businesses should be reopened on condition of following SOPs in letter and spirit so that they can escape bankruptcy.
Published 30 Apr, 2020 12:07am
Business & Economy

Engro Foundation to provide Rs20m to SKMCH&RC

Engro Foundation, the social investment arm of Engro Corporation, has committed to provide Rs 20 million in financial assistance to Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre to expand COVID-19 testing capacity across Southern Punjab and
Published 30 Apr, 2020 12:07am
Business & Economy

Activities of Karachi Port and Port Qasim

The Karachi Port handled 128,948 tonnes of cargo comprising 100,620 tonnes of import cargo and 28,328 tonnes of export cargo including 7,384 loaded and empty containers during the last 24 hours ending at 0700 hours on Wednesday.
Published 30 Apr, 2020 12:07am
Business & Economy

Ismail Suttar elected EFP president

Ismail Suttar was unanimously elected as the new president of Employers' Federation of Pakistan (EFP) following the resignation of Majyd Aziz. Meanwhile, Zaki Ahmed Khan will remain vice president while Majyd Aziz would continue to be the member of EFP Bo
Published 28 Apr, 2020 11:42pm
Business & Economy

SCCI welcomes support package for SMEs

The Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry president, Engineer Maqsood Anwar Pervaiz has welcomed the federal government announcement of Rs 50 billion support for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).
Published 28 Apr, 2020 11:42pm
Business & Economy

'SMEs should be given grants'

Economic and financial analyst, Ateeq-ur-Rehman, has said that the SMEs and small businesses are the backbone of the economy, and they should be given grants as bailout packages to survive.
Published 28 Apr, 2020 11:42pm
Business & Economy

Uber pledges free rides for medical staff

Uber, the global ride-hailing platform that connects riders with drivers, has pledged free rides and deliveries in Pakistan specifically for frontline workers, including the medical staff of hospitals and local NGOs, in an effort to move what matters duri
Published 28 Apr, 2020 11:42pm
Business & Economy

FWCCI compiling data

Faisalabad Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FWCCI) is busy in compiling data of women entrepreneurs badly affected due to the prolonged corona related lockdown, said Qurrat-ul-Ain, President FWCCI here Tuesday.
Published 28 Apr, 2020 11:42pm
Business & Economy

Activities of Karachi Port and Port Qasim

The Karachi Port handled 55,005 tonnes of cargo comprising 47,226 tonnes of import cargo and 7,779 tonnes of export cargo including 1,123 loaded and empty containers during the last 24 hours ending at 0700 hours on Tuesday.
Published 28 Apr, 2020 11:42pm