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The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has launched its...

December 3, 2018

The policy talks about the the digital aspirations of the province for the next five years (2018-2023) in four thematic areas including digital access, digital economy, digital skills and digital governance. Among a range of aspirations, the Digital policy commits to phased transformation of broadband services from copper networks to optical fiber network. It also […]

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SDPI ANNOUNCES SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT JOURNALISM AWARDS 2018

November 2, 2018

Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) has announced ‘Sustainable Development Journalism Awards 2018’. The awards to winning journalists will be distributed at its 21st Sustainable Development Conference (SDC) scheduled as 4 – 7 December 2018 in Islamabad. The entries for the award that will have cash prize as well will be received from throughout the country. […]

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Prime Minister’s visit to Saudi Arabia results...

October 24, 2018

Press Release Prime Minister’s visit to Saudi Arabia results in significant understandings between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. At the invitation of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, His Majesty, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Mr. Imran Khan visited Saudi Arabia to participate in the Future Investment […]

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Launch of SDPI’s China Study Center is...

August 3, 2018

Islamabad (Thursday, August 02, 2018): Inappropriate planning, lack of capacity and consolidated information at one platform generate controversies around China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), said Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, Caretaker Minister of Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs. She said Pakistan should take maximum advantage from one time opportunity of CPEC, which could open up more corridors of cooperation […]

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Sindh Government Continues to Drive Away Exports...

June 15, 2017

The Sindh Government has announced through the Sindh Budget 2017-18 that it plans to continue imposing sales tax on exports of Information Technology enabled services (commonly known as call centers and BPO services). This treatment is unique to only Sindh where exports and foreign exchange earning businesses are discouraged or asked to move their operations […]

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Relief expected in petrol and diesel prices

May 31, 2017

Government has announced plans to provide relief to the consumers of petrol and diesel. A considerable decrease in prices of petrol and diesel are expected for June. The price deduction follows rate increases over the past many months. After the approval of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, new petroleum prices will come into effect from June […]

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Reuter’s expert poll analysis: How social entrepreneurs...

December 5, 2016

Special Report The nascent term social entrepreneurship has much to embody, in terms of definition, data, literature, coverage, momentum and recognition, before it becomes a universally recognized concept. In order to fill the data gap, the Thomson Reuters Foundation, in collaboration with Deutsche Bank, UnLtd and the Global Social Entrepreneurship Network, conducted an expert’s poll […]

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Bank of China positioned to bring Investments...

November 29, 2016

CPEC has lead to major economic changes in Pakistan and givien way to a number of new projects and investments from almost all parts of the world. With the collaboration of potential economic powers of the world, the infrastructure projects in Pakistan are aiming to build a pro-business environment. The statement was given by the […]

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Karandaaz launches a Global Study- Exploring Financial...

October 27, 2016

Karandaaz Pakistan launched recently the “Global Landscape Study on Digitising P2G Payments”, the first study to comprehensively examine the opportunities and challenges associated with digitizing person-to-government (P2G) payments. As the name suggests, P2G payments include mandatory payments (taxes, bill payments and fines), payments for government services (passport and visa fees), and co-payments for social benefits […]