Pakistan

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Japan Receives Pakistani Auto Rickshaws

June 19, 2017

It is a common practice to see people in Pakistan importing cars from foreign countries, especially Japan. However, the unexpected has happened, as a local company of Pakistan has started the business of exporting the local auto Rickshaws to Japan. The four stroke CNG autorickshaw has made its way through the markets of Japan. The […]

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Redefining heroes and the role of media...

May 30, 2017

Having gained a strong footing in the developed world, startups and incubators are now gaining popularity in Pakistan as well. Amidst this environment, Nabeel Qadeer, better known for his contribution to several entrepreneurial initiatives kick started by the Punjab Information Technology Board, ever since 2015 was bent upon creating something innovative & unique. Perspective.pk interviewed […]

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Pakistan’s growth rate and political stability is...

April 27, 2017

Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal said that world’s key investors are looking at Pakistan as a potential platform for investment. He said that Pakistan had achieved a 5 percent growth rate as well as political stability which have made it an attractive investment market. He was addressing the 106th National Management Course […]

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IFC to increase program portfolio in Pakistan...

April 25, 2017

International Finance Corporation Executive Vice President Phillippe Le Houerou said that IFC is keen to invest in Pakistan’s private sector. He said this in a meeting held at World Bank, Washington with Pakistan delegation headed by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar. He congratulated the finance minister on completing the IMF program and implementing structural reforms in […]

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Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s 10 Quotes for Entrepreneurs

August 14, 2016

1.“I do not believe in taking the right decision, I take a decision and make it right.” 2.“Think a hundred times before you take a decision, but once that decision is taken, stand by it as one man.” 3.“Expect the best, prepare for the worst.” 4.“You will have to make up for the smallness of […]

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FDI: how it may impact start-ups

June 17, 2016

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is known to be an effective tool for building capital in developing economies like Pakistan. For developing countries, the positive impact of foreign direct investment is becoming increasingly popular as a tool for economic growth and strengthening (Muhammad 2007). Increase in FDI is considered to be beneficial for the growth of […]

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Lahore Music Meet: the problem-solving platform for...

June 12, 2016

Music in Pakistan draws inspiration from all around the globe; South Asia, Middle East and the West. The Pakistani music industry has produced global icons and performers. The talented artists are trained in many different genres like classical, ghazal, qawwali, sufi, folk, pop, rock and hip-hop; all of which are performed in regional and national […]

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Pakistan: the next big opportunity for the...

June 11, 2016

Stefano Pontecorvo, the Italian Ambassador to Pakistan, recently spoke at a seminar in Rome (Italy) titled “Investment opportunities in Pakistan”. He expressed the business interests of 40 Italian companies that are willing to explore opportunities in the Pakistani market. According to the Punjab Board of Investment and Trade (PBIT) spokesperson, the event was attended by […]