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  • Foreign investors call for tax cuts, consistency in policies

    KARACHI: Pakistan is on the radar of foreign investors who rate the country positively for investment but there is a dire need for consistent and transparent policies along with affordable taxes, Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) President Bruno Olierhoek said on Tuesday...

    Talking to journalists at the Overseas Investors Chamber, Mr Olierhoek said that Pakistan – with a consumers market of 220 million people...

  • Sherry assails govt’s economic and foreign policies

    Speaking at Quaid-i-Azam International Airport, Ms Rehman claimed that Pakistan’s foreign policy had also suffered and brought about the country’s international isolation...

    Senator Rehman received a warm welcome by dozens of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) workers on her arrival...

  • NP chief calls for major changes in foreign, economic policies

    QUETTA: The newly elected president of the National Party, Dr Abdul Malik Baloch, has said that the country needs major changes in economic, foreign and educational policies to tackle the ongoing political and economic crises...

    Dr Baloch, who is also a former chief minister of Balochistan, while referring to the prevailing situation in the country said that the country was facing an anarchy-like situation, which was worsening with...

  • Pakistan calls for accommodative monetary policies

    PAKISTAN has asked the developed economies to adopt accommodative monetary policies to revive global economic growth...

    Representing the country at the 48th annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank’s board of directors, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar pledged on Monday that Pakistan would continue fighting terrorism without any discrimination...

  • Trump wants Pakistan’s ‘paradoxical’ policies to change: NSA

    McMaster said on Saturday that President Donald Trump wants Pakistan to change its ‘paradoxical’ policy of supporting the militants who are causing the country great losses...

    US officials have often accused Pakistan of helping the militants, a charge Islamabad vehemently denies, but this marks the first time that the allegation has been attributed to President Trump...

  • Pakistan’s policies failed to bring desired results: ANP

    SWABI: Awami National Party chief Asfandyar Wali Khan has said that foreign and domestic policies of Pakistan have failed to bring the desired results...

    Addressing a protest public meeting and condolence reference to condemn the killing of his party MPA, Mohammad Shoaib Khan, here on Sunday, he said that there was an urgent need to revisit the policies and make them result-oriented...

  • Manmohan assails Modi’s Pakistan policies

    MUMBAI: Former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh criticised his successor Narendra Modi’s government in a rare interview, saying it has failed to capitalise on lower commodity prices to propel growth and is inconsistent in its policy towards Pakistan...

    Speaking to the India Today magazine, he said Mr Modi should focus on improving relations with neighbouring countries, adding that the government had not succeeded in making headway...

  • US lawmakers question Pakistan’s policies

    WASHINGTON: Several members of the US Congress launched on Wednesday a multi-pronged attack on Pakistan, questioning its policies and priorities...

    Pakistan had to bear this humiliation for the $742 million that the Obama administration has proposed for the country in the next fiscal year...

  • IFC praises Pakistan’s economic policies

    WASHINGTON: The Executive Vice President of the International Finance Commission (IFC), Philippe Houerou, praised economic policies and financial discipline of the Pakistan government...

    In a meeting with a Pakistani delegation led by Finance Secretary Dr Waqar Masood Khan, the IFC vice president appreciated improvement in macro indicators and growth rates of Pakistan...

  • Trump should develop clearer policies to ease tension between Pakistan, India: Experts

    US President-elect Donald Trump should develop clearer US policies to ease strains between nuclear-armed Pakistan and India, senior analysts said at a discussion at the US Institute of Peace (USIP)...

    Two analysts taking part in the discussion said that relations between India and Pakistan were becoming less predictable as nationalist sentiment in India heightens political pressure to escalate its response to clashes in the disputed...

  • 50pc Indians disapprove of Modi's Pakistan policies, Pew survey finds

    A Pew survey published recently on Indian attitudes shows that nearly half of respondents across the border do not approve of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's policies concerning Pakistan...

    Although 73pc of respondents appear to have "uniformly negative" view of Pakistan, around 55pc of Indians polled go a step further with a 'very unfavourable' opinion towards Pakistan...

  • ‘Flawed policies, male dominance put women at risk of domestic violence in Pakistan’

    KARACHI: Researchers, lawyers and activists on Friday discussed the findings of a new study which said fragmented policies against domestic violence, patriarchal household dynamics and harmful perceptions about gender roles left women in Pakistan at risk of aggressive behaviour from men close to them...

    The speakers gathered at a two-day seminar at the Aga Khan University to have a closer look at the study — Intimate partner violence...

  • Citibank Pakistan gives ringing endorsement to govt’s economic policies

    KARACHI: In an all-encompassing conversation at a media round-table on Monday, the senior management at Citibank Pakistan gave a ringing endorsement to the government’s economic policies...

    Lodhi was flanked by his senior team at the headquarters of Citibank Pakistan in Karachi, and spoke with business reporters in a frank, fast-moving exchange that was announced at the outset to be entirely on the record...

  • ‘Gen Raheel’s successors to continue policies’

    LAHORE: Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif must have prepared his successors to ensure continuity of his policies after his retirement on due date, says S...

    “Martial laws were the result of political failures in the past,” he said at the 52nd conference of the Pakistan Visionary Forum held at TECH Society Club here on Sunday...

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