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  • SBP launches Asaan Remittance Account

    KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan on Wed­nesday launched Asaan Remittances Account to be opened by banks with simplified procedures to serve the underserved and unbanked...

    The central bank said it has launched the facility in collaboration with Pakistan Remittance Initiative (PRI) with a primary objective to encourage opening of bank accounts for receiving home remittances, instead of traditional over-the-counter cash...

  • Rs100 Asaan accounts introduced for unbanked

    KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Tuesday issued guidelines for opening Asaan accounts with simplified due diligence and minimum of Rs100 initial deposit to enhance the outreach of financial services across the country...

    “Individuals can open the Asaan account with a simple and one-page account opening form,” said the SBP...

  • Job Asaan: a springboard for career

    It is of some of the strongest female role models from Pakistan – Asma Jahangir, Benazir Bhutto, Muniba Mazari, Shireen Obaid-Chinoy – women who continue to inspire other women...

    A project of the Punjab Commission for Status of Women, ‘Job Asaan’ – only three months old - has just recently begun advertising in the newsmedia...

  • Indonesia's Garuda airlines to start operations from Pakistan soon

    KARACHI: The Garuda Airlines of Indonesia will soon start operating from Pakistan as negotiations are in final stages, stated the Indonesian Consul-General Hadi Santoso at the formal inauguration of Pakistan-Indonesia Business Forum (PIBF) here on Friday...

    The PIBF president said that Indonesia is the world’s largest Muslim country in terms of its population, whereas Pakistan is the world’s second largest Muslim country...

  • Airlines told to get health declaration from passengers coming to Pakistan

    RAWALPINDI: The government has directed the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to ensure that all airlines get a health declaration from passengers while travelling to Pakistan...

    During his visit to Islamabad International Airport (IIA) on Monday, Aviation Secretary Hassan Nasir Jamy said all travellers entering Pakistan must fill out a health declaration form as part of accelerated efforts to control the spread of coronavirus...

  • Saudi Airlines to operate first Baghdad flight in 27 years

    State-owned Saudi Arabian Airlines will launch its first flight to Baghdad in 27 years on Monday, state media said, amid a thaw in ties between the Arab neighbours...

    "Saudi Arabian Airlines will inaugurate regular flights between the kingdom and Iraq after an interruption of 27 years," the official Saudi Press Agency reported on Sunday...

  • UAE airlines to operate from 4 more airports

    KARACHI: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has allowed five airlines of the United Arab Emirates to carry out unlimited operations at another four airports in Pakistan...

    The CAA said in a statement on Friday that the new airports opened for the UAE airlines were Quetta, Panjgur, Turbat and Gwadar...

  • Malaysia Airlines 'technically bankrupt'

    The newly appointed chief executive of loss-making Malaysia Airlines said on Monday the carrier is "technically bankrupt", underlining the case for a restructuring to cut a third of jobs, scrap some international routes and review its long-haul fleet...

    The carrier on Monday said its new legal entity is Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB), replacing the previous Malaysian Airline System Bhd (MAS), with Mueller promising to unveil a full...

  • United Airlines to compensate all passengers on flight when man dragged off

    United Airlines sought to quell the uproar over a man being dragged off a plane by announcing on Tuesday that it would no longer ask police to remove passengers from full flights and would compensate customers who were on the flight when the man was removed...

    The flight was loaded and preparing to leave Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Sunday when the man was dragged off...

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