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  • SBP chief for strong coordination with trade associations

    KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan Governor Tariq Bajwa on Wednesday emphasised the need for strong coordination between the central bank and the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) for the promotion of the trade and industry...

    There is a need for strong coordination,” said Mr Bajwa at an interactive session, attended by important members of the business community at the Federation House...

  • Economic Coordination Committee to consider deregulating diesel price today

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has called a meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet on Friday to approve Rs39 billion sovereign guarantees for a coal power project, increase commissions for petroleum dealers and companies and settle tax disputes between power distribution companies and tax authorities amounting to more than Rs80bn...

  • Banks call for global coordination of bubble-busting measures

    LONDON: International coordination will be needed to deal with any negative effects of national attempts to snuff out asset bubbles, top financial firms said in a World Economic Forum paper...

    The paper from the WEF, an international body for debating economic issues, says coordination between such risk watchdogs is becoming critical to limit possible spillovers...

  • Coordination needed with India, Afghanistan to mitigate flood threat

    ISLAMABAD: All the relevant authorities looking at ways to mitigate and counter flood threats have stressed the need for improved coordination with India and Afghanistan regarding details of heavy water flow from these countries...

    At the Inter-Agencies Meeting for Floods Miti­gation on Wednesday, officials were informed that river coordinates were not received well in time from India, resulting in loss of life and property in...

  • Pak-Afghan military officials discuss measures for 'coordination, cooperation'

    A two-star level meeting was held between senior military officials of Pakistan and Afghanistan in which the measures for improving military-to-military coordination and cooperation were reportedly discussed, the military’s media wing said...

    The Afghan delegation was led by DGMO Major General Habib Hesari while Pakistan was represented by DGMO Major General Sahir Shamshad Mirza...

  • Coordination failure

    PAKISTAN would be an excellent case study for anyone studying topics such as ‘perpetual confrontation and polarisation of all kinds’, ‘blame game’, ‘passing the buck’ and ‘don’t accept responsibility’...

    The root cause of all these ills lies in our governance system, ie coordination failure...

  • Altaf sacks most members of coordination committee

    KARACHI: For the umpteenth time, Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has sent packing the Karachi-based members of his party’s coordination committee and hinted at taking a similar decision for the London-based members soon...

    Mr Hussain has retained only three of more than a dozen members of the coordination committee — Kafilwara, Abdul Haseeb and Advocate Arif Khan...

  • ‘ADP, PSDP paperwork needs coordination’

    ISLAMABAD: Planning and Development Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Wednesday emphasised the need to align the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) and the Annual Development Plan (ADP) federal and provincial development budgets through coordination to achieve national development targets...

    “The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a game changer for all provinces and regions, and they should develop plans to harness future...

  • ‘Lack of coordination led to lapse in foreign scholarships’

    ISLAMABAD: A Senate special committee stated that the lack of coordination between government departments was a significant cause for lapse in foreign scholarships for Pakistani students...

    The committee met on Friday to discuss an adjournment motion raised by Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed on the decline in foreign scholarships available to Pakistan students...

  • Army, air force to enhance coordination in final phase of Zarb-i-Azb

    RAWALPINDI: The army and air force have agreed to enhance their coordination in the final phase of the on going operation Zarb-i-Azb against militants in North Waziristan...

    The agreement emerged during a meeting between Army Chief General Raheel Sharif and Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman during their meeting at General Headquarters (Pakistan Army) on Monday...

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