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    Japanese Financial Reforms In Pakistan

  • China leaders discuss financial reforms, growth

    BEIJING: China’s ruling Communist Party opened a key meeting on Monday that will focus on financial reforms and how to maintain growth of around seven per cent and more broadly map out economic and social targets for the next five years...

    Monetary policy easing in the world’s second-largest economy is at its most aggressive since the 2008/09 financial crisis, as growth looks set to slip to a 25-year-low this year of under 7pc... ...

  • Audit reforms for financial discipline

    High quality audit to enforce strict financial discipline is the focus of ongoing reforms at the auditor-general’s department...

    The improvement was brought about by a series of systemic reforms, initiated by the incumbent Auditor-General of Pakistan (AGP), Rana Assad Amin, to promote transparency and accountability in government transactions...

  • FATF grants extension for Iran financial reforms

    PARIS: The international group that monitors money laundering worldwide (FATF) said on Friday Iran had until February to complete reforms that would bring it into line with global norms or face consequences...

    “The Financial Action Task Force decided at its meeting this week to continue the suspension of counter-measures,” it said in a statement...

  • Japanese envoy stresses on educating Pakistan’s youth

    ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of Japan Hiroshi Inomata highlighted the importance of educating Pakistan’s large youth population...

    The ambassador was giving a public talk titled ‘Pakistan Japan Relations’, organised by the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) on Tuesday...

  • Pakistan's Japanese-dominated car market poised for new entrants

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's car market has been dominated by Japanese automakers for decades, but a mini-economic revival looks set to attract new players from Europe and Korea into the mix...

    Despite heavy taxation on imported vehicles, enthusiasm for owning a car in Pakistan has remained undented ? thanks in part to underdeveloped public transport in the country's sprawling cities, but also the social status it brings...

  • Interview with Japanese FM: 'We support Pakistan's counter-terror efforts'

    Japan highly acknowledges Pakistan’s serious efforts in the fight against terrorism, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono — who is in Pakistan to hold talks with the country's civil and military leadership — told Dawn in an exclusive interview on Wednesday...

    He said that Japan is ready to cooperate closely with Pakistan for stability and development of the region, and that Pakistan plays a prominent role for regional stability and is...

  • Pakistan's young labour force is a major attraction for Japanese companies in 2018

    According to Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO), Pakistan is rated as the top Asian country for Japanese companies for expected profits in 2018, plans for expansion of operations and hiring of the local labour force...

    Chairman BOI informed Yamazaki that Pakistan is aiming for a 9 per cent economic growth rate by 2020 and there was a general consensus across the political spectrum in Pakistan on achieving sustained economic...

  • Pakistan needs diversification of exports, changes to trade structure: Japanese ambassador

    KARACHI: The Ambas­sador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Pakistan Takashi Kurai has said that Japan and Pakistan have enjoyed good and fruitful relations for over 65 years and they will continue to support Pakistan in the future as well...

    “Let me start with my last meeting with Mr Imran Khan, head of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf, on Friday where I made clear to him that whatever government comes into power in Pakistan,...

  • New Japanese ambassador welcomed

    The new Japanese ambassador to Pakistan, Takashi Kurai, was welcomed a dinner for senior diplomats, civil servants and private sector and civil society representatives at the Serena Hotel in Islamabad...

    “For Pakistan, that has already proven to be easy,” he said...

  • Japanese welcome to invest in auto sector, says Dar

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan offers the most lucrative investment opportunities and an enabling economic environment to foreign investors, especially in the auto sector, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said on Monday...

    During a meeting with newly appointed Japanese Ambassador Takashi Kurai, the finance minister said Japanese companies could also avail themselves of Pakistan’s liberal investment regime...

  • The Yellow Handkerchief enthrals audience at Japanese film festival

    KARACHI: The audience on the penultimate day of the Japanese Film Festival 2015 were taken on a journey of self-discovery with an unlikely trio, thrust together by happenstance, with the screening of The Yellow Handkerchief, a heart-warming tale that hit the right notes in the categories of drama, romance and comedy...

    The Yellow Handkerchief won the best picture award at the Japanese Academy Award in 1977...

  • Japanese man killed 9 people in his flat over a two-month spree: media reports

    A Japanese man arrested after police found nine dismembered corpses rotting in his house has confessed to killing all his young victims over a two-month spree after contacting them via Twitter, media reports said on Wednesday...

    Takahiro Shiraishi, 27, has also confessed he “assaulted” all of his eight female victims, the Fuji TV network said, using a Japanese media euphemism for sexual attacks...

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