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  • Doing business in Sindh to get easier: SBI

    He was speaking at the ‘Sindh Doing Business Reforms’ exhibition organised by the Sindh Board of Investment (SBI) on Thursday...

    Addressing the exhibition participants, SBI Chairperson Naheed Memon said: “We are always compared with Punjab...

  • FBR, NBP branches to remain open today

    ISLAMABAD: All field offices of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) would remain open today (May 30) for collecting duties and taxes...

    FBR in coordination with the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and NBP has made special arrangements for collection of duties and taxes on Saturday, as May 31 (Sunday) being a public holiday, according to a FBR statement on Friday...

  • NBP branches to remain open till late evening today

    KARACHI: The National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) has announced that on Monday all its branches in the country will remain open till late in the evening, and will even arrange iftari for customers banking around that time...

    The bank also issued a statement that disputed a news report captioned “People suffer as NBP online computer system breaks down”, which was published in Dawn on Sunday...

  • Faysal Bank to open over 100 branches

    DUBAI: Bahrain-based Ithmaar Bank plans to add more than 100 branches in Pakistan this year through its subsidiary Faysal Bank, to capitalise on the country’s low penetration rate of banking services, a senior executive said...

    “We are planning to be over 500 branches this coming year and are aggressive in this,” al-Mutawa said in an interview...

  • Banks asked to dedicate one-fifth of branches to agri-lending

    QUETTA: The Agricultural Credit Advisory Committee (ACAC) has proposed that banks should dedicate at least 20 per cent of total branches to agri-lending, according to a press release on Saturday...

    The ACAC proposed that the availability of agri credit officers in agri lending branches should be ensured...

  • Altaf calls PTI, JI ‘branches of Taliban, Al Qaeda’

    KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain has called the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and Jamaat-i-Islami ‘bran­ches of the Taliban and Al Qaeda’ and predicted a massive defeat for his party’s rivals in the NA-246 by-election on April 23...

    Addressing a huge rally on Liaquatabad flyover on Saturday, the MQM chief said the people of Karachi had already rejected the pro-Taliban forces and they would vote for his ‘progressive,...
  • 79 bank branches to be set up in Balochistan

    QUETTA: Commercial banks would set up 79 branches across Balochistan, while a soft scheme would be launched for skilled women in the province, Governor State Bank of Pakistan Ashraf Mehmood Wathra said on Tuesday...

    Branchless mobile banking system would also be introduced in different towns and cities of Balochistan while the SBP will soon open cash counters in Khuzdar and Gwadar, he added...

  • NBP taking Covid-19 measures at all branches

    KARACHI: The National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) has said that it is taking Covid-19 precautionary measures and social distancing initiatives at all branches...

    In a press release issued on Friday, the bank said that in order to serve its customers during these challenging times, all branches have taken all necessary measures possible...

  • Queen Elizabeth steps back from Remembrance Sunday role

    LONDON: Queen Elizabeth II took a significant step back from official duties on Sunday, leaving heir to the throne Prince Charles to lay a tribute to Britain’s war dead on her behalf...

    The queen traditionally lays a wreath at the Cenotaph national war memorial in London, but for the first time she observed the annual Remembrance Sunday service from a balcony...

  • Scintillating sitar on a Sunday morning

    When I called Ayla, the moving spirit behind the All Pakistan Music Conference, to confirm if the sitar recital by Farhan Khan hosted by the APMC on Sunday morning at Lyceum was still on, she said that it was too late to change the date...

    I went to bed with a nagging feeling that people would not turn up for two reasons: it was happening the very next day of the widespread disturbances in Karachi, and also the fact that the day was...

  • SSA elections on Sunday

    KARACHI: The quadrennial elections of Sindh Squash Association (SSA) will be held at the Roshan-Jahangir squash complex on May 31 at 3pm, says an announcement...

    The elections are being held on the directives of Pakistan Squash Federation, SSA president Tahir Jamil Khanzada said
  • MQM calls for strike on Sunday in protest of budget

    KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), while rejecting the Sindh budget 2015-16, called for a province-wide strike on Sunday...

    The party termed the budget "anti-Sindh" and requested the traders and transporters to support the strike by shutting their businesses and transport on Sunday...

  • Two-day summer festival from Sunday

    In a statement issued here on Wednesday, Secretary Sports, Tourism, Culture, Archaeology, Museums and Youth Affairs Department Dr Aftab Akbar Durrani said the two-day summer festival would kick off at the Ladies Club Peshawar on May 24 (Sunday)...

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