Commerce

World Bank to continue to support Pakistan’s reforms agenda

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- World Bank Country Director Patchamuthu Illangovan called on Advisor on Finance Miftah Ismail in Islamabad on Friday. They exchanged views regarding progress on different ongoing World Bank financed projects besides having discussion on future development programmes. The Country Director apprised the Advisor of the various recent initiatives of the World Bank and discussed

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Petrol price hiked by Rs 2.98/litre, stands at Rs 84.51/litre

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Government has hiked petrol price by Rs 2.98/litre on Wednesday as petroleum products were subjected to a revision on Wednesday, approving summary forwarded to the finance ministry by Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA). The revised price of petrol stands at Rs 84.51/litre while that of high-speed diesel stands at 95.83/litre with an

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OGRA proposes Rs 2.98 hike in petrol price

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has proposed hike in petroleum products prices from February 1, 2018. Ogra has sent a summary to the Ministry of Petroleum for approval proposing increase of Rs 2.98 per liter for petrol, Rs 10.25 for diesel, Rs 12.74 per liter for kerosene and Rs 11.72 per

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HBL leads the way as the only bank with a branch in Gwadar, China

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- HBL opened its branch in the free zone Gwadar on the 29th of January, 2018, making it the only bank to have a branch in Gwadar as well as China. With the launch of branch, HBL has achieved the monumental milestone of becoming the first branch to be opened in the new business

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SBP says e-commerce on rise in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Business to consumer E-Commerce (e-B2C) is on the rise in Pakistan as 571 local e-commerce merchants were already accepting payments through banking channels as of end-June 2017, with cumulative annual domestic sales worth Rs 9.8 billion. In addition to that, transactions worth Rs 20.7 billion were carried out by consumers on international e-commerce

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Two-day Gwadar Expo to provide more business opportunities begins on Monday

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- All is set to inaugurate the first ever two-day Gwadar Expo-2018 in Gwadar on Monday. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad, Chinese Counselor Jiang Han said the exhibition will provide more business opportunities for foreign entrepreneurs under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. He said the conference and exhibition will highlight achievements of the companies already

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OPPO launches entry level a83 with AI beauty & full screen display

LAHORE (Sarzameen News)- OPPO the Selfie expert and leader today unveiled its latest entry-level camera phone – OPPO A83. The A83 is equipped with a full screen display, a feature rarely seen in products of this price range. Together with OPPO’s A.I. Beauty Recognition Technology, A83 brings a more realistic and natural selfie experience to more

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World Bank plan investment in city projects

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar said Karachi facing multi faceted problems and about fifty percent of city population was living in slums where poor water supply and drainage with improper sanitation conditions and broken roads became main hurdle in their development. World Bank’s cooperation in resolving these issues is good omen, however city’s critical

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SBP launches Systemic Risk Survey (SRS)

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), being the central bank and banking supervisor, plays a pivotal role in ensuring stability of Pakistan’s financial system. In pursuance of SBP Vision 2020, it is committed to strengthening its financial stability regime to identify and manage systemic risks arising from within and outside the country’s financial system.

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Zong 4G launches Smart Car solution, a realm of new opportunities

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Leading the digital innovation in the industry, Zong 4G started the new year, 2018, with yet another state-of-the-art 4G enabled product, Zong 4G Smart Car solution. Zong 4G Smart Car solution takes the 4G users in a new realm of digitalization, by offering three features in one innovative vehicle onboard diagnostics OBD –II

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