Economy

Bank Alfalah Introduces Transact Live: Enabling Financial Transactions on WhatsApp via ChatBot

Bank Alfalah, one of the largest commercial banks in Pakistan, is proud to unveil Alfa WhatsApp, an innovative feature designed to simplify and elevate the banking experience for users. Alfa WhatsApp transforms WhatsApp into a comprehensive financial …

Economy

Mobilink Bank Secures Best Bank for Inclusion Award at PBA 2023

Mobilink Bank has won the prestigious title of Best Bank for Inclusion at the Pakistan Banking Awards (PBA) 2023, held at Pearl Continental Hotel, Karachi, on Friday, November 24.The accolade highlights the Bank’s outstanding contributions in promotin…

Economy

Pakistan’s Mobile Imports Surge By 108% to $468 Million During July-October 2023

The country imported mobile phones worth $469.992 million during the first four months (July-October) of the current fiscal year 2023-24, registering a growth of 107.91 percent when compared to $226.051 million during the same period of last year.Paki…

Economy

PIA Announces 20 Percent Discount For Students

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has announced an exclusive offer for students on the occasion of International Students Day. The national flag carrier announced that students can avail a 20 percent discount with an 80 kg luggage allowance on its…

Economy

Pakistan is Extremely Vulnerable to Balance of Payment Crises, India Resilient: Moody’s

Pakistan is the most vulnerable to balance of payment (BOP) crises among the South Asian sovereigns, says Moody’s Investors Services (Moody’s).The rating agency in its latest report ‘Sovereigns – South Asia Low trade openness fuels vulnerability to sh…

Economy

IMF Wants to Tax Pakistan’s Agriculture, Real Estate and Retail Sectors

Negotiations on the first review of Pakistan’s $3 billion Standby Arrangement have turned up the heat as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has called for the imposition of taxes on the retail, real estate, and agricultural sectors, Federal Bureau …