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Global Islamic Finance Awards ( GIFA ): Pakistan ranked third

GIFA

Since 2013, Pakistan’s Islamic banking was about 9%, which is fast approaching to 12%, primarily because of the proactive approach of the Ministry of Finance and the State Bank of Pakistan. Recently at Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA) in Bahrain, Pakistan got ranked third. From country risk ratings (as issued by the …

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Will not allow rigging in NA-122 by-poll: Imran

Will not allow rigging in NA-122 by-poll: Imran

PTI chairman has said his party is well-prepared to win the upcoming by-poll in NA-122, Lahore by “defeating election rigging”. “I have seen the passion of people who have now been awakened. We will defeat election rigging and celebrate the beginning of a new Pakistan on the night of October 11,” …

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51 PIA flights cancelled following row with pilot

51 PIA flights cancelled following row with pilot

51 flights scheduled by Pakistan International Airlines were cancelled in three days following pilot’s row with the management of PIA over not giving consent to flying due to dispute conditions. “Due to pressure from PALPA (Pakistan Airline Pilots’ Association) so far 51 flights have been cancelled and it has affected 5,000 passengers since …

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India rejects Pakistan peace plan at UN

India rejects Pakistan peace plan at UN

India on Thursday rejected a four-point peace plan for Kashmir proposed by Pakistan! We are so disappointed in India. It’s just sad when one side tries to make amends and the other acts like an ass. Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced his proposal at the annual United Nations General …

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Pakistan makes it to World Economic Forum rankings

Pakistan makes it to World Economic Forum rankings

Pakistan has made it in to the global rankings across most key indicators of economic competitiveness in an annual report compiled by the World Economic Forum. The report included some key victories for Nawaz Sharif’s administration on education policy, fiscal governance, and removing the burden of government regulations on businesses. …

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Zimbabwe vs Pakistan: 136 for Pakistan to win series

Zimbabwe vs Pakistan: 136 for Pakistan to win series

The second T20I between Pakistan and Zimbabwe more or less followed the same script as the first. Having chosen to bat, Pakistan scraped to 136 again, and the Zimbabwe batsmen were never on course during the chase. Umar Akmal struck a busy 38 to lend the visitors late boost after …

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62 Pakistani pilgrims missing while 42 dead in Mina stampede

Mina stampede

At least 42 Pakistanis lost their lives in Mina stampede. This news was confirmed by Sardar Yousaf, Federal Minister for Religious Affairs. Speaking to the state-run PTV on phone from Saudi Arabia, the minister said 62 Pakistani pilgrims were still missing and all out efforts were being made to trace them. Earlier, …

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ECP: Deployment of smartphones during by-polls

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) may use smartphones at select polling stations during by-elections in NA-122 Lahore and NA-154 Lodhran. The constituencies promise to be hotly contested between the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the PTI. As part of the pilot project suggested by ECP’s IT wing, presiding officers …

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