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KARACHI:  Under Pakistan’s vision 2025, the country boasts of boosting its total exports from the current level of less than $25 billion a year to $150 billion by 2025. Sector But that is too optimistic to say the least. There is nothing in sight to suggest that exports will pick up that...
LAHORE: A company’s growth is an important dynamic underlying the process of structural change in developing countries. The transition of a company from a smaller to a larger size typically involves technological upgrade towards higher value-added activities and exploitation of the economies of scale. In the process, the growing firms generate...
PESHAWAR: In a bid to stay abreast with the rest of the world and move towards digitalisation, Pakistan’s first-ever business process outsource (BPO) system – a project of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information and Technology Board (KPITB) – will start from October 15, 2019. Established under the name of “Work Around,” the project...
KARACHI:  Pakistan-based IT firms are serving the world’s leading aeronautical and space research organisation, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa), and international governments to protect them from cyber threat, revealed Pakistan Software Houses Association (P@SHA) Chairman Syed Ahmed. Speaking at the 17th e-banking conference on Thursday, Ahmed said it was unfortunate...
ISLAMABAD:  The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has sought two-month time for submitting a complete plan for launching the 5G telecom technology in the country. In a briefing to the Senate Standing Committee on Information Technology on Monday, PTA member Dr Khawar Siddique Khokhar said the commercial launch of 5G in the...
LAHORE: The technological landscape of the world is constantly changing with all the countries engaged in a war to outdo the other in terms of achievements in this arena. In this regard, China is leading the 5G race as it has launched the industry’s first full range of 5G end-to-end...
A Chinese investment company is about to launch multiple IT-based projects in Pakistan with an aim to promote digital culture among the youth of the country by introducing best international practices. "We want to train the local youth and also start the capacity building programme for them to equip...
KARACHI: Hope is a dangerous thing for us to have at a time of crisis, but hope-spurring action can be a beautiful thing. When four million young people enter the Pakistani workforce annually, with very limited capacity to absorb them into the economy, it seems impossible. But with a clever...
ISLAMABAD: Careem is the first Pakistan unicorn. Oh wait. No. Mudassir Sheikha is Pakistani but the co-founder is not. And the company started operations in Dubai. Uber bought it for over $3.1 billion, but where will the money go? How will it affect the next cycle of Pakistani entrepreneurs? Let’s look at...
KARACHI: Insurance is less prevalent in developing countries where insurance companies can play a vital role as governments are not so active in health, education and other necessary fields. Growing digitalisation is expected to pave the way for increase in penetration by the insurance industry in Pakistan. “The country’s general insurance penetration,...

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billions tax

Tax plans san debate!

According to a Press report, Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), Shabbar Zaidi, has shown flexibility over establishment of Pakistan Revenue Authority (PRA) after...