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PR No. 224 SECP’s Virtual One-Stop Shop portal gets functional Islamabad: April 25, 2017 .


The modified Virtual One-Stop Shop (VOSS) portal for integrated company and tax registration with the SECP and FBR has become functional. The SECP assumed the ownership of the VOSS project in September 2016, and 446 companies registered under eServices were allotted national tax numbers between March 6, 2017 and April 4, 2017, on the basis of data provided by the SECP more...

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PR No. 223 SECP approves wheat futures contracts on PMEX Islamabad: April 25, 2017


In an endeavour to augment the portfolio of agricultural commodities in domestic futures market, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has approved listing of wheat futures contracts on Pakistan Mercantile Exchange Limited (PMEX). Wheat futures contract is a pilot project, which will be carried out in district Sheikhupura, Muridke and adjoining more...

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PR No. 222 NUST Ecomotive Selected for Shell Marathon in France Islamabad: April 25, 2017.


For the first time, a team of students from NUST Islamabad have been selected for the Shell Ecomarathon that is being held in France in June. It is called the NUST Ecomotive. The SEM is held thrice every year in Asia, Europe, and the Americas, and as many as 200 teams from all over the world take part in it. The Team Manager, Shahzad Ahmad, a student studying in the more...

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PR No. 221 INAUGURATION OF NEW RAKES OF PAKISTAN EXPRESS TRAIN Islamabad: April 25, 2017 .


To fulfil its promise for better service delivery to its customers and passengers, Pakistan Railways has inducted new rake of Pakistan Express Train which is inaugurated by Federal Minister for Railways on 26.04.2017 at Rawalpindi Railway Station. The train will operate from Rawalpindi to Karachi via Faisalabad. Pakistan Express unites Sindh with Punjab. It will start more...

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PR No. 220 Foreign Minister of Maldives calls on the Prime Minister Islamabad: April 25, 2017.


Foreign Minister of Maldives H.E. Dr. Mohamed Asim called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif today in Islamabad. While warmly welcoming the Foreign Minister of Maldives and his delegation to Pakistan, the Prime Minister stated that Pakistan attaches high importance to its relations with Maldives. Both countries are bound in fraternal ties of common faith, mutual more...

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PR No. 219 Islamabad: April 25, 2017.


President Mamnoon Hussain has emphasized to transform friendly traditional relations between Pakistan and Jordan into strong economic partnership to the mutual benefit of two countries. The President stated that Pakistan and Jordan enjoy close brotherly relations embedded in shared history, beliefs and culture. The President said this while talking to Mr. Faisal Akef more...

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PR No. 218 Islamabad: April 25, 2017.


President Mamnoon Hussain has said that Pakistan offers excellent incentives for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and asked the Ambassador-designate to brief the business community in Denmark about the opportunities in Pakistan, especially in the field of renewable energy. The President was talking to Ambassador-designate of Pakistan to Denmark Syed Zulfiqar Haider more...

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PR No. 217 Islamabad: April 25, 2017.


Federal Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Shaikh Aftab Ahmed visited PIA headquarters last evening and was given briefing on various departments of the airline by Acting CEO, Mr. Nayyar Hayat. While expressing satisfaction over PIA’s future plans he emphasized that efforts should be made to improve service with the aim of increasing airline’s revenue. He more...

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