International Monetary Fund has reaffirmed its support to Pakistan's economic reform program. In a statement after discussions with Pakistani authorities in Dubai, the head of IMF staff team, Harald Finger said Pakistan is in a position to set its economy on a high growth path.

Pakistan, US closely aligned on goals of Pakistan’s economic development: David

US Ambassador David Hale says Washington and Islamabad are closely aligned on the goals of Pakistan’s economic development. He was addressing two days International Business Summit in Islamabad. We can work together on fostering economic growth, increasing bilateral trade, improving the investment climate, protecting intellectual property and furthering entrepreneurship.    

Pakistan Proposes Establishment of Bilateral Chamber of Commerce to Further Develop the Bilateral Economic Relations with Germany

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has expressed desire to further enhance bilateral economic ties with Germany. Talking to German Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Gerd Muller in Islamabad, he says Pakistan and Germany enjoy friendly relations characterized by shared perceptions and multifaceted cooperation. He apprises the German Minister of Pakistan's significant improvement in economic and security realms.

Campaign to ‘rebrand’ Pakistan globally in the works

Pakistan’s global image does not fully depict the country’s potential and a complete rebranding of the country is needed in the eyes of international investors. This was stated by Federal Commerce Minister Khuram Dastgir at the ‘Ease of Doing Business in Pakistan’ organized by the All Pakistan Business Forum here on Wednesday.

Oil sales up 13pc in July-March

Pakistan’s oil sales rose four per cent year-on-year to 2.1 million tonnes in March while that of high-speed diesel and petrol increased by 3pc and 4pc, respectively, as demand slowed due to a rise in prices. Diesel and petrol prices rose 15pc and 16pc year-on-year, respectively. Furnace oil sales remained flat at 748,000 tonnes in March.

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