Shaukat Tarin (centre) during a pre-budget press conference in Islamabad on Thursday. Agence France-Presse
A cross-section of Pakistani business community in the UAE and financial analysts shared their candid views with Gulf Today, adding that the budget is poor-friendly and growth focused.
Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue, Shaukat Tarin said on Saturday that the country witnessed a strong V-Shaped growth despite being in a tough International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme.
South Korea is drafting an extra budget of 15 trillion won ($13.38 billion), it said on Tuesday, to boost support for small businesses and safeguard jobs as the resurgent coronavirus forces the government to retain social distancing
Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives, Asad Umar, on Saturday said that the scope of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is expanding as various important projects entered into the advanced stage.
The Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) and the Ministry of Culture and Youth have launched the Access Sharjah Challenge with an equity-free prize pool of $100,000 open to top startups from across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) revealed the total number of passengers travelling to the UAE grew in August 2021 to over 2.5 million, compared to 814,000 in the same period of 2020, surging by 207 per cent.
Sheikh Hamdan said Dubai has been able to create an exceptionally safe platform for global and regional industry players to resume networking, sharing ideas and innovation and exploring partnerships.
The project also aims to increase operational efficiency and improve services for fishermen and providing cooled storage spaces and fish processing service, enabling them to better benefit from the fish-rich coasts of Mauritania.