Trade with India need of the hour, says Razak Dawood

By Khalid Hasnain Published in DAWN on Febryary 21, 2022 LAHORE: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile, Industry and Production, and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood has said trade with India is the need of the hour and beneficial to both countries. Also, Russia wanted to do investment in the field of construction and lay pipelines […]



New leaks unmask wealth parked at Swiss bank

By Umar Cheema Published in The News on February 21, 2022 ISLAMABAD: A leak from a Swiss bank has unmasked the hidden fortune of its wealthy clients in 128 countries and they range from the business individuals to politically exposed persons and those investigated, at times convicted, in connection with different criminal activities. Included in the leak[…]

Financial system for all but the illicit

By Dr Reza Baqir Published in DAWN on February 19, 2022 IN November 2019, the World Bank’s President David Malpass visited the State Bank of Pakistan to launch SBP’s National Payments Strategy. A key element of this strategy is moving Pakistan away from cash by offering cheaper and easier digital alternatives to make payments. This week Prime[…]