Finance minister chairs meeting to review PIA performance

Courtesy The News International ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Saturday chaired a meeting to review performance of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). Secretary Aviation Division, Muhammad Irfan Elahi briefed the minister in detail about the current economic profile of PIA and also apprised him about its immediate financial requirements. He said efforts are being made…

SPI slightly declines

Courtesy Dawn News ISLAMABAD: Weekly inflation for combined income group, measured through the Sensitive Price Index (SPI), slightly decreased by 0.25 per cent for the week ended March 3 as compared to the previous week, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics data showed on Friday. The decline in SPI was led by deceleration in prices of vegetables,…

‘Auto industry crucial for strengthening economy’

Courtesy Dawn News LAHORE: The local automotive industry continues to play a crucial role in strengthening the national economy and elevating Pakistan’s image as a progressive country with a strong industrial base, said Engineering Development Board CEO Tariq Chaudhry on Friday. Inaugurating the three-day Pakistan Auto Show (PAS) 2016, organised by the Pakistan Association of…