PTA REGISTER ALL IMEIs

Double SIM mobile phones users asked to register IMEI before 31 August 2019

“There have been instances where subscribers who own handsets with dual SIMs have registered one IMEI number against the slot they use. Most users do not utilize the second slot and have either not registered the IMEI number against it or have forgotten to do so. Mobile device users with one IMEI registered, and the […]

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FBR Withholding tax

FBR issues withholding tax rates on cash, online banking transactions

Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has been encouraged to decrease income tax rates for banking organisations in accordance with general corporate expense rates. The Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) in its assessment recommendations for budget 2019/2020, said that the financial segment tax rates have not been decreased in accordance with the general […]

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plastic problem is out of control

Our plastic bags problem is out of control. Here’s how we can fight it

On a street in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, a seafood café is setting up for the evening rush. Styrofoam boxes are ripped open. The broken tops are dumped in the street. Plastic bags full of prawns are emptied into trays, then thrown out. In a few minutes, a small mountain of trash piles up on the […]

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4 ways universities are driving innovation

4 ways universities are driving innovation

The digital revolution is not only here, it is accelerating every day. Advances in automation, the digitisation of information, unprecedented access to data and the democratisation of knowledge are transforming every sector of our economy – from healthcare to transportation to energy and beyond. The scope, scale, and ubiquity of these disruptions is truly unprecedented. […]

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Pakistan Online Visa System

Pakistan Online Visa System is now open for 157 Countries

Pakistan Online Visa System is now open for the citizens of 175 Countries! Moreover, citizens from 50 Countries are eligible to apply for Visa on Arrival under Tourist Category and the citizens from 95 Countries are eligible to apply for Visa on Arrival under Business Category. Issuance of Visa is the prerogative of the Government […]

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fresh currency notes

State Bank relaunches 8877 SMS service for issuance of fresh currency notes

State Bank of Pakistan, through its subsidiary SBP Banking Services Corporation (SBP BSC) has relaunched the SMS service for issuance of fresh currency notes to the general public. The fresh currency notes will be available from designated commercial bank branches called “ebranches” and the sixteen field offices of SBP BSC. The booking of the service […]

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Pakistan Railways

Pakistan Railways Earned RS 39 Billion Till MARCH 2019

Pakistan railways has generated Rs 39 billion up to March 2019 which was Rs 3.706 billion more than the previous financial year during the same period by winning the confidence of passengers. Pakistan Railways has suffered no losses during the current financial year due to dedicated efforts of the present government and employees of the […]

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