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Deposit Protection Corporation becomes a member of International Association of Deposit Insurers

Karachi, February 15, 2019 (PPI-OT): The Secretariat of International Association of Deposit Insurers (IADI) announced on February 11, 2019 that its Executive Council has decided to admit Deposit Protection Corporation (DPC), State Bank of Pakistan as IADI Member. DPC is …

High Commissioner calls on Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the UN, Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon

London, February 15, 2019 (PPI-OT): High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, called on the Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the UN, Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon, at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), London. The High Commissioner discussed the …

Corneal transplantation begins in Spencer Eye Hospital

Karachi, February 15, 2019 (PPI-OT): Corneal transplantation and Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery (feeko emulsification) being resumed in the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation’s Spencer Eye Hospital from today as four corneas brought from Sri Lanka will be transplanted in four patients in the …

SECP defers applicability of IFRS 9

Islamabad, February 15, 2019 (PPI-OT): The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has deferred the applicability of the International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) 9 “Financial Instruments” for all companies required to prepare their financial statements in accordance with the …

Advance Tax collection meant to facilitate taxpayers: FBR

Islamabad, February 15, 2019 (PPI-OT): Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has clarified certain media reports appearing in a section of the press claiming “advance taxes give artificial boost to revenue collection”. In a statement issued today, FBR has termed the …

Improved peace, security situation calls for more investment, close linkages to pace up development agenda: Sadiq Sanjrani

Islamabad, February 15, 2019 (PPI-OT): Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani has said that improved peace and security situation in Pakistan now underpins conducive environment for investment and foreign investors can benefit from the new emerging realities to invest in different …

Shabbir’s first round heroics help him retain the lead in CAS Open Golf Championship

Karachi, February 15, 2019 (PPI-OT): Thanks to his sparkling performance in the first round, country’s leading golfer Shabbir Iqbal maintained his lead in the 38th CAS Open Golf Championship being played at Airmen Golf Club PAF Base Korangi Creek, Karachi. …