The Federal Cabinet has given the nod to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s ‘Kamyab Jawan Program’ which aims to economically empower the youth of the country. The decision was taken on Tuesday’s cabinet meeting with PM Imran Khan in the chair. The program will allow youth to take startup-driven loans of Rs. 100,000 to Rs. 5 […]

PESHAWAR: The business community and officials of Small and Medium Enterprise Development Authority (Smeda) have agreed on several points, including a proposal to establish a revolving fund for provision of interest-free loans to the small and medium enterprises in the provincial metropolis, in order to boost the local economy. The proposal was floated during a […]

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) has asked the government to encourage commercial banks to increase financing to small and medium enterprises (SMEs). “Reduced lending to SMEs would further weaken the economy as it would cause a decline in exports and tax revenue collection which will eventually push up unemployment,” ICCI President […]