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SBP issues commemorative coin of Rs550 to mark Baba Guru Nanak’s birth anniversary

KARACHI (DNA) – The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has issued commemorative coin worth Rs550 to mark the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak.One side of the coin has the image of Janam Asthan Nankana Sahib, while the other side of the coin is engraved with the words of ‘Islamic Republic of Pakistan’.In this regard, SBP Governor Reza Baqir said the purpose of releasing the commemorative coin by the central bank was to supplement and be part of national efforts to promote interfaith harmony.He said the founder of Sikh religion preached the message of peace and brotherhood. He expressed the confidence that through this coin his message will reach every household.

Istanbul Airport Wins the “Airport of the Year” Award

Istanbul Airport has won the “Airport of the Year” award in the “Readers’ Choice 2019” awards, organized by the International Airport Review.

ISTANBUL, NOV 7 (DNA) -Istanbul Airport outdid its rivals to receive the “Readers’ Choice: Airport of the Year” award, which is awarded to the company with the most reader votes and organized by one of the world’s most prestigious publications, the International Airport Review.

Having recently completed its first year of operation, Istanbul Airport earned the approval of international authorities to become a global hub. This was thanks to the “Airport of the Year” award, which is awarded by the prestigious UK-based publication, the International Airport Review.

Bukhari group to take over 300 top persons to Abu Dhabi Expo

KARACHI, OCT 31 (DNA)-Bukhari Group of Companies (Int’l) and it’s Staff welcomed Chef Gulzar’s visit to BGC’s office Regarding 48 Flags Expo Abu Dhabi, 2019 and appreciated all staff and assured his all out support for the Expo.

Key investors, leaders of investment companies, family offices, and also heads of royal Family offices from the Middle East find interest in 48 Flags Investments Expo. Meetings are pre-agreed with participants, scheduled and organized during the 48 Flags Investments Expo for 3 days continuous.

Minister regrets Hungarian investors not coming to Pakistan

Hungary Day reception’s guests discuss Nawaz health, Azadi March

ISLAMABAD:  Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s precarious health and Maulana Fazalur Rehman’s ‘Azadi March’ were the major subjects under discussion among the guests of National Day of Hungary’s reception on Wednesday evening in a local hotel.Hungarian Ambassador Istvan Szabo hosted the reception to commemorate 63rd anniversary of 1956 revolution and freedom fight. The ceremony was named under the title of 1989-2019 thirty years of freedom from subjugation of Soviet Union and transition to democracy.

Thousands Islands: Jewel of Indonesia  

FAMTRIP 2019 team visited Thousands Island

Compiled by Ansar Mahmood Bhatti in Jakarta

JAKARTA, OCT 17 (DNA) -On Thursday October 17, 2019 the FAMTRIP team visited Thousands Islands located a few kilometers away from Jakarta.

Kepulauan Seribu” literally meaning: the Thousand Islands is the name given to the many tropical islands scattered in the Bay of Jakarta. But only very few people know, that there are exactly 110 islands only, that together form a District, encompassing the Pulau Seribu National Marine Park in the province of Jakarta. This cluster of islands forms a splendid nautical getaway that ranges from a mere half-hour to a three hours’ boat ride from the north coast of the capital city.

Indonesia trade expo opens with huge participation of Pak businessmen

ANSAR M BHATTI

Jakarta

Indonesia’s annual (34th) mega trade and investment expo Trade Expo Indonesia 2019 (TEI) opened here with huge participation of businessmen from Pakistan and attracting the buyers and tourists not only from within the country but also from across the world thus generating new possibilities of growth and promotion of Indonesian products in the world markets.Ambassador of Indonesia Iwan S Amri welcomed the Pakistani delegation in Indonesia. FAHAD Waheed from Islamabad received prestigious  award of outstanding businessman from Pakistan and for promoting Pakistan-Indonesia business relations. Ambassador Amri later at a dinner hosted for Pak delegation handed over award to Fahad.

Simplifying tax regime can help achieve fiscal sustainability, Experts

ISLAMABAD, OCT 16 (DNA) – Experts on Wednesday called upon the government to simplifying the tax regime through reducing tax compliance cost with the help of digitisation of tax authority processes and enhance capacity and skills of human resource to help achieve much needed fiscal sustainability.Experts said this during a policy symposium on “Agenda for Tax Reforms in Pakistan” organized by the Sustainable development Policy Institute (SDPI) in collaboration with Adam Smith International here at Islamabad.Director General, International Taxes, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), Dr. Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmed said raising tax revenue still remained the major challenge for FBR, where despite broadening of tax base, there was no significant contribution to the total revenues.