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AlHuda CIBE sign MOU with Uzbekistan Lessors Association

DUBAI, MAY 24 (DNA) – Uzbekistan Lessor Association (ULA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with AlHuda Center of Islamic Banking and Economics (CIBE), to implement promote Islamic leasing business in the country with the help of its association members.According to this Memorandum of Understanding both organizations will draw a strategy to promote Islamic leasing business enabling environment and to organize trainings and capacity building programs in the country.

PSX witnessed increase of 2135 points after a decade: Firdous Ashiq Awan

ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan has said the day is not far when the country’s economy will be strong and people will prosperous.In a tweet on Friday, Firdous expressed her optimism over the recent bullish trend in the stock market. She said it is a new record that Pakistan Stock Exchange witnessed an increase of 2135 points after a decade.

British airways flight to London to begin next week

ISLAMABAD, MAY 23 (DNA) – British Airways is beginning flights between London and Islamabad next week.  The final touches are coming together for the airline’s return ahead of the first flight on Sunday June 2.The three-per-week service is operated on a three-class Boeing 787 Dreamliner with World Traveller (long-haul economy), World Traveller Plus (long-haul premium economy) and Club World (long-haul business class) available.

Younus Dagha removed as finance secretary

ISLAMABAD (DNA) – The government has removed Younus Dagha as the secretary of finance, a day after Board of Investment (BOI) Chairman Haroon Sharif resigned from his post.Adviser to Prime Minister (PM) on Finance Hafeez Shaikh had met PM Imran Khan, and it is being speculated that Naveed Kamran Baloch would replace Sharif as finance secretary.The notification, in this regard, will be issued in a day or two.

NAB’s attitude is putting people under mental pressure, says CJP

The Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Asif Saeed Khosa said on Thursday that due to the attitude of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), people are under mental pressure.A three-member bench headed by the CJP was hearing the bureau’s plea against the acquittal of a suspect named Attaullah. During the hearing, the CJP asked whether the bureau’s purpose is just to register cases. He lamented that the bureau’s only purpose is not to just make cases but to also attach evidence for those who it has made cases against.

Zardari skips NAB summon in fake accounts case

ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Former president and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday excused himself from appearing before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Rawalpindi on the pretext of busy schedule in the ongoing investigation into the fake bank accounts case.Meanwhile, the former president wrote a letter to the NAB, stating that he could not appear today due to busy schedule, and asked it to manage another date for him.

Modi’s victory in elections won’t be good for region: Hina Rabbani Khar

LAHORE (DNA) – Pakistan Peoples Party leader and former foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar has Thursday said that Narendra Modi portrayed a horrible face of India in front of the world, and his victory in the general elections will not prove good for the region.Hina Rabbani Khar maintained that Narendra Modi and his right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) promoted extremism and benefited from fanaticism.