PBF expresses satisfaction over current economic situation

MULTAN, Apr 13 (APP): Pakistan Business Forum (PBF) has expressed satisfaction over the current economic situation of the country. In a media briefing after a meeting of the Executive Council of PBF, President PBF Khawaja Mehboobur Rahman, Chairman PBF South Punjab Malik Talat Sohail and Vice President Chaudhry Ahmad expressed that two years ago, there… Continue reading PBF expresses satisfaction over current economic situation

PBF urged ease of doing business from new finance minister

ISLAMABAD, Mar 13 (APP):Pakistan Business Forum (PBF) on Wednesday congratulated Muhammad Aurgazeb as new Finance Minister for Pakistan and expected in new IMF package no further burden shall be put on business community as competitive energy tariff is direly needed to deliver. PBF Vice President, Chaudhry Ahmad Jawad while talking to media expressed his dissatisfaction… Continue reading PBF urged ease of doing business from new finance minister

PBF urges govt to review gas tariff hike for boosting industry

ISLAMABAD, Feb 20 (APP):President, Pakistan Business Forum (PBF) Khawaja Mahboob ur Rehman on Tuesday strongly demanded of the government to reevaluate  policy of continuously increasing energy prices on an immediate basis. Particularly, the decision to increase captive gas price to Rs 2,750/MMBtu, an increase of 223% since January 2023 threatened the very survival of Pakistan’s… Continue reading PBF urges govt to review gas tariff hike for boosting industry

PBF hails army chief’s efforts for country’s economic progress

LAHORE, Jan 14 (APP):The Pakistan Business Forum (PBF) has expressed satisfaction with the military diplomacy and economic initiatives undertaken by the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) as the nation witnessed a positive shift in various sectors. In a media statement issued here Wednesday, PBF President Khawaja Mahboob ur Rehman said that a wave of optimism… Continue reading PBF hails army chief’s efforts for country’s economic progress

Unlocking economic potential, PBF advocates regional trade agreements for growth

ISLAMABAD, Jan 07 (APP): In a push for economic growth, the Pakistan Business Forum (PBF) has highlighted the crucial need for regional trade agreements among South Asian nations, as Chaudhry Ahmad Jawad, the Vice President of PBF, stressed the vital role of friendly relations with neighboring countries in promoting sustainable and inclusive development. This call… Continue reading Unlocking economic potential, PBF advocates regional trade agreements for growth

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Business Community celebrates successful IMF review, advocates for self-reliance

ISLAMABAD, Nov 24 (APP): In a testament to the resilience of Pakistan’s Business Community, the Pakistan Business Forum (PBF) has applauded the successful completion of the first review under the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Staff-Level Agreement (SLA). Talking to APP on Friday, PBF Chairman (Capital Area), Atif Ikram Sheikh said, “This achievement, secured amidst a… Continue reading Business Community celebrates successful IMF review, advocates for self-reliance

GPI critical for Pakistan’s economic sustainability: PBF

LAHORE, Sep 27 (APP):Agriculture sector still holds significant prospects and opportunities for investors to revitalize the ailing economy of Pakistan. Green Pakistan Initiative (GPI), an effort under the newly formed Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC), would prove to be catalyst for the most attractive investment opportunity in Pakistan. Pakistan Business Forum (PBF) President (Lahore Chapter)… Continue reading GPI critical for Pakistan’s economic sustainability: PBF

Paracha appointed new PBF Chairman KP chapter

PESHAWAR, Sep 09 (APP): Former Chairman Nowshera Industrial Estate and Vice Chairman of Pakistan Business Forum (PBF) Muhammad Ashfaque Paracha has been appointed as new Chairman of PBF Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). According to the notification issued here on Saturday a copy has been sent to the Chief Secretary office wherein Muhammad Ashfaque Paracha replaced Muhammad… Continue reading Paracha appointed new PBF Chairman KP chapter

PBF for multi-pronged approach to overcome climate challenges

LAHORE, Dec 11 (APP):Pakistan Businesses Forum (PBF) has called for adopting a multi-pronged approach to overcome the challenges posed by climatic changes and global warming. Pakistan has suffered climate-induced damages up to US $14.9 billion, thereforeeffective and viable strategy is inevitable to cope with the challenges due to globalwarming. PBF Additional Secretary General for the… Continue reading PBF for multi-pronged approach to overcome climate challenges

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PBF demands more relief, effective steps for agri sector

LAHORE, May 01 (APP):Pakistan Businesses Forum (PBF) on Saturday urged the government to announce more relief and effective measures for agriculture sector in the upcoming federal budget for financial year 2021-22. Talking to media here, the PBF Vice President Ahmad Jawad stressed the need for reducing prices of agri inputs such as fertilizer, seeds, besides… Continue reading PBF demands more relief, effective steps for agri sector

Boxing federation condoles death of its former president

By Sohail Ali LAHORE, Feb 08 (APP): Muhammad Khalid Mahmood, president, Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF), and the entire boxing family of the country is deeply grieved on the sad demise of Eng Zafar Zubari, ex-president Pakistan Boxing Federation. They expressed their profound grief to the bereaved family and pray to Allah Kareem for the boon… Continue reading Boxing federation condoles death of its former president

Punjab Sports Minister assured provision of first ever baseball stadium

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By Sohail Ali LAHORE, Dec 7 (APP): Punjab Sports Minister Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti has assured provision of first ever stadium for baseball in the provincial metropolis to help establish the game on sound footings. He gave this assurance to a delegation of Pakistan Federation headed by its President Syed Fakhir Ali Shah which called… Continue reading Punjab Sports Minister assured provision of first ever baseball stadium

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