Governor SBP unveils special report about progress on SDGs from banking perspective

APP42-240122 KARACHI: January 24 – State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Governor Dr Reza Baqir announces the monetary policy decision at SBP building. APP photo by M Saeed Quresh

ISLAMABAD, Mar 25 (APP):Governor State Bank of Pakistan, Dr. Reza Baqir unveiled a report titled ‘SDGs and sustainability report– Pakistan banking sector perspective’ in Dubai, according to a press release issued here on Friday. The report was launched in an event on the theme ‘The Future of Green and Sustainable Finance – The Role of… Continue reading Governor SBP unveils special report about progress on SDGs from banking perspective

With world economies down, Pakistan performed well: Forbes

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ISLAMABAD, Jun 7 (APP): In a Coronavirus pandemic situation, which has created difficulties for big economies of the world, Pakistan has succeeded in reviving its economy, which is expected to grow by nearly 4 percent in FY2021, exceeding initial projections, Forbes Magazine reports. “Even giants like the United States and India have had difficulty dealing… Continue reading With world economies down, Pakistan performed well: Forbes

Pakistan economy on solid growth path; has potential to grow at faster pace: Khaleej Times

ISLAMABAD, May 16 (APP):Pakistan economy is on solid growth path and has potential to grow at much higher rate in next five years despite a challenging environment across the globe, Khaleej Times reported while quoting experts. Top government officials, analysts and corporate leaders repose trust in growing economy and said higher GDP growth in 5-6… Continue reading Pakistan economy on solid growth path; has potential to grow at faster pace: Khaleej Times

New schemes for SMEs to accelerate credit uptake ratio up to 30%: Raza Baqir

ISLAMABAD, May 06 (APP): State Bank of Pakistan Governor Reza Baqir Thursday said the new scheme for the SME sector would accelerate the credit uptake ratio of the smaller businesses up to 30 percent approximately during three years. He was briefing Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin through video link during his meeting… Continue reading New schemes for SMEs to accelerate credit uptake ratio up to 30%: Raza Baqir

Rs 40 bn worth of applications received under low cost housing loan: Reza Baqir

ISLAMABAD, Mar 28 (APP): Governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), Raza Baqir on Sunday said that under the Naya Pakistan Housing Programme, the banks have so far received applications worth of over Rs 40 billion for construction of low cast housing. Speaking at National Bank of Pakistan’s telethon on low cost housing loan, the governor… Continue reading Rs 40 bn worth of applications received under low cost housing loan: Reza Baqir

Over 80 thousand Roshan Digital Accounts opened till date: SBP Governor

APP55-120221 KARACHI: February 12 - Governor State Bank of Pakistan Dr. Reza Baqir addressing during the launching of Roshan Digital Account. APP photo by Abbas Mehdi

KARACHI, Feb 12 (APP):Governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Reza Baqir on Friday said that overseas Pakistanis from 97 countries had open Roshan Digital Accounts (RDA) and thus now were connected to Pakistani banking. Addressing as a chief guest at a launch event of HabibMetro Roshan Digital Account at a local hotel, SBP Governor said… Continue reading Over 80 thousand Roshan Digital Accounts opened till date: SBP Governor

Over 8,000 applications received under housing markup subsidy scheme: PM told

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ISLAMABAD, Feb 11 (APP): Prime Minister Imran Khan Thursday was told that within few weeks of its launch, the banks had received over 8,000 applications under the scheme of subsidy on mark-up of low-cost housing loan. State Bank of Pakistan Governor Reza Baqir, in a meeting of National Coordination Committee on Housing, Construction and Development,… Continue reading Over 8,000 applications received under housing markup subsidy scheme: PM told

Digital economy a great hope for Pakistan’s development: Cheng Xizhong

BEIJING, Jan. 9 (APP): Prime Minister Imran Khan was expected to launch the first phase of Pakistan’s Instant Payments System, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Governor Dr Reza Baqir has said recently while steering the third nation-wide stakeholders’ meeting on Digital Financial Services. “This move demonstrates that Pakistan is accelerating digitization of the country, which… Continue reading Digital economy a great hope for Pakistan’s development: Cheng Xizhong

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