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APBF condemns brutal violence on Rohingya Muslims

The All Pakistan Business Forum on Thursday condemned the brutal violence on the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar, asking the United Nations, developed countries and all other international agencies to raise the voice against this […]

Rupee depreciation inflicts great loss to economy: APBF

As the recent local currency depreciation has inflicted great loss to the national economy and cost of deals done by the businessmen with their foreign counterparts have jumped manifold, the All Pakistan Business Forum (APBF) […]

No concrete measures for job creation in budget: APBF

All Pakistan Business Forum president Ibrahim Qureshi has said that Pakistan needs 2.5 million jobs annually but the government has taken concrete measures neither in federal nor in Punjab budgets for job creations for the […]

APBF protest against return of massive power outages

All Pakistan Business Forum President Ibrahim Qureshi has strongly protested against the return of massive power outages, which was crippling business activities across the country.

After rise in temperature the demand and supply gap has touched […]

APBF gears up for Federal Budget proposals for 2017-18

The All Pakistan Business Forum (APBF) has started consultations for the final preparation of the Federal Budget proposals for 2016/17.
This was announced in a meeting held to finalise the proposals for the upcoming budget. The […]

APBF asks govt to oppose Indian dams in held Kashmir

The As the India has accepted Pakistan invitation to attend Indus Water Treaty dispute talks in Lahore, the All Pakistan Business Forum has asked the government to warn the Indian Commissioner of its fast-tracked hydropower […]

APBF for reducing tax ratio to keep oil rates stable

The All Pakistan Business Forum (APBF) has criticised the government for increasing fuel prices and termed it bad news for the country’s economy, as two weeks after the rate hike, the government on March 1 […]

APBF condemns Mall Road bomb blast

The All Pakistan Business Forum (APBF) President Ibrahim Qureshi, condemning the brutal bomb attack on The Mall, has expressed his heart-felt condolences to the families of the police officers and other innocent people, who lost […]

APBF calls for promoting FDI

The All Pakistan Business Forum has urged the government to promote foreign direct investment (FDI) which has been maintaining a steady decline from a $5.2 billion peak in 2007-08 despite the government spending on overseas […]

Low credit to private sector hinders economic growth

The All Pakistan Business Forum has urged the central bank to review its credit policies to facilitate the private sector, which remained very thin at Rs.18 billion against Rs. 28 billion of last year despite […]