Tag: SME

UK department for International Development to support SME via Karandaaz

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Department for International Development (DFID), UK is supporting development of small and medium enterprise (SME) sector through Karandaaz Pakistan. DFID Director General for Economic Development, Rachel Turner, joined signing of an agreement between CEO Karandaaz Pakistan, Mr. Ali Sarfraz and Head of Retail, Bank Alfalah, Mr. Khurram Hussain during his visit to Pakistan. Karandaaz Pakistan will […]…Read More

China asked to boost Pakistan’s SME sector

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The Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) pointed out that the government must develop an effective strategy to attract Chinese investment in joint ventures in the SME sector which offer low-cost job creation and rapid poverty reduction. Atif Ikram Sheikh, Chairman Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry Regional Committee on […]…Read More

ICT role in SME sector growth

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THERE IS hardly any iota of doubt that Information and Communications Technology (ICT) has a key role to play in driving innovation and competitiveness for small businesses and the IT sector itself. But at the same time equipping the labour force with the right skills and providing access to high-tech infrastructure are still major grey areas especially in Pakistan that need a serious review to fully tap the ICT potential. Though presently, huge investments have been made on ICT especially in…Read More

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