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Nasir Jamal

Enormous skill gap

The demand for skilled labour is enormous and far surpasses the supply. Published Oct 05, 2015 06:51am

Trade skills improve profits

Kohinoor Textile’s home textiles business performed well, in large part owing to lower raw material costs and the Published Sep 21, 2015 07:37am

Need for a bankruptcy law

The anti-corruption agency’s actions have spawned a sense of harassment among the business community in Punjab. Updated Sep 14, 2015 08:24am

Punjab: well begun, but only half done

MOHAMMAD Ramzan, a construction worker from a village on the outskirts of Bahawalpur, was 19 when the world adopted... Published Sep 13, 2015 06:50am

Tractor industry’s cyclic growth

Need for mechanisation of agriculture to sustain growth in farm output, increase per-acre yield: CEO AGTL Updated Sep 07, 2015 08:21am

Footprints: Forgotten already?

The dusty road linking Hussain Khanwala needs to be treaded a little more often, and a little more earnestly. Published Sep 04, 2015 06:56am

Tremors in capital markets

Even though the tremors felt in Pakistan because of developments in China have apparently subsided, opinion remains Published Aug 31, 2015 06:32am

Sustaining market share

The company has launched a $100m investment plan to increase its production capacity to 1m units over the next two years Published Aug 24, 2015 06:39am

Boom in furniture business

Furniture industry in Gujrat has grown bigger on the back of domestic sales. And a majority of furniture makers has yet Published Aug 17, 2015 06:26am

Fan manufacturing hub

The fan industry contributes around 0.15pc to GDP and employs 25,000-30,000 people. Updated Aug 10, 2015 09:36am

Traders observe countrywide strike

Second call for shutter-down strikes against increase in rate, scope of WHT on banking transactions for non-taxpayers. Updated Aug 06, 2015 07:27am

1pc GDP at risk from floods

The World Bank estimates that Pakistan has suffered losses in excess of $18bn because of natural disasters. Updated Aug 03, 2015 09:21am

Govt invites textile leaders for talks

LAHORE: Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has invited the All-Pakistan Textile Mills Association (Aptma) leadership... Published Aug 01, 2015 06:59am

Focus-shift to domestic market

Pakistan's textile industry was structured from the very beginning to manufacture commodity textiles for intl markets. Updated Jul 27, 2015 08:37am