Monthly Archives: May 2015

UNISAME APPRECIATES BRAND PROMOTION EFFORTS OF MINCOM/TDAP

May 27, 2015 |

KARACHI: The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) has appreciated the efforts of the ministry of commerce (MINCOM) in making plans for enhancing exports of Pakistani rice by encouraging promotion of brands and seeking new markets for different varieties of rice. UNISAME thanked the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) and MINCOM for their […more]

SENIOR CITIZENS BADLY AFFECTED DUE TO LOWERING OF PROFIT ON SAVINGS

May 24, 2015 |

Whilst appreciating the reduction in discount rates by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) in the monetary policy, the Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) has voiced serious concern for the senior citizens and those depending on profits on savings in banks and financial institutions and having no other source of income. President UNISAME […more]

UNISAME REITERATES DEMANDS FOR FACILITATING MSMES IN BUDGET

May 22, 2015 |

The Union of Small and medium Enterprises (UNISAME) in a prior to budget meeting of its forum urged the federal finance minister Ishaq Dar to ensure facilities for the majority sector namely the micro,small and medium enterprises (MSME) and to ensure a balanced budget providing level playing field to all sectors of the economy. UNISAME […more]

RICE STAKEHOLDERS IN TURMOIL

May 20, 2015 |

The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises¬† (UNISAME ) has invited the attention of the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) to the adverse situation faced by the rice growers, processors, exporters and merchants due to the lack of demand, high cost of production and above all no support from the government. In India there are subsidies […more]

Zulfikar Thaver urges all stakeholders to focus on micro, small and primary sector…PPI

May 16, 2015 |

Karachi, May 14, 2015 (PPI-OT): Thaver said the medium sector is doing fairly well but the micro enterprises and the small entrepreneurs need access to finance. He said we are of the opinion that the micro finance banks financing limit needs to be enhanced from Rs 500000 to Rs 1 million to enable the micro […more]

Thaver appointed as member board of directors of Advans Pakistan Microfinance Bank Ltd

May 13, 2015 |

The State Bank of Pakistan today approved the appointment of Zulfikar Thaver as independent director of Advans Pakistan Microfinance Bank Ltd. Thaver a member of the National Committee of SMEs (NCSMEs) and president of the Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) has been working passionately for the sector since the last 14 years and […more]

UNISAME URGES PM TO FACILITATE MICRO & SME SECTOR IN BUDGET

May 12, 2015 |

The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) has submitted road map to the prime minister (PM) Mian Nawaz Sharif and urged him to ensure that the budget making committee does not over look the crucial requirements of the majority sector which is the engine of growth and the backbone of the economy. President UNISAME […more]

UNISAME URGES PM TO COMPREHEND HARDSHIPS OF COMMON MAN

May 7, 2015 |

The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) invited the attention of the prime minister (PM) to the difficulties faced by the common man and reminded him that Pakistan is a welfare state and the government is duty bound to look after all ages of its citizens in the best possible manner and remove as […more]

UNISAME URGES MINCOM TO REVIVE RICE INDUSTRY WITH SMEDA’S HELP

May 4, 2015 |

The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) has invited the attention of federal commerce minister Khurram Dastagir to the closure of rice processing units and urged him to save the traditional export oriented industry from collapse by doing some out of box thinking and implementing the decision before the planting season of all varieties […more]

UNISAME URGES SME UNITS TO MAKE THEIR WORKERS COMFORTABLE

May 1, 2015 |

The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises¬† (UNISAME) advised it’s members and entrepreneurs to recognize the dignity of labour and make life comfortable for their employees who play an important role in the success of any business at a May Day commemoration meeting of SMEs. President UNISAME Zulfikar Thaver said fair wages is no charity […more]

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