Monthly Archives: September 2020

SMEs call for extending SBP’s refinance scheme…Express Tribune

Sep 30, 2020 |

SMEs call for extending SBP’s refinance scheme State Bank set to discontinue initiative on September 30 Usman Hanif September 30, 2020 Businessmen and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have urged the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to extend deadline for the Refinance Scheme for Payment of Wages and Salaries, launched to support businesses in retaining […more]

Pakistan should apply for Basmati GI tag for EU: Unisame

Sep 20, 2020 |

Karachi: The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) has urged the adviser to the prime minister Imran Khan for commerce Abdul Razzak Dawood to take immediate notice of the fact that India has applied to the European Union for the geographical indications (GI) tag for their basmati rice and Pakistan should also apply without […more]

SME FARMERS SEEK GOVT’S SUPPORT…The Financial Daily 11/09/2020

Sep 11, 2020 |

The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) is disheartened and disappointed that the government has not taken measures to restore the SME farm sector and has urged prime minister (PM) Imran Khan to give top priority and also raise voice for donations from the international community as the SME farmers and SMEs are devastated […more]

Supporting SMEs during Covid-19

Sep 7, 2020 |

Private sector just as vulnerable to damage as other sectors of economy Tehreem Husain September 06, 2020 NORTHAMPTON: Covid-19 has disrupted millions of lives around the world. As governments work towards mitigating the deleterious effects of the pandemic on their respective populations, the private sector has a critical role to play in supporting the country […more]


Sep 6, 2020 |

Rains devastate rural economy…..EXPRESS TRIBUNE Almost 80% of cotton crop in Sindh damaged Our Correspondent September 06, 2020 PHOTO: REUTERS PHOTO: REUTERS KARACHI: As urban areas drew the spotlight after record rains lashed the country, the rural regions of middle and lower Sindh too faced the terrible consequences of the downpour, which damaged different crops […more]