Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Mon, 18 Feb 2019 12:50:24 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.9 Pakistan super league: growing in stature & popularity! http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/pakistan-super-league-growing-in-stature-popularity/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/pakistan-super-league-growing-in-stature-popularity/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 20:00:46 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25661 Kudos to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for successfully staging the fourth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) in 2019, which is presently under way; and the first game of this edition between Lahore Qalandars and Islamabad United was exactly the mouth-watering, nail-biting rollercoaster ride cricket starved Pakistani fans had been praying for. With …

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High PSL passion and the business boom http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/high-psl-passion-and-the-business-boom/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/high-psl-passion-and-the-business-boom/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 19:59:12 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25679 The craze of Twenty20 these days are developing very fast as this new short format of cricket has taking fast popularity since the 12 years of its creation within the long history of the game of cricket famous for Tests and One days in the world. The advancement of the T20 game despite entertainment for …

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Economic benefits of PSL http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/economic-benefits-of-psl/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/economic-benefits-of-psl/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 19:58:27 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25646 The Pakistan Super League (PSL) has made the Pakistan Cricket Board(PCB) richer, the broadcasters are smiling, and the fans are not complaining either. As for the franchisees, some are still wondering when they are going to break even, but the others are happy with the eyeballs and the brand-building. The key attraction is the presence …

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PSL – Pakistan’s largest investment in global cricketing product http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/psl-pakistans-largest-investment-in-global-cricketing-product/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/psl-pakistans-largest-investment-in-global-cricketing-product/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 19:57:14 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25599 Habib Bank of Pakistan (HBL) has renewed its contract for next three years with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) as the official title sponsor of Pakistan Super League (PSL). The new deal is worth three times more than the original agreement signed ahead of the fourth edition of the glittering tournament PCB is likely to receive …

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PSL: A lucrative league in South Asia http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/psl-a-lucrative-league-in-south-asia/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/psl-a-lucrative-league-in-south-asia/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 19:56:01 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25628 In the cricket world, Pakistan Super League (PSL) emerged as one of the most valuable leagues in South Asia after the rise of Indian Premier League (IPL) and Big Bash League (BBL). This month, the fourth edition of PSL has been kicked off with a total of 34 matches out of which 26 will be …

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Driving organization’s sustainability through diversity & inclusion http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/driving-organizations-sustainability-through-diversity-inclusion/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/driving-organizations-sustainability-through-diversity-inclusion/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 19:55:28 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25689 An Interview with Zahid Mubarik SHRM-SCP, GPHR, SPHRi Question: how diversity & inclusion is important for sustainability of organization? On 25 September 2015, 193 countries of the United Nations adopted the “2030 Agenda containing 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with 169 targets. It expands the integration of environmental, social, and economic policies and raises the …

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Comparison of PSL with other T20 super leagues http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/comparison-of-psl-with-other-t20-super-leagues/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/comparison-of-psl-with-other-t20-super-leagues/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 19:54:58 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25594 In this article, we will try to take a look at the various Twenty20 international leagues that are being played/launched around the world: Pakistan Super League: The PSL is easily the most ambitious project ever undertaken by the Pakistan Cricket Board and is seen as the ideal tonic for salvaging the declining standards of Pakistan …

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Rising commodity prices a treat for Pakistan economy http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/rising-commodity-prices-a-treat-for-pakistan-economy/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/rising-commodity-prices-a-treat-for-pakistan-economy/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 19:53:18 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25636 It is no secret that bulk of Pakistan’s import consists of energy and food products. Lately, the government has allowed export of half a million tons wheat and millers are expected to produce half a million tons refined sugar. It is therefore, imperative that the business community and the policy makers keep a close eye …

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Cash in tidal, wave energy potential of Balochistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/cash-in-tidal-wave-energy-potential-of-balochistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/cash-in-tidal-wave-energy-potential-of-balochistan/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 19:52:50 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25632 The coastal areas of Balochistan like Gwadar and Pasni in Makran district provide good conditions and climate for installation and working of the tidal energy generators. These projects will control the power shortage problem in the province. With the development of Gwadar into a hub port of the region on the pattern of Dubai, Hong …

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Instant measures required for EoDB and increased exports: Mian Zahid Hussain http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/instant-measures-required-for-eodb-and-increased-exports-mian-zahid-hussain/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/instant-measures-required-for-eodb-and-increased-exports-mian-zahid-hussain/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 19:51:06 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25685 President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President All Karachi Industrial Alliance (AKIA), Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI and former provincial minister, Mian Zahid Hussain on Wednesday said that textile sector plays vital role in Country’s economy; having 8.5 percent share in GDP, 40 percent share in industrial workforce, 25 percent …

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