High-powered committee formed to tackle country’s economic woes

National Development Council, to be chaired by PM Imran Khan, will also have Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa as...

PM Imran says no to dollar at SCO

PM urges SCO to finalise arrangements for trade in local currencies, set up SCO bank  Says Organisation needs to advance goals of peaceful...

71 out of 84 sugar mills declared losses in FY19: FBR chief

'FBR has agreed to reduce withholding tax for registered sugar dealers'ISLAMABAD: In a briefing to the Senate's Standing Committee on Finance on Tuesday, Federal...

FBR receives data of withholding taxes from banks

People asked to disclose undeclared bank accounts under amnesty scheme by June 30ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has received details of all...

Investors urged to register Rs40,000 prize bonds before April 2020

ISLAMABAD: The government on Thursday offered relaxation to the bearers of Rs40,000 denomination prize bonds, allowing the investors to register their unregistered bonds by March...

Petrol price likely to be hiked by Rs5 per litre

A further hike of Rs5 in the price of petrol is expected in view of the devaluation of Pakistani Rupee and an increase in...

‘PM Office expenses reduced by 32pc’

Finance ministry says PM Office slashed 35pc human resource and massively reduced expenditure on refreshments, fuels and procurement of equipmentISLAMABAD: Owing to the ongoing...

Rs176bn allocated for Balochistan under PSDP 2019-20, NA told

'The previous govt had only kept Rs7bn for Balochistan projects'ISLAMABAD: Planning, Development and Reforms Minister Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar on Thursday informed the National Assembly...

Gwadar Master Plan to be finalised soon: minister

'A robust policy is being devised to transform the coastal city into a regional hub of trade and business activities'ISLAMABAD: Planning, Development & Reform...

Argentinian investors urged to explore Pakistani market

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi said on Monday that Pakistan's unique geographical location and investment-friendly regime offered lucrative business opportunities to foreign businessmen.In a meeting...

Online tax profiling system launched

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Friday formally launched the online FBR Tax Profiling System with an aim to enable 53 million people...

Work on CPEC’s eastern route to be expedited: minister

ISLAMABAD: Planning, Development & Reform Minister Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar and Ambassador of China Yao Jing have agreed to expedite the work on the China Pakistan...

Pakistan, World Bank sign loan agreements worth $918m

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and World Bank (WB) on Tuesday signed three loan agreements worth $918 million to help support revenue mobilisation and higher education development...

KP unveils Rs900bn budget for 2019-20

12 per cent reduction in KP cabinet members' salaries PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Finance Minister Taimur Khan Jhagra on Tuesday presented the provincial budget 2019-20, with...

Shozib Ali PTI’s favourite for SECP top slot

Sources said that Prime Minister Imran Khan will choose a name among the three candidates who will become the next chairman and will perform his responsibilities.

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Qatar to invest $22bn in Pakistan: report

Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani will visit Pakistan on June 23 (Sunday), a private media house reported on Monday.According to details, Qatar...

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