‘Railways earned record Rs453m in first week of Dec’

Sh Rasheed says the department saved 650,000-litre fuel despite starting 20 new trains in three monthsLAHORE: Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad said on Saturday...

Differences over devaluation surfaced in fiscal policy board meeting

Finance Minister asks SBP to develop information sharing mechanism on major decisions, meanwhile, government expects improvement in economy after January 2019

UK urged to help Pakistan tackle money laundering

LONDON: Information Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain urged the United Kingdom to work in collaboration with Pakistan to eliminate the scourge of money laundering.He was talking...

PM Imran won’t change economic team, Haq claims

PM’s Special Assistant on Political Affairs Naeemul Haq on Thursday claimed that no member of the government’s economic team, including Finance Minister Asad Umar,...

Payment of Rs7.7m in salaries to suspended SECP chairman irks AG

Sources claim that the commission paid Zafar Hijazi on the directions of former finance minister Ishaq DarKARACHI: The auditors of the Auditor General (AG)...

Govt to cut down its expenses by 10pc

In line with the government’s austerity drive, the finance ministry on Tuesday issued a notification announcing a ban on new postings and the purchase...

15 national institutions deleted from privatisation list, Senate body told

ISLAMABAD: The Senate’s Standing Committee on Privatisation was informed that 15 national institutions have been deleted from the privatisation list while eight have been included.The...

Pakistan, Iran discuss measures to achieve $5bn trade target

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Iran have agreed to hold the 21st session of the Joint Economic Commission (JEC) early next year with an aim to enhance...

Govt not involved in rupee devaluation: PM

Prime minister says he found out about the dollar hike through televisionPrime Minister Imran Khan said on Monday that the State Bank of...

PM lauds Power Minister Omar Ayub over steps against power theft

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday congratulated Minister for Power Division Omar Ayub Khan and his ministry for taking steps against power theft, reducing...

Pakistan Railways’ 100-day mission accomplished: Sh Rasheed

‘PR has earned Rs2 billion in last four months’LAHORE: Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed on Saturday said that his ministry fulfilled the promise of adding...

Pakistan, Switzerland agree to exchange financial information

In a major step towards bringing back the looted wealth, Pakistan and Swiss governments have signed a memorandum of understanding which would enable them to...

Economic diplomacy among govt’s top priorities: Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that economic diplomacy was one of the top priorities of his government's foreign policy.In a meeting with...

Pakistan calls for enhancing trade among Asian countries

ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary delegation, led by Senator Muhammad Ali Saif, has stressed on enhancing trade and economic linkages among the Asian countries for shared and...

PM directs new legislation to keep tabs on money laundering

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed that a new legislation should be finalised within a week's time to effectively deal with the offences related...

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