Govt to file criminal cases in light of sugar probe: PM’s aide

–Shahzad Akbar terms sugar probe report a charge-sheet against former PM Abbasi –Abbasi says PM Imran, Punjab CM Buzdar, Asad Umar ‘real culprits...

President asks PIA to expedite compensation to crash victims’ heirs

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has directed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Pakistan International Airlines, Air Marshal Arshad Malik to expedite the process...
ECC meeting

ECC approves disbursement criteria for Rs200bn Islamic Sukuk

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) on Saturday approved the criteria for the disbursement of Rs200 billion, received through Islamic Sukuk, in...

Javed Jabbar resigns from 10th NFC after backlash

Former senator says stepping down from office 'to enable representation on basis of broad political consensus' 

Amid soaring cases, govt mulls opening more sectors

–NCOC recommends keeping schools closed till August, restaurants to remain restricted to takeaway service only –Marriage halls likely to be allowed to operate...

20% salary, pension raise likely for govt employees

The budget for financial year 2020-21 has good news for government employees who are expected to get a raise of 20 per...

First cargo ship carrying wheat, urea reaches Gwadar: Asim

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting and Chairman CPEC Authority Lieutenant General (retired) Asim Saleem Bajwa says first...
ECC meeting

ECC asks energy ministry to explain Sukuk disbursement method

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) on Friday directed the energy ministry to furnish the "disbursement methodology" of circular debt. Adviser to Prime...

PM’s aide terms Covid-19 ‘an opportunity to reshape business models’

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood said on Friday that the Covid-19 pandemic has certainly brought...
Oil storage

HDIP asked to check POL stocks with OMCs, refineries and retail outlets

ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has asked the Hydrocarbon Development Institute of Pakistan (HDIP) to physically check and confirm...

Railways to operate 10 more passenger trains from June 1

Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed said on Friday that from June 1, around 10 additional passenger trains will begin operations. Talking...

Ogra recommends Rs7 per litre cut in petrol price

ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has recommended the Petroleum Division to reduce the price of petrol by Rs7.06 per...

Syed Masoud Naqvi appointed SECP Policy Board chairman

ISLAMABAD: The finance ministry has finally appointed Syed Masoud Naqvi as chairman of the SECP Policy Board, while the Securities and Exchange...

Razak Dawood expects Pakistan’s EODB ranking to improve by 20 positions

Adviser says Pakistan's position likely to improve from 108 to 88 in World Bank's Ease of Doing Business Index

PM stresses financial discipline for economic stability

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday emphasised upon the need to ensure financial discipline and continuation of institutional reforms in order...