PM urges FBR to expand tax base with advanced technology 

Will resign rather than succumbing to pressure from tax evaders, mafias and dishonest bureaucrats, says Shehbaz Sharif

Sindh Govt to present 2024-2025 budget on June 14

Focus on salary increases and ongoing development projects

PM Shehbaz expands economic uplift team with eight new experts

Committee to include Oxford and Cambridge professors, aims to develop Home-grown Economic Plan

FBR unaware of 55% production lines in key sectors

Over half of production lines in critical tax evasion-prone sectors were unknown to the bureau, impacting potential tax collections

FBR blocks over 11,000 SIMs of non-tax filers amid legal disputes

Over 11,000 SIMs of non-tax filers blocked as FBR intensifies tax compliance efforts

IMF demands parliamentary approval for critical economic reforms by June 30

Revised tax measures and energy tariffs under discussion as govt aims to meet IMF conditions for financial aid

KE receives NEPRA’s approval for power acquisition programme

Approval of programme sets stage for energy capacity expansion through 2028

Pakistan, Turkiye agree to increase bilateral trade to $5bn

Dar highlights strong defense ties and mutual support in regional conflicts at joint press conference with Turkish FM

Audit uncovers Rs2.4bn irregularities in Balochistan dam projects

Construction delays and unauthorised expenditures escalate costs in 100 dam projects in Balochistan

IMF ‘unsatisfied’ with Pakistan’s steps of bringing real estate into tax net

Govt proposes banking channels for real estate transactions to meet IMF documentation standards

Govt faces IMF pressure to overhaul tax laws, limit tax incentives

Fund advocates for the removal of FBR and cabinet privileges in granting tax incentives

No strategic SOEs, says finance minister ahead of major privatization push

Finance Minister Muhammad Aurangzeb declared there are no strategic SOEs, emphasizing the need for privatization to enhance efficiency and attract both local and foreign investment

IMF demands pension tax on retired govt employees

Fund's support team reaches Pakistan to discuss new larger programme

PM directs formulation of trade policies to boost exports, business sector

Sharif has mandated the development of new trade policies aimed at bolstering the business sector and increasing competitiveness of Pakistani exports

Cabinet committee principally approves 24 entities for Privatisation Programme

Priority shall be accorded to privatisation of loss-making entities