WAPDA to award Diamer-Bhasha Dam contract this month

--'The project is divided into six major components, for which separate contracts will be awarded in a phased manner' --'The dam part of...

Govt starts clinical trial of locally made ventilators

LAHORE: The government has started conducting clinical trials of locally made ventilators and in this regard, the prototypes of two already developed ventilators...
Dr-Hafeez-Shaikh

‘All resources being utilised to protect economy from virus impact’

--Hafeez Shaikh says after announcing a historic package, govt now striving to ensure transparent distribution of relief money --Says all sales tax...

Pakistan to reduce LNG import from Qatar amid decline in consumption

ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to reduce the monthly import of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from Qatar due to a significant decline...

Govt projects 5.1pc economic growth in next three years

Defence spending to be increased ‘in light of the geopolitical situation’

SBP launches online game to promote financial literacy

KARACHI: The National Financial Literacy Program for Youth (NFLP-Y), which is run jointly by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and the...

Govt lambasted for missing revenue targets

PML-N leader doubts govt's seriousness, says no update on FBR chairman since December 2019

ADB sells $4.5b two-year global bonds in largest-ever single tranche outing

MANILA, PHILIPPINES:  The Asian Development Bank (ADB) returned to the US dollar bond market on March 31 with the pricing of a...

Rs280 billion allocated to purchase wheat, says Hammad 

Planning Minister Asad Umar has underlined the need for a united national response to meet the challenge of Coronavirus pandemic. He was briefing...

Rangers to ensure movement of goods transport across country

The federal cabinet, which met in Islamabad the other day with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair, decided to restore food...

FBR extends date for payment of sales tax, federal excise return

The Federal Board of Revenue has further extended the date of payment of sales Tax and federal excise return for the tax...

Govt trying to reschedule loans from int’l lenders, says Qureshi

Foreign minister says rescheduled amount will be used to facilitate health sector

FBR to devise ‘transparent central system’ for issuance of refunds

In compliance of decision taken by the federal government to address the grievance of the business community, the Federal Board of Revenue...

Govt extends Rs40,000 prize bond encashment date till June 30

ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Tuesday extended the date of encashment/redemption of Rs40,000 denomination national prize bonds for another three months. “In term...

Dollar continues climb against rupee

The value of the US dollar slightly against the rupee as it depreciated by 60 paisa in interbank session  The rupee was closed...