SSGC jacks up LPG prices by Rs10 per kg

The Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) has increased the LPG prices by Rs10 per kilogram after which domestic cylinder and commercial cylinder...

Pakistan offers a range of investment opportunities says: PM Nawaz Sharif

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif said that the country offers a range of investment opportunities owing to continued economic growth and increased...

Pakistan’s foreign borrowings may cross $11b

The government plans to obtain $8.1b worth of new foreign loans in the upcoming financial year 2017-18 for project and budget financing...

FBR’s anti-money laundering cell starts probe into bitcoin trading

Islamabad: The Federal Board of Revenue’s (FBR) anti-money laundering cell of the Directorate General of Intelligence and Investigation, Inland Revenue ((I&I-IR) on...

Finance Minister to launch Economic Survey 2016-17 today

Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, will formally launch the Economic Survey 2016-17 on Thursday. The minister will share the key economic...

Budget preparations continue in full swing

For the announcement of the federal budget for financial year 2017/18, the preparations continue in full swing in accordance with the prescribed...

Govt taking steps to ease tax payment mechanism: BOI

The Board of Investment (BoI) has said government's focus was on tax reforms and further steps to ease payment of tax mechanism...

OGRA permits SNGPL and SSGC to lay gas pipelines

ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) has allowed Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) and Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC)...

Pakistan Tanners Association urges govt to withdraw duty on raw material import

The Pakistan Tanners Association (PTA) has called for removal of customs duty on the imports of basic raw material in the upcoming...

External debt servicing to be 25pc more than a year ago says: SBP report

A State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) report released recently has said that Pakistan’s external debt servicing will be 25pc higher than a...

UNIDO develops $3m proposal for Agro-Industry development programme

ISLAMABAD: United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) developed a project proposal on Agro-Industry Development Programme for Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) targeting fresh...

Punjab government wants GST abolished on agricultural inputs in upcoming budget

Punjab government has sent a letter to the Ministry of Finance for abolishing general sales tax (GST) on agricultural inputs in the...

Real estate investment trust’s unable to seek funds from PSX due to high taxation regime

Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) has seen a dearth of listings from the real estate sector despite construction booming in the country. This...

CPEC to help hotel industry revival: Sindh Governor

Sindh governor Muhammad Zubair said on Tuesday that the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project is set to pave way for fresh avenues...

US military aid to Pakistan may convert into loans

The Trump administration's budget proposal would convert some of the United States' foreign military grants to loans, affecting several countries, including Pakistan. The...