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TCP to import wheat for additional strategic reserves

September 17, 2020 |

The Trading Corporation of Pakistan will start importing wheat to maintain its supply at a reasonable price and for keeping additional strategic reserves. A decision to this effect was taken by the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet, which met in Islamabad on Thursday with Finance Advisor Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh in the chair. […]

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New web portal opened for payments of Ehsaas Emergency Cash

September 17, 2020 |

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Protection Sania Nishtar says a new web portal (complaints.pass.gov.pk) has been opened to provide ease to the people who are facing issues of biometric verification in the payments of Ehsaas Emergency Cash. In a tweet on Thursday, she also shared an informative video with regard […]

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Business community plays lifeline role in development of country: Shibli

September 16, 2020 |

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz says the business community plays a lifeline role in development of the country. He was addressing the inaugural ceremony of Auditorium Export Display Center at Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry Wednesday. The Information Minister stressed the need of linkage between the business community and academia. He […]

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Petroleum prices to remain unchanged for next 15 days

September 15, 2020 |

The government has decided to maintain the petroleum prices unchanged for next fifteen days. According to Finance Ministry, the previous prices will remain same till 30th of this month.   Source: Radio Pakistan

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Rashakai SEZ will prove to be a game changer: Taimur

September 15, 2020 |

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Finance Taimur Saleem Jhagra says Rashakai Special Economic Zone will prove to be a game changer in economic development of the province. In a tweet on Tuesday, he said Rashakai is ideally located as an export base to Afghanistan and Central Asia, in particular with the incentives on offer for other […]

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ADB to provide Knowledge & Support Technical Assistance to Pakistan

September 15, 2020 |

The Asian Development Bank would provide Knowledge and Support Technical Assistance to Pakistan in order to achieve sustainable food security. The consensus to this regard was developed in a video-link meeting between Federal Secretary Ministry of National Food Security and Research Omer Hameed Khan and Director Asian Development Bank Yasmin Siddiqi today (Tuesday). The ADB […]

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Balochistan Govt initiates multiple agro projects

September 14, 2020 |

The Government of Balochistan has initiated work on multiple agro projects with the aim to enhance the production in the province through modern technologies. Talking to APP, an official of the Balochistan government said that the government started training programmes for farmers and landowners of the province on modern farming methods. He said around 27 […]

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Sale of Conventional NPCs begins through agent banks: Finance Ministry

September 14, 2020 |

The Ministry of Finance says the sale of Conventional Naya Pakistan Certificates (NPCs) began on Monday through agent banks. In a tweet, the Ministry said Roshan Digital Account holders of UBL, HBL, MCB, Alfalah, Standard Chartered and Samba Bank can subscribe to NPCs by visiting NPC page of their respective bank.   Source: Radio Pakistan

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KP provides better environment for investment: Yousafzai

September 13, 2020 |

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Labour and Culture, Shaukat Ali Yousafzai says minimum monthly wage of 17,500 rupees, as fixed by the government for labourers, would be ensured in any circumstances. Addressing a ceremony of in Haripur on Sunday, he ruled out any compromise on the standard of education in Focus Grammar Schools established for imparting […]

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Govt evolving effective policies to boost industrial sector: Dawood

September 13, 2020 |

Adviser to the Prime Minister on Commerce, Industries and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood has said the government is evolving effective policies to boost industrial sector. Addressing a meeting at Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry, he said that the government is making all out efforts for ease of doing business in the country to expedite […]

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FBR announces to introduce automated system of e-filing of appeals

September 11, 2020 |

Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has announced to introduce automated system of e-filing of appeals. In a webinar session with petitioners, the Board said the automation system will be launched soon to enable the taxpayers to e-file appeals against orders by income tax authorities on the Iris Web Portal. This will also facilitate the Commissioner […]

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Pakistan invites German companies to invest in different sectors

September 11, 2020 |

Pakistan has invited German companies to invest in different sectors, including Agriculture, Information Technologies, Tourism and Renewable Energy. The invitation was given by Foreign Secretary Suhail Mahmood while representing Pakistan at the 5th session of Pakistan-Germany Strategic Dialogue via video conference. The Foreign Secretary briefed on the economic development and investment opportunities in Pakistan, including […]

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