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Finance Minister lauds Saudi government’s support for investment projects in Pakistan

September 28, 2022 |

Finance Minister Muhammad Ishaq Dar has expressed deep gratitude to Saudi government over unstinted support for pursuing investment projects in Pakistan.  He expressed these views during meeting with Ambassador of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Nawaf Bin Said Al-Malki who called on him in Islamabad on Wednesday. Finance Minister extended warm welcome to the Ambassador of […]

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FBR Sets Up Specialized Department to Increase Tax Collection

September 28, 2022 |

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has established a specialized department under the banner of the Directorate General (DG) of Compliance Risk Management to increase compliance and tax collection from potential sectors of the economy. In this connection, the FBR issued S.R.O. 1796(1)2022 on Wednesday to lay down the functions, jurisdiction, and powers of the […]

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Pakistan does not want charity but economic justice: FM

September 27, 2022 |

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that Pakistan does not want charity but economic justice as it produces only 0.8 percent carbon but it is the most affected country due to global warming. Addressing a dialogue held in Wilson Centre in Washington, he said that thirty-three million people of Pakistan have been affected while […]

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Canada announces $5m aid for flood victims of Pakistan

August 30, 2022 |

Canada has announced five million dollars aid for the flood victims of Pakistan.During a meeting with the office bearers of local Pakistani Canadian organizations in Ottawa, Pakistan’s High Commissioner to Canada Zaheer Janjua thanked the Canadian gove…

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PM emphasizes need to focus on cheap sources of electricity

August 29, 2022 |

Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has emphasized the need to focus on cheap sources of electricity like solar, wind and hydel power.Talking to media during his visit to Mohmand Dam Project site in district Mohmand on Monday, he said the country is…

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Miftah laments PTI leaders for allegedly conspiring to sabotage IMF program

August 29, 2022 |

Finance Minister Miftah Ismail has lamented PTI and its leaders for allegedly conspiring to sabotage the IMF program.Talking to media in Islamabad on Monday, he said our government put our politics at stake to save the state by taking tough decisions t…

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PM terms revival of IMF program positive development for national economy

August 29, 2022 |

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has termed the revival of the IMF program as a positive development for Pakistan’s economy.In a statement today (Monday), he said the restoration of the IMF program has eliminated the threat of economic bankruptcy of Pakis…

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Pakistan needs major shift in macroeconomic policies to address inequalities: Shazia

August 25, 2022 |

Federal Minister for Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety, Shazia Marri has said that the current devastated floods which the country is confronted with reiterate the need to invest more in social protection and develop resilience to address the inequ…

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Finance Minister seeks support of int’l development partners for flood affectees

August 25, 2022 |

Minister for Finance Miftah Ismail has urged international development partners to extend broad based support and assistance to the recent flood affectees in Pakistan.He was talking to World Food Program’s Special Advisor on Maternal and Child Health a…

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Saudi Arabia to invest $1 billion in Pakistan

August 25, 2022 |

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, has issued a directive to invest one billion dollars in Pakistan to support Pakistan economy and its people.This was confirmed during a telephonic conversation between Foreign Mi…

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Country’s economic stability linked with political stability: Baligh

August 24, 2022 |

Punjab Governor Muhammad Baligh-ur-Rehman says country’s economic stability is linked with political stability.Talking to members of National and Provincial Assembly in Lahore, he said all the political parties have to play their role in the developmen…

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GB Finance Minister calls for accelerating relief activities in flood-hit areas

August 24, 2022 |

Gilgit Baltistan Finance Minister Javed Ali Manwa has called to accelerate relief and rehabilitation activities in flood affected areas. He stated this while visiting Nagar valley along with newly constituted Gilgit Baltistan Disaster Management commit…

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