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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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Govt taking all possible steps to resolve issues of business community: President

September 10, 2020 |

President Dr Arif Alvi has said that business community of Karachi had been playing a key role in the national economy and the government is taking all possible steps to resolve their issues. He was talking to a delegation of business community that called on him at the Governor House in Karachi. Governor Sindh Imran […]

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Punjab Rozgar Scheme would boost economic activities : Aslam

September 10, 2020 |

Punjab Minister for Industries and Trade Mian Aslam Iqbal has said that Punjab Rozgar Scheme would boost economic and business activities in the province. He expressed these views while presiding over a meeting of Punjab Small Industries Corporation Board (PSICB) here at Committee Room of PSICB. During the meeting features, terms and conditions of Punjab […]

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Hafeez stresses need to establish link b/w NADRA, FBR for data sharing

September 10, 2020 |

Adviser on Finance and Revenue Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has stressed on the need to establish a link between NADRA and FBR for data sharing and data analytics. He was chairing the second meeting of the FBR Policy Board in Islamabad today. He created a subgroup of members to point out and sort the difficulties […]

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Govt trying to provide all possible facilities to investors: Shibli Faraz

September 10, 2020 |

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz says the government is trying to provide all possible facilities to investors. Talking to a Careem Pakistan delegation which called on him in Islamabad today (Thursday) the Minister said international and national travel services can be effective in promoting Pakistan’s culture and tourism. He said the government is […]

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Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan agree to increase mutual trade

September 10, 2020 |

Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan have agreed to increase mutual trade and comprehensively upgrade bilateral cooperation in all fields including political, economic, regional connectivity and people to people contacts. The understanding was reached during a meeting between Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and his Kyrgyz Counterpart Chingiz Azamatovich Aidarbekov on the sidelines of Shanghai Cooperation Organization Council […]

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FBR uploads Income Tax Returns Forms for Tax Year-2020 on its website

September 9, 2020 |

Federal Board of Revenue has uploaded the Income Tax Returns Forms for Tax Year-2020 on its website. This was announced by FBR’s spokesperson Syed Nadeem Hussain Rizvi in a news confrence in Islamabad today. He siad FBR has further simplified the Income Tax Returns for salaried class and small retailers. He said the small retailers […]

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Asad lauds WB’s support during Coronavirus pandemic

September 8, 2020 |

Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar has lauded the support provided by the World Bank to Pakistan during the Coronavirus pandemic. Meeting with the newly appointed Country Director of the World Bank in Pakistan Najy Benhassine in Islamabad on Tuesday, he appreciated the strong working relationship between the government of Pakistan and […]

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Australia expresses interest to invest in energy sector of Pakistan

September 7, 2020 |

Australian iron ore company Fortescue Metals Group Ltd. has expressed keen interest to invest in renewable energy sector and green industry in Pakistan. The interest was expressed by the company’s Chairman Andrew Forrest at a meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad today. Andrew Forrest expressed the hope that the investment by Fortescue Group […]

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2nd vessel carrying 65,000 metric tons of wheat reaches Karachi from Ukraine

September 6, 2020 |

Second vessel carrying 65,000 metric tons of wheat has reached Karachi from Ukraine. According to statement of National Food Security, efforts are being made not only to tackle the ongoing wheat price hike issue but also to keep the strategic wheat reserves at required levels. It said the third wheat import vessel carrying 69,000 metric […]

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