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Govt to continue efforts for export-oriented sustainable growth: Dr. Hafeez

November 19, 2020 |

Prime Minister’s Adviser Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has said the government will continue its efforts for an export-oriented and domestic productivity-driven sustainable growth in the country. In a tweet on Thursday, he said the PTI government inherited a Current Account Deficit of 19.2 billion dollars, which we reduced to three billion dollars in last fiscal […]

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Rupee Witnesses Its Biggest Drop Against the US Dollar in 5 Months

November 18, 2020 |

The Pakistani rupee further weakened against the USD on Wednesday. This is the second consecutive day where the rupee has fallen after a 22-day winning streak against the greenback. In the interbank market, the rupee closed at 159.83 per dollar, compared to yesterday’s closing of 158.31. It lost Rs. 1.52 against the greenback during the […]

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Govt will fully support wealth creation, industrialization: PM

November 18, 2020 |

Prime Minister Imran Khan has said the government will fully support wealth creation and industrialization in Pakistan to promote economic activities in the country. Addressing businessmen and industrialists in Faisalabad on Wednesday, he said it is main policy of the government to industrialize Pakistan, which is vital for job creation as well. He said suggestions […]

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Govt pursuing policies to ensure sustainable economic prosperity: Hafeez

November 18, 2020 |

Adviser on Finance Hafeez Sheikh has said the government is pursuing policies to ensure a sustainable economic prosperity. Addressing a conference via video link on Wednesday, he said the country’s economy is on positive trajectory regardless of COVID-19. He said the government gave an economic stimulus package to support the industries and poor segments of […]

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Govt taking all possible measures to revive the national economy: Hammad

November 18, 2020 |

Federal Minister for Industries and Production Hammad Azhar has said the Government is taking all possible measures to revive the national economy. Addressing the industrialists and traders community in Faisalabad he said the government has put the country on the right track and now the economy is flourishing day by day. The Minister said the […]

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Govt taking steps to bring down inflation to provide relief to common man: Fawad

November 17, 2020 |

Minister for Science and Technology Chaudhry Fawad Hussain says the government has taken practical steps to bring down the inflation to provide relief to the common man. Talking to a private news channel, he said the prices of edible items have been declined to a great extent due to the mechanism devised by the incumbent […]

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“Transaction Structure” for divestment of Heavy Electrical Complex approved

November 16, 2020 |

The Cabinet Committee on Privatization has approved the “Transaction Structure” for the divestment of 96.6 percent shares of Heavy Electrical Complex. The Meeting of the Committee was held in Islamabad today (Monday), with Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh in the chair. The Meeting decided to constitute a committee, chaired […]

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Socio-economic progress of people of Gwadar is top priority of Govt: Kamal

November 14, 2020 |

Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan has said that the socio-economic progress of the people of Gwadar is the top most priority of the incumbent government. He was addressing the inaugural ceremony of various development projects in Gwadar. The Chief Minister said that that provision of basic facilities to the people of Gwadar is being […]

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Govt focusing on facilitating investors of all sectors: PM

November 13, 2020 |

Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the authorities concerned to ease and accelerate the approval processes for investors and avoid unnecessarily delays. Chairing the weekly meeting of National Coordination Committee (NCC) for Housing, Construction and Development, the Prime Minister said increase in the construction activities would also boost the economic activity. He said the government […]

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PTI Govt gave historic package to industry to boost its activities: Hammad

November 13, 2020 |

Minister for Industries and Production Hammad Azhar has said that PTI government has given a historic package to the industry to boost its activities for progress and prosperity of the country Speaking at the Gujranwala Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Friday, he said that cut in power prices would have positive impact on the […]

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Women to take part in the economic activities of the country: Samina Alvi

November 13, 2020 |

First Lady Samina Alvi has stressed on the need to encourage women to take part in the economic activities of the country. Addressing at a crafts exhibition in Islamabad on Friday, she said women inclusion in economic sector will not only help in the generation of jobs for the women of underprivileged of our society […]

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E-municipal tax portal being launched in Sindh

November 12, 2020 |

In Sindh, E-municipal tax portal is being launched to prevent tax theft and secure data of tax payers. This decision has been taken in a meeting in Karachi on Thursday which was presided by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah. Initially the tax portal will be launched in central Karachi as pilot project and […]

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