PM Abbasi

Pakistan can achieve 9pc economic growth by exploiting CPEC, resources: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Monday said Pakistan could take its economic growth to 9 percent mark by ensuring successful accomplishment of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and enhancing regional connectivity through roads...

Haji Ghulam signs MoU with Chinese firm for establishment of steel mill in KP

PESHAWAR:Former President Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), Haji Ghulam Ali Saturday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Chinese firm, Jin Kolin Group for establishment of a steel mill...
ADB

ADB to further push up private investment in Pakistan

MANILA (Philippines): Private Sector Operations Department of Asian Development Bank (ADB) is mulling over opening a desk at its country office in Islamabad to further push the private sector investment by mitigating the negative...
Continuity of democratic system necessary for national progress: PM Abbasi

Pakistan emerging an attractive destination for foreign investors: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that Pakistan is now emerging as an attractive destination for foreign investors after overcoming multiple challenges. Addressing the 'Emerging Pakistan' ceremony in Islamabad this evening, he said...
Govt. increases petrol price by Rs 1.70 per liter

Govt. increases petrol price by Rs 1.70 per liter

ISLAMABAD: Contrary to the recommendation of Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) for a bigger increase in prices of petroleum products, the federal government has increased petrol price by Rs1.70 per liter from May...
Relief announced in Budget to help increase tax base: Miftah

Relief announced in Budget to help increase tax base: Miftah

ISLAMABAD: Minister of Finance Miftah Ismail has said that relief announced in the Budget 2018-19 will help increase the tax base and give an impetus to national growth. He was speaking as chief guest at...
Miftah

Govt not going to IMF for fresh bailout: Miftah

ISLAMABAD: Federal Finance Minister Miftah Ismail Saturday said that the government has no plan to seek bailout package from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) before the end of its tenure. He was speaking at a...
Salaries, pensions of civil, armed forces employees increased by 10%

Salaries, pensions of civil, armed forces employees increased by 10%

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Miftah Ismail announced 10% adhoc relief allowance to the civil and armed forces employees and 10% increase in pensions across the board. While presenting federal budget for fiscal year 2018-19 in National...
Rs 9.5 bn allocated for NPGP in next fiscal year: Miftah Ismail

Rs 9.5 bn allocated for NPGP in next fiscal year: Miftah Ismail

ISLAMABAD:The government will launch a project of National Poverty Graduation Programme (NPGP) and for this purpose Rs 9.5 billion (US $ 82.6 million) have been allocated during the next fiscal year 2018-19. Under the programme,...
Salaries, pensions of civil, armed forces employees increased by 10%

Govt proposes tax exemption on setting up deep conversion oil refineries

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Finance Dr Miftah Ismail Friday gave a proposal of 10-year tax exemption for setting up deep conversion facilities, having minimum capacity of refining 100,000 barrels per day (bpd) oil, to meet...

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