Seema Shakil to be acting Chairperson FBR, as Javed Ghani retires on April 11

KARACHI: Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Javed Ghani is set to retire on April 11, 2021, as the Prime Minister Imran Khan did not grant Javed Ghani any extension. Sources said a regular Chairman FBR was not likely to be appointed before the meeting of High Power Board (HPB),… Continue reading


Messages   Pakistan, after a period of economic instability is finally entering an era of sustainable economic growth. This shift has been brought about through a major policy change of focusing rapid industrialization and export-led growth. CPEC and the projects accompanying it, have provided the country the opportunity for improving… Continue reading

President FPCCI urges to extend the period of amnesty scheme for the construction industry by another year

Karachi( PR) Mian Anjum Nisar, President “The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry” (FPCCI) while appreciating the Prime Minister of Pakistan for introducing Amnesty Scheme for Construction Industry, said that the scheme has boosted the socio-economic status of daily wagers and supported the construction and its allied sectors…. Continue reading

Ishrat Hussain for diversifying exports, capturing just 1 pc of Chinese market to improve Pak exports by $23 billion

KARACHI: Advisor to Prime Minister on Institutional Reforms and Austerity Dr. Ishrat Hussain has stressed that Pakistan, instead of staying confined to exporting textiles only, needs to diversify its exports and move towards the sunrise industries for which the global demand is expanding in double digits otherwise we will remain… Continue reading

PRGMEA, PHMA finalize presentation for PM to accelerate exports growth

The Pakistan’s two major value-added export-oriented bodies of the apparel sector have welcomed Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to Sialkot on Dec 9, saying the plan indicates that the government accords great importance to business community and making full efforts to boost economic growth in the country. PRGMEA Central Chairman… Continue reading

PM Package: Single-shift SMEs unable to benefit from peak hours’ electricity rates relief

The ‘Prime Minister Energy Relief Package’ will be enjoyed only by the larger units which have been working in multi shifts whereas the SME sector is already working in a single shift and they are not in a position to avail the relief announced recently in peak hours’ electricity rates…. Continue reading

Prime Minister inaugurates Naya Pakistan Certificates

Prime Minister Imran Khan inaugurated the Naya Pakistan Certificates (NPCs) in a ceremony held in Islamabad today. Naya Pakistan Certificates is an initiative of Ministry of Finance and administered by the State Bank of Pakistan to offer attractive investment opportunities to overseas Pakistanis and resident Pakistanis with assets held abroad…. Continue reading

Lawyers across Sindh observe strike in protest over French blasphemous caricature

KARACHI: Lawyers of Sindh observed a complete strike here on Wednesday to protest the publication of blasphemous caricature in France. Not a single case, even the cases of urgent nature were adjourned by the judges of High Court of Sindh as no bench assembled today or any judge came to… Continue reading