OICCI members meet Prime Minister to assure Foreign Investors interest in Pakistan

Islamabad: The Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, held an interactive session on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 with the Managing Committee members of Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) at the Prime Minister House, Islamabad where he also shared his views on the current economic situation of the… Continue reading

Notorious smuggler Haji Sadiq invited as chief guest to a sports event

QUETTA: Haji Sadiq Khan Achakzai, the notorious smuggler and prime accused in the murder of Deputy Collector Dr. Abdul Qudos Shaikh, has been invited as the chief guest at 5th All Pakistan Syed Muhammad Agha Football Tournament. Sector Commander North Brigadier Liaquat Ali is also among the guests of honor…. Continue reading

judicial reference against, SHC JUDGES PBC, lawyers to observe strike tomorrow

KARACHI: Lawyers all over Pakistan will be observing strike on Friday, June 14 in protest over judicial reference filed by government against Justice Qazi Fayez Essa of Supreme Court of Pakistan and Justice Karim Khan Agha of High Court of Sindh for non-declaring assets/properties owned by them or spouse off-shores…. Continue reading

‘Pakistan will be a very important country in coming future,’ says Saudi crown prince

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (MBS) on Sunday expressed optimism about the economic future of Pakistan, saying his country had been waiting for a leadership like that of Prime Minister Imran Khan to partner with Islamabad in various areas. Addressing a reception dinner at Prime Minister House hours after… Continue reading

High Power Board to take up promotions of BS-21 officers in November

KARACHI: The meeting of High Power Board to consider promotion of BS-21 officers into BS-22, scheduled to be held on October 24, 2018 has been postponed and the meeting is likely to be convened in the first week of November 2018. The meeting was scheduled for October 24, 2018, which… Continue reading

Finance Division notification about Supreme Court Dam fund

KARACHI: The Finance Division (Regulations Wing) has notified for all ministries, divisions, departments etc to deposits all donation proceeds in the Supreme Court’s Dam Fund, which would solely be utilized for construction of Diamer Bhasha Dam and Mohmand Dam. Supreme Court of Pakistan vide judgment dated July 04, 2018 passed… Continue reading

Rukhsana Yasmeen becomes new Chairman FBR

KARACHI: The caretaker Prime Minister has approved transfer of Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Tariq Mahmood Pasha and approved posting of Rukhsana Yasmeen (BS-22) as the new chairman of the revenue body. Pasha is posted as Secretary Statistics. She is of 11th Common Course, she was in Customs earlier… Continue reading

salary of government servants – 10 per cent ad-hoc relief announced, house rent to increase by 50 per cent,

ISLAMABAD: The government yesterday announced an ad-hoc relief of 10 per cent in the salaries and pensions of civil and military employees in the federal budget 2018-19. Newly-inducted Finance Minister Miftah Ismail, in his budget speech, said the increase would be apart from the major relief the salaried class would… Continue reading

Prime Minister announces economic reforms package

KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday announced a big relief for salary persons by enhancing tax exempt income up to Rs1.2 million from Rs400,000. The prime minister announced the income-tax reforms package, which also included a tax amnesty scheme to bring the non-taxpayers and tax evaders into the… Continue reading

Eyebrows raised on transfers and postings in Pakistan Customs

KARACHI: All transfers and postings in Customs through Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) are being done on the recommendations of Chief Collector Appraisement South Abdul Rasheed Sheikh. Sheikh is said to have all the authority on the affairs of Customs and these authorities are reportedly given to him on the… Continue reading