Amnesty scheme deadline extended till July 3: PM’s finance adviser Dr Shaikh

Prime Minister Imran Khan’s adviser on finance, Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, announced on Sunday that the deadline for the amnesty scheme — alternatively the Assets Declaration Scheme 2019 — has been extended... Read more »

Tax collection taken shape of national movement: Dr Firdous

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan has said it is for the first time in the country’s history that tax collection has taken the shape of... Read more »

Pakistani rupee gains Rs3.05 against US dollar in interbank market

Following an intense upward trajectory, the US dollar finally took a dip as it slid by Rs3.5 in the Interbank market on Friday. During trading hours, US Dollar fell to Rs161 from... Read more »

Money put a side by Pakistanis in Swiss banks down 34%

Money kept by Pakistani nationals in Swiss banks fell by over 34% to the lowest level of CHF 724 million or $738 million in 2018. Switzerland’s central bank, the Swiss National Bank,... Read more »

No tax authority will harass people who become filers: PM Imran Khan

Prime Minister Imran Khan has urged the nation to play its role in taking the country out of debt trap. Speaking in PTV’s special transmission on government’s asset declaration scheme titled ‘Aap... Read more »

FBR directs field offices to follow extended working hours

Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has issued instructions to its subordinate offices to remain open and observe extended working hours till eight in the night on Friday and Saturday and till eleven... Read more »

Dollar hits all-time high at Rs162.16 in interbank market

The value of the US dollar against the rupee touched another historical high on Wednesday as the greenback hit Rs162.16 in the interbank market after rupee devalued by Rs5.18. In the open... Read more »

Mango Festival to start in Hyderabad from June 29

The Commissioner Hyderabad Division Muhammad Abbass Baloch has said the two-day Mango Festival in Hyderabad will start from June 29 at the Expo Center. Addressing a press conference, he said thirty stalls... Read more »

Industrial development being focused under CPEC: Planning Minister

Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar says pace of work on Special Economic Zones under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor has been accelerated. Addressing China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Forum in... Read more »

Register Rs 40,000 bonds till March 31: Finance Ministry

Federal government on Thursday offered relaxation to the bearers of Rs 40,000 denomination prize bonds, allowing the investors to register their unregistered bonds up to March 31, 2020. According to a statement... Read more »

Business community to be taken on board for country’s progress: SAPM Firdous

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that the business community is the backbone of the country’s economy and government will engage them to... Read more »

Ali Jehangir Siddiqui appoints as a honorary ambassador for foreign investment by PM Imran Khan

Prime Minister Imran Khan has appointed Ali Jehangir Siddiqui as an honourary ambassador for foreign investment, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs notification said Friday. “The prime minister has been pleased to approve... Read more »