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 »

US dollar continues to rise, reaches Rs156

The value of US dollar against Pakistani rupee Friday increased by Rs3.10 and hit a historic high of Rs156 in the interbank market, Dunya News reported. In the month of June, the... Read more »

Budget to bolster local industry, says Commerce Adviser

Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce, Textiles and Industries Abdul Razak Dawood says the government has announced pro-business and people friendly budget despite many challenges on economic fronts.   Talking to media outside... Read more »

Summary of Federal Budget 2019-20

The federal government on Tuesday unveiled a Rs7,022 billion austerity budget for the fiscal year 2019-20, setting ambitious tax revenue targets to stabilise a faltering economy in the budget. State Minister for... Read more »

FBR collected Rs.2900bl from April-18 to July-19

Federal Board of Revenue collected as many as 2900 billion rupees from period April 2018 to July 2019 while the inflation rate during the period remained 8.8 percent. According to the official... Read more »

Federal Government presents Budget 2019-20 today

Federal budget for the next fiscal year will be presented in the National Assembly today (Tuesday).  Prime Minister’s Advisor on Finance Dr. Hafeez Shaikh will present the budget emphasizing on austerity, fiscal... Read more »

Dollar gains against rupee in interbank market by 2.15

The rupee weakened against the US dollar by Rs2.40 and touched Rs151 in the inter-bank market on Monday as compared to Rs148.60 before Eid-ul-Fitr holidays, according to the central bank. In the... Read more »

Govt will facilitate investors to promote economic activities: President

President Arif Alvi has assured that the government will fully facilitate the investors for promotion of economic activity in the country.  He was talking to traders and businessmen who called on him... Read more »

Govt decided to impose health tax on tobacco: Zafar

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on National Health Services Dr Zafar Mirza says the government has decided to impose health tax on tobacco to cut its rising consumption. Addressing a ceremony... Read more »