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Zaheer Abbasi

Rigid IMF conditionalities in the offing?
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Rigid IMF conditionalities in the offing?

The government last shared its energy sector reform plan with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) team in December 2018, which envisaged 11 percent increase in electricity tariff, phasing out subsidies for all domestic consumers above 200 units and resu
Published 06 Apr, 2019 12:00am
Rigid IMF conditionalities in the offing?
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Rigid IMF conditionalities in the offing?

The government last shared its energy sector reform plan with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) team in December 2018, which envisaged 11 percent increase in electricity tariff, phasing out subsidies for all domestic consumers above 200 units and resu
Published 06 Apr, 2019 12:00am
Rigid IMF conditionalities in the offing?
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Rigid IMF conditionalities in the offing?

The government last shared its energy sector reform plan with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) team in December 2018, which envisaged 11 percent increase in electricity tariff, phasing out subsidies for all domestic consumers above 200 units and resu
Published 06 Apr, 2019 12:00am
Umar chairs meeting of NPMC, focuses on cartelisation, hoarding
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Umar chairs meeting of NPMC, focuses on cartelisation, hoarding

The government has decided to review the laws to ensure that control mechanism proactively focuses on cartelisation, hoarding and undue profiteering after it faced widespread criticism over recent increase in prices of commodities, especially essential co
Published 05 Apr, 2019 12:00am
Additional import of urea allowed
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Additional import of urea allowed

The Eco-nomic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet (ECC) allowed immediate import of 100,000 tonnes of urea and constituted a body to review demand and supply situation of essential commodities after the government faced criticism from all quarters over
Published 04 Apr, 2019 12:00am
Additional import of urea allowed
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Additional import of urea allowed

The Eco-nomic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet (ECC) allowed immediate import of 100,000 tonnes of urea and constituted a body to review demand and supply situation of essential commodities after the government faced criticism from all quarters over
Published 04 Apr, 2019 12:00am
Additional import of urea allowed
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Additional import of urea allowed

The Eco-nomic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet (ECC) allowed immediate import of 100,000 tonnes of urea and constituted a body to review demand and supply situation of essential commodities after the government faced criticism from all quarters over
Published 04 Apr, 2019 12:00am
Export of wheat allowed
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Export of wheat allowed

The federal cabinet Tuesday allowed export of one million tonnes of wheat and decided to rename Statistics Division as Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation Division and placed it under the administrative control of Ministry of Planning, Develop-ment
Published 03 Apr, 2019 12:00am
Export of wheat allowed
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Export of wheat allowed

The federal cabinet Tuesday allowed export of one million tonnes of wheat and decided to rename Statistics Division as Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation Division and placed it under the administrative control of Ministry of Planning, Develop-ment
Published 03 Apr, 2019 12:00am
US$ likely to soar to Rs 145 in FY19
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US$ likely to soar to Rs 145 in FY19

Real GDP growth for the current fiscal year is projected at 3.7 percent, budget deficit at 5.6 percent and adjustment of exchange rate at Rs 145 in the current fiscal year with a further projected depreciation to Rs 170 against the dollar by fiscal year 2
Published 29 Mar, 2019 12:00am
US$ likely to soar to Rs 145 in FY19
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US$ likely to soar to Rs 145 in FY19

Real GDP growth for the current fiscal year is projected at 3.7 percent, budget deficit at 5.6 percent and adjustment of exchange rate at Rs 145 in the current fiscal year with a further projected depreciation to Rs 170 against the dollar by fiscal year 2
Published 29 Mar, 2019 12:00am
US$ likely to soar to Rs 145 in FY19
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US$ likely to soar to Rs 145 in FY19

Real GDP growth for the current fiscal year is projected at 3.7 percent, budget deficit at 5.6 percent and adjustment of exchange rate at Rs 145 in the current fiscal year with a further projected depreciation to Rs 170 against the dollar by fiscal year 2
Published 29 Mar, 2019 12:00am
'Ehsaas' launched: Poverty alleviation programme
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'Ehsaas' launched: Poverty alleviation programme

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday launched a poverty alleviation programme "Ehsaas" and promised to amend the Article 38 (D) of the Constitution for making food, shelter, health and cloth as fundamental rights of the people and increase spending in t
Published 28 Mar, 2019 12:00am
'Ehsaas' launched: Poverty alleviation programme
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'Ehsaas' launched: Poverty alleviation programme

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday launched a poverty alleviation programme "Ehsaas" and promised to amend the Article 38 (D) of the Constitution for making food, shelter, health and cloth as fundamental rights of the people and increase spending in t
Published 28 Mar, 2019 12:00am
''Ehsaas'' launched: Poverty alleviation programme
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''Ehsaas'' launched: Poverty alleviation programme

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday launched a poverty alleviation programme "Ehsaas" and promised to amend the Article 38 (D) of the Constitution for making food, shelter, health and cloth as fundamental rights of the people and increase spending in t
Published 28 Mar, 2019 12:00am
Civil aviation policy approved by cabinet
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Civil aviation policy approved by cabinet

The federal cabinet has approved a new Civil Aviation Policy, stating that it would prove catalyst for promoting tourism and investment and give boost to aviation industry in the country.
Published 27 Mar, 2019 12:00am