Prime Minister Imran Khan launched the last National Polio Eradication Campaign of the ongoing year on Friday by administering polio drops to children of less than five years of age, saying that polio-free Pakistan is critical for economic development and
The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has approved a technical grant of Rs 459.5 million for dealing with the desert locust threat after Ministry of National Food Security and Research gave a briefing on the measures taken so far.
Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Shabbar Zaidi has informed the Senate Standing Committee on Finance that revision in tax collection target of Rs 5.5 trillion for the current fiscal year is under consideration and the figure would be shared with th
The ruling party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) said on Wednesday that it expects Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to scrutinize the foreign funds of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) the same way it scrutinized th
The Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP) has recommended that financial mismanagement and financial indiscipline of Lakhra Power Generation Company Limited (GENCO IV) causing Rs 10.795 billion loss as well as less power generation of Rs 76.610 billion needs
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday launched anti-corruption mobile 'app' and urged the nation to participate in the government's campaign against corruption because it is essential for survival of the country and making the nation great by achieving econ
Expressing his optimism about country's economic growth prospects, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday said that as economy is now stabilizing, the government's priority would be to increase allocation and spending on education and higher education.
The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has termed fluctuation in dollar-rupee parity and additional taxation as major factors behind increase in the prices of locally manufactured vehicles in the country.
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday distributed cheques among successful applicants of 'Kamyab Jawan Program' and stated that the government's priority is to facilitate small and medium businesses for job creation.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has been informed that marketing of the properties of ministries and divisions identified for privatisation would be done at 'Dubai Expo' to attract overseas Pakistanis and investors.
Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has blamed fiscal deficit for preventing the government from making funds available for development sector. Speaking at the inaugural session of the two-day conference titled 'Rethinking Microfin
Former finance minister Dr Hafiz Pasha Wednesday said that 'intensity' of adjustments in the current International Monetary Fund (IMF) program is so high that 74 percent of three years' target of current account deficit and 55 percent of fiscal deficit ar
Chief Executive Officer Energy Development Board Rana Abdul Jabbar has stated that that new renewable energy policy would be presented before the Council of Common Interests (CCI) on December 11 for approval.
The primary surplus for the first quarter of the current fiscal year, as per the summary of the consolidated federal and provincial budgetary operations 2019-20, was Rs 286 billion against a deficit of Rs 48 billion in the comparable period of last year.
The government has stated that there would be a shortfall of 7 million bales of cotton as total production is now estimated at 8 million bales against the requirement of 15 million bales, which may have a negative impact on textile exports.
A meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has increased the wheat support prices for the second time during the last two weeks to Rs 1,365 per 40 kg due to increase in cost of production.