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Interest rate may be slashed by 200bps: Haroon

Haroon Akhtar Khan, former special assistant to prime minister on revenue has said that some people in the current setup like to see him appointed as chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) instead of SAPM, which was not acceptable to him. This, he
Published 15 Mar, 2020 12:00am
Technology

Telenor marks 15 years operations in Pakistan

Telenor Pakistan on Friday marked 15 years of its operations in Pakistan with an investment of over $4.5 billion, making it one of the largest foreign direct investors in the country, and has paid over $2.5 billion in direct and indirect taxes through a s
Published 14 Mar, 2020 12:00am
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ECC fixes minimum support price for wheat at Rs1,400

The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on Thursday raised the minimum support price of wheat from Rs1,365 and fixed it at Rs1,400 per 40kg to ensure parity in wheat prices throughout the country.
Published 13 Mar, 2020 12:00am
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Effective from July 1: Remittances to be exempted from WHT

The amount of the remittances transferred into bank accounts will be exempted from withholding tax with effect from July 1, 2020, aimed at increasing remittances, the Finance Division said. Remittances during July-February fiscal year 2019-20 reached $ 15
Published 12 Mar, 2020 12:00am
Pakistan

National Jobs Portal to be established

The federal government will establish "National Jobs Portal" by the end of June 2020, where all federal and provincial vacant positions will be available, said the National Information Technology Board (NITB).
Published 12 Mar, 2020 12:00am
Business

MFPCB meeting postponed

The Monetary and Fiscal Policies Coordination Board (MFPCB) meeting was postponed for the second time and was rescheduled to meet on March 18, 2020 to review the economic conditions, growth strategy as well as policy rate, sources informed Business Rec
Published 10 Mar, 2020 12:00am
Business

AACMCR moves ministry for completion of uplift work

The AlIottees Action Committee Marble City Risalpur (AACMCR) has approached the Ministry of Industries and Production and asked for the agreed facilities including the grid station energisation and the completion of development work.
Published 10 Mar, 2020 12:00am
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Economic conditions under review

The Monetary and Fiscal Policies Coordination Board (MFPCB) is scheduled to meet on Monday (today) to review the economic conditions, growth strategy as well as policy rate, official sources revealed to Business Recorder.
Published 09 Mar, 2020 12:00am