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Print - 2022-06-11
Budget: initial impression

Budget: initial impression

Initial impression suggests that the budget is a mix of austerity and election year spending. The thought process...
Published 11 Jun, 2022 06:41am
A budget amid economic impasse

A budget amid economic impasse

The overarching objective of the budget is not pro-poor, an acute political compulsion today with 13.8 percent...
Published 11 Jun, 2022 06:41am
Stocks climb in thin trade
Rates

Stocks climb in thin trade

KARACHI: Pakistan Stock Exchange Friday witnessed rangebound activities and closed on a positive note with low...
Published 11 Jun, 2022 06:41am
Subsidies slashed by record 54pc

Subsidies slashed by record 54pc

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has budgeted a decline in subsidies by 54 percent - from the revised figure for ...
Published 11 Jun, 2022 06:41am
Rs440bn taxation measures taken

Rs440bn taxation measures taken

ISLAMABAD: The government has taken taxation measures of Rs440 billion and enforcement measures of Rs200 billion in...
Published 11 Jun, 2022 06:41am
1.5pc dip: Education gets Rs90.556bn

1.5pc dip: Education gets Rs90.556bn

ISLAMABAD: The government has earmarked Rs 90.556 billion for Education Affairs and Services in the federal budget...
Updated 11 Jun, 2022 10:19am
455pc hike in PL proposed

455pc hike in PL proposed

ISLAMABAD: Reliance on petroleum levy (PL) has been proposed to be raised by 455 percent in federal budget 2022-23...
Updated 11 Jun, 2022 10:08am
A pragmatic budget

A pragmatic budget

Caught between a rock (IMF) and a hard place (popularity), the commodity super cycle and devaluation came to the...
Published 11 Jun, 2022 06:40am
Musharraf gravely ill, says family

Musharraf gravely ill, says family

ISLAMABAD: Former military strongman Pervez Musharraf was gravely ill in Dubai, his office said on Friday, warning...
Published 11 Jun, 2022 06:40am
FCCI terms federal budget balanced

FCCI terms federal budget balanced

FAISALABAD: President Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FCCI), Atif Munir Sheikh has termed Federal...
Published 11 Jun, 2022 06:39am
OMCs: Zero PDCs budgeted for 2022-23

OMCs: Zero PDCs budgeted for 2022-23

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has budgeted zero Price Differential Claims (PDCs) for next financial year 2022-23...
Published 11 Jun, 2022 06:39am
Dr Aamir Liaquat laid to rest

Dr Aamir Liaquat laid to rest

KARACHI: Renowned Islamic scholar and popular TV anchor Dr Aamir Liaquat Hussain was laid to rest in the compound of...
Published 11 Jun, 2022 06:15am
Swiss ambassador visits AKU

Swiss ambassador visits AKU

KARACHI: The Swiss Ambassador to Pakistan and Afghanistan Bénédict de Cerjat visited the academic and health care...
Published 11 Jun, 2022 06:14am
Post office building at UAF

Post office building at UAF

FAISALABAD: The University of Agriculture, Faisalabad and Pakistan Post inked an agreement for the establishment of...
Published 11 Jun, 2022 06:14am
Economy and national security

Economy and national security

The fragile state economy of the country is worrisome and has distressed all segments of society and pillars of ...
Published 11 Jun, 2022 06:14am
The Budget

The Budget

EDITORIAL: It is a sad commentary on the state of our economy that within a brief span of three years we are faced...
Published 11 Jun, 2022 06:14am
It’s a huge vindication
Letters

It’s a huge vindication

That Economic Survey, 2021-22 is a huge vindication of ousted Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government’s economic...
Updated 11 Jun, 2022 07:21am
Zaheer takes charge as Tevta COO

Zaheer takes charge as Tevta COO

LAHORE: Zaheer Abbas Malik took charge as Chief Operating Officer (COO) Technical Education and Vocational Training...
Published 11 Jun, 2022 06:14am
Govt earmarks Rs12.651bn for health

Govt earmarks Rs12.651bn for health

ISLAMABAD: The government has earmarked Rs12.651 billion for the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation ...
Published 11 Jun, 2022 06:14am
SPI up 2.67pc WoW

SPI up 2.67pc WoW

ISLAMABAD: The Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) for the week ended June 9, 2022, recorded a significant increase of...
Published 11 Jun, 2022 06:14am
Import of wild cats, mammals banned

Import of wild cats, mammals banned

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Climate Change Senator Sherry Rehman and the CITES Management Authority Board ...
Published 11 Jun, 2022 06:13am
SALIENT FEATURES
Budgets

SALIENT FEATURES

GUIDING PRINCIPLES (a) Remove anomalies in cascading structure of tariff. (b) Promote and protect domestic ...
Published 11 Jun, 2022 06:09am
Foreign aid estimated at Rs3.166trn

Foreign aid estimated at Rs3.166trn

ISLAMABAD: The government has estimated foreign assistance of Rs 3.166 trillion for 2022-23 including Rs 1.389...
Published 11 Jun, 2022 06:08am
Gold prices fall further
Commodities

Gold prices fall further

KARACHI: Gold prices on Friday declined further in the local market, traders said. The prices reduced by Rs 500 to ...
Published 11 Jun, 2022 06:08am
Sindh PA summoned on 13th

Sindh PA summoned on 13th

KARACHI: Acting Governor Sindh Agha Siraj Durrani has summoned the Provincial Assembly (PA) of Sindh to meet on...
Published 11 Jun, 2022 06:08am