FBR track and trace system necessary to end tax evasion: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday urged for making progress on the track and trace system of the Federal Board of...

Centre, Sindh join hands to resolve Karachi issues

KARACHI: The federal and Sindh governments have expressed the resolve that problems being faced by the people of Karachi will be resolved jointly...

FBR constitutes five-member committee on capital market tax reforms

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has constituted a five-member consultative committee on capital market tax reforms. According to documents available with...

Cabinet likely to approve nomination of additional secretaries as board directors of eight companies

ISLAMABAD: The Petroleum Division has asked the federal cabinet to approve the nomination of two additional secretaries (admin & policy) as ex-officio...
Power sector

NEPRA notifies Rs1.06 per unit hike in power tariff

ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has notified Rs1.06 per unit hike in power tariff under the head 'fuel cost...

FBR urges traders, taxpayers to make use of electronic payment facility

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has urged traders and taxpayers to utilise e-payment facilities, as they help reduce cost of...

CDWP approves four health projects worth Rs20bn

ISLAMABAD: The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) on Monday approved four health sector projects worth over Rs20 billion. The meeting of the CDWP...

FBR forms body to simplify tax return form

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Friday constituted a committee for simplification of income tax return form for Tax Year 2021. According...

Punjab govt approves five development schemes worth Rs4.6bn

LAHORE: The Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP)-Punjab has approved five development schemes of various sectors with an estimated cost of Rs4.592 billion. The...

PM orders strict action against sugar hoarders, profiteers

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday ordered strict action against those involved in profiteering and hoarding of sugar across the country. Chairing a...

OGRA grants K-Electric licence to construct, operate gas pipeline

ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has approved K-Electric's application for a licence to construct and operate a gas pipeline...

Tabish Gauhar resigns as SAPM on power

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Power Tabish Gauhar has resigned after being appointed a couple of months ago, a private media...

Parliamentary panel stresses focus on agriculture under CPEC

ISLAMABAD: The Parliamentary Committee on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor on Wednesday called for strengthening the agriculture sector under the CPEC framework keeping in...

Pakistan urged to resolve corporate issues faced by Korean companies

ISLAMABAD: Officials of Pakistan's Ministry of Commerce (MoC) and South Korea's Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) held the 3rd Round of...

SBP recommends increase in retirement age to cut fiscal burden

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has recommended an increase in retirement age in order to reduce the average coverage period...