Shakeel Ahmed

Spend less on defence and more on human development, World Bank tells Pakistan

Proposes to more than double the spending on education and health, reduce fertility rate by half

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The FBR has obtained details of 150,000 foreign accounts owned by Pakistanis

It told the NA Standing Committee on Finance that notices are being issued

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India has been using the FATF platform for political purposes: Finance Minister Asad Umar

He slammed Indian lobbying to get Pakistan placed on the FATF’s black list

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Pakistan raises questions over India’s involvement in FATF group

Asad Umar asks FATF to replace India with another member to co-chair Asia-Pacific Joint Group

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An anatomy of the income tax paid by parliamentarians in 2017

FBR publishes a tax directory of parliamentarians

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India’s trade war with Pakistan may cost it $1.8b

Pakistan is not dependent on India as far as trade is concerned, says an economist

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CDWP approves health projects worth Rs806 million 

Children’s hospital, sewerage treatment plants projects referred to ECNEC

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2019-20: FBR seeks income tax proposals for new budget

Stakeholders have been asked to provide the proposals by Mach 5

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Japan to grant $3.5m aid for Afghan refugees

The funds will be spent for nutrition support of malnourished children and pregnant and lactating women

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Government to use ‘Panda bonds’ to raise money in global markets

Financial institutions have been asked to submit technical, financial proposals by March 20

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Pakistan’s ‘grey list’ fate hangs in balance as FATF meets in Paris on Feb 17

Pakistan to brief on measures it has taken against suspicious transactions and fake accounts

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A cabinet committee wants to know PIA’s plans for Roosevelt Hotel

Asad Umar chaired the CCOP meeting on Wednesday

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Pakistan to sign MoUs worth up to $15b with Saudi Arabia during crown prince’s upcoming visit

Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman will arrive in Pakistan on Feb 16

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PIA gets another Rs5.6b bailout package

ECC approved the decision on Tuesday

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Finance Minister Asad Umar to chair ECC meeting today

ECC to discuss financial support for PIA during meeting

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Pakistan’s trade gap reduces by more than $2b

Pakistan’s exports stood at $13.23 billion during July-Dec 2018-19

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ECC to discuss financial support for PIA during meeting on Tuesday

It is also likely to approve special exemptions for the Gwadar port

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FBR is facing difficulties in achieving its tax collection target

Suffered losses worth Rs191 billion in ten big sectors during the first seven months of FY 2018-19

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