Daily Archives: September 17, 2021

Rupee Maintains Position Against the US Dollar as Markets Calm Following SBP Warning

The Pakistani rupee (PKR) depreciated by one paisa against the US dollar (USD) on Friday to close at 168.19.Yesterday, it recovered from the record low of September 15 and gained 94 paisas in the inter-bank market to close at Rs.

Experts Stress Need for Evidence-based Tax Policy for Tobacco Trade in Pakistan

The taxation policies toward the tobacco industry in Pakistan need to be based on real evidence, covering facts and figures about the share of illicit and smuggled products in the Pakistani market.This was the crux of a discussion by trade

Asad Umar Rubbishes Claims of Delay in CPEC Projects

Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar has dispelled the impression that the pace of work on the CPEC [China-Pakistan Economic Corridor] projects has been slowed down, reaffirming that major work of the projects has been completed by t...

NADRA is Now Bound to Share Data With FBR for Tax Purposes

President has promulgated Tax Laws (Third Amendment) Ordinance 2021 to legally bound the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) to share Pakistani citizens’ data with the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) for broadening of the tax base.The g...

No polio case detected in last seven months: Dr Faisal

Special Assistant on National Health Services Dr Faisal Sultan has said that no polio case has been detected in the country during last seven months.Addressing an event in Islamabad today (Friday), he said this is an important milestone which will

Pakistan desires to connect CPEC with Central Asian States: Information Minister

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain says Pakistan desires to connect CPEC with Central Asian States as per the economic vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan.Talking to media in Dushanbe on Thursday, he said we have been stre...

Pakistan Players Respond to New Zealand’s Decision to Call Off the Tour

Pakistan national team players have voiced their opinions after the New Zealand cricket team decided to call off their tour citing security reasons. Pakistan players took to social media to share their disappointment on the decision and also share with...

Asad Umar Rubbishes Claims of Delay in CPEC Projects

Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar has dispelled the impression that the pace of work on the CPEC [China-Pakistan Economic Corridor] projects has been slowed down, reaffirming that major work of the projects has been completed by t...

NADRA is Now Bound to Share Data With FBR for Tax Purposes

President has promulgated Tax Laws (Third Amendment) Ordinance 2021 to legally bound the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) to share Pakistani citizens’ data with the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) for broadening of the tax base.The g...

Pakistan, China, Russia, Iran reaffirm pledge to promote peace

Pakistan, China, Russia and Iran have reaffirmed their intention to promote peace, security and stability in Afghanistan and in the region as a whole.The affirmation came at a meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Russia, China, Pakistan and Iran on