Tue. Apr 7th, 2020
Opposition says that the remarks by PM about initiating a sedition case against Maulana Fazalur Rehman soon after an hour of the joint sitting with the Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has apparently “overshadowed” the historic statement of Turkish President over the issue of Kashmir. ... Read More
Demands raised by IMF from Pakistan are to reduce import tariff, ensure harmonization of General Sales Tax, enter into free trade agreements as well as taking ownership of underfunded SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals). A visiting staff mission of IMF met the standing committees on finance of both the houses (National Assembly and Senate). ... Read More
To achieve the apparently unachievable high revenue target the government has taken a move to consult Mr. Haroon Akhtar Khan–a former senator of PML-N for providing his assistance in the matter. The high revenue target is troublesome in such a slow economy as Pakistan is currently having. The news of discussion with Mr. Khan has been..... Read More
On Monday, the government had been asked by PPP and an independent lawmaker to provide explanation about the “mysterious escape” of Ehsanullah Khan – former spokesperson of Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) from the custody of a security agency. They demanded the matter to be referred..... Read More
Chief of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (JUI-F) Maulana Fazlur Rehman has revealed that Islamabad sit-in was ended when he was assured that PM Imran Khan would step down on immediate basis and that after 3 months of his resignation new elections would be held. Maulana Fazl said, before claiming above, “I urge Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi to disclose the secret he is carrying as amanat.”... Read More
Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has denied that any demand of “mini budget” was raised by IMF at conclusion of performance review. There were rumors that the demand had been made for bridging the shortfall in collection of revenues for the first 2 quarters of the current fiscal year. Sources say that the FBR officials said..... Read More
On Monday, PTI’s parliamentarians expressed their exasperation at “inefficiency” of Punjab Government in delivering services to the standard. They also criticized deficiencies in development works in the remote areas (tehsils and districts). They highlighted that the proposals by MNAs regarding...... Read More
IMF staff mission has arrived for second review of performance of Pakistan under the bailout package of $6 billion. The mission will be here for 11 days. Bailout package was signed in the month of July last year followed by a shortfall in revenue in the first 7 months of the current fiscal year. Another disbursement amounting $450 million is....... Read More