Cabinet decides independent audit to check inflated gas bills

ISLAMABAD: The Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCoE) on Wednesday decided to conduct an independent audit to check inflated bills of gas. Read more »

World Bank advises Pakistan for urgent water reforms to get economic, social benefits

ISLAMABAD: The World Bank has advised Pakistan for urged reforms to improve water use efficiency and service delivery to get more economic, social and environmental benefits from its water, subject to urgent... Read more »

Saudi Arabia, UAE plan huge investment in Pakistan: Razak Dawood

KARACHI: Saudi Arabia and UAE have planned huge investment in Pakistan in near future, Abdul Razak Dawood, Adivser to Prime Minister on Commerce and Textile said on Friday.     “Saudi Arabia... Read more »

US Dollar investment certificates launched for overseas Pakistanis

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan launched the ‘Pakistan Banao’ US Dollar Certificates exclusively for overseas Pakistanis in a ceremony held here on Thursday.     A statement said that it is an... Read more »

Nominal reduction in petroleum prices announced

ISLAMABAD: The government has made nominal changes to prices of petroleum products as per liter petrol price reduced by Rs0.59 to Rs90.38. Read more »

Prime Minister directs FBR to focus on big tax evaders

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday directed the country’s premier revenue collecting agency to focus on tax recovery from the big tax evaders. Read more »

British Airways will increase Pakistan’s connectivity: SAPM

ISLAMABAD: Zulfikar Bukhari, Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource has said that British Airways will help in increasing Pakistan’s connectivity with the world. Read more »

State Bank estimates 9.2pc decline in cotton output in current fiscal year

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said that latest estimates for cotton crop reveal a worrying picture, as the total production in FY19 is estimated at 10.8 million bales, a decrease... Read more »

Cabinet approves 20pc increase for EOBI pensioners

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet has approved 20 percent increase for pensioners of Employees Old-Age Benefits Institution (EOBI). Read more »

Prime Minister directs FBR, FIA to stop harassment in amnesty scheme cases

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to stop harassing businessmen who availed amnesty scheme and completed all codal formalities. Read more »

Demolishing illegal buildings: Supreme Court gives one month to SBCA for submitting plan

KARACHI: Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) on Tuesday directed Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA) to submit a plan within one month for demolishing illegal constructed buildings. Read more »

Cabinet meets tomorrow to approve export, investment package

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will preside a special cabinet meeting on Wednesday at 02:00 PM. The meeting likely to give approval to economic reform package, sources said. Read more »