Hafeez Shaikh briefs US treasury officials on FATF action plan implementation

ISLAMABAD: A US delegation led by Ambassador Alice G. Wells, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, along with the US Treasury officials comprising Scott... Read more »

Amnesty scheme extended for three more days

ISLAMABAD: The government has extended the date for tax amnesty scheme for three days on the same day when IMF board meeting to be held to discuss and approve Pakistan loan program. Read more »

ECC approves tax incentives to shipping industry for next 10 years

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet (ECC) on Wednesday extended tax incentives to shipping industry for next 10 years. Read more »

Hafeez Shaikh discusses budget proposals with chambers of commerce and industries

ISLAMABAD: Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue on Thursday met presidents of various chamber of commerce and industries to discuss proposals for budget 2019/2020. Read more »

ECC approves Rs20 billion fund to support stock market

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet (ECC) on Thursday approved State Enterprise Fund worth Rs20 billion to support the stock market of the country. Read more »

Hafeez Shaikh assures forex dealers of reducing foreign currency limit on travel abroad

ISLAMABAD: Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, adviser to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue on Tuesday assured foreign exchange dealers of reducing limit for carrying foreign currency on traveling abroad. Read more »

Important meeting on exchange rate situation to be held today

KARACHI: Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh to chair an import meeting of a committee which will also be attended by members of exchange companies association today (Tuesday) to discuss the options for strengthening... Read more »

Hafeez reviews proposals for budget 2019/2020

ISLAMABAD: Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh chaired a meeting on Sunday to review the proposals for budget 2019/2020. Read more »

Federal budget 2019/2020 to be presented on June 11

ISLAMABAD: Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs on Thursday said the federal budget 2019/2020 will be presented on June 11, 2019 in the National... Read more »

Hafeez Shaikh approves disaster support fund worth Rs17bn for stock exchange

KARACHI: Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue on Friday met members of delegation of stock exchange and approved Rs17 billion amounting disaster support fund. Read more »

Pakistan approaches IMF on bad economic conditions: Dr. Hafeez Shaikh

KARACHI: Pakistan has approached the IMF for a new loan program due to bad economic conditions of the country, Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance Dr. Hafeez Shaikh said on Thursday. Read more »

Amnesty Scheme 2019 unveiled; 4pc tax for documenting hidden assets; applicable till June 30

ISLAMABAD: The federal government finally announced tax amnesty scheme 2019 for people having undisclosed assets to become part of documented economy. The scheme has been announced at four percent of tax to... Read more »