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 »

FBR directed to make proposed amnesty scheme more attractive

ISLAMABAD: Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs directed Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to modify proposed tax amnesty scheme to attract maximum number of... Read more »

Trade financing facility of $551 million signed for import oil, LNG

ISLAMABAD: Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs witnessed the signing a trade financing facility amounting to US$ 551 million with the International Islamic... Read more »

Hafeez Shaikh, Illangovan discuss World Bank funded projects

ISLAMABAD: Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs and the World Bank Country Director Patchamuthu Illangovan met on Monday to discuss ongoing projects funded by... Read more »

KCCI hopes new finance adviser to take steps minimizing taxpayers’ grievances

KARACHI: Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) on Monday felicitated Dr. Hafeez Shaikh on his appointment as adviser to prime minister on finance, revenue and economic affairs. Read more »

Hafeez Shaikh reviews proposed amnesty scheme

ISLAMABAD: Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs on Sunday reviewed the proposed tax amnesty scheme with officials of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). Read more »

Official website still showing Asad Umar as finance minister

KARACHI: The official website of ministry of finance http://finance.gov.pk/ is still showing Asad Umar as Finance Minister despite the assumption of charge by Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh as adviser to prime minister... Read more »