Islamabad, July 26, 2023 – The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has issued a high alert and directed all relevant departments to take necessary precautions in anticipation of the risk of landsliding and flash flooding.
Islamabad, July 23, 2023 – The Federal Flood Commission of Pakistan has issued a warning about the potential threat of flash flooding in various parts of the country. The commission has identified rivers Indus, Chenab, Ravi, and Kabul as currently flowing in low flood with a rising trend observed at specific locations.
Sindh government has extended the exemption from sales tax on services provided up to June 30, 2023.
ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Wednesday exempted duty and taxes on import of consignments for flood relief activities.
KARACHI: Sindh government has exempted sales tax on services provided by customs agents and terminal operators for flood relief operations. According to a notification issued by Sindh Revenue Board (SRB), the provincial government granted sales tax exemption on customs agents service provided or rendered in relation to the clearance of the consignments imported for flood […]
ISLAMABAD: Catastrophic flood in Pakistan has required rehabilitation and massive expenditures which will pose significant challenge for fiscal consolidation, the ministry of finance said on Sunday. In the monthly Economic Update and Outlook October 2022 released by the ministry of finance said that on the other hand, growth prospects have weakened, along with contained economic […]
Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved $1.5 billion in financing to help Pakistan provide social protection, promote food security, and support employment for its people amid devastating floods and global supply chain disruptions. In a statement issued on Friday, the ADB said the loan, provided under ADB’s Building Resilience with Active Countercyclical Expenditures (BRACE) Program, […]
KARACHI: Save The Children has committed to provide $50 million for rehabilitation of schools in flood hit areas in Sindh. Save the Children and provincial government planned to set up 600 Temporary Learning Centers (TLCs) because of damaged schools infrastructure across Sindh. The TLCs are provided in four districts of Dadu, Sanghar, Shikarpur and Khairpur […]
KARACHI: More than 100,000 children have been treated free of cost at the children’s Emergency Rooms (ERs) of government teaching hospitals in flood-hit locations. The ERs have remained operational 24/7 despite torrential rains and flooding in calamity-hit districts of Sindh. They provide quality emergency medical care as well as dispense life-saving medicines to flood-affected children. […]
ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on Wednesday approved the customs clearance of banned items, which landed till August 18, 2022. Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Miftah Ismail virtually presided over the meeting of the ECC. Federal Minister for Commerce Syed Naveed Qamar, Federal Minister for Power Khurram Dastgir Khan, Federal […]