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Industrialists demand incentives in budget

PAR May 23, 2015 0

Textile exporters have pinned hopes on upcoming financial budget for the industrial and economic stability, and urged the government to support the cr...

KP govt vows to establish powerful LG system: minister

PAR May 23, 2015 0

ISLAMBAD: A minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has said the ruling coalition has taken a political risk of annoying bureaucracy by deciding to establish a...

Improving education in Sindh: ‘Pakistan is the graveyard of education reform’

PAR May 23, 2015 0

KARACHI: Pakistan, according to Institute of Social and Policy Sciences (I-Saps) research fellow Ahmed Ali, is the graveyard of education reform. Alth...

Budget makers work out 18 SROs for removal

PAR May 23, 2015 0

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) may withdraw income tax Statutory Regulatory Orders (SROs) which are time-bound, misplaced/misclassified, redundant...

Remittances will not be taxed: Dar

PAR May 23, 2015 0

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Minister for Finance, Ishaq Dar, has publicly turned down the FBR’s proposal to tax remittances, saying that the government wou...

Pakistan Weather Updates As on 22nd May 2015

PAR May 23, 2015 0

Synoptic Situation: Seasonal low lies over Balochistan and its adjoining areas. .A shallow westerly wave is likely to affect upper parts of the countr...

Finance Minister to table Annual Budget 2015-16 in the parliament on June 5

PAR May 23, 2015 0

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister, Ishaq Dar is going to table the annual budget for the fiscal year 2015-16 on June 5. Finance Minister said that after def...

Budget 2015-16: No tax will be levied on foreign remittances, say Dar

PAR May 23, 2015 0

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has categorically said that there is not going to be any tax in the federal budget 2015-16...

Weather Advisory for Farmers 21st to 31st May, 2015

PAR May 23, 2015 0

Temperature Forecast Light to moderate rainfall reported in the agricultural plains of the country during the last decade. Rain Forecast Punjab...

Finance Minister urges business community to promote tax culture

PAR May 22, 2015 0

Finance Minister, Ishaq Dar has called upon the top business executives and business leaders to help the government promote tax culture in the country...

Car imports surge 35pc to $218.4m

PAR May 22, 2015 0

KARACHI: The import of cars (over 90 per cent of them used) jumped by 35pc to $218.4 million during the first 10 months of this fiscal year compared t...

TDAP defying commerce ministry

PAR May 22, 2015 0

Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) is reportedly defying the Commerce Ministry with respect to implementation of different orders, includi...

Budget proposals: PCDMA for rationalising customs duty on raw materials

PAR May 22, 2015 0

Chairman, Pakistan Chemicals and Dyes Merchant Association (PCDMA), Haroon Nisar Numberdar, has suggested that customs duty rate should be rationalise...

Surplus wheat: Only 20% of 1.2m-ton target exported

PAR May 22, 2015 0

ISLAMABAD: The government has been able to export less than 20% of the target of 1.2 million tons of wheat by the end of the deadline set for the prov...

Govt to tax remittances, cut customs tariff slabs to three in budget

PAR May 22, 2015 0

ISLAMABAD: Having legally secured Rs145 billion Gas Infrastructure Development Cess (GIDC), the government has announced to expand the scope of withho...