Tag: Finance Minister

Additional quantity: Industry seeks to export sugar

PAR Mar 6, 2017 0

The domestic sugar industry has sought permission to export additional quantity of 0.5 million tons of sugar without any rebate to avert default in pa...

Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow jumps to 10pc as CPEC improves the investment climate in Pakistan

PAR Jan 18, 2017 0

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) reported on Monday that FDI in July-Dec amounted to $1.08bn, showing annual growth of 10.4pc. The overall investment...

FBR directed to resolve difficulties of tax payers

PAR Nov 2, 2016 0

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar Sunday directed the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to resolve all difficulties being faced by t...

Dar lauds growing interaction between Pakistan, China

PAR Oct 26, 2016 0

A Chinese delegation, headed by, China’s Vice Finance Minister Liu Kun, called on Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar here on Tuesday. Dar welcomed t...

2016-17: CCAC revises production estimates downward to 11.039 million bales

PAR Oct 7, 2016 0

The Cotton Crop Assessment Committee (CCAC) on Thursday revised cotton production estimates downward for the second time in the current season to 11.0...

ECC waives 10 types of taxes on Islamic bonds

PAR Sep 27, 2016 0

In a violation of law and apex court judgment, the government on Monday waived 10 taxes on the upcoming international Sukuk bond issue, which is expec...

Shortfall of four million bales feared

PAR Sep 26, 2016 0

The country is likely to face a shortfall of 4 million bales in cotton crop production in the current season (2016-17) which may cause loss of about 0...

Government working towards eliminating loadshedding: Dar assures World Bank Group official

PAR Sep 23, 2016 0

Hartwig Schafer, Vice President Operations Policy & Country Services, World Bank Group, called on the Finance Minister Thursday. Finance Minister...

PSM employees salaries to be approved by ECC today

PAR Sep 7, 2016 0

The Economic Co-ordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet which is scheduled to meet on Wednesday (today) will approve two months'' salaries for the e...

Cotton production estimates may be revised downward

PAR Sep 5, 2016 0

The Cotton Crop Assessment Committee (CCAC) is likely to downward revise cotton production estimates by around 1.6 million bales for the current seaso...

Dar orders inquiry into urea glut

PAR Aug 26, 2016 0

Finance Minister, Senator Ishaq Dar has ordered an inquiry against those who imported urea in huge quantities creating a glut of this commodity across...

Dar in Dubai For IMF Talks

PAR Aug 3, 2016 0

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar reached Dubai on Tuesday to participate in the ongoing negotiations with International Monetary Fund (I...

Cotton sowing target missed by wide margin of 21 percent

PAR Jul 25, 2016 0

Pakistan has missed the cotton sowing target by a wide margin of 21 percent in the current crop season. As a result, the country would miss the produc...

Sharp rise in sugar prices

PAR Jul 23, 2016 0

Karachi—A sudden surge in the prices of sugar has upset the export-oriented industries as their input cost has increased significantly. Pakistan Biscu...

Dar urged to withdraw RD on sugar

PAR Jul 22, 2016 0

Senior Vice Chairman of Pakistan Biscuit & Confectionery Manufacturers Association (PBCMA), Raees Ahmed has urged the Finance Minister Ishaq Dar t...