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Pakistan Budget FY 2019-20: Income Tax measures

Deatails of income tax measures in the budget FY 2019-20; Relief Measures Payment of refunds through promissory notes Huge amounts claimed by taxpayers are stuck up in refunds causing a liquidity crunch for businesses. These refunds have accumulated over a long time....

Government plans online collection of taxes

The PTI government has decided several reforms in the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to increase ease of business. With a view to facilitate taxpayer, FBR and State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) will prepare online tax collection system. Finance Minister...

Speculation on Rupee devaluation dies, investor shifts focus from hoarding USD

With the influx of funds from Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE), the rumours regarding further devaluation of rupee have died, as the investors are shifting the focus from hoarding US dollar.   Besides, the strict measures taken by the...

UBL surrenders New York branch license

United Bank Limited has surrendered its New York branch license to the NY state department (NYDFS) on January 28, in accordance with Section 605.11 (c) of the liquidation of NY branch.   The management in a letter to Pakistan Stock Exchange...

Zubyr Soomro appointed Chairman BoD NBP

Finance Minister Asad Umar has appointed Zubyr Soomro as Chairman Board of Directors, National Bank of Pakistan on Saturday with immediate effect. Zubyr Soomro is a businessperson who has been at the helm of 6 different companies and presently...

Ongoing power struggle at FPCCI may result in the end of body’s democratic legacy

A severe power struggle has started between the recently elected office bearers of Federation of Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), where each trying to establish their superiority and capitalize on the proceeding opportunities.   Ever since appointment of former Senior...

Pakistan receives $1 billion from Saudi Arabia, Country’s reserves now $15.25 billion

Pakistan has received third trench of $1 billion from Saudi Arabia, Country’s foreign reserves now increased to $ 15.25 billion. Saudi Arabia have provided the amount of $3 billion on the interest rate of 3 percent.   Earlier on Thursday, Abu...

Pakistan receives $1 billion aid from UAE, country’s reserve surged $ 14.25 billion

Pakistan has received $ 1 billion from UAE. The payment is provided by Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) to with an aim to support Pakistan’s economic growth and to achieve the long-term objectives of its monetary policy. Central...

Key Take aways of “Economic Reform Package”

Finance Minister of Pakistan Asad Umar presented the “Economic Reform Package”, during his speech he said that the country is facing economic crises but the government will keep the measures to boost the country towards developed nations.   Key Take aways...

Donald J. Trump’s First Two Years in Office

The White house on Sunday released two years performance of the presidency of Donald Trump began on January 20, 2017, when Donald Trump was elected as the 45th president of the United States, succeeding Barack Obama. IGNITING A HISTORIC ECONOMIC...

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Trump using presidential pardon to save potential allies

The renowned newspaper, USA Today, saw that President Donald Trump is using his power to save allies from legal...

Biden’s inauguration ceremony: Security on high alert in the American capital

The American capital has been in a state of security alert and tightening precautionary measures, with the approaching hour of the officially elected president...

Azerbaijan to start vaccinating citizens from next Monday

The doses of the Chinese anti-corona virus vaccine will be transported first to Turkey, where they will be examined and packed, before arriving in...

As You Likee: Express more, Create more with Likee’s In-App Features

The online short videos platform is rapidly becoming the content production application of choice for hundreds of thousands of Pakistanis to showcase their creativity,...

Adam Schiff: Donald Trump must be removed

Adam Schiff, Chairman of the Intelligence Committee in the US House of Representatives, affirmed that they continue to defend the democracy of the United...