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Without prior approval: Despite austerity drive, NDRMF head buys luxury vehicle

ISLAMABAD: In complete disregard to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s austerity policy, the head of National Disaster Risk Management Fund (NDRMF) purchased a luxury vehicle and went on a foreign trip without seeking permission of the finance minister.The fund, which is expected to grow to $1 billion, was set up with a loan of $200 million from […]

Finance minister dissatisfied with FBR’s tax widening drive

Finance minister dissatisfied with FBR’s tax widening drive

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government is failing in its two key goals – broadening a narrow tax base and enhancing revenue collection, which has started displeasing Finance Minister Asad Umar who on Thursday sought an explanation for apparent breakdown of the tax machinery.Umar expressed dissatisfaction over the Federal Board of Revenue’s (FBR) performance in the […]

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