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Opp walks out of NA as finance minister budget speech continues

Opp walks out of NA as finance minister budget speech continues

Islamabad:The joint opposition on Friday staged a walkout from the Lower House of parliament the moment the finance minister, Miftah Ismail, began the budget speech. Earlier, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) had decided to create ruckus in the assembly in a bid to stop the government from presenting the budget […]

Punjab govt won’t present budget, says finance minister

Punjab govt won’t present budget, says finance minister

Lahore : The Punjab government Friday announced not to table budget for fiscal year 2018-19. Punjab Finance Minister Dr Ayesha Ghaus Pasha said that the government won’t table budget for fiscal year 2018-19. The government, however, had prepared the budget, she said. She added that caretaker government would present the budget. “We will present interim […]

A delegation of All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) had a meeting with Dr. Miftah Ismail, Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance

A delegation of All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) had a meeting with Dr. Miftah Ismail, Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance

A delegation of All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) had a meeting with Dr. Miftah Ismail, Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance Islamabad: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) The delegation discussed with the Adviser matters pertaining to Tax refunds (Sales Tax , DLTL) as well as smooth supply of gas to textile units. The delegation requested expediting […]

Adviser Finance reviews budget preparations, Steps for improving in all sectors of economy discussed

Adviser Finance reviews budget preparations, Steps for improving in all sectors of economy discussed

By, Asghar Ali Mubarak, March 04, 2017 Islamabad; Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Dr. Miftah Ismail here on Sunday chaired a meeting to review the activities related to preparation of Budget 2018-19. The additional Secretary budget gave the meeting a briefing on the budget preparations and shared timelines for various activities. The Adviser directed that […]

Pakistan confirms being put on FATF terror finance list in June

Pakistan confirms being put on FATF terror finance list in June

By, Asghar Ali Mubarak, February, 28, 2018 Islamabad; A brief round-up of the activities on the foreign policy front first. The Indian Deputy High Commissioner, Mr. J.P. Singh was summoned to the Foreign Office over the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along the Line of Control on 23 & 27 February 2018 resulting in the […]

Delegation of Food Fortification Program headed by Diane Northway, called on the Minister of State for Finance, Rana Muhammad Afzal

Delegation of Food Fortification Program headed by Diane Northway, called on the Minister of State for Finance, Rana Muhammad Afzal

By, Asghar Ali Mubarak,  15 February 2018 Islamabad, A 3-member delegation of the Food Fortification Program, Pakistan (FFP) headed by Diane Northway, team leader, called on the Minister of State for Finance, Rana Muhammad Afzal Khan here Thursday. She was accompanied by  Dr. Tauseef Akhtar Janjua, Technical Director and Laila Rubab Jaskani, National Advocacy and Communications […]

Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Miftah Ismail had a meeting with Patchamuthu Illangovan, World Bank Country Director

Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Miftah Ismail had a meeting with Patchamuthu Illangovan, World Bank Country Director

Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Miftah Ismail had a meeting with Patchamuthu Illangovan, World Bank Country Director here Friday. Islamabad: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) The two had exchange of views regarding progress on different ongoing World Bank financed projects besides having discussion on future development programmes. They also had a review of Adviser’s meeting with […]

Adviser Finance chairs meeting to review progress of projects financed by development partners

Adviser Finance chairs meeting to review progress of projects financed by development partners

By, Asghar Ali Mubarak Islamabad: 7 February 2018 Dr. Miftah Ismail, Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, here on Wednesday chaired a meeting to review the progress of various projects being financed by international development partners. Senior officials of Economic Affairs Division briefed the Advisor on the portfolio of economic assistance relating to different multilateral and bilateral development […]

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