Category Archives: General

AJK Assembly to initiate general discussion on budget on Friday

The Azad Jammu and Kashmir legislative Assembly will initiate general discussion on the fiscal year 2019-20 budget in Muzaffarabad tomorrow at 10:00 am.As per procedure, opposition leader Chaudhry Muhammad Yaseen will open the discussion. Source: Radi...

Karachi Importers Refuse to Share Wholesaler CNICs With FBR

Importers have refused to comply with the government's decision to provide computerized national identity card (CNIC) numbers along with the accurate particulars of unregistered wholesalers.The government, in its Finance Bill 2019-20, has bound the imp...

SECP recommends to introduce mandatory health insurance for private sector employees

Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan has recommended the federal government to introduce mandatory health insurance for the private sector employees.According to SECP, the compulsory occupational health insurance scheme can be introduced by a...

Two-day 5th Color and Chem Expo 2019 begins in Lahore

Pakistan's largest and exclusive exhibition of dyes, chemicals and allied industry, 5th Color and Chem Expo 2019 began at Expo Centre in Lahore today.This two-day exhibition is supported by Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce

Recommendations of previous CPEC Committee are valid and Government should continue to implement them; Sher Ali Arbab

Islamabad, The Parliamentary Committee on CPEC, met here today, at the Parliament House under the Chairmanship of Mr. Sher Ali Arbab, MNA. The Committee was briefed by the Ministries like National Food Security and Research, Commerce and

NA Speaker urges FBR to relieve the Tobacco growers

Islamabad, The Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser stressed the need for protecting the interest of the tobacco farmers and ending their exploitation. He urged the FBR that the burden of tobacco taxation should not be passed on

NonFilers Cannot Buy Cars or Immovable Property: FBR

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has refuted media reports that the recently introduced finance bill allows nontax filers to purchase cars or immovable property.FBR has clarified that individuals who have not filed their annual income or wealth state...

UN chief voices outrage at killing nearly 100 civilians in Mali village attack

Nearly 100 people were reportedly killed during an attack on a traditional Dogon hunters' village in Mali on Sunday, prompting a call from UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres for authorities to act fast and bring the perpetrators to justice.The Secre...