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Budget 19-20: Opposition members move cut motions on finance bill proposals

Posted by - June 26, 2019

As the National Assembly session held to debate the finance bill resumed on Wednesday, members of the opposition began moving cut motions seeking changes to budget proposals, which will be voted on by lawmakers in the House today. Prime Minister Imran Khan is in attendance today, while opposition ranks appear thin as several PPP, PML-N

US border chief quits amid outcry over child detainees

Posted by - June 26, 2019

WASHINGTON: The chief US customs and border enforcement official is stepping down amid an uproar over the treatment of migrant children detained along the border with Mexico, US media reported on Tuesday. John Sanders will resign as acting commissioner of the Customs and Border Protection agency (CBP) in the coming weeks, The New York Times cited a federal official

Lal Masjid’s khateeb removed, Maulana Aziz’s entry banned for three monthsLal Masjid’s khateeb removed, Maulana Aziz’s entry banned for three months

Posted by - June 26, 2019

ISLAMABAD: The capital administration has removed the khateeb of Lal Masjid and imposed a three-month ban on the entry of former khateeb Maulana Abdul Aziz in the mosque. The decision was taken after a meeting between Deputy Commissioner Hamza Shafqaat and Ulema, including Mufti Raees Ayubi from Azad Kashmir and Qazi Nisar from Gilgit-Baltistan. Former

UK to help firms do business in Pakistan

Posted by - June 26, 2019

KARACHI: The United Kingdom has increased its funding support to Pakistan from £400 million pounds to £1 billion and this is an important statement of our confidence and commitment for trade with Pakistan, said Simon Penney, Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner (HMTC) for the Middle East, Afghanistan and Pakistan. The words reiterate a commitment made between

State Bank discontinues Rs40,000 prize bonds

Posted by - June 26, 2019

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) in a circular issued on Tuesday directed all commercial banks to stop selling Rs40,000 prize bonds from June 24 onwards. “National Prize Bonds of Rs40,000 denomination shall not be sold after June 24, and will not be encashed or redeemed after March 31, 2020,” said the SBP. The

No new tax imposed on ghee, flour: minister

Posted by - June 26, 2019

ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Revenue Hammad Azhar has defended his government’s decision to increase tax on sugar, but denied imposing any new tax on cooking oil, ghee, flour and raw meat. While the opposition in the National Assembly has been asking the government to take back its tax-heavy budget, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf stalwart and former finance

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