CSS officers confused why someone who is already social media sensation wants to become CSS officer

Young officers of various services within the umbrella Central Superior Services expressed wonder at social media sensation Dananeer Mobeen’s stated intention to...

FBR forms body to simplify tax return form

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Friday constituted a committee for simplification of income tax return form for Tax Year 2021. According...

Punjab govt approves five development schemes worth Rs4.6bn

LAHORE: The Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP)-Punjab has approved five development schemes of various sectors with an estimated cost of Rs4.592 billion. The...

PM orders strict action against sugar hoarders, profiteers

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday ordered strict action against those involved in profiteering and hoarding of sugar across the country. Chairing a...

OGRA grants K-Electric licence to construct, operate gas pipeline

ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has approved K-Electric's application for a licence to construct and operate a gas pipeline...

Tabish Gauhar resigns as SAPM on power

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Power Tabish Gauhar has resigned after being appointed a couple of months ago, a private media...

Parliamentary panel stresses focus on agriculture under CPEC

ISLAMABAD: The Parliamentary Committee on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor on Wednesday called for strengthening the agriculture sector under the CPEC framework keeping in...

Pakistan urged to resolve corporate issues faced by Korean companies

ISLAMABAD: Officials of Pakistan's Ministry of Commerce (MoC) and South Korea's Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) held the 3rd Round of...

SBP recommends increase in retirement age to cut fiscal burden

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has recommended an increase in retirement age in order to reduce the average coverage period...

Pakistan, KSA discuss joint ventures in energy, tourism sectors

ISLAMABAD: Energy Minister Omar Ayub Khan has said that the government is focusing on energy projects under the new renewable energy policy...

ECC approves removal of additional customs duties on 152 tariff lines

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on Wednesday gave a go-ahead to remove 2pc additional customs' duties on 152...

Pakistan, Iran to open Pishin border crossing to boost trade

TEHRAN: Iran and Pakistan are set to open a third terminal in their borders in the near future in a bid to...

FBR urged to revise mandatory filing of taxpayers’ profiles

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) has called upon the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to revise its policy for...

PM directs Punjab govt to ensure financial assistance to farmers

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the officials concerned to activate the Punjab Cooperative Department to ensure financial assistance to farmers. The...

Cabinet extends fixed tax scheme for construction sector till June 30th

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Tuesday extended the fixed tax scheme for the construction sector till June 30, 2021. According to sources privy...