Federal Finance Secretary Dr Waqar Masood dismissed apprehensions regarding the centralisation of the decision-making.
With marathon IMF review meetings in progress in Dubai, the government cannot afford to go back on its firm commitment
The excitement reported in business quarters around the world was missing among their Pakistani peers.
Eid sales at all-time high, with minimum 10pc expansion and Rs850bn in business estimated this season.
A committee has been constituted in the commerce ministry to monitor the developments in Europe.
There is no systematic data collection to quantify the value of philanthropy, but the activity is massive.
The govt’s haste in getting the finance bill endorsed during the opposition’s walkout from the NA is unnecessary.
Budget proposals avoid addressing issue of investor's trust deficit or closing the widening development gap with Punjab.
Ahsan Iqbal, the planning and development minister, disputed the finance ministry’s unemployment rate figure at a press
The reluctant private sector finds the business environment not yet congenial for long-term investment in industry.
The proposals are not expected to ease pressure on the family budget of tax-paying salaried middle class in the country.
Distressed citizenz who struggle for a decent living in a hostile economic environment get penalised by indirect taxes.
Sindh budget to provide greater allocations for visible development projects in Karachi, Hyderabad and Sukkur.
It is difficult for the cash-strapped government to present a ‘please-all budget’ for fiscal year 2015-16.
Local companies have expanded into countries in Middle East, Far East and South Asia, as well as in Canada, UK and US.
Islamabad has not yet resolved issue of cess imposed by Sri Lanka on pipe and tube imports, leading to export losses.
The effects of labour mismanagement are not limited to the working masses but encompass the whole economy.
Yes, it is great if Asia’s rising giant is willing to hold our hand, but there is no free lunch in business.
After the April 10 parliament session, the currency market came under pressure.
Claims of expanding economic ties between Pakistan and Iran have yet to be substantiated.