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UK to provide £200m for enterprise, asset growth

ISLAMABAD: The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) will provide up to 200 million...

Power tariff reduced for one month

Nepra approved a Rs1.02 per unit reduction in electricity tariff for next month due to a decline in fuel prices.

Development fund cut to meet IMF terms

“The govt should have disbursed about Rs405bn by now had it followed its own disbursement mechanism,” an official says.

IMF not satisfied with bill on ‘SBP autonomy’

IMF is expected to take up the issue with Pakistan during third quarterly review of the $6.78 billion bailout package.

Govt to seek national consensus on action against Taliban if talks fail

Govt will seek a national consensus on what action to take against Taliban if talks with the TTP failed, said Dar.

Multilaterals see global springtime

An across-the-board reduction in expenditure may seem expedient, but should be avoided because it is neither

IMF terms bond issue successful

WASHINGTON: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has welcomed Pakistan’s successful launch of $2 billion Eurobond...

IMF sees rising revenues, falling fiscal deficits in Pakistan

IMF is expecting increasing revenues and declining fiscal deficits and debt ratios in Pakistan over the next few years.

IMF forecasts slow, but improving growth for Pakistan

Unemployment rate will rise from 6.7pc last year to 6.9pc this year and 7.2pc next year.

Uch-II power project may cause financial losses to public sector companies

Apart from financial losses to be caused by the project, over 250 staff working at the power plant were at risk.

Public utility courts

Govt has now decided to set up Public Utility Courts for speedy disposal of cases related to electricity, gas theft.

Move to raise tariff for coal-fired power plants

Higher rate of return was offered as a one-time incentive for six years to encourage investment in coal-fired plants.

Power tariff raised for Karachi

Now, the electricity tariff will become uniform across the country and reduce govt subsidy by about Rs20 billion,

Confiscation of hazardous substances ordered

Govt orders confiscation of illegally imported hazardous substances,puts 7 authorised importers under strict monitoring.

Prices of petrol, other products reduced

Prices were reduced on the recommendations of Ogra after a meeting between PM Nawaz Sharif, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar.

No water shortage: Bumper Kharif crop likely

For the first time in about two decades, there will be no water shortage during Kharif season starting from this month.

Govt to raise Rs235bn from power, gas tariff hike

Govt plans to raise additional revenues of Rs235 billion through increases in electricity and gas tariff in next budget.

Reform lag and IMF waivers

Govt requested non-compliance waivers on two criteria within 6 months after introducing reforms in 2013-14 budget.

Ephedrine-like scam unearthed, probe ordered

FBR has been asked to take legal action against the importers concerned and customs officials involved.

Phase I of Dasu power project approved

The Rs486 billion phase of the Dasu Project was cleared to pave the way for approval of a $700 million loan by the WB.


Relief for terror victims

Learning curve

Nuclear normalcy

Train to Pakistan: 2014


ISI and media infighting

MQM in government again

Men planning families

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