Statement in response to reports that govt has allowed military officers to import tax-free vehicles post retirement.
Calls for decisive actions to also prevent domestic violence, child labour and child marriage.
Directs health ministry to rationalise the price of paracetamol, ensure its availability.
Recent floods have added “profound risk to the country’s economic outlook”, says ADB official.
Says to ensure sustainable policies, macroeconomic stability while aiding authorities in efforts to assist flood affectees.
Prices of onions and tomatoes decline by 41.99pc and 8.11pc week-on-week.
Trend driven by a more than 200pc increase in the prices of tomatoes and onions over last year, and higher fuel prices.
All but two sub-indices see double-digit increase; inflationary trend driven by increase in transport and food prices.
The two items are the most affected by the recent floods and their prices have skyrocketed.
PML-N leader Mohammad Zubair says "not importing at cheaper rates within a short timeframe will be criminal."
Pakistan had suspended all trade ties with India in August 2019 as a reaction to its decision to deprive occupied Kashmir of its special status.
Data shows inflation rose sharply due to higher prices of essential food items and fuel.
Finance Division says govt will promulgate an ordinance in a “few days” through which it will impose variable taxes on traders.
Highest YoY increase seen in price of pulse masoor which rose by 111.02pc, followed by diesel at 108.77pc and petrol at 94.53pc.
Hike to be reflected in bills for August and September.
Resident representative says board meeting tentatively planned for late Aug once adequate financing assurances are confirmed.
Trend driven by a 64.73pc rise in transport costs and a 32.93pc increase in rates of perishable food items.
Faisal Shahkar appointed as new Punjab inspector general; Khan posted at the Pakistan Railways.
The finance minister will be the chairman of the 10-member panel.
The Cabinet Division has yet to notify the Eid holidays.