Amendments will improve ease of doing business, says SECP.
The new prices will come into effect from May 1.
The authority has recommended slashing the price of high-speed diesel by Rs33.94 and of petrol by Rs20.68.
The magnitude of economic losses will depend on how the outbreak evolves, which remains highly uncertain, says ADB.
Pakistanis have lately been under a tough squeeze on their household budgets.
Mahar has also served as Karachi's police chief in the past.
FATF "strongly urges" Pakistan to complete full action plan by June, warns of "action" if significant progress not made.
High-end dress designers, beauticians, stylists, photographers, artists and doctors are in focus, says FBR spokesperson.
Certain sections of media had reported tough prior actions were needed before Pakistan could secure third IMF tranche.
Pakistan was placed on the FATF grey list in June 2018.
IMF press release says Pakistan has met all "structural benchmarks".
Meeting chaired by Hafeez Sheikh decides against importing sugar, says "adequate stocks" available in the country.
The initial date for filing taxes was Sep 30, 2019, which has since been extended several times.
Committee also directs Punjab and Passco to release wheat stocks to overcome country-wide shortage.
Companies which have paid 95pc of admitted tax liability by Sept 30 can also file tax returns by Dec 31.
According to the Power Division, $300m were released this week for sector reform including addressing circular debt.
Azhar specifically highlights cooperation in the railway sector.
$1 billion allocated for the Economic Stabilisation Programme, rest will be used to reform the energy sector.
Loan is part of a multi-donor economic reform programme spearheaded by the International Monetary Fund.
Committee members unanimously vote in PTI MNA Faizullah Kamoka as the new chairman.