Dr Arif Alvi has assented to the finance bill under Article 75 of the Constitution.
House witnesses heated debate on mini-budget as opposition members blast government for imposing Rs350bn in new taxes.
Opposition up in arms over 'bulldozing' of SBP bill.
Energy Minister Hammad Azhar disagrees, says new taxes are "adjustable and majority of them won't impact masses".
MQM, GDA ask govt to reconsider taxes on food, daily use items; PTI warned against strong public backlash.
Says all economic indicators are showing upward trends despite inherited economic crunch.
Calls on govt to withdraw "mini-budget", warns of protest if govt tries to bulldoze the finance bill through NA.
Opposition leader convenes meeting in bid to block finance bill’s passage.
PM’s adviser says the government will not let the opposition block legislation through disruptions.
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MQM convener says his party has "recognised some new aspects after talks" with the PML-N delegation.
Speaker Sadiq Sanjrani asks committee to finalise recommendations within three days.
"Don't auction off Pakistan," says Sherry Rehman; Raza Rabbani urges govt to take nation into confidence on "pressure from IMF".
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JUI-F chief says govt surrendered SBP to world lenders
Says no tax being imposed on stationery items, laptops and small bakeries.
Govt may convene Senate session for tomorrow; ministry official says Fund has not set a deadline for approving finance, SBP bills.
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Vows to move no-confidence motion against NA speaker
Dawn.com breaks down which products will see more taxes is the supplemetary finance bill is passed.
Speaker Asad Qaisar said the bill will not be forwarded to the standing committee concerned.
Vows to block legislation with full force; foreign minister assures economic sovereignty will be guarded.
National Assembly agenda shows bill will not be passed today.
Khawaja Asif says Pakistan will surrender its economic sovereignty through the finance, SBP bills.
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Information minister says cabinet wants a threadbare discussion on it before presenting it to parliament for passage.
Urges govt’s allies not to compromise national and public interests by becoming part of the PTI’s “anti-public actions”.
“The government’s policy of relying on foreign banks for US dollars is like playing with fire,” he says.
Shaukat Tarin expected to take oath as senator today.
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