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KP govt contacts FBR to discuss arrears

KP govt contacts FBR to discuss arrears

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Finance Adviser Muzamil Aslam on Sunday held a telephonic conversation with Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman to discuss arrears of KP Revenue Authority. In a statement, Muzamil Aslam said that the telephonic conversation has been made for arrears of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Authority. A delegation meeting with FBR on the understanding of cross-input tax adjustment would be made soon, he added. He said that Rs9.4 billion rupees pending agreement, of which Rs4.1 billion rupees have been received in February 2024 and Rs5.3 billion pending with FBRRead More


Islamic Emirate confirms detention of two us citizens

Islamic Emirate confirms detention of two us citizens

KABUL, MAR 31: Zabihullah Mujahid, spokesperson for the Islamic Emirate, told TOLOnews that two American citizens and some other foreign nationals are currently detained by the caretaker government. Zabihullah Mujahid said these foreign nationals have been arrested for legal violations in the country and he said that every foreign citizen wanting to travel to Afghanistan must consider the laws of the Islamic Emirate. “I think there are two Americans, and the reasons for their visit are not clear yet; but whatever the reasons, anyone coming to Afghanistan is obliged toRead More


Undeterred resolve – only way to end economic woes

Undeterred resolve – only way to end economic woes

ISLAMABAD, MAR 31 (DNA) — Given its location, landscape, environment, weather, shores and fertile land, Pakistan had always been the most potential and business-friendly destination offering volumes of dividends to investors and businessmen. Although fluctuating policies of the past landed this potential state into serious economic crunch with putting it back on track becoming a gigantic task, yet it can be vibrant again if consistent, holistic and result oriented approach is adopted. Even today, the numbers of brotherly countries are waiting for a nod to invest billions of dollars in different sectorsRead More


Pakistan, Canada pledge to explore economic prospects, skillful manpower

Pakistan, Canada pledge to explore economic prospects, skillful manpower

DNA ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan and Canada have reaffirmed their commitment to remain constructively engaged to further reinforce bilateral relations, as there were a number of sectors that had a huge potential for cooperation, especially the export of skillful manpower to improve the national economy. These views were discussed in a tripartite meeting of the All Pakistan Business Forum (APBF), Punjab Board of Investment & Trade (PBIT) and Member Parliament of the House of Commons of Canada Ms. Salma Zahid, held here today, to discuss various trade opportunities between Pakistan andRead More


Pakistan and the Tri-Border Market Proposal

Book Review by Dr. Muhammad Akram Zaheer

Book Review by Dr. Muhammad Akram Zaheer In a bid to encourage economic collaboration and enhance regional connectivity, a groundbreaking proposal for a jointly administered market at the tri-borderland of Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan has emerged during 2021, heralding a new era of cooperation among the neighboring nations. Discussed by former governments of Imran khan in Pakistan and Hassan Rouhani in Iran, interpreted by esteemed political economist Dr. Muhammad Asim, the proposal aims to capitalize on historical ties and geographical proximity to establish a platform for shared economic activities. Dr.Read More


Jauhar Saleem appointed as President IRS

Ambassador Jauhar Saleem

ISLAMABAD, MAR 31 /DNA/ – Ambassador Jauhar Saleem has been appointed as President of the Institute of Regional Studies (IRS). Ambassador Saleem has previously worked at the highest echelons of Pakistan Foreign Service, including as Foreign Secretary, Special Secretary Additional Foreign Secretary, Head of the Foreign Service Academy and Director General for European affairs. He also served as Pakistan’s ambassador to Germany, Italy, Bosnia & Herzegovina, and Bahrain, as well as Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), and the World FoodRead More