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Murtaza Solangi stresses urgent need to increase taxes on tobacco products to save youth, economy

Murtaza Solangi stresses urgent need to increase taxes on tobacco products to save youth, economy

ISLAMABAD, May 22 (DNA): Former Caretaker Minister for Information and Broadcasting Murtaza Solangi has stressed the urgent need of increasing taxes on tobacco products to save Pakistani youth and economy. In a collaborative effort to tackle the urgent issue of tobacco consumption in Pakistan, the Society for the Protection of the Rights of the Child (SPARC) organized an event to celebrate World No Tobacco day 2024. The event, aimed to highlight the voices of youth against big tobacco. While addressing the participants of the event, former Caretaker Minister of InformationRead More


Canadian HC meets Minister for Finance & Revenue Muhammad Aurangzeb

Canadian HC meets Minister for Finance & Revenue Muhammad Aurangzeb

ISLAMABAD, MAY 22 /DNA/ – Canadian High Commissioner to Pakistan, Leslie Scanlon called on Federal Minister for Finance & Revenue Senator Muhammad Aurangzeb at Finance Division today. The Finance Minister welcomed the Canadian High Commissioner and informed her about the successful completion of the nine-month Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). He further stated that the Government is currently in talks with the IMF mission for further engagement. Senator Mr. Muhammad Aurangzeb also apprised the High Commissioner about Government’s key priority reform areas that include tax-to-GDP ratioRead More


ISSI hosts “Global Bridges” delegation from Germany

ISSI hosts “Global Bridges” delegation from Germany

ISLAMABAD, MAY 22 /DNA/ – The Centre for Strategic Perspectives (CSP) at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) organized an in-House meeting with a delegation from ‘Global Bridges’, Germany. The 17-member delegation – including decision-makers from politics, business, academia and media – exchanged views with the ISSI side that included Director General Ambassador Sohail Mahmood, Chairman BoG Ambassador Khalid Mahmood, Director China Pakistan Study Centre (CPSC) Dr. Talat Shabbir; Director CSP Dr. Neelum Nigar; and other members of CSP and CPSC. Dr. Talat Shabbir presented an overview of theRead More


OGRA determines estimated revenue requirements of Sui companies

Price Hike Alert: OGRA revises fuel costs for the upcoming fortnight

ISLAMABAD, MAY 22 (DNA) —The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) determines the revenue requirements of Sui companies for F.Y 2024-25. The average prescribed price per MMBTU of gas is recommended as Rs. 1635.90 and the decrease in price per MMBTU is Rs. 179.17 with decrease percentage of 10% for SNGPL. The financial impact of previous years’ shortfall of Rs. 580,585 million, as calculated by OGRA as against SNGPL’s claim of Rs. 862,612 million per the petition, has been referred to Federal Government for an appropriate policy decision and is, therefore,Read More


Fly Emirates To Dubai This Summer and Unlock Exclusive Offers

Fly Emirates To Dubai This Summer and Unlock Exclusive Offers

Travel to Dubai this summer and gain free access to key attractions when buying an Emirates ticket, as well as access to discounts and rewards via My Emirates Pass. Karachi, May 22, /DNA/ – Emirates has launched great offers for holidaymakers travelling to Dubai this summer. With a return ticket, all Emirates customers can enjoy complimentary access to some of the city’s top attractions, ensuring an exciting summer without breaking the bank. Moreover, Emirates passengers flying to, through, or back to Dubai can leverage their boarding pass to access exclusiveRead More


Ambassador Khalid Jamali signs condolence book at Iranian embassy in Moscow

Ambassador Khalid Jamali signs condolence book at Iranian embassy in Moscow

MOSCOW, MAY 22 /DNA/ – Ambassador Muhammad Khalid Jamali signed condolence book at Iranian Embassy in Moscow. He conveyed sincere commiserations on tragic incident that led to passing away of President Ebrahim Raisi and others. The incident occurred on May 19, resulting in the passing away of President Raisi and Foreign Minister Hussein Amir-Abdollahian. Ambassador Jamali expressed condolences for the loss of nine precious lives in the tragic incident.