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No shortage of food items in country, officials informs finance adviser

02 February, 2020 1:13 pm 1:13 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – A meeting was chaired by  Finance Adviser Dr Hafeez Shaikh in Islamabad on Wednesday to review the supply and prices of essential food items. Utility Store Corporations (USC), Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and industry and production officials attended the session under the chair of Hafeez Shaikh. During the session, the … Read More


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Finance adviser denies to give approval to decision of PM

02 February, 2020 1:35 pm 1:35 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Adviser on Finance Hafeez Shaikh denied to give approval to the decision of Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan for setting up a digital media wing. According to the details garnered, the prime minister decided extra-ordinary steps to tackle current challenges. The finance adviser opposed decision of the premier on government matters. … Read More


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ECC imposes ban on export of sugar

02 February, 2020 6:49 pm 6:49 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) has imposed immediate ban on export of sugar. According to the announcement by Ministry of Finance, the ban was imposed to keep prices under control. This was decided during a meeting in Islamabad today with Adviser on Finance Sheikh Abdul Hafeez in the chair. The meeting … Read More


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PM directs economic team to bring suitable person for FBR chairman

02 February, 2020 6:14 pm 6:14 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Monday directed the economic team to bring a suitable person for the slot of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) chairman. The prime minister said while chairing a meeting of government’s spokespersons. He also categorically denied replacing Finance Adviser Abdul Hafeez Shaikh and the governor of … Read More


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Moody’s upgraded Pakistan’s outlook to stable from negative

12 December, 2019 4:52 pm 4:52 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The international rating agency Mooday’s has upgraded Pakistan’s outlook to stable from negative. In a statement, the Ministry of Finance said that the upgradation of outlook to stable is an affirmation of the government’s success in handling the country’s economy. The finance ministry said the government remains fully committed to its … Read More


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Confidence of world being restored in Pakistani economy: Hafeez Shaikh

11 November, 2019 3:50 pm 3:50 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance Hafeez Shaikh has said on Monday that confidence of the world is being restored in the Pakistani economy. Addressing Pakistan Innovative Finance Forum, organized by Asian Development Bank in Islamabad, the finance adviser said that the economy of the country has been put in the … Read More


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National economy on road to recovery, next year will be better: Hafeez

11 November, 2019 10:57 am 10:57 am

KARACHI (92 News) – Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has said that the national economy is on the road to recovery and next year will be better. Talking to business leaders in Karachi, the adviser termed that the national economy back on track as the difficult period has been managed. “Foreign … Read More


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Progress in country not possible without investment of elite class: Hafeez

11 November, 2019 3:49 pm 3:49 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has said that the  progress is not possible without investment of the elite class in the country. Addressing a conference in Islamabad on Thursday, the adviser said that the public private partnership is imperative to ensure economic development in the country. … Read More


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Finance Adviser Hafeez Shaikh stresses need for harmony in tax system

11 November, 2019 7:32 pm 7:32 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has said the federal and the provincial governments are in a continuous dialogue to improve coordination and create harmony on issues related to fiscal and budget management, multiplicity of tax rates and reconciliation of input adjustment. He made … Read More


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ECC will meet today to discuss overall economic situation

06 June, 2019 9:02 am 9:02 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Economic Coordination Committee will held in Islamabad on Wednesday (today) with Adviser on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh in the chair. It will discuss overall economic situation of the country. The matters pertaining to supplementary grants for various government departments and ministries as well as the demand and supply of wheat … Read More


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Past govt fail to devise policies for lasting economic development: Hafeez

06 June, 2019 12:25 pm 12:25 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has said that the governments in the past failed to devise the policies for lasting economic development. Addressing a gathering of the Council of Foreign Relations in Karachi, Abdul Hafeez Shaikh said that last government did not pay attention towards trade … Read More


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Adopt austerity measures, cut govt’s expenditures: finance adviser

06 June, 2019 5:11 pm 5:11 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance Hafeez Shaikh has said the focus of new budget is to check fiscal and external deficits, adopt austerity measures and cut the expenditures of the government. Addressing a post budget news conference on Wednesday explaining further the details of federal budget 2019-20 with Planning Minister … Read More


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Finance adviser hints at alarming situation for country’s economy

06 June, 2019 10:40 pm 10:40 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 news) – Unveiling Economic Survey 2018-19, Prime Minister’s Adviser on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has warned that this is an alarming situation for the country’s economy and the rupee is facing a lot of pressure. In a press conference here in the federal capital, Dr Hafeez Shaikh said that crucial decisions are … Read More


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Finance adviser directs to issue sales tax refund bonds to claimants

05 May, 2019 9:26 pm 9:26 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Adviser on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has directed to issue sales tax refund bonds to the claimants through Central Depository Company (CDC) on Friday. Speaking at a ceremony held at Ministry of Finance, the finance adviser said that the government decided to issue sales tax refund bonds to the claimants … Read More


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Finance adviser asks FBR to make tax collection process easier

05 May, 2019 6:43 pm 6:43 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Advisor of Prime Ministeron Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has directed the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to make tax collection process easier and initiate measures to broadening the tax base. He was chairing a meeting to review Budget proposals in Islamabad. FBR Chairman Shabbar Zaidi gave a presentation about budget … Read More