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Ex-PM Raja Pervaiz Ashraf acquitted in another rental power reference

06 June, 2020 1:06 pm 1:06 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – An accountability court on Tuesday acquitted former prime minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, former finance minister Shaukat Tareen and other accused in the Piraghaib Rental Power reference. Judge Muhammad Bashir announced his verdict on applications of the former premier and others seeking acquittal in the case. Other accused whose acquittal pleas were … Read More

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Asad Umar takes oath as Minister for Planning, Special Initiative

11 November, 2019 3:20 pm 3:20 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Asad Umar on Tuesday took oath as federal minister for planning and special initiative at the President House. President Arif Alvi administered the oath to Umar at the Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad. Khusro Bakhtiar, who previously served as the minister for planning development and reforms, will now serve … Read More

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Kenya’s finance minister Henry Rotich to be arrested, charged over gr...

07 July, 2019 2:55 pm 2:55 pm

NAIROBI  (Web Desk) – Kenya’s chief prosecutor has ordered the arrest of the finance minister over allegations of corruption related to the construction of two dams. Henry Rotich is accused of flouting procurement procedures in awarding a contract worth over $450m (£405m) for the dam projects to the Italian company CMC de Ravenna. In March … Read More


UK finance minister Hammond to resign on Wednesday over no-deal Brexit

07 July, 2019 3:49 pm 3:49 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday he would resign on Wednesday before his expected sacking by the favorite to become Britain’s next prime minister, Boris Johnson, takes office. “I am sure I am not going to be sacked because I am going to resign before we get to that point,” … Read More

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Mexican finance minister Carlos Urzúa quits with critical letter

07 July, 2019 10:41 am 10:41 am

MEXICO CITY (web Desk) – Mexico’s finance minister Carlos Manuel Urzúa Macías has quit over differences with the country’s left-wing president Andrés Manuel López Obrador. In a letter, made public on his Twitter account, Finance Secretary Carlos Manuel Urzúa Macías said there were many economic “discrepancies”. He also said in the letter that economic policy … Read More

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MoU signed between Pakistan, UK for extradition of Ishaq Dar

06 June, 2019 11:30 am 11:30 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan and the United Kingdom have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on June 22 regarding extradition of former finance minister Ishaq Dar. According to the reports, the UK officials will only to hand over Ishaq Dar in the signed MoU as he will be extradited on legal basis for criminal … Read More

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Those who looted national kitty to be held accountable: Asad Umar

06 June, 2019 2:13 pm 2:13 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Former finance minister Asad Umar on Thursday said that accountability is the law of Almighty Allah and those who looted national kitty will be held accountable on Thursday. Responding to former president Asif Ali Zardari’s speech while addressing to the National Assembly session, the PTI senior leader said that arrests for … Read More

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Punjab govt likely to impose 30bn new taxes in next budget

06 June, 2019 8:51 pm 8:51 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The Punjab government has prepared the documents to impose new taxes worth of 25 to 30 billion in next budget, the reports said on Saturday. According to the reports, the provincial government is expected to impose new taxes on people and suggestions to collect property taxes from motorways and restaurants. The … Read More

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My iftar dinner drew 4-times more people than Nawaz rally, says Rasheed

05 May, 2019 11:02 pm 11:02 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Commenting on the Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) rally to give former premier Nawaz Sharif a warm send-off upon his return to Kot Lakhpat Jail, Minister for Railways Shiekh Rasheed said his iftar dinner drew five times more people than those who attended the rally. Addressing a press conference, the minister dismissed … Read More

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Asad Umar made member of Standing Committee on Finance

05 May, 2019 12:11 am 12:11 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Former finance minister Asad Umar was made the member of Standing Committee on Finance, sources said. According to the sources, the Parliamentary Committee on Finance has been reshuffled and finalized with former finance minister Asad Umer staging a comeback in the midst of Pakistan’s economic affairs. Asad Umar replaces Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insafs’ … Read More

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Asad Umar to be appointed as chairman Standing Committee on Finance

05 May, 2019 11:46 pm 11:46 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan gave go ahead to appoint former finance minister Asad Umar as the chairman for National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs. It was reported that the prime minister has informed Asad of his decision and issued directives to National Assembly Chief Whip Amir Dogar. … Read More

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Asad Umar replaced with PPP’s former finance minister: Khursheed Shah

04 April, 2019 11:24 pm 11:24 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Responding to former finance eminister Asad Umar, Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) stalwart Khursheed Shah termed that Asad Umar was sacked form his designation after declaring ‘failed and incompetent’. Addressing a National assembly session, the PPP leader slammed incumbent government and said that the government appointed PPP’s former finance minister Shaikh Hafeez … Read More

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‘Selected PM’ can’t hide his incompetence from sacking ministers: Bil...

04 April, 2019 9:56 pm 9:56 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari termed on Monday that ‘selected’ Prime Minister Imran Khan cannot hide his incompetence from ousting ministers. Addressing a National Assembly session, the PPP chairman lashed out at the incumbent government and he called former finance minister Asad Umar as ‘an educated but illiterate’ … Read More

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How can people fleeing parliament run country? questions Khursheed

04 April, 2019 12:06 pm 12:06 pm

SUKKUR (92 News) – Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) stalwart and former opposition leader in National Assembly Khursheed Shah slammed the incumbent government, asking that people fleeing parliament how can run the country. Speaking to the journalists, the PPP stalwart said that the country would progress when every matter will be brought to the parliament. “Imran … Read More

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Pakistan’s economy held hostage by arrogance of Imran Khan: Shehbaz

04 April, 2019 6:48 pm 6:48 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Opposition Leader in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif said on Thursday that Pakistan’s economy was being held hostage by ego, arrogance and stubbornness of Prime Minister Imran Khan. Speaking to the journalists, Shehbaz Sharif said, “Imran Khan Niazi should set aside his ego, arrogance and stubbornness and concentrate on the economy.” “If … Read More