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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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Pakistan, IMF agree not to increase tax rates until June 2020

02 February, 2020 12:05 am 12:05 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have agreed not to introduce mini-budget and a rise in the tax rates until June 2020. In a meeting chaired Adviser on Finance Abdul Hafeez Shaikh and IMF Mission Chief for Pakistan Ernesto Ramirez-Rigo, the two sides agreed that neither would a mini-budget be … 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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ECC to review hike in gas prices today

02 February, 2020 12:22 pm 12:22 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) meeting will be held in Islamabad on Tuesday (today). Adviser on Finance Dr Hafeez Shaikh will preside over the meeting. According to sources, the ECC is expected to approve a hike in gas prices for the financial year 2019-20. The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) … Read More


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ECC likely to raise gas prices at today’s meeting

01 January, 2020 8:15 am 8:15 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) is likely to raise the gas prices at today’s meeting. The meeting of Economic Coordination Committee will be held in Islamabad under the chair of Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh. The sources said that a six-point agenda would be discussed during … Read More


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Govt doubled budget allocated for social sector: Hafeez

01 January, 2020 11:21 pm 11:21 pm

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Adviser on Finance Hafeez Shaikh said that the government has doubled the budget allocated for the social sector. The adviser stated while talking to French Ambassador Dr Marc Baréty on Tuesday. He also said that the government is striving to facilitate trade and increase production capacity of various sectors to enhance … Read More


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Foreign exchange reserves of SBP increased by $1.8bn: Hafeez Shaikh

12 December, 2019 3:07 pm 3:07 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Adviser on Finance Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has said that the foreign exchange reserves of State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) increased by 1.8 billion dollars during this period. In a tweet on Friday, the adviser also said that the current account deficit reduced by 73 per cent during the first five months … Read More


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Hafeez Shaikh says direct foreign investment has increased by 286 percent

12 December, 2019 11:33 am 11:33 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance Hafeez Shaikh has said that the direct foreign investment has increased by 286 percent. Addressing the two-day Microfinance Conference on Wednesday, he said that Bloomberg had declared Pakistan Stock Market the best stock market of the world in dollar terms. “Moody’s has upgraded the … Read More


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World acknowledging economic reforms process in Pakistan: Hafeez

12 December, 2019 8:23 pm 8:23 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Adviser on Finance Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has said that the whole world gets the knowledge that the economic reforms process in Pakistan is well on track and is being appreciated by international financial institutions. Addressing a press conference along with Minister for Economic Affairs Hammad Azhar and Federal Board of Revenue … 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


Tomatoes, being, sold, Rs17 per kg, claims, Hafeez Shaikh

Tomatoes being sold at Rs17 per kg, claims Hafeez Shaikh

11 November, 2019 11:52 pm 11:52 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, in response to a question by a journalist, claimed that tomatoes are being sold at Rs17 per kg in Vegetable Market. During a press conference with Minister for Economic Affairs Hammad Azhar, Chairman FBR Shabbar Zaidi and Special Assistant to Prime … 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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PM, IMF delegation discuss ongoing bailout package

09 September, 2019 4:45 pm 4:45 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) delegation on Tuesday called on Prime Minister Imran Khan and discussed ongoing bailout package. During the meeting, the prime minister and IMF delegation led by Director Middle East and Central Asia Jihad Azour exchanged the views about economic condition of the country. Finance Adviser Abdul Hafeez … Read More