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Federal Minister Hammad Azhar presents tax-free budget for FY2020-21

06 June, 2020 4:50 pm 4:50 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Federal Minister for Industries and Production Hammad Azhar presented the tax-free budget for the next fiscal year 2020-21. Prime Minister Imran Khan also attended the budget session. Presenting the Rs7.137 trillion budget having a deficit of Rs3.4 trillion on Friday, the minister said that no new tax has been imposed in … Read More

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Federal Budget to be presented in NA today

06 June, 2020 9:07 am 9:07 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Federal Budget for the next fiscal year 2020-2021 will be announced today (Friday). The budget will be presented in the National Assembly today at 4pm. A copy of the Finance Bill will also be laid in the Senate. A special session of the Federal Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan … Read More

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Federal govt announces two big packages for jobless, small traders

04 April, 2020 2:51 pm 2:51 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The federal government has announced to allocate Rs75 billion for relief packages to small businesses and unemployed persons on Monday. After the ECC meeting, Federal Minister of Industries and Production Hammad Azhar announced this and a package for labourers laid off during the coronavirus lockdown during a Monday afternoon press conference. … Read More

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Hammad Azhar made Federal Minister for Industries as PM reshuffles cabinet

04 April, 2020 7:07 pm 7:07 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday reshuffled the federal cabinet two days after the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) released reports on the sugar and wheat crisis. According to details, Hammad Azhar has been made Federal Minister for Industries and Syed Fakhar Imam assigned the portfolio of Federal Minister for National Food … Read More

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Can’t describe disaster if doesn’t make tough decisions on economy: Azh...

03 March, 2020 7:13 pm 7:13 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Federal Minister Hammad Azhar has said that the disaster could not be described, if the government did not make tough decisions on the economy. Speaking to the journalists in Lahore on Sunday, Hammad Azhar said that the petroleum price was decreased by five rupees per litre and soon the prices of … Read More

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Increasing electricity, gas’s prices not easy decision for any govt: Hamm...

02 February, 2020 9:40 pm 9:40 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Responding to PML-N leader Khawaja Asif’s points, Minister for Economic Affairs Hammad Azhar said after tackling the mess left behind the previous government, the PTI is looking to enter a higher growth phase in the next financial year. Speaking to the floor of National Assembly, the minister said that increasing the … Read More

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Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar provided $5.5b to Pakistan: Hammad Azhar

12 December, 2019 11:00 pm 11:00 pm

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Minister for Revenue Hammad Azhar on Monday said that Saudi Arabia, UAE and Qatar have provided $5.5 billion financial package to Pakistan. Responding to a question during the Questions Hour in the National Assembly (NA), Hammad Azhar said that Saudi Arabia have provided three billion dollars, UAE two billion dollars while … Read More

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World Bank restores budgetary support to Pakistan

11 November, 2019 2:23 pm 2:23 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The World Bank has restored Budgetary Support to Pakistan on account of strengthening of economic stability. Minister for Economic Affairs Hammad Azhar stated in his tweet and said that both the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank had suspended budgetary support to Pakistan during 2017 due to rising macro-economic imbalances … Read More

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Pakistan submits reply to FATF Asia Pacific Group: Hammad Azhar

09 September, 2019 1:18 pm 1:18 pm

BANGKOK (92 News) – Federal Minister for Revenue Hammad Azhar said that Pakistan had submitted its reply to 125 questions asked by Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) Asia Pacific Group. Talking exclusively to 92 News on Wednesday, he said that they had also briefed the FATF APG about four-month performance of Pakistan. “Pakistan has made … Read More

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Pakistan to answer 125 questions of FATF in Bangkok today

09 September, 2019 8:02 am 8:02 am

BANGKOK (92 News) – Pakistan’s 15-member economic team led by Minister for Economic Affairs Hammad Azhar will answer 125 questions of Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) Asia Pacific Group (APG) in Bangkok today on (Monday). A team of Pakistani officials attended the session of holding talks with the FATF’s APG in Bangkok. Pakistani team led … Read More

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Pakistan-FATF talks: Delegation led by Hammad Azhar leaves for Bangkok

09 September, 2019 4:56 pm 4:56 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – A delegation led by Federal Minister for Economic Division Hammad Azhar left for Bangkok on Saturday for the decisive talks between Pakistan and the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). The regular talks between Pakistan and Asia Pacific Group will start from Monday. During the talks, the Pakistan report on 125 supplementary … Read More

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PM Imran withdraws revenue division’s portfolio from Hammad Azhar, as...

07 July, 2019 3:54 pm 3:54 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan withdrew on Wednesday the notification of Hammad Azhar as Federal Minister for Revenue division only a day after his appointment. Azhar has now been appointed as Federal Minister for Economic Affairs, says a notification issued by the cabinet division. Advisor Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh who has been … Read More

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Hafeez Sheikh says assets valuing Rs3,000 bn declared under amnesty scheme

07 July, 2019 3:11 pm 3:11 pm

ISLAMABAD – Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs Dr Hafeez Sheikh Thursday announced that assets valuing Rs3,000 billion had been declared by people under Amnesty Scheme of the government. As many 137,000 people have so far got registered under the amnesty scheme and submitted taxes worth Rs70 billion, he added. The … Read More

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Assets declaration scheme’s deadline extended for three days: Hafeez

06 June, 2019 7:17 pm 7:17 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance DrAbdul Hafeez Shaikh on Sunday announced that the federal government has extended the deadline of Asset Declaration Scheme for three more days. Addressing a press conference along with Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information Firdous Ashiq Awan and Federal Minister for Revenue Hammad Azhar, … Read More