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Tax amnesty scheme extended for a month

ISLAMABAD -UNS : The caretaker government has extended the Federal Board of Revenue’s (FBR) tax amnesty scheme for a month with a cut-off date of July 31. The tax amnesty scheme was extended in view of people’s interest in declaration of foreign and domestic assets. …

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Petrol by Interim govt: Heavy price increases in petroleum products ahead of general polls

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The caretaker government on Saturday night has hiked fuel prices for the second time in a month ahead of general elections 2018. As per the notification, the petroleum price has reached Rs99.50 per liter after an increase of Rs7.54 per liter while …

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Pakistanis transferred $15bn abroad during FY 2016-17

ISLAMABAD -UNS : A startling report, compiled by 12-member committee of experts, reveals that Pakistani citizens have transferred a sum of $ 15 billion abroad during the financial year 2016-17. Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar had ordered the court on March 26 to …

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Chabahar Port to be operational by 2019

TEHRAN -UNS: India declares to make Chabahar Port in Iran operational by 2019, regardless of threat of transformed US sanctions against Tehran. Chabahar port complex in Iran is a new transportation access strip for land-locked Afghanistan, which may result in opening way for millions of …

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SCO leaders voice expectations of future cooperation

QINGDAO, China- UNS/ Xinhua — Leaders of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) held the annual summit of the Eurasian institution here on Sunday, with Chinese President Xi Jinping chairing the meeting. At the 18th Meeting of the Council of Heads of Member States of the …

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Sales tax on petroleum products increased

ISLAMABAD -UNS- After revising the prices of petroleum products for the current month, the government has also increased the sales tax on them. As per details, the sales tax on petrol has increased by 5% to 12%. Diesel has witnessed a hike from 7% to …

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SC suspends tax deduction on mobile cards

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday suspended the tax deduction on mobile cards by companies and Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). The apex court has provided a two-day deadline to follow the orders pertaining to the suspension. During the …

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Good governance,economic connectivity focus of OSCE Regional Ministerial Conference

“Good Governance and Economic Connectivity – best practices within the OSCE region” was the topic of the OSCE Regional Ministerial Conference organized by the OSCE and the Government of Turkmenistan that ended in Ashgabat on 31 May 2018. The two-day conference brought together some 120 …

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Petrol price likely to increase by Rs7.46 for June

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The federal government is likely to hike the price of petroleum products for the month of June 2018 and the move will bring changes to the existing values. Sources told Dunya News that Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) is likely to …

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Qatar bans Saudi, UAE goods from stores

Qatar has ordered shops to remove goods originating from a group of Saudi Arabian-led countries which a year ago imposed a wide-ranging boycott on the emirate, Doha officials said on Saturday. A directive from the economy ministry ordered shops to immediately strip shelves of products …

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