Ishaq Dar stresses upon IMF to deal with Pakistan like a member & not a beggar Says God-willing Pakistan would not default Says govt didn’t present current budget in the light of elections but on basis of growth Says govt has allocated Rs 42 billion for ECP for holding generalRead More →

Tax collection increased by 18.1 % to Rs 6938.2 biln during the outgoing fiscal year: Ishaq Dar Says govt has rescued crippling economy & averted default in the face of serious inherited challenges on internal & external fronts Says IT sector posted a trade surplus of $1.72 biln, showing anRead More →

Some people like to give dates that Pakistan will default on so & so date — they should be ashamed: Ishaq Dar Says Pakistan has trillions of dollars of assets Says if we have external debts of 100 billion, we also have assets Says govt after presenting budget will comeRead More →

Expresses resolve of govt in overcoming issues being faced by the business community to ensure economic growth of the country ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar held a meeting with delegation from Islamabad Industrial Association led by its President Mohammad AhmadRead More →

Expresses his gratitude to Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited for its appreciable investments in Pakistan A delegation from Sialkot Chamber of Commerce & Industry held a meeting with Finance Minister Ishaq Dar ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) A delegation of Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited led by Wael Sabra, Area Director AsiaRead More →

Ishaq Dar reaffirms govt’s firm resolve to promote Islamic finance industry & eliminate interest based system in Pakistan Says Pakistan has a strategic plan in place to develop Islamic finance ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar has reaffirmed the government’s firm resolveRead More →

Ishaq Dar informs Donald Blome about the on-going IMF programme & assures dedication of govt to complete the program Reiterates the desire of govt to further deepen bilateral trade & investment ties with USA US Ambassador extends his support to further promote bilateral economic, investment & trade relations between bothRead More →

Govt, PTI kick off negotiations at Parliament House to build consensus on holding elections to national & provincial assemblies on one date Second round of talks to be held today at 3:00 PM Ishaq Dar says we have to review the matters while remaining in the ambit of the constitutionRead More →

Ishaq Dar assures Pakistan to close deal with IMF to revive economy ISLAMABAD  ( Web News ) The friendly countries are expected to materialize their commitments with Pakistan that would pave the way to close the deal with the IMF and revive the economy. This was said by Muhammad IshaqRead More →

Qureshi questions Ishaq Dar’s statement on nuclear weapons in the Senate ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Vice Chairman Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Sunday questioned Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar’s statement on nuclear weapons in the Senate, demanding that the senator clarifies whether the International MonetaryRead More →

National Assembly passes the Finance (Supplementary) Bill, 2023, proposing additional taxes & duties of Rs 170 billion ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) The National Assembly passed the Finance (Supplementary) Bill, 2023, proposing additional taxes and duties of Rs 170 billion to meet the understanding reached with the International Monetary FundRead More →

Dar tables Finance (Supplementary) Bill with Rs 170 bln additional taxes on luxury items, cigarettes, air tickets ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar Wednesday presented the Finance (Supplementary) Bill, 2023 in the National Assembly proposing to impose new taxes of Rs 170Read More →