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News Clipping - Archives March 2017


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 31, 2017

DAWN NEWS

Plastic money

PM approves national single window to boost trade

Rs2 per litre hike in diesel, petrol prices on the cards

Loadshedding increased to six hours

National e-commerce policy in the offing

LPG prices drop Rs10 per kg

Reserves dip by $254m

Order against Trump travel ban extended

Plans ready to counter impact of possible heatwave: officials

THE NEWS

Petrol, diesel prices likely to be raised by Rs2 per litre

Forex reserves drop to $21.79bln

‘Super tax can earn FBR Rs25bln in 2017/18’

‘State Bank, ministry developing national policy on ecommerce’

Anti-dumping duty on synthetic fibres hits textile exports

PJBC team due in April

Pak-Thai FTA in six months: envoy

India may consider joining CPEC, says high commissioner

B RECORDER

Higher growth rate Dar jubilant

Rs 2 increase in petroleum products proposed

Liquid foreign reserves declines

FPCCI appoints Farooq Afzal as PRBC chairman

Letter to Nawaz

PTA chairman for steps to control declining leather export

KCCIs membership dept to remain open on 31st

SECP initiates winding up proceedings against 90 firms

FTA talks with Turkey in final stage envoy

Pak-Thai FTA to be finalised in next six months envoy

Widening CA deficit 

Gas moratorium KP conveys reservations to Khaqan

DAILY JANG

Petrol, diesel prices likely to be raised by Rs2 per litre

Order against Trump travel ban extended

Incurrent finical year during 8 month 28days ten lac seventy seven thousand tax return filed

Forex reserves drop to $21.79bln

Shipping lines abolished port congestion charges on import

Pakistan will soon enter in to 20 best economies within 12 months country will be free of load shedding

DAILY EXPRESS

Rs2 per litre hike in diesel, petrol prices on the cards

Pak-Bahrain agreed to enhance trade up to 1 billion dollar

LPG prices reduced by Rs.10 per KG

Meeting on industrial census   


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 30, 2017

DAWN NEWS

PM for increased bilateral trade with Bahrain

Only 21 of 559 firms listed on stock exchange have women on boards: report

Port surcharge withdrawn

Non-textile exports go down by 40pc

A View Of Connecticut Shopping Mall

Loadshedding duration increasing as payables rise

THE NEWS

Power outages increase by 7-14 hours

UAE cabinet grants Indian nationals with US visa, Green Cards entry visa on arrival

‘Why call it Sindh Revenue Board when only Karachi pays taxes?’

Import policy favours consumers at domestic manufacturers’ expense

Experts call for using Islamic finance to end poverty

Aptma slams delay in exports package implementation

German official visits FPCCI

‘Pakistan ranks 117 out of 168 on World Corruption Index’

B RECORDER

Calls for streamlining of textile industry

Bahraini businessmen invited to take advantage of CPEC

Cash withdrawal by BB agents: Finance Bill 2017 may incorporate amendment to IT Ordinance

Of Nepra and K-Electric

Shipping lines agree to withdraw surcharge

German diplomat visits FPCCI

Energy price disparity: APTMA warns of rapid deindustrialization in Punjab

Need to combat environmental hazards stressed

Moot on ‘Management of Pakistan economy’ held at LSE

FBR activates ADRCs, notifies panel

Looming water crisis

Restoring regulatory bodies’ autonomy

PM asks Bahraini businessmen to avail benefits of CPEC

Samsung unveils S8 smartphones with virtual assistant

DAILY JANG

Counter will remain open till 5:00 P.M for  renewal of Karachi chamber  of member ship

No Industrial census after 2005 carried out Manzoor Wasan

DAILY EXPRESS

Huge cut in present development budget proposal under consideration


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 29, 2017

DAWN NEWS

Sindh opposes gas provision to ‘politically selected’ areas

PM woos Chinese investors

Ginners fear large-scale bankruptcies

Thar coal: centre wants cut in expensive tariff, Sindh opposes

Banks advised to facilitate tax collection

Rs50 coins recognising Edhi’s work to be available from 31st

Expert stresses prudent handling of CPEC

Envoy highlights BD’s economic successes

THE NEWS

Sindh CM writes to PM

CPEC and Punjab

SHC bans movement of heavy vehicles in city at all hours

Murad writes to PM over diverting Sindh’s gas to ‘politically-selected’ areas

FBR may propose amending concealment of income, source of remittance laws

Banks dispose 0.772mln consumer complaints

Fearing a 2015-like heatwave this summer, hospitals put on high alert

B RECORDER

Thar coal-fired projects: governments bicker over tariff

New gas connections: Sindh irked by PM’s ‘electoral’ approach

European investors must take advantage of CPEC: Swiss envoy

SSGCL fails to recover Rs 119.5 million on account of gas-theft

PBIF voices concern over declining exports

Tax collection/deduction: FBR unveils draft of amendments to IT rules

Cheap electricity needed to recapture lost markets: FCCI chief

Forex reserves show true picture of economy: speakers

Will someone give Exports a chance?

Reducing trade costs to promote exports

DAILY JANG

New gas connections: Sindh irked by PMs electoral approach

Economic coordination committee meeting 

Rs50 coins recognising Edhi’s work to be available from 31st

Dr. Ikhtir Baig appointed Chairman Pak-UAE business Council

DAILY EXPRESS

Inspite of ban gas connection given to 97 projects in Punjab is unconstitutional Sindh chief Minister sent letter to PM

Tax reforms committee meeting

PM package exporters to get 7% Duty Draw Back


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 28, 2017

DAWN NEWS

IHC orders regulators out of ministries’ control

NA body asks Nepra to address overbilling complaints

Lavish weddings

Dar reviews progress on economic reforms

SBP clarifies position on Rs500 notes

First woman to head major bank

US travel industry fears a ‘lost decade’ under Trump

THE NEWS

Saarc members ask Pakistan to pay $7.8m for university

Dr Baig elected Chairman Pak-UAE Business Council

IHC annuls shifting of five regulatory bodies under ministries

Ahsan terms CPEC a ‘big bang’ for country’s economy

Punjab to be divided into two administrative units: sources

Sindh to call for CCI moot to take up its water and gas issues

‘Operation to continue for lasting peace in Karachi’

Govt mulls doubling banking transaction threshold to Rs100,000

Govt announces Pakistan’s first electricity import regulations

Rupee devaluation will add to foreign debt, not exports

Govt to spend Rs20bln on export sector development

B RECORDER

IHC for autonomous working of regulatory bodies

Banking channel to help increase trade with Iran: Wathra

State Bank clarifies authenticity of Rs 500 banknotes without OVI

FPCCI president calls on Corps Commander

Lasbela CCI demands reduced K-Electric tariff

International Textile and Garments Machinery Trade Fair at Expo

March 30th & 31st: FBR announces extended working hours for tax collection

A Milton Friedman approach?

DAILY JANG

Limit of withholding tax likely to enhance up to Rs 1 lac Governor SBP

Kenyan high commissioner visit FPCCI

Textile Asia international textile machinery exhibition trade fair will start today 

DAILY EXPRESS

Severe heat wave likely to hit in April

Personal payments abroad linked with 15% tax deduction

Both notes of Rs 500 are legal tender SBP


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 27, 2017

DAWN NEWS

Final warning: Manufacturers told to specify tea whitener is not milk

Monetary policy

SECP notification

Punjab receiving lion’s share of new gas schemes

CPEC: Looking a gift horse in the mouth

Revisiting the salary tax policy

Hard times for textile industry

THE NEWS

Dar wants to facilitate overseas Pakistani investors

Tea whiteners not to be sold as milk: DG PFA

Made in Pakistan

B RECORDER

South-Punjab industry exempted from loadshedding: MEPCO

Revenue shortfall

Cotton Policy

DAILY JANG

National economy mixed trends

DAILY EXPRESS

Cost of doing business to be reduced instead of giving subsidy to industries

Islamabad stressed on resolution of circular debts

Investors should be give equal opportunity tax exemption be abolished

Textile package claim only restricted to announcement

Decision to investigate reason of failure of Karachi Textile City project


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 26, 2017

DAWN NEWS

Customs high-ups get off scot-free in illegal freight clearance case

SBP maintains policy rate at 5.75pc

Immigrants are making US economy stronger

FBR using coercive measures: KTBA

Report examines grim Bangladesh leather trade, links to West

THE NEWS

‘China ready to work with Pakistan to move CPEC forward’

Borrowing only for development from now on, says Dar

Internal adjustments made to achieve Rs3,621 bn tax target

SBP keeps policy rate on hold at 5.75pc with eyes on inflation

Laptop ban hits Dubai for 1.1mln weekend travellers

The games politicians play!

B RECORDER

Policy rate remains unchanged at 5.75 percent

No such phenomenon exists: shipping companies begin collecting congestion charge

Experts evaluate country”s economy

Textile producers feel uneasy as exports drop sharply

Anti-dumping duty investigations by NTC: LHC fixes April 5 for hearing

DAILY JANG

Life of Zum Zum channel exceed more the 5000 years

Inflation at its peak in 2 years rate of economic development remains constant State Bank 

DAILY EXPRESS

Interest rate 5.78% remains exports decreased inflation increased SBP

Property worth billions of rupees of 1000 Pakistanis detected

Action plan ready to overcome black economy

Funds beings released for industrial development minister local bodies

Stressed on value addition to enhance exports

Governor state bank to visit Karachi Chamber Today  


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 25, 2017

DAWN NEWS

China ready to take CPEC forward: spokesperson

‘Pakistan an attractive destination for investors’

Reserves drop to $22bn

Pak Suzuki may roll back its expansion plan

THE NEWS

Forex reserves fall to $22.050 billion

Tax authorities seek suspicious transaction details from banks

India opens regulatory ‘backdoor’

Govt passes climate change act, reviving hopes and scepticism

FPCCI hails Nepra’s decision

Emirates to introduce new service

Journalists’ killings: Pakistan stands sixth among 20 deadliest countries

B RECORDER

Forex reserves down by $224 million

Supply of diesel, coal: FBR specifies conditions for allowing ST zero-rating

Apprehensions rejected: Pakistan won’t be flooded with cheap products: China

Pakistan an attractive destination for foreign investors: PM

Foreign banks: reliance on borrowing budgeted at 25 percent of total external assistance

SBP decision to resume banking channel with Iran lauded

Climate change act, reviving hopes – and skepticism

Government urged to modernise textile industry on scientific Grounds

Widening C/A deficit

Standby letters of credit in international business transactions

Misuse of GDs: Lahore LTU confirms legal action of DGI&I IR against OMC

Loans upon loans

Emirates Airlines: guidelines on laptops, tablet devices to US bound Travellers

GAS SUPPLY CLOSURE EVERY SUNDAY INDUSTRIAL AND CAPTIVE POWER

DAILY JANG

Misfortune is the main cause of cancer research

CEPEC projects will bring economic revaluation at a lower stage Wasim Akhtar

Forex reserves fall to $22.050 billion

DAILY EXPRESS

Reduction in tariff KE refused to follow NEPRA’s decision

Forex reserves down by $224 million

New monetary policy will be released today

Tax officers and selected branches of bank would remain open on 30-31 March till late night


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 24, 2017

DAWN NEWS

BoE warns UK exporters pre-Brexit ‘sweet spot’ may not last

THE NEWS

Bizarre ban

Open your bedroom window at night

Losing sense of smell predicts early death

FBR plans to develop common reporting platform for collection

Customs to observe extended working hours

Subsidising sick sectors unlikely to improve economic health

India calls banks to discuss new facility to drain cash

B RECORDER

UBG lauds SBP decision to open Pak-Iran banking channel

Argentinian envoy calls for boosting trade volume

World Bank loans

Cute ideas!

Pakistan Textile City: another story of failed SEZs

Trade troubles continue

DAILY JANG

2017 can become one of the hottest year in human’s history international weather experts

K-E consumers will not be benefited from NEPRA’s decision

FBR will prepare proposal for new budget in 1st week of April

Fall in exports govt decision to review trade policy 2015-2018

DAILY EXPRESS

Water crisis begins as summer sets in

Textile exports reduced to know reasons Towel Manufacturers wrote letter to govt 

Proposal to allow import of old cars on trade basis

Stressed to get benefit from thro coal to overcome energy crisis

Tomorrow is the last date for depositing advance income tax

Industrial exhibition will be held in Rawalpindi on 25-26 March

10th April dead line given to all chamber of commerce for budget proposal

Argentinian envoy calls for boosting trade volume 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 23, 2017

DAWN NEWS

“72pc wastewater discharged without treatment”

Sighting land

Banking court judges

High-powered committee on K-Electric to review Nepra’s Decision

Textile, clothing exports drop 2.5pc

Traders rail against FBR

‘Vulnerable segments at the mercy of privileged class’

Employers seek solution to industrial issues

Monetary policy on 25th

Theft through skimming devices: Pakistani banks being told to upgrade ATM technology

THE NEWS

Chaos as laptop ban set to start on security pretext

UN ranks Pakistan 147th on Human Development Index

SHC seeks report from transport secretary, DIG traffic on movement of heavy vehicles

Property valuation tables to be renewed in Sindh Technology-enabled survey planned

Sindh governor calls for change in tax culture

Yields of long-term Pakistan Investment bonds remain flat Monetary policy on March 25

Senate body seeks recommendations for empowering women chambers

Under-invoicing denies local industries level-playing field

Current account deficit likely to stand at 2.5pc of GDP in FY17

Chambers warn FBR of extreme steps

B RECORDER

Nasiruddin named FPCCI body chief

Kenya has liberal visa policy: envoy

KE opposes integrated multi-year tariff determination

Monetary Policy on 25th

FBR given April 10 deadline for accepting chambers’ demands

Senate body chief lauds role of women in trade & commerce

New US security step

Denmark imposes ban on visit visa

.DAILY JANG

Consultation between govt sector and business community is a must Governor Sindh

Funds being released for schemes of industrial area Jam Khan Shooro

Secret account of Pakistani is Swiss banks  

DAILY EXPRESS

Collection  of property tax survey of properties willing from 1st April

Goods and record gutted in fire in FBR office

Why heavy vehicles not sopped in day time court

Agreement to detect Pakistani wealth

Ministry of production and industry demands Rs 7.5 billion development budget

Down fall of export sector foreign goods in bulk 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 22, 2017

DAWN NEWS

Comments sought from Centre, five regulatory bodies

CPEC security cost

Visa service and our missions

Solar energy

Gauging corruption

Pact with Switzerland on double taxation

KE says new Nepra tariff discourages investment

PBC makes case for ‘Pakistan First’ policy

Banks closed on Thursday

US bans use of electronic devices on flights from 10 airports

Registration of property papers linked to SBCA completion plan

THE NEWS

Swiss accounts of Rs81 trillion no more secret

Trump effect: One fifth of Muslims planning to leave US

The economy

SC asks Nadra to justify overcharging overseas Pakistanis

IMF plans to revise Pakistan’s economic projections

Trade with Iran to start next month

‘Millions of dollars needed to tackle climate change impacts’

Govt urged to give tax reliefs to raise capital formation

Textile exports slightly fall to $8.214 billion in July-February

Karachi among top 10 cheapest cities on weak prices

Zubair approves anti-child labour law

Registering sale, lease or sub-lease deed banned unless building plan issued

B RECORDER

Importers face undue delay in clearance of goods at AFU

PBC suggests reforms for promoting capital, investment 

Climate changes: Comprehensive plan to deal with key issues being implemented

Arrangements being finalized for setting up PRTTI: Ejaz

Executive arm: between the brass and the bench

Of bread and wine: the world’s most expensive cities

US bans large electronics from 10 airports

February textile exports down 2.53 percent YoY

Pakistan and UK ink pact on immigration

Avoidance of double taxation: Pakistan and Switzerland sign Agreement

LHC seeks reply from federal government by May 5

DAILY JANG

Swiss accounts of Rs81 trillion no more secret

Large reserves reached at its dead level severe water crisis is likely to hit Karachi chief Minister

People living along tree side will not face fatness and idleness new researcha

Singapore is expensive city of world while Karachi New Delhi included in cheapest cities

Pakistan’s trade deficit reached beyond 5 billion 47 crore dollars

Corruption worth Rs 80000 coore detected in Indian ministry of commerce

Good news for eclectic consumers

FBR started 1st time campaign against anti-money laundering in country history    

DAILY EXPRESS

US bans large electronics from 10 airports

Swiss accounts of Rs81 trillion no more secret

Notice issued to K-Electric on over billing

Advisory board inactive formed for promoting investment

Tax reform committee will hold meeting today 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 21, 2017

DAWN NEWS

Licence for ferry between Karachi and Port Qasim issued

Current account deficit surges by 120pc

KE’s average tariff cut by Rs3.50 for seven years

Dubai harvests desert sun at vast solar plant

CM orders strategy to deal with looming water shortage of up to 60pc

THE NEWS

Nepra slashes K-Electric’s tariff

Pak-Swiss accord on double taxation being inked today

World’s happiest country is... Norway

PM’s economic uplift body meets for first time

Current account deficit widens 120.50 percent to $5.473 billion

Non-cash banking transactions sharply fall 29 percent in July-Feb

Rapid industrialisation impossible due to flawed govt policies

PIAF welcomes FBR move

‘Why aren’t you married yet?’ expect such queries

B RECORDER

FBR lauded for planning incentives for new filers

Budget blues

Saeed appointed new NBP chief

Pakistanis much happier than Indians: report

Citizens of 150 countries in more debt than Pakistanis

Declining exports, remittances widen C/A deficit:SBP

First license for ferry cruise service issued

2016-2023: Nepra announces multi-year KE tariff

Falling remittances

DAILY JANG

KE Tariff become cheaper by Rs.3.50 per unit for Karachi consumers

Bill Gates richest person of the world trumph wealth reduced.

F.B.R members and 2 other senior members assumed responsibilities

Campaign against tax defaulters of vehicles to continue 31st March  Mukesh Khawla

Recommendations of business community will help Industrial development Muhammad Zubar.

Resolution of Industries is a must for exports growth Majyeed Aziz.

DAILY EXPRESS

KE Tariff become cheaper by Rs.3.50 per unit for Karachi consumers

85% citizens are deprived of clean water

Current Account deficit increased by 8 billion dollar in 8 months.

Economy is more relying on imports president employers federation.

130 officers of custom services promoted in grade 17


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 20, 2017

DAWN NEWS

Circular debt again

Property valuation

Challenges of a populist budget

Dispute resolution is but a term

Ending inefficiency in the domestic economy

THE NEWS

‘Water scarcity big threat to Pakistan’

Back in crisis

B RECORDER

Making a budget: 90pc of proposals consigned to bin!

Debt-piling-reserves

LSM 6MFY17: sluggish growth

FBR wants to meet annual target by hook or by crook: Dr Salman

Govt urged to slash sales tax

The problem with exports

Banking-courts:-appointment-of-judges

DAILY JANG

Public holiday on 23rd March

Power to extend foreigners visa withdrawn from passport department. Home Ministry empowered

PSQCA mark made mandatory on dozen of edibles

DAILY EXPRESS

More than 150 countries nationals are under debt more than Pakistanis

29 big Indian tax defaulters name circulated in news paper

Demand increased black marketing of new cars in country reached at its peak

Chinese delegation reached Islamabad chamber shown interest in investment 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 19, 2017

DAWN NEWS

Govt moves to amend law to prevent boiler explosions

The growth seesaw

Premium on Honda CG125 rises by Rs3,000

Corporate governance in family businesses

THE NEWS

The economy

Questions on CPEC

Circular debt again

‘Cholesterol- drug does not impair brain’

SECP holds workshop on corporate governance

Cotton production up 9.99pc to 10.72mln bales

Tax on early transfer to eliminate new car ‘own money’

Time to shift industrial policy from vertical to horizontal

KCCI says 100pc cash margin to wipe out small importers

Unisame urges PM to consider WB report for Smeda restructuring

Exporters urged to tap global textile markets

The remittance factor

B RECORDER

Efforts under way for country’s progress: FCCI

Rs 300 billion stuck in appeals: FBR to revise ADR system in budget

TDAP chief opens PSGMEA auditorium

Budget exercise

Cotton production stands at 10.7 million bales

SBP’s Saeed next NBP President?

Pakistan ranked among world’s most powerful countries

DAILY JANG

Next migration will be on account environmental disaster Pakistan will be most affected

Indian income tax has issued list of 448 crores defaulter and list of 29 organizations

DAILY EXPRESS

Large scale manufacturing increase by 3.5% due to increase in edible production

Cotton season 2016-17 reached at its end

Tax evasion customs appraisement recovered Rs 4.5 crore 


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 18, 2017

DAWN NEWS

A welcome CPEC benefit

Large-scale manufacturing grew 3.5pc in July-Jan

Legal adviser condition for small firms goes

THE NEWS

UAE three months away from taxation system

Trump’s bans

Recovery of finances

‘Take 10,000 steps daily, cut fat content in diet to avoid getting diabetes’

LSM posts 3.48 percent growth in July- January

Minister denies special incentives for foreign companies under CPEC

SECP achieves milestone

Pak-Turkey talks on FTA postponed

Trade with Australia must be enhanced’

Karachi’s investment potential too good to be ignored, says governor

B RECORDER

Non-filers: FBR agrees to enhance rates of WHT

Germany to help Pakistan explore more avenues for business: envoy

PIAF urges FBR to clear stuck-up refund claims

Government urged to defer revision of property valuations

PM, Dar held responsible for economic woes

Pakistan to participate in Astana Expo: Dastgir

SECP’s recommendations to amend Companies Act 1974 approved

Clarification

GAS SUPPLY CLOSURE EVERY SUNDAY INDUSTRIAL AND CAPTIVE POWER

DAILY JANG

Non filer of tax return will be sent to court.

F.B.R in action long ques for filing   tax return

Notice should be taken for gas load shedding for industries Siraj Kassam Teli wrote letter to prime minister

F.B.R collected record revenue of Rs. 2058 billion  in 8 months 17 days

Number of officers transferred Dr. wasim ursani  appointed chairman export processing zone authority Karachi

Industrialists should inform their requirement to concerned association Saeed Lark

DAILY EXPRESS

Various incentives for foreign direct investment in next budget under consideration

Decision to introduce work visa via on line

O.C.C.I. presents budget proposal

Sui Southern asked industries to inform their requirement for R.L.N.

Federal Tax Ombudsman


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 17, 2017

DAWN NEWS

Circular debt again

Economic hyperbole

Murad says foreign investors returning to ‘peaceful’ Karachi

Govt urged to slash Rs250 SIM tax

Reserves increase by $122m

FDI grows 6pc to $1.28bn

NA body, business community blame FBR for falling exports

OICCI wants super tax abolished, cut in corporate tax, GST

Cell set up at CM House to address complaints about census

THE NEWS

FBR issues notices to 25,000 non-filers

OICCI proposes reduction in corporate tax, GST rates

Forex reserves increase to $22.2bln

PM’s adviser urges private sector to take CPEC forward

B RECORDER

NA body for probe into export slide

Jul-February FDI up six percent YoY

FBR to stop issuing notices to ginners

Business community’s issues to be resolved on merit: Collector

Single-stage taxation regime: FBR wing unearths GST evasion by Paint

LTUs, RTOs and MCCs: FBR asks field force to take strict security measures

Spadework initiated to enhance Pak-Belarus trade: Ermolovich

Dual taxation treaty: Swiss team due next month to ink revised Convention

Money laundering: SBP’s sane advice

FTAs AND PTAs

FBR directed to meet revenue target for FY 16-17

DAILY JANG

India expressed reservations on CEPEC

FBR initiated enquiry against president of A Pakistani Bank

Preparation begins with full swing to impose tax in UAE  

Sindh govt decided to keep intact Pakistan textile city ltd in partnership with port Qasim

Forex reserves increase to $22.2bln

Overseas investors chamber submitted tax proposal for budget to govt

DAILY EXPRESS

Jul-February FDI up six percent YoY

PM should arrange refunds instead of consolation Javed Bilwani   


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 16, 2017

DAWN NEWS

SC directs federal govt to reconsider FBR officials’ promotions

Circular debt spills over into entire fuel supply chain

Africa Health Expo Johannesburg-South Africa June 07-09-2017

CPEC: Is there cause for alarm?

Trade policy

A doctor’s regrets

Banks: withholding tax

‘Self-attestation’

Kuwaiti investment

Govt commits reform for border trade facilitation

 FPCCI urges FBR to notify agreement

‘Policies needed to develop SMEs’

Bangladesh Nobel laureate sued over ‘unpaid arrears’

“AD” Of Senate Secretariat On Public Hearing On The Companies Bill 2017

THE NEWS

SC sets aside FBR officers’ promotion to Grade 22

SBP on money laundering

Why can’t we?

2012 policy being followed in trade with India: minister

Pakistan likely to become 20th powerful country

Govt officers should be prosecuted for supplying tainted water: SC

FBR wants to finish audit process by next month

Govt seeks research-based proposals to frame SME policy

India’s richest man shakes up telecoms market

B RECORDER

Govt to think FTA matters through: Dastgir

Economy not mature to introduce single digit ST rate: Haroon

US envoy, Dar discuss trade, investment ties

Towel export slumps 6.38pc

Pak-Belarus ties to be cemented further: envoy

Crackdown on nil filers

Offshore assets of Pakistani citizens:foreign asset declaration and foreign asset tax: Guidelines for proposed declaration — II

CPEC investments surge to $55bn: Zubair

DAILY JANG

Clean up action by F.B.R with regards to tax evaders begins

Pakistan likely to become 20th powerful country

Expenditure will be reduced by 14.5% due to trade facilitation agreements Khurram Dastgir

Karachi is the center of economic activities

Summary sent to cabinets for lifting ban on gas connection. Minister Petroleum

Important assignments has been given to members F.B.R in filed formations.

Rs.2008 billion record revenue collected within 8 months in current fiscal Year.

Khakan Murtaza appointed Chairman E.O.B.I

DAILY EXPRESS

High power meeting is being held today to review budget proposals

No Hurry in free trade agreementc


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 15, 2017

DAWN NEWS

SC verdict may derail top bureaucrats’ promotions

Money laundering concerns

Prime minister promises business-friendly policies

Employers ask EOBI to withdraw notices

IPO Pakistan to launch one-window operations on March 31

US airports searching Muslim travellers’ cellphones

ADVANCE INCOME TAX 

THE NEWS

Bleak picture

Towards progress

SC orders govt to sack chief of environment watchdog

Pakistan, China likely to sign accord to protect intellectual property rights

Minister terms criticism on CPEC ‘unjust’

FPCCI concerned over FBR deviation

B RECORDER

Bilateral exports: SBP and CBI may sign arrangement soon

Government urged to review import policy

IPO-Pakistan to begin one-window operation on 31st to facilitate Stakeholders

FBR arm busts gang involved in money laundering

RTO-II has around: 150 refund claims of textile industry: CC

Pakistan to join 25 big economies by 2025: Ahsan

Second SME international moot begins today

Iran to start two flights a week from Karachi, Lahore: envoy

Offshore assets of Pakistani citizens: foreign asset declaration and foreign asset tax Guidelines for proposed declaration – I

Registered premium bonds

Late filing of return: SECP issues warning to director of textile Mill

Status of TDAP CEO causing confusion?

DAILY JANG

Time has come to compensate down fall of industrial activity in Karachi

Commercial importers are exempted from audit Shakeel Ahmed Danghera

CEPEC is big game change for Pakistan economic experts

Pakistan’s policy for foreign investors is satisfactory Takashi Korai

New Haj policy likes to appreciate

DAILY EXPRESS

Instructions to sought proposals from businessmen on foreign status amnesty scheme 

Decision by FBR to examine deductions of tax from employees’ salaries by private sector

Heavy vehicles can enter into ports and industrial areas all around 24 hours 

Rs 200 billion revenue target in budget under consideration


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 14, 2017

DAWN NEWS

SBP advises banks on curbing money laundering

‘Pakistanis cannot get CNICs unblocked due to corruption’

Trade deficit grows

OGDCL finds oil, gas in Hyderabad

Govt urged to implement uniform tax system

SBP downplays rising trade deficit

Malaysia ranks top in best countries to invest in

F.B.R “AD” On Advance Income Tax

Plan to cope with looming heatwave discussed

THE NEWS

‘Businesses must let go of comfort zone to explore global markets’

Bringing Pak money back from Swiss banks is wild goose chase

KTBA wants FBR to publish sales tax refunds list

Gas discovered

Corporate sector an asset of Pakistan: Punjab governor

The debt trap

Banks asked to take steps for curbing money laundering

B RECORDER

Directive to submit foreign travel policy: SBP asks banks to do more to combat money laundering

Revenue generation: Taxation of e-commerce to be considered in budget

Building a culture of savings 

Move beyond remittances?

NA informed: Pakistan-China trade volume reaches $13.77bn in 2015-16

EFP rejects EOBI notice

Industrialists’ call for fire-fighting equipment

OICCI proposals: Collection targets mustbe realistic research-based growth projections

OICCI for increasing FDI, improving foreign investors’ perception

FBR to launch crackdown on 21,000 'nil' return Filers

Implementation of fixed minimum daily wages demanded

Pakistan likely to be included in BRICS Plus

Hajj, Umrah, visit visas: Saudi Arabia introduces new laws

Ginners’ bank accounts frozen in H’abad, Sukkur

Tax culture: New generation of businessmen carry positive thinking

Trade deficit widens further 

DAILY JANG

More reserves of gas discovered in Sindh its impact on country’s economy will be positive

Punjab govt devise strategy to avail benefits from western route of cepec

Decision to keep Haj expenses 2017 at a reasonable stage and provide more facilities

Record 5000 tax returns filed within on day.

Exporters “E form should not be verified without complete details.

Modern fire stations be established in industrial zone Salhuddin Chishti.

DAILY EXPRESS

Banks instructed to stop money laundering under the umbrella of foreign trade 

Investments strategy 2017-20 likely to be introduced decision taken

Closure of afghan border deprecated value of dollar by Rs.2.40

Impression of expensive loan to consumers rejected

Hosiery, knitwear demands all refund within 10 days


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 13, 2017

DAWN NEWS

Savings by lottery

Saudi extravagance

Court orders demolition of BD building seen as ‘symbol of corruption’

Natural gas losses

Move to moderate imports

Banks lend more as economy grows

Curbs on non-essential imports

25pc drop in targeted cotton production

THE NEWS

Trump suffers trade deficit disorder

Swiss safe haven

B RECORDER

Shipping cos to collect ‘Port Congestion Charge’

Development projects: Centre yet to release funds for Foreign Affairs, Textile industry

Bangladesh to demolish building deemed ‘symbol of corruption’

Sudan inflation hits 33.53pc

Issuance of refund/compensation: President endorses FTO recommendations to FBR

Double whammy of lower exports, reduced remittances

DAILY JANG

Action will be taken against 2100 tax evaders from today across the country

Crackdown against tax evaders

Comparison of Pakistan and Bangladesh Textile industry

Notices issued to non-filers across the country

DAILY EXPRESS

Budget proposal of foreign investors demand NTN and filing of return mandatory for agriculture sector

Effects of international markets cotton prices in Pakistan reduced


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 12, 2017

DAWN NEWS

Cash business balloons to Rs4.8tr

Trade gap widens by 35pc to $20.2bn

Exporters seek release of refund claims

SBP snubs assemblers over criticism of 100pc cash margin on imports

Talks with IMF start from 28th in Dubai

Govt to boost investment: Dar

THE NEWS

Rupee overvalued?

Pakistan’s reforms offer opportunities to foreign investors

Tax bar urges FBR to soften audit, Penalties

Trade deficit falls to $2.807 billion in Feb

Release of refund claims demanded

B RECORDER

Jul-Feb trade deficit widens to $20.20bn

COAS vows to ensure security for CPEC

PM urged to order setting up of CETPs in industrial Zones

Traders urged to explore business opportunities in Belarus

Pakistan can pay off entire debt with money in Swiss banks: PIAF

Undermining the spirit of WTO

DAILY JANG

DAILY EXPRESS

Increase in local and foreign debts

Trade deficit of 5.16 billion dollar increased during July-February

Intervention sought by PM in treatment plants

Readymade garment sector expressed concern on declining exports

Stress on SMEs to avail export finance scheme


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 11, 2017

DAWN NEWS

CPEC: industrial policy

Remittances decline 2.5pc

Dar launches Rs40,000 premium prize bond

India more than doubles maternity leave to boost female workforce

Combined effluent treatment plants in Karachi urged

THE NEWS

Investors evincing interest in Pakistan: Indian newspaper

Pak HC in UK seeks new contractor for visa services

Mamnoon assures SCCI traders of resolving their issues

Remittances down 2.47pc in 8 months

PCDMA calls for rationalising tax

B RECORDER

First-ever registered premium prize bond Govt takes step towards building culture of saving

Bari appointed chairman of FPCCI body

GAS SUPPLY CLOSURE EVERY SUNDAY INDUSTRIAL CAPTIVE POWER

PCGA demands bailout package for ginning sector

Fashion industry can earn huge foreign exchange

Exchange of info on bank accounts

The concept of prescribed records under the sales tax law

Consignments delivery timings at AFU extended

Commercial importers PCDMA asks FBR to withdraw notices

DAILY JANG

‘Savings rate to be brought to 20pc’

Biggest fire of current year could not be controlled till late night

New officials of pay scale 20 posted in custom collector ate and I.R field formation.

F.B.R collected record tax of 8 billion 79 crore on 10th March.

Facilitation to Japanese trade delegation Japanese business coordination committee formed.

Difference between commercial and industrial importers be removed.

Operation wing in action against non-filers and short filers.

DAILY EXPRESS

Decision taken to purchase system for detecting tax evasion and conversion of black money

Indian media also praised on Pakistan development after U.S.A Japan U.K

Landhi huge fire gutted textile mill destroyed.

Rs. 1lak prize Bond to be issued soon after premium prize bond

Hurdles of visa, banking with Belarus secretary T.D.A.P


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 10, 2017

DAWN NEWS

Haj quota for Pakistan increased

PHC declares provincial sales tax on internet services legal

Swiss tax treaty

Oil companies dispute LPG prices notified by Ogra

Loans to textile industry soar despite falling exports

Reserves rise by 1.5pc to $22.1bn

US managing Rs15.6bn for investment in Pakistani SMEs

Thailand demands access to auto sector under FTA

“AD” National Savings

THE NEWS

Pakistan gradually becoming stable, Prosperous

PAC seeks rate of interest on Chinese Loans

International investors can’t ignore Pakistani markets for long

50pc of assets managed by Swiss banks belong to foreigners

Swiss accounts

FBR collects Rs700mln under amnesty for real estate sector

Forex reserves rise to $22.152bln

Successive govts keep taking popular economic decisions

POL consumption declines 15pc

Belarus eyes investment avenues in Pakistan

LHC refers dispute case to LCCI

UAE, India launch Business Leaders Forum

B RECORDER

CSF inflows push up forex reserves to $22 billion

Public hearing on ‘Companies Bill 2017’ on 16th & 17th

FBR receives 1,039,291 income tax returns till March 9

BoI organises seminar on ‘Doing Business Reforms in Pakistan’

Around 25,000 new taxpayers added in one year: RTO

Exporters’ refunds: PTEA voices concern over undue delay in Payment

PM’s package for exporters

Pakistan ranked 74th in 80 best countries

Two-day SME conference from March 15

Assets, stocks and properties: government working on ‘voluntary declaration scheme’

DAILY JANG

Foreign investors cannot ignore Pakistani market for a longer period

50% assets are owned by foreigners in 266 Swiss banks

UAE, India launch Business Leaders Forum

25% more tax return filed in current fiscal year as compared to last fiscal year

Forex reserves rise to $22.152bln

Business community should high light Karachi issues in all forums

DAILY EXPRESS

New prize bond of Rs 40000 with premium introduced

Rift between center and province on textile city projects

Instruction renew KCCI membership before 31st March


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 09, 2017

DAWN NEWS

New accord with Swiss to help detect tax evaders

‘Pakistan, Iran on verge of establishing strong economic ties’

Debating K-Electric

‘On’ money for new cars

CPEC enclaves

NPLs go down across the board

FPCCI, Commonwealth body to sign accord

‘Pakistanis run 300,000 businesses in UK’

Paxi Pakistan gearing up for the streets of Karachi

SC orders govt to form body to make all filter, treatmentplants operational

THE NEWS

Pakistan to get Swiss accounts’ information

SC orders urgent revamping of Karachi’s sewage treatment plants

IMF declines visiting Islamabad for next round of talks

Joint investigation team constituted to probe into fake bank accounts

B RECORDER

Bank accounts: Pakistan to sign agreement with Switzerland on 21st

Pakistan among 7 states vulnerable to climate hazards, Senate told

Govt urged to protect local industry in FTAs

Cases against taxpayers: PRA acting on info obtained from FBR field offices

Textile package: It is too early to forecast full impact, FBR tells Senate body

Money laundering in Pakistan

Senate panel terms PM's textile package 'excellent paper work'

PAC expresses anger over govt's approach to Textile City Project

DAILY JANG

Bank accounts: Pakistan to sign agreement with Switzerland on 21st

Nepra approved to import cheap electricity from Iran

Textile city project scraped after spending Rs.3 Billion. Disclosing P.P.C

System evolved to destroy snatched mobile phones

Pakistan stands at 39 number in countries of low pricing of petrol.

F.B.R revenue growth increased by 11 % during March.

Govt should takes steps to control circular debts.

Switzerland ranks at 01 while Pakistan ranks at 74 in peace full life.

DAILY EXPRESS

Pakistan to get Swiss accounts’ information

Karachi become ideal country for investors, governor

Plan detected to scrap textile city project

F.B.R will also audit of 1Lac non filers with holding agents.

Aamir Bajwa appointed acting president of F.P.C.C.I

Mian Abdul Aziz appointed chancellor of textile institute of Pakistan for 3 years.

1st Trade deficit during 3years in China.


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 08, 2017

DAWN NEWS

Exporters promised smooth shipment of consignments

Nadra blues

High premiums for instant car deliveries

Turkey links FTA to market access for auto sector

World Bank launches new series of solar maps for Pakistan

SHC orders enforcement of daytime ban on heavy traffic

Sindh wants Nepra, federal govt to stop KE from ‘fleecing’ Consumers

THE NEWS

Kuwait removes visa curbs for Pakistanis

Short on revenue

Ishtiaq Baig meets Punjab governor

Pakistan gains 20th place in world ranking of ‘Best Countries’

SHC bars heavy vehicles’ movement from 6am to 11pm

Sepa has never used its lab equipment: judicial commission

PA seeks action to ensure KE protects consumers’ interests

Rupee expected to remain stable in 2017, but weak inflows pose risks

With CPEC in full swing, world sets sights on Pakistan

China’s forex reserves rebound above $3 trln in Feb

B RECORDER

Corporate taxpayers: RTOs reluctant to change tax Jurisdiction

Tax reforms: FBR to put in place consistent framework

FCCI forms 94 standing committees

Delay in issuing visas by foreign countries: Rabbani threatens‘titfor- tat’ response

Need to raise bilateral trade with Finland stressed

Making regional trade work again

DAILY JANG

Due to delay cost of sewerage treatment plant reached at Rs 32 billion from Rs 8 billion

Ban on heavy traffic why orders not being implemented Sindh High Court

India announced 5 years multiple visa for UAE businessmen

Pakistan gains 20th place in world ranking of ‘Best Countries’

DAILY EXPRESS

Rescheduling of loans of sick industries under consideration

Foreign investors also sought detain of CEPC


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 07, 2017

DAWN NEWS

175,000 blocked CNICs awaiting security agencies’ clearance

Kuwaiti businessmen urged to invest in Pakistan

Right to the city

SBP & markup

‘Sanctions hindering Iran-Pak gas pipeline’

Cotton trading slows

‘Karachi’s dependence on cars may increase despite BRTS project’

THE NEWS

Trump signs new order excluding Iraq from banned countries

SSGCL, Engro reach deal to re-gasify 600mmcfd LNG a day

SC orders removal of KWSB MD, irrigation secy

Rupee firm

Cotton unchanged

B RECORDER

Economy back on track, PM tells moneyed sheikhs

Corruption decreases in Pakistan: TI

Defaulting vehicles to be taxed: Road checking campaign to be launched

Ogra to determine UFG benchmark after consultation: Uzma Adil

Subdued business on cotton market

Dar's observations

South Korea: a land of peace and prosperity

Petroleum ministry asked to divert 300MMCFD local gas to inefficient Gencos

SBP initiates survey on portfolio investment

FBR collecting around Rs15bn per year through super tax

DAILY JANG

Donald Trimuph issued new order on Travel advisory

Prices of cancer medicine reduced by 86% in India

Zeba Hye assumed charge of chief collector customs central Lahore.

F.B.R received 1.75 lac return upto 6th March 2017

Pakistan’ economy is growing speedily Trukish envoy

Campaign will be started in current month against tax defaulters of motor vehicle Mukesh Chawla

Cost doing business is increasing due to high tariff of electricity and gas

Zubair Motiwala and Haroon Farooq elected in board of director of S.I.T.E 

DAILY EXPRESS

Demand to extend tenure of rangers for 1 years.

Canadian companies be invest in Pakistan Tariq Azim

Action will be taken in Punjab for not establishing industries on industrial plots

Pakistan can become important partner in world trade Aizaz Choudhry


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 06, 2017

DAWN NEWS

Money laundering

Economy: not so rosy

GSP plus

All-female crew flies Air India flight around the world

Pakistan loses $10bn a year to money laundering

Public Notice

Sindh Building Control Authority 

THE NEWS

Circular debt

Trump threatens to tear up the trade rule book

B RECORDER

Time-barred ST refunds: FBR order set aside

Proposed FTA: Pakistan, Turkey still struggle to reach deal

Separate Directorate General of Customs proposed for CPEC Trade

FBR harassing business community: PEW

More heavy borrowing on the cards

Advances to private sector

DAILY JANG

Pakistan’s trade hub Karachi converted into Garbage

Circular debt volume reached at Peak of Rs 414 billion in spite of govt claims

FBR started campaign to achieve target of Rs 3621 billion

Fool proof security will be provided to investors coming to Sindh

DAILY EXPRESS

217,000 tax payers delisted from active tax payers list on account of non-filing of returns

FBR revenue shouts fall stands at Rs 161 billion during July-February

Chairman FBR opposition on sales tax act 38A, 40B praised

Cotton prices increased across the world including Pakistan


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 05, 2017

DAWN NEWS

After two years, govt yet to fix responsibility in Rs3.3bn tax Evasion

India finalises bills to launch new sales tax in July

Tax collectors vow to end double taxation

Over 70pc water samples in 13 districts found ‘unfit for human consumption’

THE NEWS

FBR facing Rs137 billion shortfall in tax Collection

SRB starts netting property dealers to realise sales tax potential

Islamic banking assets doubled, reach Rs1.6 trillion in five years

India finalises bills to launch new tax in July

FBR plans institute for higher tax Education

Dar stresses deeper ties among ECO States

B RECORDER

Cotton production target missed by 25pc

2012 to 2016: Assets in Islamic banking jump to Rs1.6trn

NPLs decline to 8-year low

Rs834.4bn tax projection for Q3: FBR sets Rs350.1bn target for March

Order passed against FTO: LHC issues notice to President

PBIF chief slams hike in oil prices

SBP corrects misreported facts

DAILY JANG

SBP clarification

DAILY EXPRESS

Private sector borrowing increasing SBP


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 04, 2017

DAWN NEWS

Military: overloaded

Pakistan, Iran central banks’ deal on the cards

Robot serves food at Multan pizzeria

Alibaba delegation visits Islamabad

Cotton price rises

THE NEWS

McDonald’s serves ‘McLizard’ to Indian woman

E-commerce to surpass $1 bn by 2020: Dar

Pakistan, Turkey to sign FTA in May

Sindh to resist Textile City project shutdown

Traders pitch tax net widening formula

Experts suggest improving exporters’ competitiveness

Ex-PM Gilani seeks acquittal in TDAP scam cases

B RECORDER

Nepra to refund Rs3.3086/unit for Jan

APBF for reducing tax ratio to keep oil rates Stable

Model Customs Collectorates: FBR implements plan to boost tax collection on imports

S.S.G.C.L “AD” Gas Supply Closure Every Sunday Industrial And Captive Power.

SBP, CBI to sign agreement: Wathra

Consumer items import: PIAF slams SBP’s decision to impose 100pc cash margin

FCCI hails FBR chief’s assurance

Chambers’ view on tax proposals

Sindh governor assures full security for foreign delegations

Kati urges CM to monitor ongoing uplift work

DAILY JANG

F.B.R facing short fall of Rs.1 Trillion in tax target.

Junaid Akram appointed new director general internal audit custom.

DAILY EXPRESS

Federal govt want to scrap textile city project Secretary Health.

Hurdles in trade amongst E.C.O countries be removed 

Borrowing by private sector reached at its peak

Sensitive data of Pakistan revenue automation is insecure.

Pak- Turkey F.T.A will be executed in may ministry of commerce

High cost of utilities is the hurdle in exports growth


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 03, 2017

DAWN NEWS

Govt’s economic turnaround story gets a reality check in ECC meeting

FBR asked to stop raiding businesses

Reserves drop by $107m

THE NEWS

If Uruguay can generate 94pc renewable energy, why can’t we?

Petrol hike

Forex reserves fall to $21.82bln

KCCI slams 100pc cash margin on import of consumer items

Chinese companies eye chemical joint ventures with Pakistan

B RECORDER

Government urged to contain current account deficit

KCCI chief wants 100 percent cash margin withdrawn

Sindh wants Centre not to scrap Textile City project: chief Minister

Businessmen visit FPCCI regional office

Customs duty on ‘Split Air Conditioners’ increased

MoTI pessimistic about instant growth in textile exports

No suspension of audit: FBR

Forex reserves fall by $107 million

FBR to charge reduced rate of five percent GST on carpets

DAILY JANG

Amnesty scheme under consideration to bring back assets from abroad

Forex reserves fall to $21.82bln

Exports will grow through exhibitions between Pakistan and Canada

Employer’s federation of Pakistan delegation called on governor Sind

Zeba Hye appointed collector of customs central Lahore

Federal govt will not be allowed to scrap textile city project Chief Minister Sindh

Decision on 100% cash margin on import is unrealistic 

DAILY EXPRESS

Governor Sindh leaves for Dubai to attend trade conference

Cash margin Karachi chamber expressed concern on SBPs decision

Help sought from experts to make tax laws simple

Pakistan business council advised to be care full while doing business with India

Reserves drop by $107m

No raid on business premises chairman FBR


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 02, 2017

DAWN NEWS

ECO summit for doubling of regional trade

Pakistani becomes Saarc secretary general

PHC strikes down cess on imported cotton

In India, a new banking system to reach the masses

THE NEWS

ECO countries agree to double trade volume

SC directs Nadra to justify exorbitant fee for expats

‘Pakistan offering business-friendly policies for foreign investors’

PHC declares cotton cess recovery from textile mills illegal

SBP terms overall repayment situation positive

Implementation of laws needed to promote tax culture

Governor urges Americans to benefit from Karachi’s investment potential

China awaits Gwadar’s development to invest in industrial setups

FBR issues Active Taxpaers List 2016

Govt to reduce withholding tax on raw material imports

Circular debt to balloon ahead of 2018 election

‘Govt’s focus on making Karachi a global business hub’

Businessmen urge withdrawal of SEPA notices

BD forex reserves hit record $32.56bln

B RECORDER

Budget will focus on inclusive growth: Dar

PBC calls for comprehensive policy on trade with India

Industrialists will be forced to close units if Sepa’s notices not withdrawn

ECO moot lays stress on cooperation in trade, agri and energy sectors

LCCI concerned over fast revenue shortfall

In India, a new banking system to reach the masses

Concept of beneficial ownership in the Companies Bill 2016 — I

DAILY JANG

23 billion 50 crore black money converted into white by Pakistanis during 83 days.

Tax proposals for new budget to bereviwed in special meeting today

Joint investment will ease unemployment Mohd. Zubair

Mobile users across the world will increase by 2 billion upto June.

Decision to change name of 2 zones of large tax payers immediately.

Petrol prices increased 4 times within 2 month.

DAILY EXPRESS

Instruction to audit who claimed tax exemption on import of raw material

Warned to close down factories on issuance of notice by environment agency

P.O.L. prices increased once again


TMA HEAD OFFICE 

DATE: March 01, 2017

DAWN NEWS

ECO summit begins today with pledge to expand trade

Google honours Pakistan’s ‘angel of mercy’

Power tariff cut by Rs3.23 for January

$1.09bn repatriated in July-Jan

‘Pakistan’s economy on path of growth’

Tax exemption for companies investing in SEZs

Re-elected WTO chief warns of ‘challenging times’

Govt asked to bring down cost of doing business

Prices of petrol, diesel increased

“AD” Board of Revenue Government of Sindh 

THE NEWS

7,000 politicians in 20 countries asked to disclose taxes

‘Trade stops war starts’

Debt comparisons

Foreign investments

Power sector circular debt swells to 2013 Level

Pakistan’s monthly power outages among highest in Asia: ADB

FBR vows undeterred actiona gainst defaulters, non-filers

APTMA calls for low-cost energy

Pakistan up by 4 ranks on EODB index

Pakistan CCI highest since 2008

FBR officials helpless in face of influential tax evaders

B RECORDER

July-January services trade deficit up 30 percent

FCCI body slams FBR tactics

Finance account positive because of CPEC

FBR fails to post officers promoted against 5 upgraded posts

Miftah for further improving indicators of doing business

Gujranwala’s industrial potential explained

July-January textile machinery import up by 16.13 percent

Cash-crunch textile industry seeks government’s intervention

High energy cost hampers growth of textile industry: APTMA

Stoppage of duty drawback cheques’ claims: Punjab leather exporters face liquidity crisis

FBR will charge 15.5 percent ST on motor spirit

New gas connections in spite of moratorium

Petroleum products’ prices increased partially

Nepra approves Rs 3.23 per unit refund for January

DAILY JANG

Petrol Rs 1.71, Diesel Rs 1.52 expensive kerosene oil .75 paisa per liter increased now monthly 

adjustment will be made

New chief collector and chief commissioner appointed for Karachi Lahore Islamabad Multan

On completion of CEPC role of Karachi port will increase more Mohd Zubair

Rs 40,000/- prize bond will be registered in individual name and profit will be give after 6 months

Post of Surriya Ahmed Butt and Zeba Haye Azhar up graded

New tax commissioners along with new members assumed office throughout country 

Pakistan up by 4 ranks on EODB index

Sales tax collection during 8 months 1st time record increase of Rs billion dollar   

DAILY EXPRESS

POL prices one again increases

For consumer of K-Electric, Electric tariff reduced by Rs 3.23 per unit

Local investors assured same incentive as of foreign investors