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Rebasing the GDP exercise underway to capture emerging sectors: Finance Minister

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Saturday said that an exercise of rebasing the GDP is ongoing as many new sectors are emerging in the economy and they have not been covered in current statistics.

Budget 2017/2018 likely before Ramazan

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ISLAMABAD: The government is likely to present federal budget 2017/2018 ahead of Ramazan or last week of May 2017.
Budget, as earlier decided is proposed to be presented before the National Assembly ahead of Ramazan as would be the Economic Survey 2016/2017. It was decided at a meeting chaired by Federal Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Wednesday to review state of preparations for the budget 2017-2018.

Measures against tax evasion to strengthen revenue generation: Dar

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ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar has said that effective measures against tax evasion will help in promoting tax culture and strengthening revenue generation.

Dar assures PSX of considering positive tax proposals for budget 2017/2018

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ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar has assured the delegation of Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) of considering positive tax proposals to be incorporated in the finance bill 2017.

Dar reviews preparation for budget 2017-18

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Wednesday chaired a high-level meeting to review progress of preparations for the upcoming budget for FY 2017-18.

Government fully supports SECP for effective capital market regulation: Dar

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ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Wednesday said that the present government fully supports the efforts of Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) for facilitation and effective regulation of capital markets.

Business community’s budget proposals to be considered: Dar

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ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Thursday said that the government had already initiated the process for preparation of budget and in this regard it would take into consideration views and suggestions of all stakeholders, the business and traders community, economic experts as well as the general populace.

Focus on further improving tax-to-GDP ratio: Dar

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ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Tuesday said that the government was focused on further improving tax-to-GDP ratio and other key macroeconomic indicators.

Dar discusses macroeconomic stability with World Bank

KARACHI: Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Sunday held a meeting with Country Director of World Bank for Pakistan, Patchamuthu Illangovan (Illango), and members of his team.