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Dollar price hike a unique incident in country’s history: Dar

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ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Thursday said that dollar price hike was a unique incident or accident of its type in the country’s history.

Dar discusses rupee fall with banks heads’ today

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ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar will chair a meeting today (Thursday) with Chief Executive Officers (CEO) and presidents of commercial banks to discuss the sharp decline in rupee value against dollar in interbank foreign exchange market.

POL prices reduced for July; Rs2.4bn cost to exchequer

ISLAMABAD: The government on Friday reduced petrol and diesel prices by Rs1.50 per liter for the month of July 2017, which will cost Rs2.4 billion to the national exchequer. The prices of kerosene and light diesel, however, kept unchanged to the level of June.

Dar assures FBR of full support achieving 2017/2018 revenue collection target

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ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar has assured Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) of full support in achieving revenue collection target of Rs4,013 billion for the fiscal year 2017/2018.

Dar reviews progress on development of border crossing complexes

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ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar chaired a meeting on Friday to review the progress on the development of border crossing complexes at Torkham and Chaman as part of the Integrated Transit Trade Management System (ITTMS) project.

All sectors to be catered in final budget documents: Dar

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ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar has said that all sectors of the economy will be catered in the final budget document.

ECC allows two months extension for sugar export

ISLAMABAD: Economic Coordination Committee of Cabinet (ECC) has approved to extend the deadline for export of sugar up to July 31 from May 31, 2017. The ECC directed the relevant ministries to ensure price stability especially during the holy month of Ramazan.

High level meeting on energy matters at finance ministry

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar chaired a high level meeting here at the Ministry of Finance on Thursday regarding energy-related matters.

Petrol, HSD prices reduced for June 2017

ISLAMABAD: The government has reduced prices of petrol and high speed diesel by Rs1.20 / Litre and Rs1.60 / Litre, respectively, with effect from June 01, 2017 until June 30, 2017.

Dar directs FBR to achieve revenue collection target

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ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Monday directed Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to make concerted efforts to achieve revised revenue collection target of Rs3,521 billion of current fiscal year.