Pakistan and IMF starts negotiations today in Islamabad

A 10 member delegation of IMF headed by Jeffry Frank has arrived in Islamabad and is holding discussions with Pakistani officials. Pakistani negotiating team is headed by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and helped by officials from Ministry of Finance. Ishaq [...]

Balochistan Budget expected to be presented on June 20th

Chief Minister of Balochistan Dr. Malik Baloch will present the budget for fiscal year 2013-14 on Thursday June 20th. Despite the appointment of Governor and Chief Minister a cabinet has not been announced. To finalize the budget a three member [...]

Pakistan should implement Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline project

Former Minister of Oil & Gas Naveed Qamar has said that Iran-Pakistan pipeline should be implemented on fast track or else Pakistan has to pay damages for breach of agreement. He said that buying gas from Iran is in the interest of Pakistan. Minister [...]

IMF delegation will be visiting Pakistan this month

According to the sources in Ministry of Finance a 10 member delegation of International Monetary Fund (IMF) will be visiting Pakistan on June 19th. The delegation will be headed by Mr. Jeffry Frank. According to the Ministry of Finance total [...]

Pakistan team should start preparing for 2015 World Cup: Coach

Coach of Pakistan cricket team Dav Whatmore has said that Pakistan team should start preparing for the 2015 cricket world cup. He expressed disappointment at the performance of the team. He said that he was expecting Pakistan team to perform [...]

Punjab, Sindh and KPK budget details

Sindh Sindh government has started releasing the key figures of their budget to be presented today in the assembly: Rs. 230 billion for development expenditure Rs. 336 billion for non-developmental expenses CM House expenses Rs. 600 million Health [...]

Opposition parliamentarians label budget as anti-poor

Leaders of opposition in the parliament have expressed their reservations of the budget proposed by the government. In the parliamentary session to discusses budget leader of opposition Khurshid Shah said that the budget offers no incentives [...]

Sindh, Punjab and KPK budgets will be announced on Monday

It is expected that Sindh, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial governments will announce their budgets on Monday June 17th. According to reports Sindh government will increase salaries of government employees by 15%. Total size of the Sindh [...]