tax amnesty scheme by Abdul Q Kundi

Apr 7: Tax amnesty scheme by Abdul Quayyum Khan Kundi

PM Abbasi and Adviser to PM on Finance Miftah Ismail announced a tax amnesty scheme. The scheme was instantly rejected by opposition parties. After consultation with PTI members, our policy position is a disappointment with the way government [...]
Dollar and doodh by Abdul Q Kundi

Mar 21: Dollar and Doodh (milk) by Abdul Quayyum Khan Kundi

I have been closely following developments on two economic issues. First is a court hearing on setting the price of milk in Karachi. The government wants the price per kilogram should be Rs. 95 while retailers are demanding Rs. 100 (I just [...]

Inclusive Economic Growth: Pakistan’s Inadequacy by Majyd Aziz

The Asian Development Bank’s Strategy 2020, which is its long-term strategic framework, has adopted inclusive economic growth as one of the strategic agendas to achieve its vision of an Asia and Pacific region free from poverty. Inclusive [...]

06 Schemes to strengthen the economy launched by PM Pakistan

Prime Minister of Pakistan Mr. Nawaz Sharif has announced six schemes for the young but deserving people during his second address to the nation for the sake of revival of economy of Pakistan. These 06 Schemes are launched by the PM to decline [...]

IMF loan package will devastate Pakistan’s economy – A.P.B.F

Mr. Nabeel Hashmi, Chairman All Pakistan Business Forum (APBF) has lamented over the aftermath of $6.7 billion IMF loan granted to Pakistan. He said that such terms & conditions of IMF loan will devastate the economy of Pakistan as price [...]

Smart meters is one of the option: Ahsan Iqbal

Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal informed the media that smart meters is one of the option to control electricity theft. He said that for sustainable provision of electricity theft has to be stopped. He said that a balance has [...]

Apka refused to accept 10% increase in salaries

Apka, trade union representing government employees, has refused to accept 10% raise in the salaries. They have threatened to hold a nationwide strike on June 19th if their demands are not met the government. In the latest budget announced by [...]