Shah Mehmood Qureshi of the PTI was detained in Islamabad.

Former foreign minister and vice chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Shah Mehmood Qureshi, was detained at his apartment in Islamabad.Sources claim that PTI deputy chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi was detained in connection with the Cypher case and taken to the FIA’s main office. The PTI leader denied speculations of disagreements in the core committee […]

Markets to shut by 8:30pm, wedding halls 10pm under energy-saving plan.

ISLAMABAD: On Tuesday, the Federal Cabinet, presided over by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, authorised the immediate implementation of the Energy Conservation Plan. At a press conference in Islamabad with other cabinet members, Minister for Defence Khawaja Asif highlighted key aspects of the energy conservation plan. He added that under the plan, shops would shut by […]

70% of PTI Government’s Foreign Loans are used to repay previous debts.

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government borrowed $52 billion in external loans in three years and eight months, placing it first among the previous four governments. In fact, the PTI returned 70% of the debts incurred by previous governments. It had surpassed Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N), which had $49.761 billion in foreign borrowings and $27.071 billion […]

Oil prices are expected to rise more as a result of the sanctions talks.

Oil prices rose on Thursday as investors worried about new Russian penalties that might slash already-dwindling supplies, while major equities markets fell due to rising inflation and central bank intentions to raise interest rates dramatically. The recent equities rise appears to have run its course for now, as investors keep a wary eye on developments […]

Timely steps to reduce the current account deficit bear fruit: Prime Minister Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – On Saturday, Prime Minister Imran Khan stated that timely steps to reduce the current account deficit are bearing fruit. The Prime Minister stated in a tweet that the current account deficit reduced to $0.5 billion in February, which is $2 billion less than in January and the lowest monthly deficit so far […]

During the three years of the PTI government, NHA income grew by Rs103 billion: Murad.

The Senate was informed on Tuesday that the National Highway Authority’s (NHA) income grew by 103 billion rupees during the current government’s three years in office. Murad Saeed, the Minister of Communications, informed the House that the rise in income was due to the removal of corruption and the digitization of many procedures. According to […]

The government levies Rs31 in taxes and tariffs on fuel.

ISLAMABAD – The per litre costs of petroleum products have been subjected to Rs31.57 in taxes, charges, margins, and levies. People are becoming concerned about the impact of taxes, charges, and levies on the cost of petroleum goods. On fuel, taxes, charges, margins, and levies are collected at Rs 31.50 per litre, whereas petrol is […]

Pakistan has announced a permanent residence programme for foreigners.

The public relations campaign is aimed towards Sikhs residing in Canada and the United States, as well as wealthy Afghans relocating to other nations. ISLAMABAD: Fawad Chaudhry, Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, revealed on Friday that the government has decided to offer permanent residence for foreign people in exchange for investments in the real […]

Despite resistance, the NA passes the SBP (Amendment) Bill-2022.

ISLAMABAD – The National Assembly passed the State Bank of Pakistan Act, 1996 and the State Bank of Pakistan (Amendment) Bill 2022 by a majority vote on Thursday, rejecting all changes proposed by the opposition parties. Opposition parties began a raucous protest as Deputy Speaker Qasim Khan Suri began the process of submitting the bill […]

The economy of the country is booming, according to the Prime Minister.

ISLAMABAD – On Saturday, Prime Minister Imran Khan stated that the country’s economy is booming and producing jobs. The Prime Minister noted in a tweet that profits from publicly traded companies increased by 59% in the first nine months of the year. He hoped that firms and employers will pass on the benefits to their […]