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Govt making efforts to revive economy: Finance Adviser

LAHORE: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has said that the economy had shrunk due to the coronavirus but the government is making concerted efforts to revive it. The finance adviser was addressing members

Govt to ensure transparent, automated tax system: Finance Adviser

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has said the present government is continuing with reforms for a transparent and automated tax system. The finance adviser was speaking at a ceremony to release tax directory for parliamentarians

World Bank director appreciates govt’s response during COVID-19 pandemic

ISLAMABAD: Advisor to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh held an introductory meeting with the newly appointed Country Director of the World Bank in Pakistan Mr Najy Benhassine. Dr Shaikh welcomed the Country Director and

Finance Adviser thanks China on support in FATF meetings

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh met Ambassador of China Mr Yao Jing on Friday to review the preparations of the upcoming visit of the Chinese President Xi Jinping. The meeting took

PM Imran rejects rumours of replacing Finance Adviser, Governor SBP

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has strongly denied the rumours of replacing the incumbent Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Abdul Hafeez Shaikh and Governor State Bank of Pakistan. According to details, speaking at the meeting of government’s spokespersons, PM

A rosy picture of the economy

Finance Adviser Hafeez Shaikh has admitted that the government is not trying to paint a rosy picture of the economy and there are still challenges to tackle particularly in terms of reducing prices and meeting people’s expectations of providing more

Finance adviser briefs Queen Maxima on economy

ISLAMABAD: UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA), Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, on Tuesday visited Finance Division and met with Adviser on Finance and Revenue Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh and his economic team. During the meeting,

Macroeconomic stability restored, Hafeez Shaikh tells ADB Forum

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh on Monday said the government has restored macroeconomic stability in the country. Addressing the inaugural session of ‘Pakistan Innovative Finance Forum’, arranged by the Asian Development

Govt has given feasible environment to investors: Hafeez

ISLAMABAD: Finance Adviser (FA) Abdul Hafeez Shaikh on Thursday said that the incumbent government gave a feasible environment to investors by creating ease in advancing business. While addressing Peace and Development Conference in Islamabad today, Abdul Hafeez Shaikh said, “We

Govt’s economic policy to enhance export sector: Finance Adviser

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh on Monday said that the ‘axis of the government’s economic policy is to enhance the export sector’ as he announced various decisions to boost construction and export activities. The

Pakistan values its ties with Qatar: Finance adviser

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has said Pakistan values its relationship with Qatar He made this statement while talking to Ambassador of Qatar to Pakistan Mr. Saqr bin Mubarak Al Mansouri who

Karkey dispute amount can be spent on development: adviser

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has said that the government, under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan, has resolved Karkey dispute and saved $1.2 billion to the economy In a

Economy on the right path, Hafeez Shaikh tells US investors

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has said that Pakistan’s economy is on the right path to stabilisation and US businesses should benefit from investment opportunities available in the country. He made

Finance adviser briefs global partners on Pakistan’s economy

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has held a series of meetings with heads of various global financial institutions and business leaders to apprise them of the overall state of economy in

Difficult economic decisions showing results: Finance adviser

ISLAMABAD: Adviser on Finance Abdul Hafeez Shaikh on Saturday said the difficult decisions taken by the government have started bearing positive results on the economic front. Addressing a news conference along with FBR Chairman Shabbar Zaidi about the economic situation

World Bank country director calls on PM’s finance adviser

ISLAMABAD: Country Director for the World Bank in Pakistan, Patchamuthu Illangovan along with his team on Wednesday met Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh. Mr Illangovan apprised the finance adviser of various ongoing