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Minister discusses economic cooperation with Japanese envoy

ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of Japan Kuninori Matsuda called on the Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Hammad Azhar on Friday and discussed a range of matters relating to bilateral economic cooperation, trade, investment and transfer of technology. Secretary Economic Affairs Division Noor

We reversed damage which prior govt did: Hammad Azhar

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Hammad Azhar has said the government has reversed the damage done since the last five years within its first year. In his tweet, Hammad Azhar posted, “During PMLN’s 5 years, Pakistan’s ease of doing business

Pakistan committed to complete FATF’s action plan: minister

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Hammad Azhar on Wednesday said Pakistan is committed to complete all the points in action plan of Financial Action Task Force (FATF) by next year. Addressing a news conference, the federal minister said Pakistan’s

Pakistan to come out of FATF’s grey list in Feb 2020: Azhar

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Economic Affairs Hammad Azhar on Saturday said that Pakistan had targeted to complete all items on Financial Action Task Force (FATF) action plan till February 2020. Pakistan will come out of grey to white List by the

Moment of truth at FATF

A crucial meeting of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has commenced in Paris where Pakistan’s fate hangs in the balance. Either our nation will be blacklisted for inadequate measures against money laundering and terror financing or remain on the

Govt returned around $10.5 billion loans: Hammad Azhar

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Hammad Azhar, on Sunday said that the government has returned around $10.5 billion loans and the economy would further stabilise in the coming days. While addressing a press conference, Hammad Azhar said that the

IMF encouraged progress of Pakistan’s economy: Azhar

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Hammad Azhar has said that the delegation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has encouraged the progress of Pakistan’s economy. In a tweet, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs said, “The visiting IMF team termed

FBR achieves 90pc revenue collection: Shabbar Zaidi

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Syed Shabbar Zaidi has said that 90 percent revenue collection has been achieved. Shabbar Zaidi in a tweet said, “So far, FBR’s target for FY2019-20 has been achieved to the extent of

ADB approves $500mn loan to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank has approved a loan of $500 million for Pakistan today. Minister for Economic Affairs Hammad Azhar announced it on social media, he tweeted: The ADB Board today approved release of USD 500 million to support