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FBR offices to observe extended working hours till Sunday

Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has issued instructions to its subordinate offices to observe extended working hours till Sunday. As per details, all FBR offices will remain open until 8:00 pm on Friday (today), and 11:00 pm on Saturday (tomorrow) and Sunday. According to a press release, the step has been taken to facilitate the taxpayers in…
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ASF foils bid to smuggle gold

KARACHI: The Airport Security Force (ASF) team deputed at Jinnah International Airport Karachi thwarted attempt to smuggle 1.12kg of gold jewellery.   According to details, the gold was recovered from the baggage of two women during a security check on her departure to Dubai by Emirates Airlines flight EK-609. Later the two accused were…
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PKR plunges to Rs164.06 against US dollar

Pakistani Rupee (PKR) continued with its declining trend on Thursday, as it depreciated by another Rs1.9 against the US Dollar (USD) in interbank session, a private media house reported. By the end of the day’s trade, the value of PKR stood at Rs164.06 per USD, as against Wednesday’s closing of Rs162.17. Within the open market, PKR was traded…
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IMF board to approve bailout package for Pakistan on July 03

ISLAMABAD: Executive Board of International Monetary Funds (IMF) in its meeting on July 03 will give final approval of the bailout package for Pakistan. Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr Hafeez Shaikh will proceed to Washington along with his financial team to sign agreement with the IMF. The IMF board will approve $ six…
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KP Assembly passes budget 2019-20

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly on Wednesday passed the budget for 2019-20 fiscal year despite the ruckus of opposition in the assembly. On June 18, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) government had unveiled a new surplus budget for the fiscal year 2019-20 with a record outlay of over Rs900 billion. At the outset of the budget…
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Wheat scam: NAB summons eight godown in-charges of Larkana

SUKKUR: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned eight wheat godown in-charges of Larkana over alleged corruption, citing sources. The godown in-charges have been summoned to appear before NAB along with the concerned record. According to the sources, Rs 1million loss occurred due to alleged corruption in the wheat stock in only…
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