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After FrieslandCampina meeting: Govt hints at conceding some ground - The Express Tribune;

After FrieslandCampina meeting: Govt hints at conceding some ground - The Express Tribune

The Express TribuneAfter FrieslandCampina meeting: Govt hints at conceding some groundThe Express TribuneISLAMABAD: The government on Saturday hinted at conceding some ground to foreign multinational companies amid an ongoing row over a change in the sales tax regime of the dairy sector. However, it refused to withdraw the proposed 25% additional ...and more »

Dutch firm eyeing investment in dairy, food sectors of Pakistan - Pakistan Today

Dutch firm eyeing investment in dairy, food sectors of PakistanPakistan TodayThe Royal Friesland Company (RFC) of Netherlands would invest in the dairy and food sectors of Pakistan, Global Chief Financial Officer RFC, Hein Schumacher informed Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar on Saturday. Hein Schumacher was leading a ...and more »

Chinese ambassador meets Dar - SAMAA TV;

Chinese ambassador meets Dar - SAMAA TV

SAMAA TVChinese ambassador meets DarSAMAA TVISLAMABAD: Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Sun Weidong called on Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Saturday. The ambassador greeted the minister on completion of 65 years of Pak-China relations. He said that friendship between the two countries would ...and more »

Budget 2016-17: Reinforcing the same old Pakistani agricultural story – no improvement! - The Express Tribune (blog);

Budget 2016-17: Reinforcing the same old Pakistani agricultural story – no improvement! - The Express Tribune (blog)

The Express Tribune (blog)Budget 2016-17: Reinforcing the same old Pakistani agricultural story – no improvement!The Express Tribune (blog)Finance Minister Ishaq Dar present the 2016-17 budget in the National Assembly on Friday. PHOTO: APP. Imagine the trickledown effect on the economy of a country when its largest employer, absorbing 42.3% of the country's total labour force, and the ...and more »

European envoys caution Dar against new taxes - The Express Tribune;

European envoys caution Dar against new taxes - The Express Tribune

The Express TribuneEuropean envoys caution Dar against new taxesThe Express TribuneIn the budget for 2016-17, the government has announced taxing the inputs of the dairy sector at 17% standard rate by withdrawing the zero-rating regime with effect from July 1. PHOTO: AFP. ISLAMABAD: In an unprecedented move, two European ...and more »

Swiss, Netherlands envoys call on Ishaq Dar - The Nation;

Swiss, Netherlands envoys call on Ishaq Dar - The Nation

The NationSwiss, Netherlands envoys call on Ishaq DarThe NationISLAMABAD: Ambassador of Switzerland Marc George and Charge d' Affaires, Embassy of Netherlands, Renate Pors called on Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Friday. They discussed with the finance minister the current investment ...and more »

China delivers 500 vehicles and equipment to Pakistan - CCTV;

China delivers 500 vehicles and equipment to Pakistan - CCTV

CCTVChina delivers 500 vehicles and equipment to PakistanCCTVChina has handed over free assistance of over 400 pickups and 80 ambulances, in addition to office equipment to Pakistan. Pakistani Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Sun Weidong and officials from the both sides attended the ...and more »

Did Ishaq Dar just lie again? Independent think-tank claims government GDP Growth Rate figures are false - Daily Pakistan;

Did Ishaq Dar just lie again? Independent think-tank claims government GDP Growth Rate figures are false - Daily Pakistan

Daily PakistanDid Ishaq Dar just lie again? Independent think-tank claims government GDP Growth Rate figures are falseDaily PakistanISLAMABAD (Staff Report) – A week after Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar announced the Federal Budget for FY 2016/17, he is being accused of presenting inaccurate economic growth figures in the Economic Survey of Pakistan by some opposition ...and more »

'OECD will invite Pakistan to become signatory' - The Express Tribune;

'OECD will invite Pakistan to become signatory' - The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune'OECD will invite Pakistan to become signatory'The Express TribuneISLAMABAD: Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD) Secretary General has formally informed that Pakistan will be invited to become a signatory of a convention on tax matters after Islamabad's tax laws become fully compliant, ...and more »

China hands over 505 vehicles as aid to Pakistan - The News International;

China hands over 505 vehicles as aid to Pakistan - The News International

The News InternationalChina hands over 505 vehicles as aid to PakistanThe News InternationalISLAMABAD: China, on Thursday, handed over free assistance of 505 vehicles, including 425 pickups and 80 ambulances, in addition to office equipment to Pakistan. China signed an agreement to provide the free assistance to Pakistan during Chinese ...and more »

China provides Yuan 95m equipment to Pakistan - Pakistan Today;

China provides Yuan 95m equipment to Pakistan - Pakistan Today

Pakistan TodayChina provides Yuan 95m equipment to PakistanPakistan TodayFederal Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar said on Thursday that Pakistan highly values China's continued support on issues of its national security, territorial integrity and the war on terror. Chinese commitment to Pakistan's infrastructural ...and more »

Chinese commitment to Pakistan's infrastructural development, capacity building and emergency relief operations is ... - Radio Pakistan (press release);

Chinese commitment to Pakistan's infrastructural development, capacity building and emergency relief operations is ... - Radio Pakistan (press release)

Radio Pakistan (press release)Chinese commitment to Pakistan's infrastructural development, capacity building and emergency relief operations is ...Radio Pakistan (press release)Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has said Chinese commitment to Pakistan's infrastructural development, capacity building and emergency relief operations is unmatched and commendable. He was addressing the signing ceremony of documents for handing over ...and more »

Agreement signed between Pakistan, China - Aaj Tv (press release) (blog);

Agreement signed between Pakistan, China - Aaj Tv (press release) (blog)

Aaj Tv (press release) (blog)Agreement signed between Pakistan, ChinaAaj Tv (press release) (blog)Pakistan and China have signed an agreement to enhance the capability of the police. The agreement signing ceremony was held in Islamabad today. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and Chinese Ambassador Sun Wei Dong signed the document. The agreement ...and more »