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PML-N government unveils Federal Budget 2017-18 with Rs4.75tr outlay -

Lawmakers had gathered on Friday in the National Assembly in Islamabad ahead of the government's announcement of the Federal Budget 2017-18. The session was a turbulent one, as Finance Minister Ishaq Dar was initially prevented from speaking after ...and more »

Pakistan suffers $123.1 bn losses in terror war - The News International

ISLAMABAD: Since Pakistan became frontline ally of the United States in war on terror 16 years back after 9/11, the economy of this developing country suffered a whopping $123.1 billion cost on account of loss of lives, economic opportunities and ...and more »

Govt announces 5.28pc GDP growth; Dar optimistic despite missed target -

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Thursday announced that Pakistan's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) had grown 5.28pc in fiscal year 2016-17 (FY17), against the target of 5.7pc. "There has been visible growth in the national economy," the finance minister ...and more »

Dar presents budget 2017-2018 amid opposition protest - The News International

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Friday presented fifth budget of the PML-N government for the next fiscal year in the National Assembly amid protest from opposition benches with analysts closely watching government's final budget before the ...and more »

The budget – or a beggar's dilemma - Pakistan Today

Same sob-story – different year. “Dar's ministry, having understood that Pakistan cannot meet the conditions of the IMF regarding employing tough tax and other reforms, has knocked on Beijing's door, which is willing to give Islamabad loans and ...and more »

Dar unveils Budget 2017-18 with Rs4.75 trillion outlay - The Express Tribune

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar unveiled the last budget of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government with a total outlay of Rs4.75 trillion. Already the country's economy has gone past the 5% threshold this year and Pakistan has now set a target ...and more »

Highlights of the budget for fiscal year 2017-18 - DunyaNews Pakistan

(Web Desk) – The budget laid out on Friday oozes trademark PML-N's approach of promoting the development agenda, which includes short-term and long term measures for macro-economic stability, curbing energy crisis, infrastructure development, expanding ...and more »

Economic Survey 2016-17: Growth trots on as deficits soar -

... • Economy surges past $300bn for first time: Dar • Current account deficit triples • Services boom, Agriculture recovers, Industry struggles. ISLAMABAD: After a decade-long slump, Pakistan's economy surged past the $300 billion mark in the outgoing ...and more »

All you need to know about Budget 2017-18 - Daily Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Finance Minister Ishaq Dar presented the budget for the upcoming fiscal year 2017-18. It was PML-N government's fifth budget with the total outlay of Rs. 4.778 trillion. Budget at a glance: – The total outlay of the budget 2017-18 is Rs 5 ...and more »

Defence budget set at Rs920.2bn for FY2017-18 -

Pakistan's defence expenditure in the next financial year will be around 7 per cent higher than it was in the outgoing year to Rs920.2 billion, the government announced in Friday's Budget 2017-18 speech. The PML-N government's total budget outlay for ...and more »