ISLAMABAD: Taking exception to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s recent remarks about the country’s nuclear deterrence, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) alleged on Tuesday that the cricketer-turned-politician was brought to power to fulfill the “foreign agenda” of rolling back the nuclear programme.
ISLAMABAD: A day after, Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin painted a rosy picture of the economy, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N)’s Ahsan Iqbal, on Tuesday, questioned the economic wizard of Prime Minister Imran Khan, whether to believe his two-month earlier statement that the economy is in a terrible shape or his latest claim of putting the country on path to economic development.
KARAK: Leaders of various political parties have criticised the provincial government for abolishing the formula for distribution of oil and gas royalty funds of the district. In a joint meeting held here the other day with Hajat Ghani in the chair, they demanded immediate restoration of the royalty distribution formula.
ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin was all praise for Prime Minister Imran Khan, on Monday, saying no government paid any attention to overhaul the foreclosure law except Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf’s (PTI’s), due to which all the banks in the country are ready to give housing loans to people.
ISLAMABAD: As expected, the treasury benches on Saturday heaped praise on the government for a “people-friendly budget”, while the opposition MPs called the budget 2021-22 as the “worst” to be experienced by the masses. The National Assembly continued the debate on the budget 2021-22 with presiding officer Amjad Ali Khan in the chair.
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Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Tuesday said the G-20 countries had suspended the repayment of $ 3.7 billion loan till the year-end, bringing good news for Pakistan’s economy. “The suspension of loan, which was liable to be paid instantly, is the good news for national economy,” he said while addressing the post-cabinet media briefing.
ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) senior leader Khaqan Abbasi said there was nothing in the budget 2021-22 to reduce rising inflation in the country. "I want to hear from the finance minister that such and such steps he has taken in the budget for controlling rising inflation faced by the public," said Abbasi, while talking to the media after appearing before an accountability court in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) case.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shahbaz Sharif has criticized the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led government over the rising inflation and unemployment in the country. While addressing the National Assembly, Shahbaz Sharif stated that the unemployment rate has risen to 16 percent and inflation has reached its peak.
(Karachi) Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry has said that the government is making efforts to use Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) in the next general election to ensure fair and transparent voting. Addressing a press briefing after the cabinet meeting in Islamabad on Tuesday, Fawad said that it is the government's top priority to make use of the EVM in the next general poll to curb corrupt practices.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Secretary-General Ahsan Iqbal said on Monday that the development budget of the country has not been increased during the last four years, as total development outlay of Rs 2,100 billion in the budget 2021-22 was equal to development outlay approved by the PML-N government in 2017-18.
Compared to previous expenditures made by the previous governments at the PM house, Prime Minister Imran Khan has saved Rs 1.08 billion under austerity drive,” the SAPM said in his message on the micro-blogging site Twitter. Criticizing the previous government of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), he said that had they been in power, the money would have been spent on them.
KARACHI: Former prime minister and senior Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Sunday that the federal budget 2021-22 was only for the benefit of the rich as the working class and poor people would be bearing the brunt of new taxes worth Rs343 billion. “This budget is an ‘ATM’ budget, which would provide benefits only to government’s ATMs,” Mr Abbasi said in a thinly veiled reference to the donors of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf party.
LAHORE: Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif has criticised the government for what he calls fudging revenue figures in a bid to show its performance on the economic front. “The Accountant General of Pakistan’s objection to release of Rs140 billion to the Federal Board of Revenue has exposed the credibility of the official economic statistics,” Mr Shehbaz said here on Sunday in a reference to a report which stated that the tax refund money was not excluded from the revenue by the FBR leading to the objection by the authority responsible for reporting federal government’s transactions.
PESHAWAR: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz has expressed its serious concern over the financial crunch being faced by the public sector universities and asked the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to allocate sufficient funds for taking the higher educational institutions out of the financial crisis. Speaking at the protest camp of Peshawar University Employees here on Friday, PML-N provincial president Amir Muqam assured full support to the teachers and other employees on part of his party and said that despite its tall claims Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf had failed to improve the quality of education in the country.
ISLAMABAD: The leaders of the main opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Thursday presented a dismal picture of the state of economy in the country due to “failed fiscal policies” of the present Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government as former finance minister Ishaq Dar stressed the need for having a “serious review” of the economic policy to bring Pakistan out of the economic ‘mess’.
Latest News for: pakistan muslim league nawaz Edit Dawn Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin on Thursday said the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government had left behind higher economic growth with borrowed money but the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government would complete its tenure with higher sustainable growth and revenue collection of Rs7 trillion in 2023.
ISLAMABAD: The process of the elections for the chairpersons of the Senate standing and functional committees on Wednesday continued for the second consecutive day with the unanimous election of the heads of 13 more committees. According to a notification issued by the Senate Secretariat, Mushahid Hussain of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) was unanimously elected as chairman of the standing committee on defence whereas Sherry Rehman of the PPP has been unanimously elected as the chairperson of the standing committee on foreign affairs.
LAHORE: The Pakistan People’s Party has said it will present `independent proposals’ for the Punjab budget during the session to be convened by the government shortly. Speaking at a joint press conference here on Wednesday, PPP MPAs Hassan Murtaza, Ali Haider Gilani and Makhdoom Usman Mahmood said their party would present the budget proposals separately from other opposition parties and vowed to raise public issues during the budget session.
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Wednesday asked Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government to renegotiate the terms it had agreed in its programme with the International Monterey Fund (IMF) and also offered its assistance in this regard. Speaking at a news conference, the former finance minister of the PML-N government, Miftah Ismail said that his party is ready to assist the government in renegotiating the terms it had agreed with the IMF, adding that the government should renegotiate the terms.