May 022009

Following is the chart of rupee exchange rates against US dollar. It is interesting to see that between 2001 and 2007, the exchange rate remained almost the same but with the start of rise in oil prices and lawyers movement in Pakistan, the rupee totally collapsed.   In my personnel opinion, the major contributory factor in […]

Jun 262015

ALI SUKHANER Reactions count a lot. In December 2013, a Resolution was passed in Pakistan’s National Assembly which condemned the hanging of JI Leader Mullah Abdul Qadir in Bangladesh. This resolution was the reaction of Pakistan. In response to that resolution, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh had crossed all moral and diplomatic limits by saying […]

Jun 262015
Uzbekistan’s Banking System: Productive & Progressive

Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan International rating agency Standard & Poor recently conducted a conference and said (June, 2015) about the banking industry of Uzbekistan. It also published a comprehensive report about the banking industry of Uzbekistan. It rated it productive and progressive. It reconfirmed the positive role of Uzbekistan’s banking industry in the development of […]

Jun 152015

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Monday announced a Rs488 billion budget for FY2015-16 in the KP Assembly today. The budget, which is referred to as ‘poor-friendly’ by KP Finance Minister Muzafar Said, allocated a greater portion of funds to health and education. Total outlay for the FY15-16 budget is 21 per cent greater than that […]

Jun 132015

Ten per cent relief allowance has also been announced on basic pay for all Sindh government employees. The revised estimates for the total receipts of the province for the current financial year are Rs617 billion. Developmental expenditure of the province is estimated at Rs214 billion. This includes a provincial Annual Development Programme (ADP) of Rs162 […]

Jun 122015

The Punjab government on Friday presented a Rs 1,447.2 billion proposed annual budget for the fiscal year 2015-16 before the provincial Assembly on Friday. According to details of the budget read out by the provincial finance minister, the provincial government is eyeing a revenue target of Rs160bn from provincial taxes and other sources. [lastupdated]

Jun 112015
Pakistan-Belarus Bilateral Relations: Discovering New Horizons

Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan Most recently, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko visited Pakistan and inked lots of meaningful agreements and MOUs. It was first ever visit of any Belarusian President visit to Pakistan which showed its multidimensional importance. During his stay he met with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and President Mamnoon Hussain and discussed matters of […]

Jun 062015

*Rs 253 billion new taxes imposed in budget for 2015-16*Rs 120 billion exemptions given under different SROs in customs, sales and income tax withdrawn   Presenting the budget, Finance Minister Ishaq said total resources have been estimated at Rs 4.168 trillion and the government has to bear the deficit of Rs 1.328 trillion despite imposing […]

Jun 052015

حکومت کی جانب سے یکم جولائی سے شروع ہونے والے نئے مالی سال 16-2015 کے لیے تقریباً 43 کھرب روپے کا وفاقی بجٹ قومی اسمبلی میں پیش کیا جا رہا ہے۔ وفاقی وزیرخزانہ اسحاق ڈار اسپیکر ایاز صادق کی زیرصدارت جاری قومی اسمبلی کے اجلاس میں آئندہ مالی سال کا بجٹ پیش کيا [lastupdated]

Jun 052015

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar while presenting the budget for fiscal year 2015-16 on the floor of the National Assembly said a growth rate target of 5.5pc had been set for the upcoming year, which he said is budgeted to reach 7pc by the end of PML-N government’s tenure in 2017-18 Before announcing the budget, the […]

Jun 012015
Uzbekistan’s Integrated Legal Measures against Forced & Child Labor

Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan According to International Labor Organization (ILO) there are more than 20.9 million people around the world are still subjected forced labor (FL) which is anti-human, societal and even anti-development. It is the complicated form of modern day slavery in different parts of the world. ILO defines “Forced labour is any work […]

May 232015

ALI SUKHANVER  It is really very painful for India to see Pakistan and China heading together towards a prosperous and peaceful future. The Pak – China economic corridor has proved a thorn in India’s paw. Most of the analysts are of the opinion that the present wave of terrorism in Pakistan is simply a reaction […]

May 202015

ALI SUKHANVER Why do the so-called human rights organizations in Pakistan try to frame the security forces of Pakistan in the matter of missing persons in Baluchistan? Why do the so-called human rights activists always forget the innocent Punjabis, Sindhis, Pashtuns and even the Balochis whose brutal slaughtering at the hands of the separatists elements […]

May 182015
Economics of Pak-China Friendship

Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan Economics of Pak-China Friendship is unique and has strategic importance. It has multidimensional aspects and does not confined to better political understanding and sharing of similarities on different regional and international issues. It covers all aspects of human survival and industrial production. It ranges from close economic cooperation to massive foreign […]