PAKISTAN’S FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM

ALI SUKHANVER Some people suggest that Pakistan must say good-bye to Afghan affairs. In other words they suggest that Pakistan must let Afghanistan burn in fire of intrigues and conspiracies and must ignore the sorry plight of those whom Pakistan has been entertaining and accommodating for more than thirty years. …

JUST THINK OF KHALISTAN

ALI SUKHANVER The Sikhs and the Muslims were never ever at loggerheads but I personally have never been able to understand why the Sikhs joined hands together with the Hindus at the time of partition in slaughter and slay of the Muslims. It seems they had fallen into the dirty …

FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN PAKISTAN

ALI SUKHANVER Terrorism directly damages all type of trade and business activities in a country. For a terrorism-stricken country like Pakistan, it becomes very difficult to keep its economy stable on long-term basis. Business and trade activities bring prosperity not only to the investors or traders at individual level but …

Highlights of Punjab Budget 2017-18

Development in focus with Rs 635bn allocation. Salaries, pension up by 10%. Government to issue Rs 25bn investment bonds. Orange Cab, Hand-Tap schemes to be launched. Punjab Finance Minister Dr Ayesha Ghaus Pasha on Friday presented Rs 1.97 trillion tax-free annual budget of fiscal year 2017-18, with a huge amount …

TERRORIST NOT A SPY

ALI SUKHANVER Those who are interested in the secrets of the hidden world of the intelligence agencies might have read this famous quotation, ‘a spy sitting in the right place saves the life of at least 20,000 soldiers of his nation’. But the Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav simply turned this …

پاکستان بجٹ 2017-18-(Pakistan budget)

موبائل کالز، مرغی، کھاد سستی، سیمنٹ، سریا،دودھ مہنگا، تنخواہوں، پنشن میں 10 فیصد اضافہ، کم از کم اجرت 15 ہزار اسلام آباد : آئندہ مالی سال 2017-18ء کا 47؍ کھرب 53؍ ارب روپے حجم پر مشتمل 1480؍ ارب روپے خسارے کاوفاقی بجٹ وزیر خزانہ اسحاق ڈار نے قومی اسمبلی میں …

Highlights of PSDP (2017-18)

ISLAMABAD: The government on Friday unveiled Rs. 2.113 trillion Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for the fiscal year 2017-18. Following are the salient features of the PSDP (2017-18). – The PSDP allocations up by 26.14 percent as compared to last fiscal year. – Total National PSDP stands at Rs. 2113 …

Highlights of Pakistan Budget 2017-18

Following are the salient features of National Budget 2017-18, announced by Minister for Finance, Muhammad Ishaq Dar in the National Assembly on Friday: The total outlay of the budget 2017-18 is Rs 5,103 billion.  Rs one trillion historic development budget Key features The total outlay of the budget is Rs4.75 trillion …

Highlights: Pakistan Economic Survey 2016-17

The finance minister Ishaq Dar presented Economic Survey of Pakistan 2016-2017 report in Islamabad on Thursday. According to the report, the growth rate of the country stood at 5.3 percent, the highest in last 10 years whereas Industrial sector grew by 5.05 percent during the outgoing fiscal year “After almost 10 …