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  • Budget to make no changes in amnesty scheme: Zaidi

    KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) chairman Shabbar Zaidi on Saturday said there was no ambiguity in the tax amn­esty scheme and that no changes would be made in the Finance Bill in this regard...

    Addressing members of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), he said the tax amnesty scheme would be made part of the Finance Bill for its formal approval by parliament and it would be the same as had been promulgated...

  • Shabbar Zaidi warns tax defaulters of utility disconnections

    ISLAMABAD: Amid record high fiscal deficit and declining government revenues, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Muhammad Shabbar Zaidi on Wednesday revealed that only 11...

    Zaidi said industrialists and manufacturers can whiten their sales tax liabilities by paying just 2pc tax under the Assets Declaration Ordinance, 2019 launched on May 15...

  • Will not increase burden on existing taxpayers: Zaidi

    ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Syed Shabbar Zaidi has said that the upcoming budget will include measures to clamp down on the country’s bustling parallel cash economy...

    Asked whether he is taking these measures on the recommendations of the International Monetary Fund, Zaidi said that FBR is taking these measures on its own...

  • Trade regulatory bodies to operate thru single window by 2021: Zaidi

    ISLAMABAD: As part of the trade facilitation agreement, the National Single Window (NSW) to manage external trade will be operational by 2021, said Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Shabbar Zaidi on Tuesday...

    Talking to a select group of journalists, Zaidi said the government is committed to adopt e-governance system and NSW is a step forward in that direction...

  • Centre-Sindh tug of war hampering progress in fisheries’ sector: Ali Zaidi

    KARACHI: Listing the multiple challenges Pakistan faces in the fisheries sector at an event held at a hotel here on Monday, Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Syed Ali Haider Zaidi said “the tug of war” between the federal and the provincial [Sindh] government was a major impediment to fisheries’ development...

    We must fix this problem as a nation,” he said, adding that a shortage of trained human resource and massive encroachment...

  • Shabbar Zaidi removed as Federal Board of Revenue chairman

    Shabbar Zaidi has been removed as the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) chairman with immediate effect, according to a statement issued by the Establishment Division...

    Amjad had taken over as acting chairperson of the FBR in January after Zaidi applied for a 15-day leave citing health reasons...

  • Nawaz may launch second phase of mass contact drive from KP

    LAHORE: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif is starting the second-phase of his public contact campaign from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Sept 10 after his return from London...

    “After his arrival from London by the end of this week, Mian Sahib will attend a public meeting in my constituency in Abbotabad, launching the second phase of his public contact campaign,” National Assembly Deputy Speaker Murtaza Javed Abbasi told Dawn on Tuesday... ...

  • Red Cross in contact with foreign wives of IS fighters

    GENEVA: The Interna­tional Com­mittee of the Red Cross said on Thursday it had access to more than 1,300 foreign wives and children of suspected fighters of the militant Islamic State (IS) group, following concerns expressed for the safety of the families held by Iraqi forces near Mosul...

    The neutral aid agency called on all sides in the wars in Iraq and Syria to treat detainees in line with international law that prohibits torture or...
  • PML-N leaders discuss mass contact drive

    LAHORE: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif held a consultation at his Jati Umra residence here on Friday, in which some of his close family members and some ministers participated and discussed issues including the Hudaibiya Paper Mills case and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) proposed mass contact drive...

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