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  • Constitutional requirement being flouted by delaying NFC Award, says Murad

    HYDERABAD: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the federal government was flouting a constitutional requirement by delaying the overdue National Finance Commission (NFC) Award...

    He was speaking to reporters in Hala on Sunday after visiting Makhdoom Jamiluzzaman to condole with him the death of his mother and a widow of former president of the Pakistan Peoples Party-Parliamentarian (PPP-P) Makhdoom Amin Faheem... ...

  • Next NFC award

    AFTER some delays, the ninth NFC commission has finally been constituted to decide the eighth NFC award, and will be holding its first meeting within days...

    The last NFC award made history by devolving the majority of resources from the federal divisible pool to the provinces, whose share increased from 47...

  • Govt not bound to give NFC award: minister

    ISLAMABAD: A federal minister dropped a bombshell on Tuesday when he told the Senate that the government was not constitutionally bound to give the National Finance Commission (NFC) award to the provinces and ruled out the possibility of a new award in the coming financial year...

    “The constitutional command is to constitute the NFC after intervals not exceeding five years and it does not make it mandatory for the centre to give the...

  • ‘NFC award should add tax effort as fifth criterion’

    The 9th National Finance Commission (NFC) that will decide the 8th award has started its work with its first meeting convened in Islamabad earlier this week...

    With negotiations for the next award expected to last well beyond this fiscal year, Dawn spoke with Dr Ishrat Hussain, a former governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, on what he would like the commission to discuss and focus on...

  • Sindh will oppose any extension in NFC award period, says CM

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has categorically stated that his government will oppose any proposal calling for a one-year extension in the validity of the current National Finance Commission Award if tabled at the Tuesday (April 28) meeting convened by the federal finance minister in Islamabad...

    Responding to the speculations in some circles about extension of one year in the period of present NFC award, the chief...

  • 8th NFC Award: setting direction

    Hard pressed for time to evolve a consensus amidst sharp, diverse views, the federal government has not ruled out the possibility of the 7th National Finance Commission Award being extended for one year...

    Apparently, the new NFC was set up too late for completion of serious deliberations specially after the impact of the landmark...

  • NFC award may be extended for one year

    ISLAMABAD: Amid tough divergent positions and demands for increased share out of common resources by the provinces, the federal government said on Tuesday the president could extend the 7th National Finance Commission (NFC) award for another year in the absence of a fresh consensus...

    At the first meeting of the 9th NFC, the provinces called for higher share from the divisible pool of resources while the centre made a pitch for...

  • Sherpao demands NFC Award’s announcement

    CHARSADDA: Qaumi Watan Party chief Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao on Thursday said postponement of the National Finance Commission (NFC) award could increase anxiety of smaller provinces and therefore, the federal government should announce it without further delay...

    Sherpao said the federal government was not taking interest to announced NFC award on time...

  • Provinces threaten to move SC over NFC award

    ISLAMABAD: The provinces on Tuesday threatened to seek intervention of the Supreme Court if the Centre does not take steps for early finalisation of the National Finance Commission (NFC) award...

    The 7th NFC award expired at the close of financial year 2014-15 and has since been on extension through presidential ordinance...

  • NFC award has to be finalised within five years, Senate chairman rules

    ISLAMABAD: As a heated debate on constitutionality of the extended life of the seventh National Finance Commission and announcement of federal budgets in the absence of a new NFC award continues to take place in and outside parliament, the Senate secretariat has sent a ruling recently given by Chairman Raza Rabbani on the issue to stakeholders — the president, prime minister and provincial chief ministers...

    Mr Rabbani ruled that it...

  • MQM seeks distribution of NFC award on basis of district population

    In a bill tabled in the National Assembly on Tuesday, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has sought the distribution of the National Finance Commission (NFC) award between districts on the basis of their respective populations...

    At the moment, provincial governments hold the authority to distribute the award amongst projects, rather than allocating a certain amount to each district...

  • Balochistan doesn’t see NFC award in near future

    QUETTA: A senior economist and representative of the Balochistan government in the National Finance Commission (NFC) has said he does not see the 9th NFC Award materialising in the near future as provinces are reluctant to contribute seven per cent National Security Fund that the federal government is demanding...

    Speaking at the third consultative session on the NFC Award that was held on Tuesday at Balochistan University of...

  • NFC Award issue will be raised in assembly, says Murad

    HYDERABAD: Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Saturday said that he failed to understand why the overdue National Finance Commission (NFC) Award was not being announced by the federal government...

    He said that the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) his party would raise this issue in National Assembly...

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