Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Political Communication Shahbaz Gill said that there was no increase in the prices of petroleum products despite the continuous rise in the prices in the world market.
The passengers have been offered reduced fares to travel through PIA while carrying 20-kilogramme luggage at the price of Rs7,500 (Dhs172) for one side, whereas, Rs8,500 (Dhs195) will be charged for travelling with 40-kg luggage.
The SBP said the accounts have been opened by overseas Pakistanis from over 100 countries, indicating the increasing reach of the RDA and helping the government and the central bank improve the external account of the country.
The State Bank of Pakistan announced on Monday that the remittances remained above $2 billion for 8th straight month as during the corresponding month, the inflow was recorded at $2.3 billion as compared to the inflow of $1.907 billion in January 2020.
Under the new guidelines, security clearance would not be required for those seeking a short-term medical visa or an individual work visa. Applicants applying for the 'visa in your inbox' category would be able to apply online and would receive authorisation on email.
Pakistan will stop issuing manual visas from next month and has asked non-resident Pakistanis and others interested in travelling to the country to apply online for electronic or e-visas.
According to people familiar with the deal, the Qatar Investment Authority is evaluating strategic investments in Islamabad and Karachi airports, as well as in the power, renewable energy and hospitality sectors in Pakistan.
Pakistan's new government on Thursday said it would ban the import of over 30 luxury items including cars and fruit jams in an austerity move to help boost the country's faltering economy.
It is also in the process of taking a decision against using electronic voting machines (EVMs) in the next parliamentary polls as newly appointed Law Minister Azam Nazeer Tarar believes that a pilot project is necessary before putting them to use.
The governor receives an annual increment that is 10% of his monthly salary. For accommodation, the state bank governor receives either the "furnished and maintained" SBP House or rent allowance with furnishing and maintenance as approved by the SBP board.