The government has directed all federal ministries and institutions and the governments of four provinces, Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan to submit by Sept.1 the declarations of assets held and acquired by their employees during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019.
In separate office memorandums, the government also notified 15 per cent ad hoc relief allowance (ARA) to the officers in management grades, besides extending the benefit of 5-10pc ARA to selective corporations and autonomous bodies.
The Prime Minister's Office said that Imran Khan has directed all ministries and divisions to submit their one-year performance report. He has instructed the ministries and divisions to highlight five big achievements during the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf government's first year in power by Aug.9
The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) has welcomed the announcement of Prime Minister of Pakistan to establish CPEC Authority for timely completion of CPEC projects and termed it a positive development
"The moment this was opened, trade immediately rose 50 per cent," Imran said of the expanded hours at a ceremony at the border. "We hope that it will bring prosperity to this whole region."
The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet has approved import of 300,000 metric tonnes of wheat to avoid any shortage of the commodity in the country.
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.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s wife Bushra Bibi on Monday paid a surprise visit to a “Panah Gah” (shelter home) in Lahore to see if the needy people there are being looked after properly.
The production of farm tractors in the country witnessed an increase of 52.87 per cent to 31,199 units during eight months of current financial year 2020-21, against the production of 20,408 units in same period of last year.
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.