FBR kicks off nationwide anti-smuggling drive

  The Federal Board of Revenue is on a mission to rid Pakistan of smuggled products. It kicked off a campaign, ‘Let us stop buying smuggled goods’, on Monday which was announced... Read more »

Balochistan farmers dump tomatoes on the streets after prices crash

  Farmers dumped hundreds of crates of tomatoes on the roads after the price of the fruit fell in the wholesale markets in Balochistan’s Killa Saifullah on Monday. The Zamindar Action Committee... Read more »

ADB to give Pakistan $7b over three years for development- Samaa Digital

  ADB Vice President Shixin Chen and Prime Minister Imran Khan during their meeting. Photo: ADB website ADB plans to provide Pakistan about $7 billion in fresh assistance for various development projects... Read more »

Court dismisses petition against appointment of Shabbar Zaidi- Samaa Digital

  The Islamabad High Court dismissed a petition challenging the appointment of Shabbar Zaidi as the chairperson of the Federal Board of Revenue The bench stated that a court could not take... Read more »

Faisalabad’s textile mill owners stage strike against new taxes- Samaa Digital

  They are not running their factories   Owners have closed their textile factories in Faisalabad while protesting the new taxes imposed by the government. The factory owners say that they can’t... Read more »

FBR to monitor sales tax returns with new software- Samaa Digital

  A new software has been inaugurated by the FBR to monitor sales tax returns. Federal Board of Revenue Chairperson Shabbar Zaidi inaugurated it on Tuesday at the FBR headquarters, which has... Read more »

Dollar falls to a seven-week low against the rupee- Samaa Digital

  Photo: AFP The US dollar fell to its lowest level in seven weeks after losing 0.73 paisas in the opening hours of interbank trading on Friday. The dollar was trading at... Read more »

FBR wants details of Pakistanis holding UAE work permits- Samaa Digital

  The Federal Board of Revenue has asked the United Arab Emirates for details of Pakistanis holding an Iqama (work permit) from UAE. The tax authority wrote on Friday a letter to... Read more »

Finance ministry denies Indian reports that FATF blacklisted Pakistan- Samaa Digital

  Photo: AFP The finance ministry has rejected Indian media reports about Pakistan being blacklisted by the FATF’s Asia Pacific Group. In a statement issued on Friday, the Asia Pacific Group said... Read more »

Pakistan’s FATF grey list fate to be decided in October- Samaa Digital

  File photo: AFP The Asia Pacific Group adopted on Wednesday Pakistan’s third mutual evaluation report, which identified a number of areas where further action was required to strengthen anti-money laundering and... Read more »