Jet Protocol Lists on AscendEX

Singapore, Oct. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AscendEX is thrilled to announce the listing of the Jet Protocol token (JET) under the trading pair JET/USDT on Oct. 14 at 1 p.m. UTC. To celebrate the listing of JET, AscendEX will host two separate auctions that will take place simultaneously on October 13 between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. UTC.
Jet Protocol will be launched as an open-source, non-custodial, borrowing and lRead More…

COVID-19 claims six more patients, infects 136 others

Karachi, October 08, 2021 (PPI-OT):As many as six more patients of Coronavirus died overnight lifting the death toll to 7,480 and 136 new cases emerged when 5,625 tests were conducted. This was stated by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a statement issued here on Friday. He added that six more patients of COVID-19 lost their lives lifting the death toll to 7,480 that constituted 1.6 percent death rate. Mr.Read More…

Ambassador Matsuda extends his condolences to Balochistan on the earthquake occurred on October 7th

Islamabad, October 08, 2021 (PPI-OT):H.E. Mr. MATSUDA Kuninori, Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, on Friday expressed his deepest condolences and sorrow with the Government and people of Balochistan affected by the earthquake occurred on October 7th.
In his condolence message, Ambassador MATSUDA conveyed his heartfelt grief and sympathies to those affected by this horrific natural disaster. “Our prayers and thoughtsRead More…

State Bank launches dedicated landing webpage on promoting housing and construction finance

Karachi, October 08, 2021 (PPI-OT):SBP has launched today a dedicated landing webpage, https://www.sbp.org.pk/hcf/index.html, on promoting housing and construction finance on its website. The page contains extensive information on housing and construction finance and Mera Pakistan Mera Ghar (MPMG), Government’s flagship mark up subsidy scheme for affordable and low cost housing finance. The webpage provides informaRead More…

Workers’ Remittances in September 2021

Karachi, October 08, 2021 (PPI-OT):With $2.7 billion of inflows during September 2021, workers’ remittances continued their strong momentum and remaining above $2 billion since June 2020.
This is the 7th consecutive month when inflows recorded around $2.7 billion on average.
In terms of growth, remittances increased by 16.9% (y/y) in September, while on an m/m basis, inflows were increased by 0.5%.
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Lord Wajid Khan calls on Chairman FBR

Islamabad, October 08, 2021 (PPI-OT):Lord Wajid Khan, a member of the House of Lords, England called on Dr. Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmed, Chairman Federal Board of Revenue here at FBR HQs on Thursday. During the meeting, Lord Wajid Khan congratulated the Chairman on assuming the office of the country’s premier tax collecting organization and appreciated the team FBR for showing an exceptional performance in maximizing revRead More…

FBR develops single sales tax portal to facilitate taxpayers

Islamabad, October 08, 2021 (PPI-OT):Building further on its ongoing drive for digitization and automation of various processes involved in revenue collection, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has developed “Single Sales Tax Portal” to facilitate the taxpayers and ensure the ease of doing business.
This watershed development of the Single Tax Portal developed by FBR is the outcome of various rounds of negotiations Read More…

FBR urges taxpayers to file income tax returns without delay

Islamabad, October 08, 2021 (PPI-OT):Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has once again urged all the taxpayers, both old and new, to make the most of one-time extension of 15 days granted for filing of Income Tax Returns till 15th October, 2021. Therefore, they are advised to file their returns without delay as the given deadline is already fast approaching. It is further reiterated that the timely Filing of Income Tax RRead More…

FBR issues clarification on news item

Islamabad, October 08, 2021 (PPI-OT):Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has issued a clarification about a news item appearing in Daily Express Tribune wherein it is alleged in the news story that FBR had directed all Commissioners (Appeals) to report to the heads of Regional and Large Tax Offices. FBR has clarified that the news item reflects misunderstanding and out of context reference of Legal Wing’s letters dated Read More…

Ambassador of Indonesia calls on Mr. Karim Gabol, Focal Person, Parliamentary Development Unit, Senate Secretariat

Islamabad, October 08, 2021 (PPI-OT):The Ambassador of Indonesia Mr. Adam Mulawarman Tugio called on Mr. Karim Gabol, Focal Person, Parliamentary Development Unit, Senate Secretariat, on Friday 8th of October, 2021 at the Parliament House, Islamabad to discuss the prospects of the partnership between the Senate and Indonesian Parliament, Academia and Civil Society.
Various issues of mutual interest were discussed durRead More…