Monday, December 5

Day: October 1, 2022

State Bank of Pakistan amends foreign exchange regulations to enhance transparency in Transactions between Exchange Companies 

English, Official News
Islamabad, October 01, 2022 (PPI-OT):SBP has amended foreign exchange regulations with an objective to promote documentation and transparency in the foreign exchange transactions between exchange companies. In terms of revised regulations, it has been made mandatory for Exchange Companies, Franchises of Exchange Companies and Exchange Companies of ‘B’ Category to settle Pakistan Rupee consideration of all foreign currency Purchase/ sale transactions conducted among themselves through their bank accounts. Besides, stress has been laid on ensuring that CCTV Systems of Exchange Companies and Exchange Companies of ‘B’ Category should be functional at all times (i.e. 24 hours a day and 7 days a week) as required under existing regulations. However, in order to ensure transparency, it has been a...

FBR has extended the date of filing of Income Tax Returns up to October 31st, 2022 for all the taxpayers who were required to file income tax returns by September 30th, 2022 

English, General, Official News
Islamabad, October 01, 2022 (PPI-OT):In view of current flood situation in country and requests from various trade bodies, Tax Bar Associations and facilitation of general public, Federal Board of Revenue has extended the date of filing of Income Tax Returns up to October 31st, 2022 for all the taxpayers who were required to file Income Tax Returns by September 30th, 2022. For more information, contact: Second Secretary (Public Relations) Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) FATE Wing, Federal Board of Revenue, Constitution Avenue, Sector G-5, Islamabad, Pakistan Phone: +92-51-9217267 Fax: +92-51-9208456 Email:, Website:

Meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Power held at Parliament House 

English, Ministries, Official News
Islamabad, October 01, 2022 (PPI-OT):Senator Saifullah Abro expressed displeasure over the absence of Minister and Secretary، Power Division and stressed that both should ensure their presence in the next meeting. He also summoned the K-Electric CEO in next meeting. The senate body was briefed about the implementation status of recommendations made by the committee in the previous meetings held on 2nd and 19th August 2022 respectively. However, as to matter regarding the inquiry against Tariq Bajari, retired Chief Engineer HESCO, and Senator Saifullah Abro directed that inquiry report be presented before Committee. In the previous meeting, the Chair also recommended that Board of Directors (BoDs) of all GENCOs shall be dissolved. Officials of Power Division informed that ministry is planni...

Mr. Ulanbek Totuiaev, Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan to Pakistan Calling on Chairman Senate, Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani at Parliament House Islamabad

English, Ministries, Official News
Islamabad, October 01, 2022 (PPI-OT):Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani has called for further deepening economic and trade linkages between Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan for mutual benefit of the people of two sides. He said that Pakistan via Gwadar port provides shortest access to the landlocked central Asian Republics. This, he said, while exchanging views with Ulanbek Totuiaev Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan who called on him at the Parliament House today. Both exchanged views on matters of bilateral significance. The Chairman Senate highlighted the importance of strong multifaceted ties with Kyrgyzstan and said that huge investment opportunities exist in Pakistan. He underlined the need for frequent exchange of delegations to promote people to people contacts. Chairman Senate observed that go...

National Assembly Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat directs for ensuring ample supply of medicines in the Flood Effected Areas 

English, Ministries, Official News
Islamabad, October 01, 2022 (PPI-OT):He Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat has directed NDMA to ensure ample supply of paracetamol, anti-snake venom and medicines for cure of diaeoria in the flood effected areas. The Committee also directed NDMA to also assess the losses caused to livelihood of womenfolk due to recent floods. The committee met under the chairpersonship of Ms. Kishwer Zehra, MNA in Parliament House today. The Committee was briefed by Representative Operations NDMA about the relief and rehabilitation activities carried out during recent floods. He apprised that pre-monsoon conferences were held early this year to access the preparedness for the forthcoming monsoon season. In view of the metrological predictions more than usual rainfall during the monsoon was expected....

‫13 واں بین الاقوامی انفراسٹرکچر سرمایہ کاری اور تعمیراتی فورم مکاؤ میں اختتام پذیر ہوا جس میں 15 بلین امریکی ڈالر مالیت کی مجموعی سرمایہ کاری کے تعاون کے معاہدوں پر دستخط ہوئے۔

Press Release, Urdu
مکاؤ، 30 ستمبر 2022ء/پی آرنیوزوائر/– چائنا انٹرنیشنل کنٹریکٹرز ایسوسی ایشن اور مکاؤ ٹریڈ اینڈ انویسٹمنٹ پروموشن انسٹی ٹیوٹ کے اشتراک سے منعقد ہونے والا دو روزہ 13 واں انٹرنیشنل انفراسٹرکچر انویسٹمنٹ اینڈ کنسٹرکشن فورم)  “آئی سی ایف”، “فورم”) 29 ستمبر کو مکاؤ میں کامیابی کے ساتھ اختتام پذیر ہوگیا۔ اس سال کے فورم میں اکتالیس تقریبات کا انعقاد کیا گیا، جس میں 600 سے زائد اداروں کے 1،300 سے زائد رہنماؤں اور ایگزیکٹوز کو اپنی طرف متوجہ کیا گیا جن میں سرکاری ایجنسیوں، مالیاتی اداروں، ٹھیکیداروں اور دنیا بھر سے انڈسٹری چین پر کمپنیوں نے شرکت کی جنہوں نے فورم آن سائٹ میں حصہ لیا، اس کے ساتھ ساتھ 500،000 سے زائد وزٹرز جنہوں نے فورم کے براہ راست ویڈیو اسٹریم کو آن لائن دیکھا۔ عالمی بنیادی ڈھانچے کی سرمایہ کاری اور تعمیراتی شعبے میں سب سے زیادہ بااثر سالانہ نمائش کے طور پر، ف...