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PTI-led govt picks Asim Ahmed as new FBR chairman

PTI-led govt picks Asim Ahmed as new FBR chairman

Member IT Asim Ahmed has been appointed as the new chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), the Establishment Division said Friday. Asim Ahmed, who is from the Inland Revenue, has been given the charge of the tax regulatory authority upon incumbent chairman Javed Ghani’s retirement. Ghani will reach …

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Ramadan timings for govt offices in Pakistan announced

Ramadan timings for govt offices in Pakistan announced

Photo: File. ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Thursday announced the Ramadan timings for government offices.  For offices working five days a week, the timings will be 08:00am to 04:00pm from Monday to Thursday. On Fridays, the office hours will be from 08:00am to 01:00pm. For government offices working six days …

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Punjab govt acknowledges services of Tareen for PTI

Punjab govt acknowledges services of Tareen for PTI

Dr Firdaus Ashiq Awan. LAHORE: The Punjab government Thursday said Jahangir Tareen is an important pillar of the PTI and had worked hard to form the government of Chief Minister Usman Buzdar. While speaking on Geo News, Special Assistant to CM Punjab Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said Prime Minister Imran …

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Federal govt okays ordinance ending HEC autonomy

Federal govt okays ordinance ending HEC autonomy

The federal government has decided to formally end Higher Education Commission’s (HEC) autonomy by making it a subordinate to the Ministry of Education. All future decisions of the HEC will now approved by the Ministry of Education. The federal cabinet has approved an ordinance on HEC. According to the ordinance, …

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Tourism conference urges federal govt to resolve GB’s power woes

Tourism conference urges federal govt to resolve GB's power woes

ISLAMABAD: Speakers at tourism webinar urged the Imran Khan-led federal government to resolve the longstanding electricity issues of Gilgit-Baltistan if it wants to boost tourism. Journalist Jamil Nagri, while addressing “Tourism in Pakistan — Challenges and the Way Forward” conference, said that the region often got just between two to …

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