Asad Umar

Govt collected data of around 700,000 potential tax payers: Asad Umar

ISLAMABAD – Finance Minister Asad Umar says the government has collected data of some seven hundred thousand persons who should pay taxes. Talking to a private news channel, he said agreements with foreign countries have been made to identify the people who keep their money outside the country or hide it to avoid tax. The […]

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Asad Umar

No economic crisis in country: Finance Minister Asad Umar

ISLAMABAD – Finance Minister Asad Umar has said that all fundamental economic indicators are now improving with an upward trend in exports. Inaugurating the 11th South Asia Economic Summit organized by Sustainable Development Policy Institute in Islamabad on Tuesday, he said the financing gap for the current fiscal year has been plugged and the fruits […]

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Govt’s Amended Finance Bill 2018 holds limitations on buy of property, vehicles by non-filers

Islamabad: The Government has chosen to proceed with limitations forced in the Federal Budget on buy of property and vehicles by non-filers with three exclusions. Twisting up discussion on Supplementary Budget recommendations in the National Assembly on Wednesday, Finance Minister Asad Umar said abroad Pakistanis and those securing property through legacy would be exempted. Your […]

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Telenor Officials meet Finance Minister

ISLAMABAD : Irfan Wahab Khan, CEO Telenor Pakistan, along with the Telenor Group delegation, and other Telenor Pakistan officials met with Asad Umar, Finance Minister of Pakistan, and discussed how Telenor and the Government of Pakistan can better collaborate for digitalizing the Pakistani economy. Telenor Group, being one of the highest contributors to foreign direct […]

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Asad expresses displeasure on issue of fertilizer pricing

Islamabad:¬†Minister for Finance Asad Umar has expressed displeasure on the issue of fertilizer pricing and its export. Chairing a meeting of Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet in Islamabad today (Wednesday), he said the interest of the poor farmers should be the supreme motivation while taking decisions. The Committee was informed that the total requirement […]

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