Dar cautions dollar hoarders

Ishaq Dar, the finance minister, emphasised that the fair value of the rupee “is 180-200 to a dollar” and threatened to take harsh measures against those who hoard, smuggle, and manipulate US dollars and keep the rupee low. While presiding over meetings with the presidents and CEOs of commercial banks and representatives of exchange businesses […]

The Finance Minister and the Chinese Envoy discuss the CPEC and bilateral relations

ISLAMABAD: Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, federal minister for finance and revenue, met with Donald Blome, the US ambassador to Pakistan, and Nong Rong, the ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, on Friday. The Finance Ministry said Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, the federal minister for finance and revenue, had a visit from US Ambassador to […]

CCP suggests actions to boost effectiveness along 10 food commodities’ value chains

ISLAMABAD, Oct. 29: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has finished a draught study to address market distortions and encourage efficiency and competition in the value chain of ten essential food commodities, including onion, edible oil and ghee, potato, poultry, wheat, sugar, milk, rice, tomato, and pulses. A typical household spends 63% of its monthly […]