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TOURISM, SPORTS, AND BUSINESS ACTIVITIES IN PAKISTAN ARE SAFE: COAS

COAS: Tourism, Sports, And Business Activities in Pakistan are Safe

The Greek ambassador meets with COAS Bajwa and praises Pakistan's efforts for regional peace. RAWALPINDI: General Qamar Javed Bajwa, the Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), informed Greek Ambassador Andreas Papastavrou, who visited him at GHQ on Tuesday, September 21, 2021that Pakistan is secure for all types of foreign tourism, sports, and commercial activities.   “We welcome robust bilateral...

FBR Reduces Taxes For Construction Sector

FBR Excludes The Tax Amnesty Regime For The Construction Sector ISLAMABAD: The Federal Revenue Board (FBR) has ruled out the possibility of a new tax amnesty plan for contractors to revive the construction industry, stating that the FBR cannot waive the collection of Rs. 200 billion a year. During the deliberations of the meeting of the Senate Standing Finance Committee, it was proposed to drastically...

Punjab Govt Decides To Give Monthly Stipend To Transgender Persons

Punjab Govt Decides To Give Monthly Stipend To Transgender Persons

LAHORE: The Punjab government will pay a monthly stipend to transgender people under a new program of its social protection authority. This was announced by the special assistant to the Chief Information Minister of Punjab, Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan, while speaking to the media with the vice president of the Punjab Social Protection Authority, Jamal Nasir Cheema, in Lahore. Transgender people are part of...

Punjab Government: Solar Powering New Hospitals And Universities

The pandemic may have slowed the world in 2020, but Pakistan is recovering rapidly. For about a year, the four provinces have been working diligently to address a series of issues. For example, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has given the green light to billions of interest-free loans to increase employment, Punjab has introduced a series of measures to make Ramzan more accessible to all, and Sindh is investing more...

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