Government’s overspending surpasses 5.6% of national output.
Wants to halt the process of phasing out excise duties, impose it on two dozen goods and services.
Discrepancies highlight major flaws in reporting of federal expenditures .
Decision purportedly rooted in feud between former Planning Commission deputy chairman and finance adviser’s brother.
FBR chairman Javed to hold office till end of June.
Has served two stints in the past, one more as commerce minister.
Less than half of budgeted estimates of foreign loans and assistance actually realised.
PC spokesperson unable to provide justification for extension.
Bureaucratic red tape, uncertain environment drive investors away.
Clocks in at $1,380 as total size of economy falls by Rs600 billion.