Power crisis hit GDP growth; deficit expected to swell to Rs1.95 trillion.
Amount higher than what the country has received under the Kerry-Lugar aid package.
Rs615b have been approved for the provincial Annual Development Plans, up by Rs102 billion over the outgoing year.
Will only have to pay principal amount, move aimed at boosting revenues.
Proposal to be tabled before today’s council meeting; President reconstitutes council.
The biggest challenge facing Ahsan Iqbal is a cleansing exercise of the PSDP.
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar urges nation to help govt in overcoming economic crisis; calls for broadening tax base.
Raja Azeemul Haq was appointed as ED despite lack of experience.
May increase taxes for non-corporate businesses, high-income individuals.
Rs10 billion have been allocated for the first phase of the projects.