Dr. Ishrat Hussain pays farewell call on PM, presents report on institutional reforms

ISLAMABAD, Aug 31 (APP): Dr. Ishrat Hussain paid a farewell call on Prime Minister Imran Khan here on Tuesday and presented him a performance report on institutional reforms. The two-volume report not only included the introduced reforms but also a detailed future strategy in that regard. The Prime Minister lauded the services of Dr. Ishrat… Continue reading Dr. Ishrat Hussain pays farewell call on PM, presents report on institutional reforms

Dr. Ishrat appreciates BOI efforts for improving ‘EODB’

ISLAMABAD, Jun 14 (APP): Adviser for Institutional Reforms and Austerity, Dr.Ishrat Hussain on Monday appreciated the Board of Investment (BOI) efforts for improving the ‘Ease of Doing Business’ (EODB) for big industries and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) at district level. The launch of Pakistan Regulatory Modernization Initiative Strategy (PRMI) of today’s initiatives is an… Continue reading Dr. Ishrat appreciates BOI efforts for improving ‘EODB’

PM briefed on proposed Ehsaas food stamp programme

ISLAMABAD: March 08 - Prime Minister Imran Khan chairs meeting on provision of direct subsidy on food items to deserving persons. APP

ISLAMABAD, Mar 8 (APP):Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday chaired a meeting regarding the government’s direct subsidy to the needy and poor people of society for buying of food and other essential items. The meeting was attended by Minister for Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, Minister for Industries Muhammad Hammad Azhar, Adviser to Prime Minister… Continue reading PM briefed on proposed Ehsaas food stamp programme

Government’s institutional reforms process progressing smoothly

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Najam ul Hassan/Shams Abbasi ISLAMABAD, Mar 07 (APP): Institutional reforms and streamlining functioning of the government departments and organizations to enhance efficiency and making them cost effective had been a gigantic task for respective governments. Although the previous governments made tall claims about enhancing efficiency of the government departments and state owned enterprises. But every… Continue reading Government’s institutional reforms process progressing smoothly

FBR directed to expedite process of refunds

FEDERAL MINISTER FOR FINANCE AND REVENUE, DR. ABDUL HAFEEZ SHAIKH, CHAIRING 5TH MEETING OF THE FBR POLICY BOARD AT FBR HEADQUARTERS IN ISLAMABAD ON FEBRUARY 11, 2021.

ISLAMABAD, Feb 11 (APP): Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh Thursday directed the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to expedite the process of Income Tax refunds of less than Rs.50 million to uphold commitment of the government to facilitate tax payers. The minister was Chairing the 5th meeting of the FBR… Continue reading FBR directed to expedite process of refunds

Tax reforms lead to over Rs 2205b receipts in six months: PM told

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ISLAMABAD, Jan 10 (APP): Prime Minister Imran Khan was told Sunday that tax receipts had surpassed Rs 2205 billion during first six months of current fiscal, manifesting the fruition of government’s taxation reforms. Chairing a meeting to review the tax reforms, the prime minister was briefed that owing to tax reforms, a growth in number… Continue reading Tax reforms lead to over Rs 2205b receipts in six months: PM told

Benefits of economic stability must reach common man, PM asks economic team

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ISLAMABAD, Dec 11 (APP): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday stressed the need for taking measures on priority basis to help reach the benefits of economic stability to common the common man. The Prime Minister expressed these views while chairing a meeting of his economic team that included Federal Minister for Finance Abdul Hafeez Sheikh,… Continue reading Benefits of economic stability must reach common man, PM asks economic team

Pak Rail, PSM, PIA being restructured to curb financial losses: Dr Ishrat

APP32-201120 ISLAMABAD: November 20 - Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz and Advisor for Institutional Reforms and Austerity Dr. Ishrat Hussain jointly addressing a press conference at PID Media Center. APP photo by Saleem Rana

ISLAMABAD, Nov 20 (APP): Advisor to the Prime Minister on Institutional Reforms Dr Ishrat Hussain Friday said Pakistan Railways (PR), Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) and Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) were being restructured to curb financial losses. Speaking at a press conference along with Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz, he said the cabinet… Continue reading Pak Rail, PSM, PIA being restructured to curb financial losses: Dr Ishrat

PM directs for ease, acceleration of approval process for investors

ISLAMABAD, Nov 12 (APP): Prime Minister Imran Khan Thursday directed the authorities concerned to ease and accelerate the approval processes for investors and avoid unnecessarily delays. Chairing the weekly meeting of National Coordination Committee for Housing, Construction and Development, the prime minister said increase in the construction activities would also boost the economic activity. Information… Continue reading PM directs for ease, acceleration of approval process for investors

KARACHI: November 04 – Dr. Ishrat Hussain, Advisor to Prime Minister for the Institutional Reform and Austerity posing in a group photo with other bank’s CEO during 4th International Conference on Islamic Banking and Finance (ICIBF2020) at the Institute of Business Management (IoBM). APP Photo by M Saeed Qureshi

APP13-04 KARACHI: November 04 – Dr. Ishrat Hussain, Advisor to Prime Minister for the Institutional Reform and Austerity posing in a group photo with other bank's CEO during 4th International Conference on Islamic Banking and Finance (ICIBF2020) at the Institute of Business Management (IoBM). APP Photo by M Saeed Qureshi
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KARACHI: November 04 – Dr. Ishrat Hussain, Advisor to Prime Minister for the Institutional Reform and Austerity addressing during 4th International Conference on Islamic Banking and Finance (ICIBF2020) at the Institute of Business Management (IoBM). APP Photo by M Saeed Qureshi

APP12-04 KARACHI: November 04 – Dr. Ishrat Hussain, Advisor to Prime Minister for the Institutional Reform and Austerity addressing during 4th International Conference on Islamic Banking and Finance (ICIBF2020) at the Institute of Business Management (IoBM). APP Photo by M Saeed Qureshi
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Reforms introduced in govt entities: Cabinet told

APP66-03 ISLAMABAD: November 03 - Prime Minister Imran Khan chairing the meeting of the Federal Cabinet. APP

ISLAMABAD, Nov 3 (APP):Advisor to the Prime Minister on Institutional Reforms and Austerity Dr Ishrat Hussain Tuesday apprised the Federal Cabinet that major reforms had been introduced in different important government entities, including Federal Board of Revenue, Security Exchange Commission of Pakistan, Pakistan International Airlines, State Bank, Civil Aviation Authority and Pakistan Railways under the… Continue reading Reforms introduced in govt entities: Cabinet told

Govt working on reforms agenda to modernize functioning of government through e-governance: Dr. Ishrat

ISLAMABAD, Aug 20 (APP):Advisor to Prime Minister on Institutional Reforms Dr. Ishrat Hussain on Thursday said that government was working on special reforms agenda to modernize and simplify the functioning of government through the use of e-governance tools. Addressing joint press briefing regarding two years performance of the government, flanked by Federal Minister for Information… Continue reading Govt working on reforms agenda to modernize functioning of government through e-governance: Dr. Ishrat

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