Finance Minister Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh Archive

Govt reallocates funds to PM discretionary fund

The federal government has diverted funds from several key schemes, including the Diamer-Bhasha Dam project, to provide Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf additional space

Remittances worth $13.5b to be send to Pakistan this year

“Pakistan will receive a record $13.5 billion in foreign remittances – a sign of overseas Pakistanis’ confidence in the economic policies of the government,

And the award for highest inflation goes to *drumroll* Pakistan

The Economic Co-ordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet declared Pakistan as the lead country in South Asia in terms of inflation, followed by neighbour,

Scam in the making in Pakistan Railways

High-ups of Pakistan Railways have allegedly hatched a plan to pocket millions of dollars in kickbacks in procurement of 150 locomotives through another “tailor-made”

Squandered decade: Poverty reduction spending proves useless

Some $1.2 billion dollars spent by the Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) in the past ten years has gone to waste as poverty levels