【Daily】10 Jan. Brief of Pak BizNews
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$10.7b pledged as Pakistan races against time
Pakistan on Monday said that donors had so far committed $10.7 billion to help it recover from last year's devastating floods at the International Conference on Climate Resilient Pakistan which was co-hosted by the government of Pakistan and the United Nations in Geneva.
Disaster risk reconstruction: ADB to reprioritise $1bn over 3 years
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will reprioritise up to $1 billion for climate and disaster risk reconstruction, as well as, resilience support over the next three years for Pakistan.
Meeting between Dar, IMF officials: Pakistan reaffirms commitment
Pakistan reiterated its commitment to completing a programme with the International Monetary Fund in a meeting on the sidelines of a climate conference in Geneva on Monday, the finance ministry said in a statement.
Demands for reforms: PM asks IMF for a pause
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Monday asked the IMF for a pause in its demands for economic reforms before releasing more financial aid, as the country tries to rebuild after catastrophic floods.
COAS, MBS agree to bolster defence cooperation
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Asim Munir has met Saudi Crown Prince and Prime Minister Mohammad bin Salman to discuss bilateral relations.
Pakistan may dodge default in next 6 months: Bloomberg
Pakistan is likely to dodge default in the next six months, but its troubles are not over, stated Bloomberg Economics in a report on Monday.
14th successive loss: rupee falls yet again against US dollar
Pakistan’s rupee registered a marginal loss against the US dollar for the 14th consecutive session, depreciating 0.12% in the inter-bank market on Monday.
FBR sees Rs1289bn tax gap for 2022
The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has worked out overall tax gap of Rs1,289 billion during 2022, which is, 26 percent of potential collectable tax under the current taxation regime.
Mari Petroleum discovers new gas reserves in Sindh
Mari Petroleum Company Limited (MPCL) on Monday announced a gas discovery at an exploratory well in Sindh, with a gas flow rate of 5.1 million standard cubic feet per day (mmscfd), making its first discovery for the new year 2023.
Car making components: FBR to charge 15pc duty on import
The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) will charge 15 percent customs duty on the import of components for the assembly/ manufacture of new motorcars including station wagons and racing cars.
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