Xinhua: Pakistan to amend budget to make it more relevant to economy: finance minister

Asad Umar. (AFP)
Updated 12 September 2018
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Xinhua: Pakistan to amend budget to make it more relevant to economy: finance minister

September 11: Xinhua states that Pakistan's Finance Minister Asad Umer said on Tuesday that the new government will soon introduce changes to the Federal Budget 2018-19 to make it more relevant to the current state of the national economy. Talking to a delegation of the Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Islamabad on Tuesday, Asad Umer said that the amendments would also be in line with the new government's economic vision.

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Menafn: Afghanistan- Pakistan Not Restricting Taliban and Haqqani Network — US

Updated 22 September 2018
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Menafn: Afghanistan- Pakistan Not Restricting Taliban and Haqqani Network — US

September 22 – Menafn states that the US State Department says in a report that the Pakistani government vowed support to the peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban but did not restrict the group and Haqqani network from operating in Pakistan-based safe havens and threatening US and Afghan forces in Afghanistan. The department said Afghanistan continued to experience aggressive and coordinated attacks by the Taliban, including the affiliated Haqqani network and other insurgent and terrorist groups. 

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