Saturday September 23, 2023
Dr Ikramul Haq
Dr Ikramul Haq

  • June 26, 2023

    Terrorism and drug trade

    Today marks the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. This worldwide observance was decided by the UNGA in 1987 to raise...

  • April 12, 2023

    The forgotten promise

    “The state shall ensure the elimination of all forms of exploitation and the gradual fulfilment of the fundamental principle, from each according...

  • March 14, 2023

    Taxation and inflation

    The Federal Board of Revenue has claimed collection of net revenue of Rs4,493 billion in the first eight months of the current financial year...

  • June 26, 2021

    Phony wars

    June 26 marks the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. The theme for 2021 is ‘Share facts on drugs, save lives’....

  • March 31, 2021

    Illicit cigarette trade

    “Only two companies pay 98 percent of total tax . The remaining 40 percent companies pay meagre two percent tax” – Prime Minister Imran...

  • March 24, 2021

    Resolve for Pakistan

    The resolution of March 23, 1940 paved the way for a separate homeland for the Muslims of India after a long-drawn struggle against colonial...

  • June 30, 2020

    Unconstitutional levy

    The PTI government on June 26, 2020 to the utter surprise and dismay of all increased the prices of all petroleum products substantially; it is...

  • May 24, 2020

    Budgeting in a pandemic

    Adviser to the PM on Finance and Revenue Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, in a press release issued on May 18, 2020, noted that while preparing the next...

  • December 27, 2019

    Judicial challenges

    With the appointment of Justice Gulzar Ahmad as the 27th chief justice of Pakistan on December 21, 2019, there are expectations that the...

  • November 15, 2019

    A new tax agency

    Prime Minister Imran Khan on October 3, 2019 approved an ambitious three-year plan to conduct nationwide surveys for tax assessment, evaluating...