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Dr Ikramul Haq
Dr Ikramul Haq

  • 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...

  • June 26, 2019

    Politics and drugs

    Today, June 26, 2019 marks the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Each year the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime ...

  • June 14, 2019

    Raising Rs10 trillion

    The prime minister of Pakistan, in his brief address to nation on June 10, 2019 – a day before the announcement of the budget for fiscal year...

  • January 20, 2019

    Journey to judicial reforms

    In his address on January 17, Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa said: “There are about 1.9 million cases pending in the country before all the...