Changes in taxation policies subject to parliamentary approval: Asad UmarFinance Minister Asad Umar confirmed on Saturday that the mini-budget will be tabled in the National Assembly on January 23. The minister announced the government’s plans during an address at the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Umar said the budget was to be presented on January 21, but the date has been pushed back due to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s travel commitments. The minister said uplift of the country’s economy will also increase employment opportunities in the country. He said Pakistan also wants to increase trade ties with India in the best interest of both countries.
Source: The Express Tribune January 12, 2019 07:40 UTC