May 04, 2013
ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Mir Hazar Khan Khoso on Friday directed the Ministry of Finance to allocate substantial funds for agriculture, energy, health and education sectors in the next budget and come up with recommendations to broaden the tax base.
The premier issued these directives during a presentation given by the Ministry of Finance on the state of the economy and the preparation of budget for the next financial year at the PM House.
Khoso said Pakistan was blessed…
By Abdul Ahad
PARIS, 11 October 2012: Germany and France endorsed a European Commission proposal for a nominal freeze in agricultural spending at 2013 levels from 2014 to 2020 as budget talks for the period enter the final stage, a joint statement said on Wednesday.
Germany is the largest contributor to the European Union's budget and France the largest beneficiary of farm subsidies under the Common Agriculture Policy (CAP), which consumes about 40 percent of the bloc's total…