Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Pakistan PM gets two bullet-proof cars worth Rs224m for security detail  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 23/05/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The bmw 760li high security sedans cost rs119.

prime minister nawaz sharif has recently acquired two bullet-proof vehicles for his security cars that have cost the national exchequer over rs224 million flouting his own directions for austerity.

the cars will be used for the prime minister’s private security detail. the bmw 760li high security sedans cost rs119.742m and rs124.995m including heads such as customs duty sales tax shipping and miscellaneous charges. however on the orders of finance minister ishaq dar the federal board of revenue (fbr) is considering the purchase ‘a special case’ to offer tax exemptions.

in his earlier letter to fbr according to dawn the finance minister stated that “in view of the austerity measures it would be desirable that cusms and sales tax on these vehicles be exempted which will considerably save the cost”. bullet-proof sedans cost rs224m after dar approved tax exemptions. according to a government official privy to the acquisition of the vehicles dar’s involvement in the case was unusual. normally the relevant department writes to fbr regarding exemptions.

the prime minister’s office approved the purchase and the finance minister stepped in to seek tax exemptions from the fbr.

despite repeated attempts information minister senator pervaiz rashid who is also the pm’s official spokesperson couldn’t be reached for comment.

news?khaleejtimes.com

for more news from khaleej times follow us on facebook at facebook.com/khaleejtimes and on twitter at ?khaleejtimes

follow ?khaleejtimes -->


 


Khaleej Times




  MENA News Headlines
 Sep 28 2016 - Morocco's Central Bank Revises up Growth Forecasts to 1.4% in 2016Morocco World News
(MENAFN - Morocco World News) Bank Al Maghrib (central bank) revised up, on Tuesday, growth forecasts from 1.2% to 1.4% for the year 2016, while agricultural value added is projected to contract by ...

 Sep 28 2016 - Morocco's Central Bank Keeps Key Rate Unchanged at 2.25 %Morocco World News
(MENAFN - Morocco World News) Bank Al Maghrib has decided Tuesday, following the third quarterly meeting of its board, to keep its key rate unchanged at 2.25 %. 'Considering that inflation forecast ...

 Sep 28 2016 - Morocco- Why Do Most Moroccans Boycott Elections?Morocco World News
(MENAFN - Morocco World News) The views expressed in this article are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect Morocco World News' editorial policy data-ad-client="ca-pub-9546318280945074" ...

 Sep 28 2016 - Morocco- King Mohammed VI Receives Chairman of Boeing Commercial AirplanesMorocco World News
(MENAFN - Morocco World News) King Mohammed VI received, on Tuesday at the Royal Palace in Tangiers, Chairman of Boeing Commercial Airplanes Raymond L. Conner. The audience was attended by minister ...

 Sep 28 2016 - King Mohammed VI Chairs Signing Ceremony to Establish Boeing Industrial Ecosystem in MoroccoMorocco World News
(MENAFN - Morocco World News) The Setting up of a Boeing ecosystem, a new sign of confidence for Morocco at the international level. King Mohammed VI, chaired, on Tuesday at the Royal Palace in ...

 Sep 28 2016 - Algerian Textbook Recognizes Moroccan Sahara, Angers PolisarioMorocco World News
(MENAFN - Morocco World News) Algerian textbook recognizing Moroccan Sahara enrages Polisario separatists, yet did not spark controversy among Algerians. Few days ago, Algerian social media users ...

 Sep 28 2016 - Boeing Suppliers Should Benefit from Morocco's Incentive Program: ConnerMorocco World News
(MENAFN - Morocco World News) President of Boeing 'Commercial Airplanes,' Raymond L. Conner, called, on Tuesday in Tangiers, on Boeing suppliers to take advantage of Morocco's incentive program. 'We ...

 Sep 28 2016 - Saudi- Minister of Energy: Oil Market is Currently Witnessing ImprovementSaudi Press Agency
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) Algiers, Dhu-AlHijjah 26, 1437, Sep 27, 2016, SPA -- Minister of Energy, Industry and Petroleum Minerals Eng. Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Faleh stressed that the oil market ...

 Sep 28 2016 - Seminar at United Nations on Humanitarian Disaster in YemenSaudi Press Agency
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) Geneva, Dhu Al-Hijjah 25, 1437, September 27, 2016, SPA -- A seminar entitled "humanitarian disaster in Yemen" was held here today, where the Yemeni National ...

 Sep 28 2016 - Saudi- OPEC Secretary General confirms that talks in the organization take the correct waySaudi Press Agency
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) Algiers, Dhu-AlHijjah 26, 1437, Sep 27, 2016, SPA -- Secretary General of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Mohammed Sanoosi Berkendo said that ...

more...


 





Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help