Ahsan Iqbal appointed UNDP’s ‘champion minister’

Courtesy Of Dawn News ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal has been appointed the United Nations Development Programme’s ‘champion minister’ from the Asia Pacific region in recognition of his efforts to promote the sustainable development goals (SDGs). The title was conferred on him during the UNDP’s 50th anniversary ministerial meeting at the…

Senate committee approves Future Market Bill 2016

Courtesy Of Dawn News ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Finance approved the Future Market Bill 2016 on Thursday with minor amendments. The committee, chaired by Senator Saleem Mandviwalla, highlighted three objections and suggested amendments to the Securities of Exchange Comm­ission of Pakistan (SECP) which were accepted after a brief discussion. The bill will now…