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Coronavirus
HIGH Source: covid.gov.pk
Pakistan Deaths
27,597
3124hr
Pakistan Cases
1,240,425
1,75724hr
3.61% positivity
Sindh
455,808
Punjab
429,081
Balochistan
32,861
Islamabad
105,120
KPK
173,210

Anjum Ibrahim

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Adhering to IMF''s prior condition

The budget 2019-20 read out by Hammad Azhar the Minister of State for Revenue adheres to the International Monetary Fund''s (IMF''s) prior condition of the primary deficit at 0.6 percent of GDP: total deficit (3.15 trillion rupees) minus total markup (2.8
Published 12 Jun, 2019 12:00am
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Adhering to IMF's prior condition

The budget 2019-20 read out by Hammad Azhar the Minister of State for Revenue adheres to the International Monetary Fund's (IMF's) prior condition of the primary deficit at 0.6 percent of GDP: total deficit (3.15 trillion rupees) minus total markup (2.89
Published 12 Jun, 2019 12:00am
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Adhering to IMF's prior condition

The budget 2019-20 read out by Hammad Azhar the Minister of State for Revenue adheres to the International Monetary Fund's (IMF's) prior condition of the primary deficit at 0.6 percent of GDP: total deficit (3.15 trillion rupees) minus total markup (2.89
Published 12 Jun, 2019 12:00am
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Adhering to IMF''''s prior condition

The budget 2019-20 read out by Hammad Azhar the Minister of State for Revenue adheres to the International Monetary Fund''''s (IMF''''s) prior condition of the primary deficit at 0.6 percent of GDP: total deficit (3.15 trillion rupees) minus total markup
Published 12 Jun, 2019 12:00am
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The Economic Survey 2018-19

Lack of ownership by the Advisor to the Prime Minister on Finance Dr Hafeez Sheikh is patently evident in the contents of the Economic Survey 2018-19 as it compares achievements with targets set not by the Khan administration but by the Shahid Khaqan Abba
Published 11 Jun, 2019 12:00am
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The Economic Survey 2018-19

Lack of ownership by the Advisor to the Prime Minister on Finance Dr Hafeez Sheikh is patently evident in the contents of the Economic Survey 2018-19 as it compares achievements with targets set not by the Khan administration but by the Shahid Khaqan Abba
Published 11 Jun, 2019 12:00am
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The budget 2019-20

An extremely harsh 2019-20 budget is the general expectation based on the 'prior' International Monetary Fund (IMF) condition to bring the primary deficit to 0.6 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) from the current 1.9 claimed by the government (2.1 p
Published 10 Jun, 2019 12:00am
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The budget 2019-20

An extremely harsh 2019-20 budget is the general expectation based on the 'prior' International Monetary Fund (IMF) condition to bring the primary deficit to 0.6 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) from the current 1.9 claimed by the government (2.1 p
Published 10 Jun, 2019 12:00am
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Poverty alleviation a la Chinese style

Prime Minister Imran Khan while addressing the opening ceremony of the second Belt and Road initiative (BRI) summit in Beijing titled "Shaping a Brighter Future" reiterated his admiration for China in lifting 800 million Chinese out of poverty within a ma
Published 10 Jun, 2019 12:00am
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In defence of Hafeez Sheikh

Eight months after forming the government in the centre Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaaf (PTI), like the Pakistan People's Party (PPP), was compelled to hire the same technocrat, Dr Hafeez Sheikh, to lead its economic team but with one critical difference: Sheikh
Published 03 Jun, 2019 12:00am
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IMF and NFC award

Criticism of the press release uploaded on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) website on 12 May 2019, amongst other considerably more socio-politicaly challenging prior conditions, also focused on the mention of the National Finance Commission (NFC) aw
Published 27 May, 2019 12:00am