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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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The reasons for market uncertainty

The pervasive air of economic uncertainty continues to prevail in the country in spite of repeated assurances by Prime Minister Imran Khan, faithfully echoed by Finance Minister Asad Umer, that the economy is on the path towards recovery. The reason: with
Published 18 Mar, 2019 12:00am
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Partly Facetious: Pakistani media being hailed

"Each one of us, according to our status, is eligible for some discount - the poor get cheaper electricity and gas, the bureaucrats get annual pay raises even in times of severe shortages like now as well as plots upon retirement, the middle classes wait
Published 12 Mar, 2019 12:00am
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Stabilization steps not in sight

Should existing economic policies of the Khan administration be a source of comfort to the multilaterals? Two statements made by the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde compel one to respond in the negative.
Published 11 Mar, 2019 12:00am
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The IMF and PTI's policies to-date

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has not yet firmed up dates for its negotiating mission's visit schedule to Pakistan after the meeting between Prime Minister Imran Khan and the Fund's Managing Director Christine Lagarde on 10 February 2019 in Dubai,
Published 04 Mar, 2019 12:00am