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Coronavirus
LOW Source: covid.gov.pk
Pakistan Deaths
28,328
1624hr
Pakistan Cases
1,266,826
62224hr
1.4% positivity
Sindh
466,750
Punjab
438,433
Balochistan
33,149
Islamabad
106,571
KPK
177,132

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
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Pakistan-India trade outlook

Prime Minister Imran Khan's speech, defiant in explicitly stating that Pakistan would retaliate if India takes any action against Pakistan's sovereignty, and conciliatory in offering resolution of all pending issues through talks including terrorism as we
Published 25 Feb, 2019 12:00am