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Tax base, other areas need attention: ADB

Pakistan has been experiencing fiscal and current account deficits, and continued efforts toward fiscal consolidation will be the key to sustaining improvements in macroeconomic stability, says the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Published 29 May, 2020 12:05am

External inflows stand at $7.381bn in July-April

Total provisional external inflows from multiple financing sources were $7.381 billion during July-April of fiscal year 2019-20 against the budgeted amount of $12.958 billion for the entire fiscal year which is around 57 percent of the budgeted amount.
Published 20 May, 2020 12:05am

Health sector: ADB approves $300m emergency aid loan

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $300 million emergency assistance loan to strengthen Pakistan's public health response to the Covid-19 pandemic and help meet the basic needs of the vulnerable and poor segments of the society.
Published 20 May, 2020 12:05am

IT sector fetches $35.1m FDI in Jul-Apr

Information Technology sector fetched $35.1 million Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in July-April 2020 compared to $22.9 million in the corresponding period of last fiscal year, registering an increase of around $12.2 million.
Published 19 May, 2020 12:02am