KARACHI: The country has paid some $3.593 billion for external debt servicing during the first quarter (Jul-Sep) of this fiscal year.?
According to the State Bank of Pakistan, the country paid some $ 2.934 billion as the principal amount for external debt and $659 million as interest in the first quarter of this fiscal year.?
The government paid $3.123 billion (some $2.696 billion as principal amount and $ 427 million interest) on account of public debt that includes the IMF, government debt and external debt liabilities.? Some $96 million were paid for Public Sector Enterprises (PSEs) and $ 362 million of debt servicing was made for private sector debt during the Jul-Sep of FY21.?
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