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Coronavirus
VERY HIGH Source: covid.gov.pk
Pakistan Deaths
27,206
7124hr
Pakistan Cases
1,223,841
2,58024hr
4.69% positivity
Sindh
450,126
Punjab
421,800
Balochistan
32,757
Islamabad
104,114
KPK
171,072

World Bank

Restructuring the tax system — I

Restructuring the tax system — I

“If we realise that the FBR cannot be fixed, we will create a new FBR. This is because Pakistan’s survival is...
Published 22 Jan, 2021 04:47am
World Bank to invest $5bn in 11 African countries
World

World Bank to invest $5bn in 11 African countries

  • World Bank Group President David Malpass said the investment would help improve livelihoods as those countries recovered from the outbreak and dealt with the impact of biodiversity loss and climate change through 2025.
Published 11 Jan, 2021 09:54pm
World Bank working with countries to resolve vaccine indemnification hurdles
World

World Bank working with countries to resolve vaccine indemnification hurdles

  • He said Bank officials were working with countries to address one of the key obstacles - rules that leave vaccine makers open for lawsuits or judgments - through legislation or other processes.
  • Malpass also appealed to advanced economies to release reservations of vaccines beyond their ability to distribute them.
Published 05 Jan, 2021 09:10pm
Egypt needs to do more to help private sector, World Bank says
World

Egypt needs to do more to help private sector, World Bank says

  • Exports remain below those of competing countries even after Egypt cut the value of its currency by about half in November 2016.
  • Despite Egypt's growing domestic market and proximity to international markets, Egypt is yet to attract strong FDI inflows.
Published 21 Dec, 2020 07:25pm
World Bank lends Bosnia $65.3mn to help pandemic-hit businesses
World

World Bank lends Bosnia $65.3mn to help pandemic-hit businesses

  • The loan will be used to boost longer-term financing for businesses hit by the pandemic downturn and to fund programmes focused on increasing their use of technology.
  • The economy of the former Yugoslav republic is set to contract by 4.6% this year.
Published 13 Dec, 2020 12:58am