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Developing Gwadar under CPEC main concern

Developing Gwadar under CPEC main concern

Present government led by Prime Minister Imran Khan must ensure continuity and timely completion of all development projects and schemes related to the Gwadar Port and over $62 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Sustainable funding and security of these two …

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IMF Bailout package… cure or curse?

IMF Bailout package… cure or curse?

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Harald Finger visited Islamabad from November 7-20, 2018 to initiate discussions on a financial arrangement with the IMF requested by the Pakistani authorities to support their economic reform program. Discussions will continue …

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Mending Pakistan-India relationship

Mending Pakistan-India relationship

Both Pakistan and India are nuclear power, have fought various wars and constantly live in state of war ever since they got independence from British Raj in 1947. Economists are of the consensus that had the two countries live like …

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Ever looming balance of payment crisis in Pakistan

Ever looming balance of payment crisis in Pakistan

Faced with an immediate balance of payment (BoP) crisis, the incumbent government headed by Imran Khan is working on a multi-pronged strategy, simultaneously approaching both friendly countries and International Monetary Fund (IMF) for BoP support. While initially sparking a wave …

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Rapid paradigm shift in education need of the hour

Rapid paradigm shift in education need of the hour

Pakistan’s education sector is being identified as poor quality by independent analysts since long. The education sector is getting the least importance when it comes to the allocation of development expenditures from both the federal and provincial governments. The situation …

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PSX – Knock-back at MSCI

PSX-knocks back at MSCI

MSCI downgraded and relocated four Pakistani Stocks from its Index Series. The Stocks of MLCF and HONDA CAR were removed while LUCK and UBL were DOWNGRADED by-one NOTCH. Bloomberg carried out a special report and explained the circumstances which may …

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