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COVER STORY

SEPTEMBER 11
THE DAY THE WORLD CHANGED?

Sep  16 - 22, 2002   
ISSUE # 37  

The terror attacks in the US last year has changed the world forever. The memories of that ignominious Tuesday still lingers on polarizing the world like never before. PAGE highlights the economic fall out on Pakistan, the frontline state in the US-led war on terrorism one year later.

 

UBL PRIVATIZATION
Abu Dhabi-Bestway consortium bid was accepted and first installment of 50 per cent of total amount received. However, analysts believe that the much talked about benefit, receipt of proceeds in foreign exchange, has been over exaggerated because 85 per cent of the future dividend would be remitted in foreign exchange.

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SINDH ECONOMY
The economy of Sindh seems to have taken a turn around reflected in the financial stability of the province making things bright. It is for the first time during last 11 years that the province of Sindh has become free from all sorts of loans. Although the resources were the same yet it was the skill of professional management of the available resources that made all the difference.

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