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Making education affordable

Making education affordable

Imparting education is the sole responsibility of the government. Ironically, in Pakistan the successive governments have failed in discharging this responsibility. Education comes very low on priority, which is evident from paltry allocation on education in the annual budget. On …

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Approaching IMF no more preference?

Approaching IMF no more preference

One completely fails to understand the reasons behind Government of Pakistan’s reluctance in approaching the lender of last resort International Monetary Fund (IMF). It goes without saying that borrowing from any source, other than IMF, is highly expensive. However, it …

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Economic review of 2017-18 first quarter

Economic review of 2017-18 first quarter

The country’s economy continued to maintain its growth momentum during the last fiscal year says a yearly report issued by the Government of Pakistan, but many are of the view that despite revival of growth, Pakistan’s economy faces grave risks …

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Quaid’s vision of federation

Quaid’s vision of federation

This year, Pakistan is celebrating 141st birth anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah from 20th December to 31st December as part of 70 years celebrations of Independence of Pakistan with national zeal under the theme “Hamara Quaid and Main Hun …

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Review of key sectors of Pakistan economy

Review of key sectors of Pakistan economy

A quick review of the regulatory developments during 2017 suggests that these played a key role in shaping the performance of Pakistan’s economy. The key sectors benefitting from various policy actions taken during the year under review included: 1) Textile …

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PAGE ANNUAL 2017 (Facts & Figures)

Education & Health - Finding A Balance Between Welfare And Commerce (facts & Figures)

INTEREST RATES IN PAKISTAN (%) Month SBP Reverse Repo Rate SBP Repo Rate SBP Policy (Target) Rate 11-Feb-13 9.50 7.00 – 24-Jun-13 9.00 6.50 – 16-Sep-13 9.50 7.00 – 18-Nov-13 10.00 7.50 – 17-Nov-14 9.50 7.00 – 26-Jan-15 8.50 6.00 …

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