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ADB approves $100m loan to address water shortages in Balochistan

ADB approves $100m loan to address water shortages in Balochistan

September 3, 2018 7:04 pm

The Asian Development Bank has approved a $100 million loan to address chronic water shortages and increase earnings on farms in Balochistan. The ‘Balochistan Water Resources Development Sector Project’ will focus on...
 
Chinese banks lent Pakistan $2.2b in the last financial year

Chinese banks lent Pakistan $2.2b in the last financial year

August 30, 2018 5:47 pm

More than 60% of the money...
Utility stores across Pakistan have been barred from buying products

Utility stores across Pakistan have been barred from buying products

August 29, 2018 6:50 pm

The government has been taking action...

The govt will give PSO Rs10b because power companies aren’t paying it for oil

The govt will give PSO Rs10b because power companies aren’t paying it for oil

August 29, 2018 5:32 pm

The federal cabinet’s Economic Coordination Committee...
The World Bank says it will support the PTI govt’s reform plans

The World Bank says it will support the PTI govt’s reform plans

August 29, 2018 5:16 pm

The World Bank is ready to...

PIA, Wapda eat up Rs277b of taxpayer money in fiscal 2018

PIA, Wapda eat up Rs277b of taxpayer money in fiscal 2018

August 28, 2018 4:01 pm

There are about 200 public sector...
Turkish lira weakens against dollar, minister warns on sanctions

Turkish lira weakens against dollar, minister warns on sanctions

August 28, 2018 3:53 pm

The Turkish lira weakened on Tuesday...

PM Imran Khan appoints Finance Minister Asad Umar as head of ECC

PM Imran Khan appoints Finance Minister Asad Umar as head of ECC

August 27, 2018 9:47 pm

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday...
Cryptominers dreaming of rebound after price crash

Cryptominers dreaming of rebound after price crash

August 27, 2018 11:50 am

The collapse of Bitcoin, which has...
 
National Savings ​creates bond for overseas Pakistanis

National Savings ​creates bond for overseas Pakistanis

August 25, 2018 7:49 pm

The finance minister believes this instrument...
The PML-N’s last year in office saw the highest budget deficit in five years

The PML-N’s last year in office saw the highest budget deficit in five years

August 25, 2018 6:23 pm

The budget deficit in the last...

The dollar going up could make it harder for Pakistan to repay its debts, warns Moody’s

The dollar going up could make it harder for Pakistan to repay its debts, warns Moody’s

August 25, 2018 2:27 pm

Moody’s Investors Service said on Friday...
Under-pressure lira trades steady

Under-pressure lira trades steady

August 22, 2018 5:28 pm

The under-pressure lira held steady against...

State Bank issues fresh currency notes on Eid

State Bank issues fresh currency notes on Eid

August 21, 2018 2:22 pm

A total Rs12 billion of lower...
Bank accounts of non-tax filers not frozen: FBR

Bank accounts of non-tax filers not frozen: FBR

August 20, 2018 9:46 pm

The Federal Bureau of Revenue has...

Iran says no OPEC member can take over its share of oil exports

Iran says no OPEC member can take over its share of oil exports

August 19, 2018 5:26 pm

Iran told OPEC on Sunday no...
Turkey’s lira weakens more than 6% on threat of more US sanctions

Turkey’s lira weakens more than 6% on threat of more US sanctions

August 17, 2018 5:53 pm

Turkey’s battered lira weakened more than...
 
 
 
 

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