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30.05.2021

The government of Pakistan raised an estimated Rs1,500 billion to “address the adverse impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.” In March 2020, PM Imran Khan chaired the cabinet meeting which granted approval to a Rs1,200 billion package for mitigating the effects of Covid-19.

In April 2020, the IMF “approved the disbursement of $1.386 billion under the Rapid Financing Instrument to address the economic impact of the Covid-19 shock.” The same month, The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved $153 million for Pakistan to tackle Covid-19. In May 2020, the European Union ambassador “offered aid worth 150 million Euros to assist Pakistan in combating the novel coronavirus.” In June 2020, the secretary of the Economic Affairs Division and the Asian Development Bank country director signed a $300 million agreement to strengthen Pakistan’s public health response to the novel coronavirus disease pandemic…”

The IMF’s Spring 2020 Fiscal Monitor “called on governments ‘to do........

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