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Finance minister reaches Washington for crucial talks with IMF

WASHINGTON: Finance Minister Muh­ammad Auran­gzeb arrived in Washington on Sunday with his team to participate in the IMF and World Bank’s spring...

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Finance Minister Aurangzeb briefs premier before maiden US sojourn

• Finance minister to attend IMF-WB spring meetings, hold bilateral meetings with Chinese, Saudi, UAE, Turkish counterparts • IMF chief urges...

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Call for deepening trade ties with US

WASHINGTON: In a pivotal testimony before the US International Trade Commission (ITC), Ambassador Masood Khan highlighted the vitality of Pakistan’s...

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Debt burden hinders progress, Pakistan tells UN

UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has urged the United Nations to strengthen its commitment to supporting developing nations in tackling debt sustainability...

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Pakistan set to initiate ‘difficult’ IMF talks

WASHINGTON: The country’s debt burden will feature prominently in talks as Pakistan engages with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) later this...

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IMF backs new programme for Pakistan, urges resolution of electoral dispute

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will support formulating a new economic programme for Pakistan if the new government seeks one, a spokesperson...

08.03.2024 20

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IMF ‘stands ready’ for second review of current Pakistan program: spokesperson

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said that it “stands ready” to hold a mission for the second review of the Stand-By Arrangement with...

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IMF ready for second review of current Pakistan program

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said that it “stands ready” to hold a mission for the second review of the Stand-By Arrangement with...

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Washington tells Islamabad to engage IMF, bring economic reforms

WASHINGTON: The US State Department has conveyed a clear message to Pakistan’s new rulers, emphasising the importance of collaboration with the...

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Economist Atif Mian urges next government to outline priorities

WASHINGTON: Atif Mian, a prominent Pakistani-American economist and Princeton University professor, has urged the nation’s future leaders to brace...

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Economy stable, but challenges persist: IMF

WASHINGTON: The IMF Executive Board’s decision to disburse around $700 million to Pakistan reflects a positive review of the country’s economic...

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IMF board nod allows disbursement of $700m

WASHINGTON: In a significant development, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced on Thursday that it had successfully...

12.01.2024 10

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Pakistan receives 23 IMF bailouts in 75 years

WASHINGTON: Pakistan’s enduring relationship with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) since 1958 has woven a tapestry of financial challenges,...

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Global food prices eased 10pc in 2023, says Food and Agriculture Organisation

UNITED NATIONS: Global food prices experienced a notable decline in 2023, further easing concerns over food inflation worldwide. The UN Food and...

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Global food prices eased 10pc in 2023, says FAO

UNITED NATIONS: Global food prices experienced a notable decline in 2023, further easing concerns over food inflation worldwide. The UN Food and...

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Pakistan’s economy to reel under global challenges in 2024, says UN report

UNITED NATIONS: The UN’s World Economic Situation and Prospects report for 2024 outlines a nuanced economic outlook for Pakistan, projecting a...

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IMF board to review loan deal on Jan 11

WASHINGTON: The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Executive Board is slated to consider Pakistan’s first review on Jan 11, paving the way for...

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Pakistan’s case not on IMF agenda till mid-Dec

ISLAMABAD/WASHINGTON: Pakis­tan has been unable to secure a place on the schedule of the Inter­national Monetary Fund’s (IMF) executive board, at...

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Democracy brings economic stability, affirms US official

WASHINGTON: Elizabeth Horst, a senior US official who oversees Pakistan affairs at the US State Department, has underscored the vital link between...

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IMF chief asks Kakar to ‘tax rich, protect the poor’

UNITED NATIONS: Over a busy couple of days in New York, caretaker Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar met with the UN chief, the head of the...

22.09.2023 10

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Only credible polls can end Pakistan crisis, says US official

UNITED NATIONS: The United States will continue to support credible elections in Pakistan that are free of violence and allow people to decide who...

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Only credible polls can end Pakistan crisis, says Elizabeth Horst

UNITED NATIONS: The United States will continue to support credible elections in Pakistan that are free of violence and allow people to decide who...

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