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  • Current Indian leadership not happy to see Pakistan prosper: Nisar

    ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Tuesday said India’s reaction to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project was clear proof that the Indian leadership was not happy to see Pakistan prosper...

    Coupled with a recent statement from the defence minister of India ? who blatantly and unashamedly accepted responsibility for terrorism in Pakistan ? the latest statement of intent by the Indian prime minister...

  • Pakistan may not achieve its economic targets in current fiscal year: IMF

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said that Pakistan may not be able to achieve its economic growth targets set for the current fiscal year, DawnNews reported on Wednesday...

    Talks pertaining to a three-year loan repayment programme backed by the IMF had kicked off in Dubai on March 28, with Minister of Finance Ishaq Dar leading the Pakistan delegation...

  • Pakistan’s current team combination shaping well for World Cup: Sarfraz

    LAHORE: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed, expressing satisfaction at the national side’s preparations for the upcoming tour of Zimbabwe, said on Wednesday that the main priority is to take the same one-day squad to next year’s World Cup in England...

    Pakistan are due to leave for Zimbabwe on Thursday where they will first compete in a tri-nation T20 tournament — that also includes Australia — from July 1 to 8...

  • ADB sees Pakistan’s economy slowing down in current fiscal

    ISLAMABAD: Anticipating a one percentage point fall in the rate of growth and two percentage points rise in inflation during the current fiscal year, the Asian Development Bank has advised the newly elected government to address rising debt obligations, falling reserves and large twin deficits...

    It said Pakistan’s 5...

  • Pakistan's population has ballooned to 207.8m, provisional census results show

    Pakistan's population has surged to 207...

    The sixth population census in Pakistan, finally carried out by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) earlier this year after a gap of nearly two decades, reveals an acceleration in the population growth rate of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), even as growth in Punjab and Sindh has slowed compared to previous results...

  • Pakistan hosts second largest refugee population globally

    KARACHI: Pakistan hosts as many as 1...

    It was also stated that globally the ongoing conflict in Syria was producing the highest number of refugees, while the Afghan refugees in south-west Asia remained the world’s most protracted refugee population, with 95 per cent of this population being in Pakistan and Iran...

  • Uncontrolled population growth termed major threat to Pakistan

    UMERKOT: Uncontrolled population growth is a major threat to Pakistan while absence of prior consultations and institutional set-up, highly centralised approach, inadequate progress measurement and monitoring mechanism are the key factors for the failure and poor implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)...

    It was organised by a local NGO in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme...

  • Pakistan’s population to exceed 300m by 2050: UN

    ISLAMABAD: New projections released by the United Nations say Pakistan is among six of the 10 largest countries in the world whose population has been projected to exceed 300 million by 2050...

    At present, the country’s population has been estimated to be around 190m...

  • ‘Half of Pakistan’s expected 260m population will live in cities’

    ISLAMABAD: By 2030, the population of Pakistan is expected to swell to 260 million, with half of that number living in urban areas...

    We are now working on preparing a State of Pakistan Cities Report, which will serve as an important tool for the implementation of the New Urban Agenda, which was adopted at the Habitat III Conference in Quito, Ecuador on October 20, 2016,” he said...

  • Opp urged to boycott LG polls under current ECP

    LAHORE: PML-Q senior leader Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi has asked opposition parties to remain firm on their stance of boycotting the local government elections until resignation of the sitting members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)...

    In a statement issued on Monday, he said there was no guarantee that LG elections would be held in a free, fair and transparent manner in the presence of the current members of the ECP...

  • Current account deficit at $1.86bn in July-Feb

    KARACHI: Despite record remittances and savings due to fall in oil prices, the current account deficit was high during the first eight months (July-February) of this fiscal year...

    94bn during the same period a year earlier, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) reported on Monday...

  • Current account gap widens 122pc

    KARACHI: The current account deficit for July-October increased 122 per cent year-on-year, according to data released by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Monday...

    The government has so far been unable to control the widening current account deficit, which can be devastating for the economy amidst depleting foreign exchange reserves...

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