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  • IMF chief Christine Lagarde to visit Pakistan in October

    ISLAMABAD: International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde is set to visit Pakistan in October, the first such visit by an IMF head in several years...

    Well-placed sources in the Finance Ministry told DawnNews that Lagarde was expected to visit near the end of October...

  • FATF urges Pakistan to complete action plan by October

    The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) in a statement on Friday said Pakistan has until October to improve its counter-terror financing operations in line with an internationally agreed action plan or face actions against it...

    The global watchdog said it was concerned that Pakistan had failed to complete the action plan first by a January deadline and then again by a May deadline...

  • Pakistan gets FATF reprieve, but only till October

    WASHINGTON: Pakistan has avoided the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) blacklist, but only until October, when it will have to report back to the world financial watchdog that it has successfully implemented its own action plan to counter terror financing, FATF and Pakistani officials said on Friday...

    “The FATF strongly urges Pakistan to swiftly complete its action plan by Oct 2019 when the last set of action plan items are set to...

  • Sri Lanka may consider playing a Test on Pakistan soil in October

    KARACHI: The Sri Lankan cricket team may soon return to Pakistan to play at least one Test match, more than a decade since militants attacked their team bus in Lahore in 2009...

    Sri Lanka and Pakistan were originally scheduled to play at a neutral venue, but Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) sent a security delegation to visit Pakistan after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) gave them an offer to play one match in Pakistan — it’s first of the...

  • Bangladesh women's cricket team to tour Pakistan in October: PCB

    The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday announced the dates of upcoming matches between Bangladesh and Pakistan women's cricket teams that are to be played at Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium...

    The Bangladesh women's cricket team will arrive in Pakistan for a two-week tour on October 23 and play two one-day international and three Twenty20 games — the first of which will be held on October 26...

  • Prices rose 3.8pc in October

    8 per cent year-on-year in October owing to an increase in the prices of perishable and non-perishable products, the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported on Wednesday...

    7pc month-on-month in October compared to 0...

  • Graft cases: Dar's lawyer fails to appear, court adjourns hearing till October 23

    The accountability court on Wednesday adjourned the sixth hearing of three graft cases against Finance Minister Ishaq Dar till October 23 after the minister's senior counsel left the country in a rush earlier the same day...

    As the hearing went underway, Advocate Momina, a junior member of Dar's legal team, moved the court to adjourn the hearing till October 25 as Haris would be out of town until then...

  • Nadra aims to complete safe city project by October

    ISLAMABAD: The interior ministry and National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) on Monday assured the National Assembly Standing Committee on Planning, Development and Reforms that Islamabad Safe City Project would be completed by October this year...

    On Monday, Nadra Member Finance Shahid Hamid, while briefing the members of the committee, said that the project, worth $124 million (over Rs12 billion) will be completed by...

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