Pakistan ‘unprepared’ to convince FATF’s team over 26-point action plan

ISLAMABAD: As a team of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has arrived here to evaluate the implementation on teh 26-point Action Plan, Pakistan is reportedly facing difficulties in convincing the team over the plan. According to reliable sources, the Ministry of Finance, Federal Investigation...

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Pakistan ‘unprepared’ to convince FATF’s team over 26-point action plan

ISLAMABAD: As a team of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has arrived here to evaluate the implementation on teh 26-point Action Plan, Pakistan...

Tukey doubles tariffs on some US imports, lira rallies

ISTANBUL: Turkey doubled tariffs on some US imports including alcohol, cars and tobacco on Wednesday in retaliation for US moves, but the lira rallied...

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Naya minister, meet purani ministry

The minister is already inheriting the purani ministry and if he fails to come up with a strategy for raising revenue, he will be the same as the purana minister himself

Is Open Skies really causing trouble for Pakistani airlines?

Domestic aviation industry experts insist that liberal aviation policies are hurting their competitiveness, but the truth is much more complicated

Can drip irrigation eradicate Pakistan’s water crisis and food insecurity?

To save water, the country needs to replace its age-old method of irrigating crops with improved yield and quality being tangible benefits

What makes Pakistan plump for IMF time and time again?

Pakistan has been approaching International Monitoring Fund (IMF), intermittently, since 1988. The last programme was successfully completed during the period 2013-16. However, within a...

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Editor’s Note: The cost of borrowing

In his first speech to his fellow citizens as the Prime Minister-elect of Pakistan, Imran Khan stated his desire to have Pakistan play a...

Editor’s Note: What will PTI’s economic policy look like

So it happened at last. The Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf, after 22 years of struggle, has finally managed to win an election, albeit with more than...
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Naya minister, meet purani ministry

The minister is already inheriting the purani ministry and if he fails to come up with a strategy for raising revenue, he will be the same as the purana minister himself

Energy ministry rejects claims of discovering oil reserves larger than Kuwait’s: sources 

ISLAMABAD: The Energy ministry has negated caretaker foreign minister’s tall claim of discovering huge oil reserves reportedly bigger than Kuwait's in Pakistan near the...

Chinese investment in Pakistan under increasing scrutiny

ISLAMABAD: With the economy in shambles amid a major balance of payments crisis and rapidly depleting foreign reserves, Pakistan needs urgent financial help. The incoming...

World Bank’s insurance arm issues guarantee for $66m loan to Sojitz Corporation

The guarantee issued by WB’s insurance arm will assist the construction, design and operation of a Hyundai vehicle assembly plant to be established in Lahore

Corrupting power

Pakistan’s energy crisis remains an issue that several governments have failed to tackle during their reign over the nation. The state of affairs of...

Pakistan’s forex reseves decrease by $74.70mn

According to data released by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), the total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at $17,005 million...

Schon Properties, owners of Multan Sultan get assets seized by Dubai Land Department

It is pertinent to mention that Schon Properties own Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) Multan Sultan cricket team.

The fate of the Taseers

The financial costs of opposing the blasphemy law in Pakistan?