May 1, 2024

Pakistan: An Emerging Economy in Asia

BY : FARAZ AHMED CHANDIO Pakistan, the fifth most populous country in the world, is strategically positioned at the crossroads of Central Asia, South Asia, and the Middle East. This unique location not only offers significant strategic benefits but also presents unique challenges that influence its economic landscape. As an emerging economy in Asia, Pakistan is characterized by its developmental potential amidst a complex blend of challenges and opportunities. Economic

Mohsin Naqvi visits Sukkur Passport Office & NADRA Center

SUKKUR,:Interior Minister Syed Mohsin Naqvi has paid a surprise visit to Passport Office and NADRA Regional Centre Sukkur here on Tuesday. On the occasion, the Interior Minister said two new Nadra Centers will be established in Sukkur City and Rohri in three Months and directed to complete the construction of the Passport office building within Six Months. During the visit, the Interior Minister interacted with the people at passport office

Pakistan, Qatar agree to further solidify parliamentary relations

ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq Tuesday emphasized the need to further solidify existing fraternal bond between Pakistan and Qatar through expanding parliamentary cooperation, besides deepening ties in other socio-economic sectors. He expressed these views in his meeting with Ambassador of Qatar Ali Mubarak Ali Essa Al-Khater who called on him at Parliament House.Talking to the Ambassador, the speaker remarked, “Pakistan cherishes its historic brotherly relations with Qatar and

President approves Rana Sanaullah’s appointment as Adviser to PM

ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari has accorded his approval to appointment of Rana Sanaullah as Adviser to the Prime Minister on Political and Public Affairs. The president approved the appointment on the advice of Prime Minister under Article 93 (1) of the Constitution of Pakistan, President Secretariat Press Wing said in a press release, on Tuesday. Rana Sanaullah, in his capacity as Adviser to the PM, would have the status

PM satisfied as $1.1 bln final IMF tranche to bring in economic stability

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday, expressing satisfaction over the disbursement of $1.1 billion final tranche by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), hoped that it would help bring economic stability to the country. On Monday, the IMF Executive Board completed the second review under the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) for Pakistan, allowing for an immediate disbursement of around $1.1 billion, bringing total disbursements under the arrangement to around $3 billion.