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Pakistan can’t afford flood recovery, seeks help: minister

Pakistan cannot afford to spend more on recovering from devastating floods blamed on climate change, its climate change minister said on Oct 4, as she called for faster...

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UN dramatically hikes Pakistan aid appeal amid ‘second wave of destruction’

The United Nations has revised up its humanitarian appeal for Pakistan five-fold to $816 million from $160 million as it seeks to control a surge in water-borne diseases...

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Pakistan rupee to grow stronger in coming days, says finance minister

Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has predicted that the rupee is going to further strengthen in coming days. “Appreciation of the US dollar against Pak rupee is the...

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Pakistan wants China to roll over $2bn deposits due next year

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has sought the support of the Chinese ambassador for securing the rollover of State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) deposits of $2...

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Pakistan minister says ‘no talk held with China on debt swap’

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari said on Sep 29 that Islamabad had so far not requested a restructuring, deferment or swap of debt owed to China in the wake of...

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New study shows the pandemic changed people’s personality

According to a new research study, the pandemic might have changed people’s personalities forever. While it has not even been three full years since the pandemic...

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Maryam Nawaz, PM Shehbaz embrace each other in jubilation after court verdict

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif met PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz on Thursday (Sep 29) after the Islamabad High Court acquitted her and her husband Captain Safdar in...

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Will Ishaq Dar be able to do his ‘magic’ again to fix ailing Pakistan’s economy?

Story by Reuters Ishaq Dar, Pakistan’s new finance minister, has strongly favoured intervention in currency markets in three previous stints in the job, but faces...

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World cannot save planet unless US, China work together, says Pak minister

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari said the incumbent coalition government led by the PML-N took strict steps to restore the economy. Pakistan seeks to further...

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Beijing responds to Blinken’s call to Pakistan for debt relief from China

Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin on Sep 27 said that the United States better help Pakistan with “real action” instead of commenting on the...