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WB lauds Pakistan for improved economic condition: Ahsan

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal says World Bank has praised Pakistan for improved economic condition and declared political instability in the country is dangerous for the economy. Talking to a delegation...

Government imposes 10-80 percent import duty

ISLAMABAD: In an attempt to fix trade deficit, the government has imposed 10 to 80 percent import duty on thousands of items with a purpose to promote national items and to reduce trade deficit. The government...

Pakistan external debt surpasses $83bn

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's foreign debt has surpassed  $83 billion and it will have to obtain more loans of $21 billion to meet the expenditures and repay the debt. In line with media reports, economy experts termed December...