IMF revives $6bn bailout for Pak economy

Pakistan will ensure legislation is passed on central bank autonomy as agreed with the IMF, said Finance Adviser Shaukat Tarin, who is equivalent to the country’s finance minister. “God willing, we will get it passed,” he said. “We believe that...

Protests in Pak’s Gwadar amid growing backlash against CPEC

Karachi: Massive protests have erupted in Pakistan’s port city of Gwadar against unnecessary checkpoints, part of a growing backlash in the country against China’s multibillion-dollar belt and road projects. The protests organised by workers...



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