For the first time since Pakistan acquired nuclear weapons, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has brought the issue of nuclear missile range to the public. According to Dar, the IMF demands the abandoning of long-range missiles which is an uncustomary attitude of the IMF. If this is true then how longContinue Reading

Pakistan faces mounting economic challenges, including a growing fiscal deficit, declining foreign exchange reserves, and high inflation. The IMF had earlier suspended its $6.5 billion program with Pakistan in 2022, citing the government’s failure to meet key reform targets. After the failure to sign MoU with IMF, Government has decidedContinue Reading

While Pakistan goes through its worst-ever economic crisis, China is assisting it to complete projects of high economic significance to the country. All projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), be they power or infrastructure projects, are aimed at boosting Pakistan’s economic takeoff and strengthening its economic base. The crownContinue Reading

The International Monetary Fund said on Sunday that the recent telephone call between Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and its Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva took place at the request of Pakistan, as both sides were expected to sit across the table in Geneva on Monday to “discuss outstanding issues”. It isContinue Reading