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Political News


  • PM Modi and Pakistan president exchange pleasantries
  • Watch: PM Modi, Pakistan President shake hands at SCO Summit
  • Terrorism most daunting challenge to world: President
  • Pakistan president to visit China to attend Shanghai Cooperation ...
  • Pakistani army chief meets Afghan president in Kabul
  • Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif accuses Supreme ...
  • As Pakistan Election Nears, Caretaker Prime Minister Is Named
  • Pakistani Former Judge Sworn In As Interim Prime Minister
  • Will any Pakistani prime minister ever complete a full term in office
  • World Bank sees Pakistan growth slowing down next year
  • Pakistan devalues its currency for third time since December
  • World Bank: Pakistan growth expected to slow to 5% in 2019
  • Fears grow over Pakistan's economic woes ahead of elections
  • Inflation to spike up after latest rupee devaluation
  • Pakistan's third currency devaluation not the charm
  • Gulf Capital plans over $500m investment to boost growth
  • With conditions improving, investment to grow at 17.2pc of GDP
  • Caretaker government to avoid new IMF bailout
  • World Bank sees Pakistan growth slowing down next year
  • CPEC 2018 Summit: Manufacturing - Key to unlocked growth
  • 'CPEC is not a gift': Professor Jia Yu at the CPEC 2018 Summit
  • World Bank: Pakistan growth expected to slow to 5% in 2019
  • Commission under consideration to sensitise policymakers about ...
  • Commission planned to tackle population growth
  • Govt to form Population Commission to curb high growth rate
  • Running out of water
  • Govt Plans To Form Population Commission To Curb High Growth ...
  • Pakistan Elections 2018: What Explains Rise in Minority Voters?
  • Final census results being tabled in CCI meeting today
  • Population Touches 207 Million, Growth Rate Reaches 2.4 Percent
  • Pakistan has $12.8b untapped potential for exports
  • Pakistan Textile Exporters Association Hails Increase In Exports
  • Pakistan's exports tipped to increase
  • Pakistan's trade deficit widens to $34 billion
  • PTEA Hails Increase In Exports
  • Pakistan braces for higher inflation as rupee weakens
  • Pakistan's cement exports to benefit from PKR depreciation
  • Pakistan's budget deficit soars to record Rs1.48 trillion
  • Budget deficit may soar to over 6.5pc
  • Budget deficit shoots up to Rs1480.929b
  • Insafian vs Nooni: The choice before the voters
  • Pakistan's budget deficit could shoot due to poll-related slippages
  • CPEC income to be more than Pakistan budget: Gilani
  • Pakistan budget: myth versus reality
  • Govt to cut income tax, duty rates in new budget
  • Pakistan's budget deficit soars to record Rs1.48 trillion
  • Pakistan's debt may be soaring, but it has its benefits
  • Battered by China's pricey trade ties, is IMF the only shelter for ...
  • Debt trap tightens? Pakistan in a fix after using China trade finance ...
  • China's loans to Pakistan should drive economic development, lift ...
  • Ex-Army soldier donates Rs 5000 in national exchequer to pay off ...
  • 'China's loans to Pakistan to lift debt repayment ability'
  • IMF Bailout Looms For Pakistan as Debt Surge Raises Alarm
  • Pakistan's debt may be soaring, but it has its benefits
  • Battered by China's pricey trade ties, is IMF the only shelter for ...

    Pakistan Leaders


    President


  • Pakistani army chief meets Afghan president in Kabul
  • PM Modi and Pakistan president exchange pleasantries
  • SC orders Musharraf to return to Pakistan by 2pm tomorrow

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Iraq's parliament speaker calls for election rerun
  • NA speaker inaugurates parliament TV channel
  • Pakistan Names Interim PM Ahead Of Parliamentary Elections

    Prime Minister


  • As Pakistan Election Nears, Caretaker Prime Minister Is Named
  • Pakistani Former Judge Sworn In As Interim Prime Minister
  • Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif accuses Supreme ...

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • PM, FM meet Pakistan's envoy
  • PM greets outgoing Pakistani envoy
  • New Zealand leader Jacinda Ardern to stay put as birth nears

    Minister of Economy


  • PTI asks government to tell whole truth about economy
  • Caretaker government to avoid new IMF bailout
  • Foreign policy and economy

    Minister of Agriculture


  • SCO achieves new progress with entry of India, Pakistan: Xi Jinping
  • Caretaker CM orders registration of FIR against water theft
  • Pakistan to start '100 million tree planting' campaign from June 15

    Minister of Culture


  • Six-member caretaker Punjab cabinet sworn in
  • King Salman names 'Salvator Mundi' buyer as new culture minister
  • Minister hails Cabinet approval of Pakistan's first-ever film, culture ...

    Minister of Defense


  • Minister: Pakistan Could Block US Supply Lines to Afghanistan
  • Pakistan's caretaker ministers come with diverse profiles
  • Pakistan Reflects on Nuclear Achievement in Run Up to Election

    Minister of Education


  • Federal cabinet expected to mull over putting Nawaz on ECL today
  • Six-member caretaker federal cabinet sworn in
  • PM directs for making effective policy to meet water issues

    Minister of Energy


  • Caretakers desist from blaming PML-N govt on power outages
  • Weak distribution network blamed for power woes
  • Caretakers to brief nation today on power outages

    Minister of Finance


  • No plan to approach IMF, says interim Finance Minister Shamshad ...
  • PM gives additional portfolios to Akhtar, Khan
  • Pakistan uses Chinese trade finance to repay foreign debt

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • PM gives additional portfolios to Akhtar, Khan
  • Federal cabinet expected to mull over putting Nawaz on ECL today
  • Trump-Kim meeting will lead to lasting peace: Islamabad

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Russia-Pakistan: New vistas of cooperation
  • SCO summit: India should use forum to corner Pakistan on cross ...
  • NSC meeting: Pakistan commits to work with FATF, world bodies

    Minister of Justice


  • Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif accuses Supreme ...
  • PM gives additional portfolios to Akhtar, Khan
  • Federal cabinet expected to mull over putting Nawaz on ECL today

    Minister of Health


  • PM directs for making effective policy to meet water issues
  • Six-member caretaker Punjab cabinet sworn in
  • CM lauds health sector up-gradation in KP

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Fears grow over Pakistan´s economic woes ahead of elections
  • SCO can bridge India-Pakistan distance: China
  • Who are the main players in Pakistan's July election?

    Minister of Sports


  • PM Mulk gives additional portfolios to Shamshad Akhtar, Azam Khan
  • 124 vehicles recovered from ministers out of public eye
  • British PM impressed with performance of Pakistan cricket team

    Director of State Security Service


  • COAS Bajwa's Kabul visit: Pakistan, Afghanistan for continuity of ...
  • As the West warns of Chinese cyber spies, poorer nations welcome ...
  • PM Mulk gives additional portfolios to Shamshad Akhtar, Azam Khan

    Chairman National Bank


  • NAB making efforts for corruption-free Pakistan: chairman
  • Younis to meet Bestway Group chairman to secure bank's cricket team
  • Supreme Court rejects PML-N's petition seeking dismissal of NAB ...

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • PM Mulk gives additional portfolios to Shamshad Akhtar, Azam Khan
  • Pakistan asks UN to add more non-permanent seats to reformed ...
  • Pakistan opposes expansion of UNSC by adding to 'privileged clique'

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • COAS holds meetings with Afghan President, Chief Executive ...
  • Pak COAS meets Afghanistan President in Kabul
  • COAS Leaves For Kabul To Meet President Ashraf Ghani

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Pakistan Supreme Court directs authorities to unblock Musharraf's ...
  • PKLI construction contracts awarded at higher price than market rate ...
  • Supreme Court rejects PML-N's petition seeking dismissal of NAB ...

    Opposition


  • Why does everyone want to win Karachi?
  • Pakistan rejects India's opposition to Gilgit-Baltistan order
  • Pak-Afghan, Sino-India détente? New dynamism sweeping Asia

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Investment in Pakistan may grow at 17.2pc of GDP
  • Pakistan Rupee devalued 3rd time since December; will it need ...
  • MPs for spending 4pc of GDP on science, technology sector
  • Pakistan's third currency devaluation not the charm
  • Caretaker government to avoid new IMF bailout
  • WB lowers Pak GDP growth projection to 5 percent
  • Investment in Pakistan may grow at 17.2pc of GDP
  • Pakistan Rupee devalued 3rd time since December; will it need ...
  • MPs for spending 4pc of GDP on science, technology sector
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    Investment

  • Pakistan's third currency devaluation not the charm
  • Gulf Capital plans over $500m investment to boost growth
  • With conditions improving, investment to grow at 17.2pc of GDP
  • Caretaker government to avoid new IMF bailout
  • World Bank sees Pakistan growth slowing down next year
  • CPEC 2018 Summit: Manufacturing - Key to unlocked growth
  • 'CPEC is not a gift': Professor Jia Yu at the CPEC 2018 Summit
  • World Bank: Pakistan growth expected to slow to 5% in 2019
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    Demographics

  • Commission under consideration to sensitise policymakers about ...
  • Commission planned to tackle population growth
  • Govt to form Population Commission to curb high growth rate
  • Running out of water
  • Govt Plans To Form Population Commission To Curb High Growth ...
  • Pakistan Elections 2018: What Explains Rise in Minority Voters?
  • Final census results being tabled in CCI meeting today
  • Population Touches 207 Million, Growth Rate Reaches 2.4 Percent
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    Export/Import

  • Pakistan has $12.8b untapped potential for exports
  • Pakistan Textile Exporters Association Hails Increase In Exports
  • Pakistan's exports tipped to increase
  • Pakistan's trade deficit widens to $34 billion
  • PTEA Hails Increase In Exports
  • Pakistan braces for higher inflation as rupee weakens
  • Pakistan's cement exports to benefit from PKR depreciation
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    Public Spending

  • Pakistan's budget deficit soars to record Rs1.48 trillion
  • Budget deficit may soar to over 6.5pc
  • Budget deficit shoots up to Rs1480.929b
  • Insafian vs Nooni: The choice before the voters
  • Pakistan's budget deficit could shoot due to poll-related slippages
  • CPEC income to be more than Pakistan budget: Gilani
  • Pakistan budget: myth versus reality
  • Govt to cut income tax, duty rates in new budget
  • Pakistan's budget deficit soars to record Rs1.48 trillion
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    Public Debt

  • Pakistan's debt may be soaring, but it has its benefits
  • Battered by China's pricey trade ties, is IMF the only shelter for ...
  • Debt trap tightens? Pakistan in a fix after using China trade finance ...
  • China's loans to Pakistan should drive economic development, lift ...
  • Ex-Army soldier donates Rs 5000 in national exchequer to pay off ...
  • 'China's loans to Pakistan to lift debt repayment ability'
  • IMF Bailout Looms For Pakistan as Debt Surge Raises Alarm
  • Pakistan's debt may be soaring, but it has its benefits
  • Battered by China's pricey trade ties, is IMF the only shelter for ...
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2018-05-30PKConsumer Confidence MAY48.3249.0901
    2018-05-11PKBalance of Trade APRPKR-341.7BPKR -336.5B
  • The Secret of the Seven Sisters
  • 11
    2018-05-02PKWholesale Prices YoY APR3.65%3.34%01
    2018-05-02PKInflation Rate YoY APR3.25%3.20%01
    2018-04-12PKBalance of Trade MARPKR-319.8BPKR -333.1B
  • China floods Africa with needed dollars, stoking US concern
  • 10
    2018-04-06PKConsumer Confidence MAR48.3245.6847.580
  • Capital Drilling back in the money and ready to dig deep in 2018
  • Citigroup, Twitter in focus after Al Waleed's arrest
  • Bonzie's Back and Feeling Fine, but Notre Dame May Still Be Short ...
  • 1
    2018-04-02PKInflation Rate YoY MAR3.25%3.80%3.90%0
  • Copper Rate
  • MTC under attack over data costs
  • Mugabe faces impeachment
  • 1
    2018-04-02PKWholesale Prices YoY MAR3.65%4.10%3.40%0
  • Copper Rate
  • Last-minute dash for school uniforms
  • Fysal Fresh Produce joins Amta
  • 1
    2018-03-13PKBalance of Trade FEBPKR -319.PKR-401.4BPKR -351.2B00
    2018-03-03PKSenate Elections00