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  • Pakistan new President Arif Alvi is son of Nehru's dentist
  • FixIt workers booked for attempting to hinder President Alvi's ...
  • Pakistan President says Imran Khan's peace overture negated by ...
  • Former Pakistani Prime Minister Released From Prison 2 Months ...
  • Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan condemns 'arrogant' India for ...
  • Back on the streetPakistan's former prime minister is freed from prison
  • Pakistan Prime Minister vows to grant citizenship to Afghan refugees
  • A dose of fiscal reform for Pakistan's economy
  • Pakistan Trudges Along a Familiar Economic Path
  • Corruption and the economy
  • Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi visits Pakistan, reaffirms 'all ...
  • Xinjiang source of peace, development in Pakistan
  • OECD cuts global growth forecast on high uncertainty, political risks
  • Pakistan needs to achieve rapid investment growth
  • A dose of fiscal reform for Pakistan's economy
  • Xinjiang source of peace, development in Pakistan
  • Corruption and the economy
  • Uber looking at Pakistan as potential market for flying cars
  • China, Pakistan can resolve investment problems, but 'belt and road ...
  • Infographic: Pakistan's population growth
  • The population growth dilemma
  • Empowering women lies at the centre of controlling population ...
  • Child labor in Pakistan
  • Authorities, experts discuss population control
  • Uncontrolled population growth
  • Changing field of disaster management
  • Pakistan's Booming Population Is a Challenge for New Govt – Here ...
  • Cement producers claim cheaper Pakistani exports, high tax at ...
  • Pakistan to increase exports up to $27bn
  • Textile exports witness 3.72pc growth in two months
  • Corruption and the economy
  • Govt decides to increase exports up to $27 billion
  • External pressures ease as exports rise, trade deficit subdued
  • Pakistan budget deficit widens to 6.6% in 2017-18
  • Budget deficit widens to 6.6pc in 2017-18
  • Pakistan's new government hikes taxes, cuts spending for economy ...
  • Pakistan is proof of what happens when democracy is stifled
  • The bloody civilians – M Zafar Khan Safdar
  • Pakistan's budget deficit soars to record Rs1.48 trillion
  • Govt hikes taxes, cuts PSDP to shore up economy
  • Pakistan's Debt May Be an Opportunity in Disguise
  • Pakistan's debt, servicing cost to go up
  • Prime Minister Imran Khan ropes in foreign experts to rebuild ...
  • Infographic: Pakistan's debt-to-GDP ratio
  • PM Imran Khan Brings In Foreign Experts To Rebuild Pakistan's ...
  • ICCI concerned over 400pc rise in Pakistan's debt in last decade
  • ICCI concerned over 400% rise in Pakistan's debt in last decade

    Pakistan Leaders


    President


  • PTI's Arif Alvi elected 13th President of Pakistan
  • Dr Arif Alvi sworn in as the 13th president of Pakistan
  • A look at the presidents of Pakistan over the years

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Anomalies in elections: Ambiguity on Senate representation in ...
  • Wang Yi Meets with Speaker of the National Assembly Asad Qaiser ...
  • Iraq parliament elects pro-Iran candidate as speaker

    Prime Minister


  • Former Pakistani Prime Minister Released From Prison 2 Months ...
  • Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan condemns 'arrogant' India for ...
  • Ex-Pakistan Minister Openly Campaigns For Rahul Gandhi As PM ...

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Statement on Pak-UAE relations on official visit of PM of Pakistan to ...
  • New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is putting children first
  • With India At UN General Assembly, 10 Big Developments To Watch ...

    Minister of Economy


  • A dose of fiscal reform for Pakistan's economy
  • Peace in interest of region, says defence minister
  • Pakistan Trudges Along a Familiar Economic Path

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Govt committed to boosting agriculture
  • Sushma to meet Pakistan's Foreign Minister in New York
  • Pakistan Trudges Along a Familiar Economic Path

    Minister of Culture


  • Norwegian Minister for Culture welcomes new government in Pakistan
  • How India has successfully avoided falling for Pakistani overtures
  • Punjab information minister Chohan tangled in yet another controversy

    Minister of Defense


  • Foreign Minister's meet: Defense experts slam Pakistan PM Imran ...
  • India's Modi Mauled Over French Defense Deal
  • US Cuts $300 Million In Aid To Pakistan; Says It's Failing To Fight ...

    Minister of Education


  • British Home Secretary visits Pakistan, announces new anti ...
  • CPEC to help develop Pakistan's health, education sectors: China
  • Home Secretary visits Pakistan

    Minister of Energy


  • Pakistan invites Saudi Arabia to join China's Belt and Road corridor
  • Pakistan: Saudi Arabia to Join China-Funded Development Project
  • China supports Pakistan thru dev projects in multiple avenues: Yao ...

    Minister of Finance


  • Saudi Arabia, Pakistan will soon finalize volume, areas of ...
  • Pakistan invites Saudi Arabia to join China's Belt and Road corridor
  • Finance minister dispatches letters to provincial CMs for 9th NFC

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • India calls off foreign ministers' meeting with Pakistan
  • India calls of foreign ministers' meeting with Pakistan
  • Pakistan won't abandon peace efforts despite India's reluctance ...

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • 'Indian leaders should shun arrogance,' says Imran Khan: How India ...
  • India calls off foreign ministers' meeting with Pakistan
  • Row reduces hopes for India-Pakistan thaw

    Minister of Justice


  • SC dismisses petition seeking PM Imran's disqualification
  • SC to hear PM Khan's disqualification case today
  • British Home Secretary visits Pakistan, announces new anti ...

    Minister of Health


  • Pakistan's absence from TBmoot upsets health specialists
  • Will health ministry adhocism continue in Naya Pakistan?
  • UN high-level meeting on TB Pakistan's absence from TB moot ...

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Pakistan invites Saudi Arabia to join China's Belt and Road corridor
  • Pakistan: Saudi Arabia to Join China-Funded Development Project
  • Planning Minister lauds ADB's role in modernizing infrastructure in ...

    Minister of Sports


  • Pakistan Cricket Board wants India, Pakistan to play bilateral Test ...
  • Firstpost Spodcast Episode 47: India's effortless win over Pakistan ...
  • PM Imran Khan forms task force on sports

    Director of State Security Service


  • Killing of J&K SPOs is Pakistan Deep State's Psychological Warfare
  • National security wrap
  • Trump's Iran Policy Counterproductive Say 50+ Former Senior Officials

    Chairman National Bank


  • Govt suspends NBP President Saeed Ahmad
  • Govt removes Saeed Ahmed as NBP Chief
  • Federal Board of Revenue gets new chief

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Pakistan's 'one-trick pony' act on Kashmir has no resonance in UN ...
  • Lodhi says presenting Pak viewpoints to UN part of Qureshi's 'heavy ...
  • Top Indian diplomat likens Pakistan to 'one-trick pony'

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • China urges Pakistan to help maintain trust after new government ...
  • Pakistani army chief's diplomatic mission in China
  • When Pak army chief met Xi Jinping in Beijing

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Pakistan Supreme Court to hire transgender people for first time ...
  • SC dismisses petition seeking PM Imran's disqualification
  • SC to hear PM Khan's disqualification case today

    Opposition


  • Imran Khan showed haste in reaching out to India: Opposition in ...
  • Both Congress and Pakistan want Narendra Modi removed from ...
  • Nawaz seeks PPP's help in strengthening opposition alliance: sources

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Pakistan can 'double' its GDP with tourism, say experts
  • Infographic: Pakistan's debt-to-GDP ratio
  • Crypto Has Lost Rs 44,80000 Crore - Or Twice the GDP of Pakistan ...
  • 'Pakistan, China working to establish peace in region'
  • Under Imran Khan, Pakistan plans to boost tourism to create millions ...
  • Japan's successful economic model
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    Investment

  • Pakistan needs to achieve rapid investment growth
  • A dose of fiscal reform for Pakistan's economy
  • Xinjiang source of peace, development in Pakistan
  • Corruption and the economy
  • Uber looking at Pakistan as potential market for flying cars
  • China, Pakistan can resolve investment problems, but 'belt and road ...
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    Demographics

  • Infographic: Pakistan's population growth
  • The population growth dilemma
  • Empowering women lies at the centre of controlling population ...
  • Child labor in Pakistan
  • Authorities, experts discuss population control
  • Uncontrolled population growth
  • Changing field of disaster management
  • Pakistan's Booming Population Is a Challenge for New Govt – Here ...
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    Export/Import

  • Cement producers claim cheaper Pakistani exports, high tax at ...
  • Pakistan to increase exports up to $27bn
  • Textile exports witness 3.72pc growth in two months
  • Corruption and the economy
  • Govt decides to increase exports up to $27 billion
  • External pressures ease as exports rise, trade deficit subdued
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    Public Spending

  • Pakistan budget deficit widens to 6.6% in 2017-18
  • Budget deficit widens to 6.6pc in 2017-18
  • Pakistan's new government hikes taxes, cuts spending for economy ...
  • Pakistan is proof of what happens when democracy is stifled
  • The bloody civilians – M Zafar Khan Safdar
  • Pakistan's budget deficit soars to record Rs1.48 trillion
  • Govt hikes taxes, cuts PSDP to shore up economy
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    Public Debt

  • Pakistan's Debt May Be an Opportunity in Disguise
  • Pakistan's debt, servicing cost to go up
  • Prime Minister Imran Khan ropes in foreign experts to rebuild ...
  • Infographic: Pakistan's debt-to-GDP ratio
  • PM Imran Khan Brings In Foreign Experts To Rebuild Pakistan's ...
  • ICCI concerned over 400pc rise in Pakistan's debt in last decade
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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