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Apr 20, 2019
Imran Khan's Cabinet reshuffle: Party insiders bite the dust as Pakistan PM centralises power, brings back ex-military menImran Khan's moves are likely to make the Prime Minister’s Office more like that of New Delhi
Apr 02, 2019
Pakistan 'very close' to reaching a settlement with IMF over bailout package, says finance minister Asad UmarPakistan Finance Minister Asad Umar said negotiations with International Monetary Fund (IMF) has reached its final stage with the settlement of almost all issues related to a bailout package.
Mar 10, 2019
Pakistan asks FATF to remove India from group reviewing efforts against terror financing, seeks ‘fair, unbiased’ reportPakistan has asked the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an international terror financing watchdog, to remove India as co-chair of its Asia-Pacific Joint Group, the Finance Ministry said on Saturday.
Feb 26, 2019
Pakistan foreign minister calls Indian Air Force strikes 'fictitious', misadventure by Modi govt ahead of LS electionsPakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi denied the presence of a Jaish-e-Mohammed training camp in the areas attack by the Indian Air Force
Nov 21, 2018
Pakistan says 'substantive progress' made in bailout talks with IMF; global lender proposes increased energy prices, taxesBoth Pakistan and the IMF still have a wide gap in their positions on the need for the increase in electricity tariff, upward revision in the revenue target and additional tax measures on matters relating to Chinese assistance and its impact — both inflow and outflow.
Oct 25, 2018
Imran Khan calls Saudi Arabia's $6 billion bailout package 'big relief', vows to mediate between Riyadh and Yemen to end conflictAccusing the previous two governments of plunging the country into its worst financial crisis, Imran in his address to the nation after returning from Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, said the opposition parties' recent plan to form an alliance was aimed at pressing the government to get some relief under a deal like the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) that was bestowed upon them by former President Pervez Musharraf, reports Dawn news.
Oct 24, 2018
Saudi Arabia offers Pakistan $6-billion package to ease economic crisis; loan likely to reduce size of potential IMF bailoutSaudi Arabia has agreed to give Pakistan $3 billion in foreign currency support for a year and a further loan worth up to $3 billion in deferred payments for oil imports to help stave off a current account crisis.
Oct 11, 2018
Pakistan seeks largest loan package of $8 billion from IMF in bid to bail out economy, says media reportPakistan has received more than a dozen financial support packages from the IMF in the past.
Sep 20, 2018
Pakistan will always stand by Saudi Arabia, says Imran Khan during maiden visit, seeks to play role of mediator in West AsiaImran Khan and Sheikh Mohamed discussed ways to further enhance strong bilateral relations in all fields. The also discussed figured major regional issues, especially the Palestinian cause, the situation in Yemen, the Iranian interference in the region, the situation in Afghanistan and the means to deal with these challenges
Sep 19, 2018
Imran Khan arrives in Saudi Arabia amid reports that Pakistan may seek economic assistance from oil-rich allyThe two-day trip began exactly one month after Khan assumed office, with Pakistan possibly seeking billions of dollars in assistance from allies as it seeks to avert a balance-of-payments crisis.