IMF: critical choices

By Rashid Amjad Published in DAWN on February 27, 2020 After hitting rock-bottom, the economy is finally beginning to show some signs of being on the cusp of an upturn. The recent review by the IMF team points in this direction — inflationary pressures are easing and there is a gradual rekindling of economic growth. The real […]



Pakistan to provide more than 150,000 health professionals to UK to boost foreign remittance

Published in World Asia on February 24, 2020 LAHORE: Pakistan will provide more than 150,000 health professionals to UK in a bid to boost foreign remittance to the country. Recently, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between AFCO-Private Limited, Pakistan, a Pakistani employment recruitment bureau and the MMC-Health Care Limited, UK for the new recruitment[…]



ECC to approve incentives for home remittances

By Zafar Bhutta Published in The Express Tribune on February 18, 2020 The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) is likely to approve funds of Rs7 billion for an incentive package aimed at promoting home remittances through formal channels. Under the proposed package, the lag time will be reduced from 12 months to six months for the reimbursement of[…]