London International Development Centre Migration Leadership Team

Published in SOAS University of London Project Summary The London International Development Centre Migration Leadership Team (LIDC-MLT) is funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to develop a shared and participatory global strategy for identifying and supporting migration research. Migration Leadership Team (MLT) The LIDC-MLT is convening […]

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1% economic growth in Q1 forecast

By Shahbaz Rana Published in Express Tribune on August 27, 2020 ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s economy would expand by around 1% in the first quarter (Q1) of the current fiscal year but remittances would go down to their monthly average of around $2.2 billion, the finance ministry said on Wednesday. The ministry’s monthly Economic Updates and Outlook report for[…]

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Pakistan plans to tap pockets of citizens overseas to boost reserves

Published in Gulf News on August 26, 2020 Islamabad: Pakistan is moving a step closer to raising funds from its citizens living overseas through bonds or deposits, as the central bank seeks to tap a new pool of savings to boost foreign exchange reserves. The plan involves allowing non-resident Pakistanis to open digital accounts starting next week[…]