Don’t let IMF, WB give dictation: US economist

By Mehtab Haider Published in The News on November 18, 2021 ISLAMABAD: Renowned visiting US economist Dr Artur B Laffer has said that Pakistan would have to fix its currency against the US dollar and ensure free trade to achieve prosperity and refrain from listening to the advice of the IMF and World Bank. In a keynote […]



Robust remittances reported in October

By Omar Qureshi Published in The Express Tribune on November 14, 2021 KARACHI: The remittances sent home by overseas Pakistanis surged 10.2% in October 2021 to $2.5 billion on a year-on-year (YOY) basis owing to measures taken by the Government and the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to encourage the use of formal channels to send money[…]



IMF attitude influenced by US: Pasha

By Shahbaz Rana Published in The Express Tribune on November 09, 2021 ISLAMABAD: The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) attitude towards Pakistan is influenced by the United States and there is a need to look for alternative options in case the fund terminates its $6 billion programme, writes former finance minister Dr Hafiz Pasha in his new book.[…]