Country needs $36b in foreign loans

By Salman Siddiqui Published in The Express Tribune on May 29, 2022 KARACHI: Finance Minister Miftah Ismail has announced that Pakistan is expected to reach an agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in June, as the country is projected to need $36-37 billion in foreign financing in the next fiscal year. He revealed that at present […]

ICT exports up 29pc in 10 months

Published in DAWN on May 21, 2022 ISLAMABAD: Infor­mation and Communication Technology (ICT) exports rose by 29.29 per cent to $2.198 billion during the first 10 months of this year from $1.7bn over the corresponding period last year. According to a statement issued the Ministry of Information Technology, the ICT exports, including telecommunication, computer and information services,[…]



An Analysis of Female Work and Employment in Lahore, Pakistan: A qualitative study of attitudes

By Aafreen Qayum Khan Introduction Pakistan, a developing country in South Asia, has been undergoing accelerated economic change. Like other countries in the region, governments are trying hard to create jobs for their increasing population and sustainability purposes. Nevertheless, women are being barred from economic sector participation as gender discrimination continues to persist, with women dominantly partaking[…]