South Asia’s first gender bond launched

Published in DAWN on December 01, 2023 KARACHI: Credit guarantee provider InfraZamin Pakistan and microfinance institution Kashf Foundation announced on Thursday the closing of South Asia’s inaugural gender bond. In a gong ceremony at the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX), Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) Chairman Akif Saeed praised the stakeholders for coming up with that […]

Pakistan to suggest ways for legal migration to EU

By Kamran Yousaf Published in The Express Tribune on November 25, 2023 ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Jalil Abbas Jilani is leaving for Brussels, the headquarters of the European Union (EU), on Sunday (today) to attend a global conference seeking a solution to end the illegal migration and suggest pathways to resolve the issue. Thousands of Pakistanis, often uneducated[…]



When the pie shrinks

By Khurram Husain Published in Dawn on November 23, 2023 THE state, the economy and the people pull the resource envelope of the country in different directions. This is especially the case when periods of macroeconomic adjustments get going, meaning when an IMF programme is being implemented. The state needs revenue. The economy requires liquidity. The people[…]