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Mideast, Central Asia face a decade of economic pain: IMF

Published in DAWN on October 20, 2020 DUBAI: It might take countries in the Middle East and Central Asia a decade to return to the economic growth seen before the coronavirus crisis, the International Monetary Fund said, as long-standing regional vulnerabilities weigh on their recovery. Lack of diversification among oil-exporting countries and the reliance of oil importers[…]

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Italy starts issuing work visa for Pakistanis

By Amin Ahmed Published in DAWN on October 16, 2020 ISLAMABAD: The Italian government has reopened sea­sonal and non-seasonal work visas for Pakistani nationals under its annual schedule of work visa called ‘Decreto Flussi’ for the year 2020-21. Over 30,000 work visas would be issued by the Italian government to the nationals from a few non-EU countries,[…]