Mio Sato, Chief of Mission, International Organization for Migration (IOM) visited CIMRAD

Ms. Mio Sato, Chief of Mission, IOM-Pakistan visited the Graduate Institute of Development Studies (GIDS), Lahore School of Economics, along with Sibgha Ajaz, Project Coordinator, Migration Management Department, IOM on July 28, 2021. Dr. Nasra Shah and Dr. Fareeha Zafar represented the Institute’s Centre on International Migration, Remittances and Diaspora (CIMRAD), along with Research Associates Almazia Shahzad […]



IMF approves $650bn to boost global economy

By Anwar Iqbal Published in DAWN on August 04, 2021 WASHINGTON: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved the largest-ever distribution of monetary reserves of $650 billion to boost the global economy and help emerging and low-income nations deal with the mounting debt and Covid-19 crises. The IMF board of governors met in Washington on Monday and[…]



Alarm bells ringing as trade deficit hits $3.058bn in July

Published in DAWN on  August 3,  2021 ISLAMABAD: The government’s battle against bloated trade deficit is reversing as it widened 81.4 per cent in the first month of the current fiscal year (FY22), driven largely by almost double increase in imports compared to exports from the country. Merchandise trade deficit reached $3.058 billion in July this year[…]