Minister of State for Revenue Hammad Azhar speaks as he presents the budget for the year 2019-20 in the National Assembly on Tuesday. Agence France-Presse
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government was set to present an austerity-focused budget on Tuesday, weeks after the country reached an agreement with the International Monetary Fund
Pakistan’s rupee dropped to an all-time low of 146.5 to the dollar on Thursday, days after Islamabad announced it had reached an agreement with the International Monetary Fund on a fresh bailout for its troubled economy.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has taken parliamentarians of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and its allies into confidence on the $6 billion bailout package finalised with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and overall economic policies of the government.
Minister of State for Revenue Hammad Azhar on Thursday said that talks with International Monetary Fund (IMF) are at the final stage and its details would soon be shared with the parliament. The senate was informed that remittances this year will increase to $22 billion breaking the stagnant mode of the previous years.
The Sharjah Directorate of Public Works (SDPW), has completed a project for establishing the Grand Touristic Restaurant in Al Hisn Island, Dibba Al Hisn, worth Dhs10 million.
America’s economy has shown “marked improvement” since the coronavirus pandemic drove it into recession, but the path ahead remains uncertain and the US central bank will do more if needed, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell
Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director-General of Dubai Customs said the non-oil trade between Dubai and Saudi Arabia amounted to Dhs500 billion ($136 billion) in the last ten years (2010-2020), which makes the kingdom Dubai’s biggest Arab trade partner and fifth globally.
Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, chaired a virtual meeting of the Industrial Coordination Council on Tuesday with the participation of Sarah Bint Yousif Al Amiri, Minister of State for Advanced Technology, and members of the Council.