A worker monitors an automatic copper wire unit at the Fast Cables plant in Lahore, Pakistan. Reuters
The International Monetary Fund Executive board approved a three-year, $6 billion loan package for Pakistan on Wednesday to rein in mounting debts and stave off a looming balance of payments crisis, in exchange for tough austerity measures.
The tranches were fully subscribed by a syndicate of leading UAE banks, the government statement said.
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"Ads must be constructive rather than destructive," Usman said, adding that Western culture was corrupting Pakistan, pointing to the recent arrival of nudity in films and women marching in favour of abortion in Pakistan earlier this year.
As part of its participation in Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) 2020, the UAE Space Agency discussed its continuous efforts for achieving a sustainable future, both through space exploration as well as the implementation of innovative space technologies.
Global stock markets rose on Friday, seemingly buoyed by high spirits on Wall Street, as new data suggested China’s economic slowdown may have stabilized and Washington and Beijing signed a trade deal.
In a major move Volkswagen (VW) to acquire 20 per cent stake in a Chinese battery maker. VW is set to buy a stake in Chinese electric vehicle battery maker Guoxuan High-tech Co, according to some sources.
The United Nations (UN) projects India’s economy to grow by 5.7 per cent in the current fiscal year and expects it to rise to 6.6 per cent in the next. The global body also suggested the county should uplift social conditions of labour class especially women.