Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government vowed to collect more taxes and make cuts in spending in a closely watched budget presented to parliament Tuesday, weeks after reaching a deal with the IMF for a $6 billion bailout.
Following a week of ruckus in the National Assembly (NA), the government and opposition finally agreed not to disrupt debate on the federal budget - presented on June 11 - giving leader of the opposition Shahbaz Sharif the opportunity to open up the general discussion on Wednesday.
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
Since four people tested positive on Tuesday -- the first cases in community transmission in 102 days -New Zealand has detected a cluster of 30 virus cases.
The ministry did not say how many doses of the Russian vaccine it had ordered, or when it expected to receive them. Vietnam's own home-grown vaccine will be available by the end of 2021, the ministry said last month.
A group of militants opened fire on the police team that was on duty in the Nowgam area of Srinagar city, the chief of police in Kashmir, Vijay Kumar, told Reuters.
European Union (EU) Ambassador to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Igor Driesmans said the world would certainly defeat the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in two ways. One is the determination to come up with well-tested and safe vaccines made available and affordable for all, whether rich or poor. The other is governments and regional blocs dead set on well-meaning collaborations and partnerships.