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PM Imran Khan, orders, steps, improvement, economy

PM Imran Khan orders extraordinary steps for improvement in economy

07 July, 2020 7:44 pm 7:44 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed unusual steps for the improvement in economy. He was presiding over a meeting of the Think-Tank of Finance and Economy in on Saturday. He said that coronavirus had a bad effect on the economy of the country. “Our objective is to provide a relief to … Read More


Economy, suffer, GDP loss, Rs3,000b, coronavirus, Abdul Hafeez Shaikh

Economy to suffer GDP loss of Rs3,000b due to coronavirus: Abdul Hafeez Sha...

06 June, 2020 1:03 pm 1:03 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance Abddul Hafeez Shaikh said that the economic would suffer a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) loss of Rs3,000 billion due to the coronavirus pandemic. Addressing the post-budget press conference on Saturday, he said that they would have to cut down something if they wanted to … Read More


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Japan’s economy minister warns against deepening negative rates

06 June, 2020 9:25 am 9:25 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan should focus on back-stopping struggling businesses rather than trying to spark overall demand in fighting the coronavirus pandemic, its economy minister said, suggesting the central bank should avoid pushing interest rates deeper into negative territory. The remark by Yasutoshi Nishimura, made in an exclusive interview with Reuters, underscores the challenge Tokyo … Read More


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US states extend coronavirus shutdown, Trump unveils plan for return

04 April, 2020 9:37 am 9:37 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York and six other Northeastern states on Thursday extended coronavirus stay-at-home orders to May 15, as President Donald Trump issued new federal guidelines for a cautious reopening of the economy in keeping with advice from leading public health authorities. The president, who had pressed to restart idled businesses as early … Read More


Govt, striking, balance, lockdown, hunger, economy, PM Imran Khan

Govt striking a balance between lockdown, hunger & economy: PM Imran K...

04 April, 2020 1:20 pm 1:20 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the government is striking a balance between lockdown, hunger and economy. In a tweet on Saturday, he said: “In the subcontinent, with a high rate of poverty, we are faced with the stark choice of having to balance between a lockdown necessary to slow … Read More


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Rich nations pump aid into battered economy as coronavirus deaths in Italy ...

03 March, 2020 8:15 am 8:15 am

LONDON/MILAN (Reuters) – The world’s richest nations poured unprecedented aid into the global economy as coronavirus cases ballooned in the new epicentre Europe, with the number of deaths in Italy outstripping those in mainland China, where the virus originated. With over 236,000 infections and more than 9,700 deaths, the epidemic has stunned the world and … Read More


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Can’t describe disaster if doesn’t make tough decisions on economy: Azh...

03 March, 2020 7:13 pm 7:13 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Federal Minister Hammad Azhar has said that the disaster could not be described, if the government did not make tough decisions on the economy. Speaking to the journalists in Lahore on Sunday, Hammad Azhar said that the petroleum price was decreased by five rupees per litre and soon the prices of … Read More


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Mexico’s economy ministry hit by cyber attack

02 February, 2020 11:30 am 11:30 am

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s economy ministry detected a cyber attack on some of its servers on Sunday but did not consider sensitive information to have been compromised, and beefed up safety measures, it said in a statement. It was the second high-profile cyber attack on the Mexican government after hackers demanded $5 million (£3.86 … Read More


Imran Niazi, economy, tongue, brain, Shehbaz Sharif

Imran Niazi running economy through tongue instead of brain: Shehbaz Sharif

02 February, 2020 6:13 pm 6:13 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif, criticizing the government, said that Prime Minister Imran Khan Niazi is running the economy through his tongue instead of brain. In a statement on Monday, he said that the ‘jungle’ will provide jobs and peace will be available in the ‘grave’. Shehbaz Sharif … Read More


Pompeo, Saudi Arabia, talk, Iran, economy, human rights

Pompeo in Saudi Arabia to talk Iran, economy and human rights

02 February, 2020 5:05 pm 5:05 pm

RIYADH (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday to discuss regional security, namely Iran, after the US killing last month of a top Iranian general pushed the oil-producing region closer to an all-out war. In meetings with King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the next … Read More


Elected ruler, ‘selected’, needed, economy, Bilawal Bhutto

Elected ruler, not ‘selected’ is needed to run economy, says Bilawal Bh...

02 February, 2020 9:03 pm 9:03 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto has said that an elected ruler, not ‘selected’ is needed to run the economy. Talking to the media after offering condolence over the death of the mother of party ticket-holder Jamil Manj on Wednesday, he said that Sindh is being punished for not supporting the puppet government. … Read More


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No one can change structure of country’s economy during a year: Khusro

02 February, 2020 9:09 pm 9:09 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Replying to PML-N Leader Ahsan Iqbal’s questions in National Assembly (NA), Minister for National Food Security Khusro Bakhtiar said on Thursday that no one can change the structure of the country’s economy during a year. Speaking to the floor of NA, the minister maintained that when the government came into power, … Read More


Govt, broke, backbone, economy, people, 18 months, Ahsan Iqbal

Govt broke backbone of economy, people in just 18 months: Ahsan Iqbal

02 February, 2020 3:55 pm 3:55 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – PML-N leader Ahsan Iqbal said that the government had broken the backbone of the economy and the people in just 18 months. Speaking in the National Assembly on Thursday, he said that the economic crisis is due to incompetence of the rulers. “The incompetent government continued to hide itself behind the … Read More


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‘Imran Khan bomb’ planted in country’s economic root: Shehbaz

02 February, 2020 11:28 pm 11:28 pm

LONDON (92 News) – Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif has said that the current government has launched war against the country’s economy, terming Prime Minister Imran Khan as a ‘bomb’ planted in its root. In a statement, the opposition leader expressed that the country’s economy has to improve in order to save Pakistan. … Read More