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Pakistan suffers $123.1 bn losses in terror war - The News International

ISLAMABAD: Since Pakistan became frontline ally of the United States in war on terror 16 years back after 9/11, the economy of this developing country suffered a whopping $123.1 billion cost on account of loss of lives, economic opportunities and ...and more »

Dar unveils Budget 2017-18 with Rs4.75 trillion outlay - The Express Tribune

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar unveiled the last budget of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government with a total outlay of Rs4.75 trillion. Already the country's economy has gone past the 5% threshold this year and Pakistan has now set a target ...and more »

Govt announces 5.28pc GDP growth; Dar optimistic despite missed target -

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Thursday announced that Pakistan's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) had grown 5.28pc in fiscal year 2016-17 (FY17), against the target of 5.7pc. "There has been visible growth in the national economy," the finance minister ...and more »

Highlights of the budget for fiscal year 2017-18 - DunyaNews Pakistan

(Web Desk) – The budget laid out on Friday oozes trademark PML-N's approach of promoting the development agenda, which includes short-term and long term measures for macro-economic stability, curbing energy crisis, infrastructure development, expanding ...and more »

Pakistan's per capita income has seen growth and here's why - SAMAA TV

ISLAMABAD: According to the Economic Survey of Pakistan 2016-17, the per capita income of the country has recorded an increase as compared to last year and there are a couple of reasons why this has taken place. As per the survey unveiled by Federal ...and more »

PML-N government unveils Federal Budget 2017-18 with Rs4.75tr outlay -

PML-N's fifth budget allocates more than Rs1tr to development projects, Rs920bn to defence spending. Dawn.comUpdated May 27, 2017 12:40pm. Lawmakers had gathered on Friday in the National Assembly in Islamabad ahead of the government's announcement of ...and more »

PM approves budget recommendations for FY 2017-18 - Geo News, Pakistan

The prime minister chaired a high-level meeting here, at which Finance Minister Ishaq Dar briefed the participants on Budget Strategy for Financial Year 2017-18, read a PM Office statement. On the occasion, PM Sharif said, "Our government has focused ...and more »

Pakistan Economic Survey – ups and downs - The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar was upbeat when he was presenting the Pakistan Economic Survey on May 25, 2017. He had good reasons for being so. After all, Pakistan's GDP grew 5.28%, the first time in nine years that the growth crossed the ...and more »

Economic Survey 2016-17: Growth trots on as deficits soar -

ISLAMABAD: After a decade-long slump, Pakistan's economy surged past the $300 billion mark in the outgoing fiscal year, claimed the finance minister while unveiling the Economic Survey for the outgoing fiscal year. The economy grew at a rate of almost ...and more »

Budget 2017-18: Government on a tightrope -

If you thought populism would trump fiscal prudence in an election year, Ishaq Dar has proved you wrong. Two themes dominate the new budget: stability and growth (at the macroeconomic level), and some relief and small sops for everyone — well, almost ...and more »