Asia Times: Pakistan’s third currency devaluation not the charm

A currency dealer counts Pakistani rupees and U.S. dollars at his shop in Karachi October 8, 2008. (REUTERS)
Updated 13 June 2018
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Asia Times: Pakistan’s third currency devaluation not the charm

June 13: Asia Times report by Gary Kleiman states that Pakistan stocks and bonds tried to shake off the third rupee devaluation since December as it touched 120/dollar for a 15% drop over the period. Foreign reserves are down to $10 billion or two months’ imports on a 5% of gross domestic product current account deficit, swelled by equipment imports under China’s Economic Corridor energy and infrastructure projects and sliding remittances.

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Muscat Daily: Pakistan announces visa-on-arrival for Omani travelers

Oman is among the 50 countries whose citizens can avail tourist visa-on-arrival in Pakistan. (Shutterstock)
Updated 19 March 2019
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Muscat Daily: Pakistan announces visa-on-arrival for Omani travelers

March 19: Muscat Daily states that Oman is among the 50 countries whose citizens can avail tourist visa-on-arrival in Pakistan. The country has also launched a new e-visa scheme that will facilitate visitors from 175 countries. Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan launched the e-visa scheme last week to open the country to tourism and the world.

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