September 11: Xinhua states that Pakistan's Finance Minister Asad Umer said on Tuesday that the new government will soon introduce changes to the Federal Budget 2018-19 to make it more relevant to the current state of the national economy. Talking to a delegation of the Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Islamabad on Tuesday, Asad Umer said that the amendments would also be in line with the new government's economic vision.
New Delhi Times: China to Fund Installation of Modern Facilities at Pakistan-Afghan Border Crossings
February 13 – New Delhi Times states that China plans to fund and install modern reception centers, drinking water and cold storage facilities at main entry points on the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan. The Chinese project aims to better serve the daily movement of tens of thousands of people as well as trade convoys, and will help ease tensions between the two countries, officials said.