The News: IMF has changed its position — Asad Umar

Finance Minister Asad Umar on Monday said Pakistan is close to striking a deal to secure financial support from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), a day after Prime Minister Imran Khan met IMF chief Christine Lagarde on the sidelines of the World Government Summit in Dubai. (AFP/File)
Updated 12 February 2019
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The News: IMF has changed its position — Asad Umar

February 12 – The News report by Riaz Khan Daudzai states that Finance Minister Asad Umar on Monday said Pakistan is close to striking a deal to secure financial support from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), a day after Prime Minister Imran Khan met IMF chief Christine Lagarde on the sidelines of the World Government Summit in Dubai.

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New Delhi Times: China to Fund Installation of Modern Facilities at Pakistan-Afghan Border Crossings

Updated 14 February 2019
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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.

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