The Express Tribune: Pakistan ponders action after rupee’s free-fall

A file photo of a currency exchange trader counting money in Karachi. Pakistan's national currency hit an all-time low against the US dollar on Friday as the country prepares for the 22nd IMF loan program. (Reuters)
Updated 16 May 2019
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The Express Tribune: Pakistan ponders action after rupee’s free-fall

May 16: The Express Tribune report by Salman Siddiqui states that Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday took notice of the free-fall of the rupee in the open market and ordered authorities to take strict action against currency dealers selling the dollar at a higher price, as the rupee hit a new intra-day low of 147 to the US dollar and closed at a record low at 146.25.

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Eastern Eye: Sports and politics to mix again in India-Pakistan World Cup clash

Updated 25 May 2019
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Eastern Eye: Sports and politics to mix again in India-Pakistan World Cup clash

May 24: Eastern Eye states that the old adage that sports and politics do not mix will ring hollow again when former champions India and Pakistan clash in a geopolitically charged World Cup match months after being on the verge of war.

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