FM Bilawal to visit US on May 17

Pakistan People Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari speaks in the parliament in Islamabad on April 16, 2022. (National Assembly of Pakistan)
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Updated 13 May 2022

FM Bilawal to visit US on May 17

May 13: The Express Tribune reported that Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will depart for his maiden trip to the United States as federal minister on May 17.

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Bilawal Flies To China Today

Updated 21 May 2022

Bilawal Flies To China Today

May 21: The Nation reported that Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will visit China from today (May 21-22) to hold talks with Chinese counterpart Wang Yi with an aim to cement the iron-clad friendship further.

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Pakistan requires Rs1.4tr in subsidies to keep POL prices unchanged

Updated 21 May 2022

Pakistan requires Rs1.4tr in subsidies to keep POL prices unchanged

May 21: The News reported that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has estimated that Pakistan requires Rs1,416 billion in subsidies for keeping the POL prices unchanged on an annual basis at the prevalent existing prices in the international market, so Islamabad will have to reverse fuel subsidies for achieving fiscal prudence.

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Alarm sounded as water levels in Indus drop once again

Updated 21 May 2022

Alarm sounded as water levels in Indus drop once again

May 21: Dawn reported that although Sindh has recently shown a marginal improvement in the overall availability of water at three barrages, the latest figures for downstream flows at the Tarbela dam and the Chashma barrage have set alarm bells ringing once again.

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More than 160 Afghan families repatriated from Pakistan

Updated 21 May 2022

More than 160 Afghan families repatriated from Pakistan

May 21: Pajhwok reported that over 160 families have repatriated from Pakistan in the past four days, the Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation said on Friday.

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Pakistan Rupee Drops Past 200 a Dollar as IMF Bailout Uncertain

Updated 21 May 2022

Pakistan Rupee Drops Past 200 a Dollar as IMF Bailout Uncertain

May 21: Bloomberg reported that Pakistan’s currency plunged past 200 a dollar for the first time ever as a shortage of dollars threatens to spiral into a full blown crisis.

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