Asad Umar

Over Rs2.2 trillion allocated for development projects in Pakistan: Asad Umar

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiative Asad Umar has announced that allocation of Rs2,201 billion has been...

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Jun 9 · >

Inflation slows down to its lowest rate in over two years

The rate of growth of inflation slowed down to 5.7% in January, thereby settling at its lowest value in...

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Feb 1 · >

Ministries warned to speed up work on CPEC projects or face the consequences

A cabinet body responsible for overseeing the implementation of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects has reportedly issued a stern...

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Jan 27 · >

ECNEC approves largest healthcare project in Pakistan’s history

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has granted approval to Rs70 billion healthcare project. Complete with...

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Jan 22 · >

Asad Umar steps down amid financial crisis in the country

The Finance Minister of Pakistan Asad Umar announced on Twitter that he is stepping down from his position and...

Apr 18 · >

State Bank promises issuance of digital currency by 2025

The State Bank of Pakistan has promised the issuance of digital currency by 2025. The Finance Minister Asad Umar...

Apr 2 · >

Govt announces new regulations for cryptocurrencies

In order to regulate digital currencies, the federal government has introduced new Electronic Money Institutions (EMIs) regulations. Asad Umar,...

Apr 1 · >

Don’t be so sure of PayPal coming to Pakistan

Have you recently heard (or reheard) about PayPal coming to Pakistan. I think we need to approach this news...

Feb 13 · >