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News Pakistan » Economy: Pakistan given three-month reprieve over terrorist financing watchlist: minister

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-pakistan-militants-financing/pakistan-given-three-month-reprieve-over-terrorist-financing-watchlist-minister-idUSKCN1G42S1
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

However, Pakistan’s government is concerned the FATF decision could hurt its banking sector, causing financial pain to the economy just as a national election looms. [nL8N1Q53MW]

News Pakistan » Economy: China is pumping cash into Pakistan, but that might not convince other foreign investors

News channel or source: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/19/china-and-pakistans-belt-and-road-plan-might-not-convince-other-investors.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), as this leg of China's massive regional infrastructure spending push is known, will boost Pakistan in the eyes of investors, said Farrukh Khan, a specialist on the country's economy. "I would expect other ...

News Pakistan » Economy: Pakistan Approves Motion To Make Mandarin An Official Language

News channel or source: https://www.outlookindia.com/website/story/pakistan-approves-motion-to-make-mandarin-an-official-language/308536
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

... said the relation between Islamabad and Beijing would deepen further and help the people connected with the China Pakistan Economic Corridor communicate easily if Mandarin was made the official language of the South Asian nation. Pakistan's former ...

News Pakistan » Economy: Pakistan Hopes Not to Be Placed on Terrorist Financing Watch List

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/pakistan-terrorist-financing-watch-list/4261862.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Pakistan was on the list from 2012 to 2015. With new signs that its economy is entering choppy waters, the return of the designation could further deter foreign investment and hurt Pakistan's access to international financial markets. In an attempt to ...

News Pakistan » Economy: Fact check: Relax, Pakistan has not adopted Mandarin as an official language

News channel or source: https://scroll.in/article/869363/fact-check-relax-pakistan-has-not-adopted-mandarin-as-an-official-language
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Additionally, this would help people working on the China Pakistan Economic Corridor communicate better, said the reports. The narrative was furthered with glee by the Indian media, who viewed it as a fresh example of Pakistan’s appeasement of rival China.

News Pakistan » Economy: Trump, Pakistan, and Kashmir

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/02/trump-pakistan-and-kashmir/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Janjua claimed in Islamabad that, as part of U.S. policy to “counter Chinese influence in South Asia, Washington is conspiring against [the] China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) along with the Indians.” CPEC, which includes investments of over $60 ...

News Pakistan » Economy: Pakistan could face economic pain from return to terrorist financing 'gray list'

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/r-pakistan-could-face-economic-pain-from-return-to-terrorist-financing-gray-list-2018-2
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

ISLAMABAD/WASHINGTON/HONG KONG (Reuters) - The prospect of Pakistan being placed back on a global terrorist financing watchlist could endanger its handful of remaining banking links to the outside world, causing real financial pain to the economy just as a ...

News Pakistan » Economy: Ni Hao: Is Chinese Becoming the Official Language of Pakistan?

News channel or source: https://propakistani.pk/2018/02/20/ni-hao-chinese-becoming-official-language-pakistan/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The motion had persuaded the Senate to offer Chinese Language courses for Pakistani students in a bid reduce communication gaps and to secure jobs under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. The motion stated, This House recommends that in ...

News Pakistan » Economy: All political parties should develop consensus on Economic Roadmap of Pakistan: Rana Afzal

News channel or source: http://www.customstoday.com.pk/all-political-parties-should-develop-consensus-on-economic-roadmap-of-pakistan-rana-afzal/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

ISLAMABAD: Rana Muhammad Afzal Khan, State Minister for Finance, and Economic Affairs has stressed that all political parties should develop consensus on economic roadmap to make Pakistan a strong economy. He was addressing as the Chief Guest at a public ...

News Pakistan » Economy: UNPO Publishes New Report on Human Rights Situation in Pakistan

News channel or source: http://unpo.org/article/20635
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Discussing the issue within the context of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, the report highlights the strategic location of Gilgit-Baltistan as an entry point into Pakistan, as well as Islamabad’s lack of consultation and complete disregard for the ...