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COVID-19 could plunge 100 million into extreme poverty: World Bank

WASHINGTON: World Bank President David Malpass has warned that the coronavirus pandemic may have driven as many as 100 million people into extreme poverty. The global lender previously estimated that 60 million people would fall into extreme poverty due to

World Bank appreciates efforts toward economic turnaround

ISLAMABAD: The World Bank has recognised the efforts of the government towards economic turnaround, reducing expenditures, practicing austerity and initiating reforms in critical sectors of the economy. Prime Minister Imran khan on Thursday received president World Bank group Mr David

World Bank President arrives in Islamabad on 2-day visit

ISLAMABAD: World Bank President David Malpass has arrived in the federal capital today on a two-day visit to Pakistan. David Malpass is scheduled to hold talks with Pakistani leadership and discuss means to strengthen the economy of the country. According