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Finance Minister to present National Economic Survey today

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin will unveil the National Economic Survey 2020-21 on Thursday (today) for the outgoing fiscal year to provide an overview of the national economy, highlighting performance and achievements in different sectors during the fiscal year. In

Pakistan’s literacy rate increased to 60 percent: Economic Survey

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Economic Survey revealed that the country’s literacy rate increased by two percent to 60 percent in 2018-19 from 58 percent in 2015-16. The pre-budget document said the government has formulated National Education Policy framework to overcome multiple

New media licenses to provide $3 billion investment

ISLAMABAD: New licenses issued by Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) would inject investment of approximately $2-$3 billion, said Economic Survey 2019-2020 released on Thursday. The growth of the media industry has multiplied rapidly during the last decade, with a

Agriculture sector grew by 2.67% in 2019-20: Economic Survey

ISLAMABAD: The coronavirus outbreak has adversely impacted the national economy and the performance of all major sectors remained dismal during the outgoing fiscal year 2019-20. During the period under review, the agriculture sector recorded a growth of 2.67 percent considerably