Despite Protests And Promises, Pakistani Regions Denied Internet Access

… all so far failed to prompt Pakistan to grant Internet access to millions in regions reeling from decades of conflict, poverty, and underdevelopment.

by · Thursday, 9 July 2020 · Afghanistan, Pakistan

As virus spikes, Pakistan says there’s no choice but to open

The number of people living in poverty has risen to 40% from 30% since the pandemic began. Massive job losses could spark unrest, Sharif warned.

by · Monday, 22 June 2020 · Nepal, Pakistan

Pakistan offers India help for pandemic-hit poor

… lockdown, Khan announced Pakistan’s largest one-off cash payment program to pay around $1 billion to 12 million poverty-stricken families.

by · Thursday, 11 June 2020 · India, Pakistan, Turkey

Pakistan In Delicate Balance With Coronavirus Lockdown Amid Fears Of Mass Resistance

… the world, a large portion of the country’s devout and poverty-stricken people are resisting limits on physical and social contacts and their mobility.

by · Saturday, 11 April 2020 · Afghanistan, Pakistan

Pakistan Plans Staggered End To Lockdown After Grim Economic Warning

… after warnings that a prolonged economic halt could result in some 18 million job cuts, pushing more than half of the population into poverty. "We are …

by · Friday, 10 April 2020 · Afghanistan, Pakistan

Pakistan can’t afford to shutter cities to prevent virus – PM

… situation is not the same as that of the US or Europe…25% of our population is living in grave poverty,’ Khan says in a televised address to the nation …

by · Wednesday, 18 March 2020 · Pakistan, Philippines

2nd phase of China-Pakistan free trade deal in effect

"Together, Pakistan and China are entering the next phase of CPEC, with greater emphasis on socio economic uplift, poverty alleviation, agricultural …

by · Monday, 2 December 2019 · China, Pakistan, Turkey