In July, the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) of Pakistan approved a national average power tariff hike of PKR 4.96 per unit for the current fiscal year
10.5 million people in 43 vulnerable districts of the country are facing acute food insecurity. Within this population, around 2.1 million individuals are in the emergency phase, while 8.4 million are in the crisis phase
Two bomb explosions hit the city of Quetta just days after Pakistan’s top National Security Committee (NSC) agreed to launch an all-out comprehensive counter-terrorism operation against armed groups.
The Finance (Supplementary) Bill, 2023, was tabled last week, on February 15, in line with measures required to secure the next IMF loan tranche of USD 1.1 billion
Islamabad se prepara para aplicar medidas de austeridad más estrictas con la esperanza de acceder a los desembolsos de los préstamos del FMI, que están paralizados, mientras la población del país se enfrenta a la escasez de alimentos y a niveles récord de inflación.
Islamabad is gearing up to implement tougher austerity measures in the hopes of accessing stalled IMF loan disbursements even as people in the country are facing food shortages and record levels of inflation
More than 1,700 people have been killed in floods that continue to submerge parts of Pakistan. Amid this crisis, activists are demanding debt cancellation and climate reparations.
Since March 2022, Pakistan has been experiencing an unprecedented heatwave and a series of extreme climate events ranging from flash floods to forest fires. Experts have expressed concerns about the catastrophic impact on the health and livelihoods of the most vulnerable and marginalized communities in the country
Pakistan’s Supreme Court is hearing arguments on the constitutionality of Sunday’s incidents at the National Assembly. A no-trust vote against the Imran Khan government was dismissed on account of it being part of a ‘foreign conspiracy’