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Is Pakistan back on the tourist trail?

Having experienced issues with security and bureaucracy for decades, Pakistan is making a comeback as a tourism destination. 


Balochistan representative hails new dawn

Sardar Popalzai, president of the Balochistan Economic Forum, talks about the blue economy and the Pakistani province’s tourism potential.

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Pakistan’s UK high commissioner hails land of opportunity

Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, Pakistan’s UK high commissioner, talks about his country’s potential for foreign investors.

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Will IMF loan bring stability and investment to Pakistan?

Will Pakistan’s biggest ever IMF bailout of $6bn provide the economic stability that has long eluded the country, and improve its FDI prospects? 

Pakistani FDI up 22.6% thanks to China

China has overtaken the US in investment in Pakistan, leading to a 22.6% increase in FDI overall. Natasha Turak reports.

China and Pakistan: belted together

Thanks to its geographical importance to the One-Belt-One-Road plan, Pakistan has regained its position as a magnet for FDI from China. But there is still concern over what some countries see as unfair bias in favour of Chinese investors

Pakistan mulls bourse sale

The merging of Pakistan’s three stock exchanges will provide opportunity for outside investors to take advantage of the huge untapped potential of the country’s equity market. 

A prickly privatisation path

Pakistan's prickly privatisation path

Protests have been rumbling on in Pakistan since August but, undeterred by this less than favourable domestic backdrop, the country's minister of state for privatisation is pushing ahead with bold privatisation plans.

Pakistan seeks to bolster coffers

Pakistan seeks to bolster coffers

Pakistan is looking to improve its current account with the issue of the country’s first Eurobond in years, a spectrum auction for telecoms licences and the privatisation of public sector entities.

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Is Pakistan's textiles industry on the brink of a boom?

The EU's decision to award duty-free access to imports from Pakistan's textiles industry has had the added bonus of stoking the interest of Chinese companies when it comes to the south Asian country's garments sector. 

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