An IMF ‘condition’ prevents Pakistan from receiving a bailout.

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is helping the government of Pakistan finish the ninth assessment of a bailout programme, the head of the IMF’s mission there said on Friday. He stressed the importance of financial aid in keeping the cash-strapped nation from collapsing economically. To get the $6.5 billion bailout agreed upon in 2019 back …

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Pakistan hosts Chinese and Afghan foreign ministers for trilateral talks.

On Friday, Qin Gang, China’s newly appointed foreign minister, and Amir Khan Muttaqi, Afghanistan’s acting foreign minister, landed in Pakistan for a meeting. The Chinese Foreign Minister and his Pakistani counterpart, Bilawal Bhutto, will co-chair the fourth edition of the Sino-Pak Strategic Dialogue, which Mr Gang, who is visiting Pakistan for the first time, is …

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According to FM Bilawal, Pakistan used Indian propaganda against Muslims during the SCO meeting.

After attending a conference of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation in India, Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has returned to Karachi. At a press conference, he stated that Pakistan had presented its position on Kashmir to the SCO’s members and that the country’s attitude toward the dispute had not changed. He claimed the SCO moot brought …

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Bilawal, “Buoyant,” Requests India Open the Door to Serious Conversation

On Friday, Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari emphasized the need to give peace a chance and placed the responsibility for creating a “conducive environment for talks” on India. He stated explicitly that New Delhi’s move to revoke special status for occupied Kashmir had harmed the dialogue between the two countries. Additionally, he mentioned the Shanghai Cooperation …

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