World Bank said – Pakistan is the weakest economy in South Asia.

  • The World Bank has termed Pakistan as the weakest economy in South Asia. According to the World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects report, Pakistan’s economic growth rate will be only 1.7% this year.
  • The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has postponed a decision on approving two loans of $ 1.1 billion due to not making necessary reforms.
  • According to a report, the Government of Pakistan had sought help from the IMF, but in lieu of this, the IMF placed a condition of increasing the prices of petrol and diesel.
  • In view of elections this year in Pakistan, the Shehbaz Sharif government does not want to increase the prices of fuel.
Scroll to Top