More than 100 health workers, vaccinators and security officials involved in polio vaccination have been killed since 2012.
While some of Pakistan's sectors are showing good recovery momentum, there has been an increase of domestic and global coronavirus cases, says Reza Baqir, governor at the State Bank of Pakistan.
The State Bank of Pakistan this week kept its policy rate unchanged at 7%.
While Pakistan's economy is currently on the mend, people are concerned about a potential rise in coronavirus infections in some of our key textile markets like the U.S. and Europe, as well as a second wave of domestic cases here that could affect confidence, says Reza Baqir, governor of the State Bank of Pakistan.
20% of the UAE's majority-expat population is Pakistani, providing one of its largest sources of foreign labor.
TikTok's latest transparency report shows that it took down 49 million videos for content violations from July 2019 to December 2019.
Pakistan's ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, Ghulam Dastgir, discusses the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on its migrant workers. He says around 50,000 people have been laid off and have returned to Pakistan, and remittances are likely to drop.
Pakistan has reported more than 213,000 coronavirus cases and more than 4,300 people have died.
The coronavirus pandemic is first of all a public health crisis and until that is addressed, challenges on the economic front should be expected, says State Bank of Pakistan governor Reza Baqir.
A Pakistan International Airlines passenger plane crashed near the Jinnah International Airport in Karachi, according to the civil aviation authority.
Uber is cutting 3,000 more jobs less than two weeks after an initial round of layoffs, CNBC confirmed Monday.
Reza Baqir, governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, says some of the measures undertaken by the central bank have been focused on injecting liquidity into the market.
Russia's crisis response center reported 99,939 cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday and Spain has seen its daily number of deaths rise again.
China's foreign ministry on Monday objected to the expression "Wuhan coronavirus" — saying the name will "stigmatize" the country — following recent claims from Beijing that the virus may not have originated in China at all.
The desert locusts have already ravaged crops and pastures in several countries in East Africa and swarms have spread into India and Pakistan.
A conflict between America and Iran would be "much, much more difficult" than the one in Afghanistan, Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said.
While Pakistan has always called for international mediation to the Kashmir dispute, India has maintained it is a bilateral issue.
India's Supreme Court said on Friday that the indefinite shutdown of the internet in Kashmir was unwarranted.
Police detained several hundred protesters in some of India's biggest cities as they defied a ban on assembly that authorities imposed to stop widespread demonstrations against a new citizenship law.
Pakistan's anti-terrorism court sentenced on Tuesday former military ruler Pervez Musharraf to death on charges of high treason and subverting the constitution, a senior government official said.