WASHINGTON (Dawn/ANN) - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) projected Pakistan’s primary deficit to turn positive one per cent of GDP in the FY21 but said the country’s debt levels are likely to remain elevated at above 65.4per cent until FY24 despite continuous decline.
ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - If the government fails, then Pakistan’s economy will quickly find itself back in the emergency room soon after the stabilisation period is complete.
THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Tourists, government officials and our people in the mountains are making the most of the season.
ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - Saudi Arabia had positively responded to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s initiative for defusing tensions in the Gulf region by agreeing to give peace a chance.
THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - About 83 per cent of the schools in Bhutan have adequate drinking water, 78 per cent have adequate water for handwashing, 61 percent have adequate water for sanitation, and 52 percent have adequate water for bathing purpose.
PHUENTSHOLING, Bhutan (Kuensel/ANN) - The problem of parking space for trucks, both Bhutanese and Indian, ferrying boulders and minerals from Bhutan to Bangladesh via Changrabandha-Burimari border has been solved.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - French national rugby team players have expressed their support for people affected by Typhoon No. 19 in a video posted on Twitter.
THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Every tourist guide renewing their licence will have to sit for a mandatory drug test from December.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The worsening relationship between Japan and South Korea has had a negative impact on tourism, casting a shadow over the regional economy.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Duterte fell off a motorcycle inside the Presidential Security Group (PSG) Compound in Manila Wednesday night.