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Govt urged to cancel all debt payments

Due to the lock-down economic growth in the country is projected to be between -2.2 to -1.2 this year

JHELUM:

With the economy experiencing an unprecedented period of stress due to multiple factors such as the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, leading to a higher incidence of poverty and impoverishment, the government has been urged to cancel all debt payments.

This was urged by speakers at a forum organised by the Tax Justice Alliance and the Centre of Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) on Thursday.  Continue reading