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Cash-strapped Pakistan's prosperity, economy 'Allah ke zimme': FM

Facing an acute balance of payments crisis, Pakistan is desperate to secure much-needed external financing

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Press Trust of India Islamabad
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Friday said Pakistan is the only country founded in the name of Islam and Allah is responsible for its development and prosperity, as the cash-strapped nation faced an acute balance of payments crisis. Addressing the inauguration ceremony of the Green Line Express Train service here, the senior Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader said that he had full faith that Pakistan would progress because it was created in the name of Islam.

The minister was speaking on the state of the economy, when he said that Pakistan’s progress is “Allah ke zimme”, which means that the country’s

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First Published: Jan 28 2023 | 12:52 AM IST

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