Tag: Pakistan

Jun 3

Pakistan would not default on any sovereign commitments: Finance Minister Dar

Debt-ridden Pakistan‘s Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Saturday said that his country would not default on any sovereign commitments and overcome the current economic problems through long-term reforms.Speaking to a delegation of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), which called on him here ahead of the finalisation of budget 2023-24, Dar also said […]
May 20

Pakistani transgender activists to appeal Sharia court ruling against law aimed at protecting them

Transgender activists in Pakistan said they plan to appeal to the highest court in the land an Islamic court’s ruling that guts a law aimed at protecting their rights. The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act was passed by Parliament in 2018 to secure the fundamental rights of transgender Pakistanis. It ensures their access to […]