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Atal, Maha
September 2008
Forbes Asia;9/1/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 14, p18
The article focuses on the tough measures prescribed by finance minister Naveed Qamar to address the declining economy in Pakistan. Qamar, on July 22, 2008, arrived at the Karachi Stock Exchange wherein he talked about the grim economic realities and offered $280 million in relief funds. Qamar said that since the people who are aware of the problems in the country do not want to deal with the political cost of admitting them, he suggested to use the private sector to boost the government.


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