Pakistan seeks USD 3.7 billion loan as coronavirus cases rise to nearly 1,200

India Today | Mar 26, 2020 at 7:06 PM
  • Pakistan has sought USD 3.7 billion additional loan from three multilateral creditors to cope with the economic crisis being posed by the coronavirus outbreak, as the pandemic spread further in the country, infecting nearly 1,200 people and killing nine so far.
  • Prime Minister Imran Khan had earlier announced a Rs 1.2 trillion economic relief package.
  • Slight improvement was seen in worst-hit Sindh as the number of new cases slowed but it was increasing in Punjab, Balochistan, KP, GB and federal capital areas.