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Huge defense outlays hit funding for Pakistani provinces

Prime Minister Imran Khan’s new government in Pakistan is under immense pressure to change the distribution of resources and generate funds for defense-related spending. The country requires a defense and security budget of roughly Rs 1.7 trillion (US$13.8 billion) annually but the government has run out of money. Pakistan has been facing a major economic […]