Webinar Seminar entitled “COVID-19’s Potential Threats to Pakistan’s Economy – Future Implications”

Prof. Dr. Usman Mustafa, Senior Consultant, PEPRI, & Dr. Javed Iqbal, Assistant Professor, PEPRI delivered a Webinar Seminar entitled “COVID-19’s Potential Threats to Pakistan’s Economy – Future Implications” on July 23, 2020 at 10:00 am to 13.30 pm (PST) in Virtue University (VU). The seminar highlighted that Covid-19 harmed the global economy because the world experienced the most difficult economic situation since World War-II. Also, many experts on economic and financial matters have warned about the worsening condition of global economic and financial structure. Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of International Monitory Fund (IMF), explained that “a recession at least as bad as during the Global Financial Crisis or worse”. Most of the nations are going through recession and collapse of their economic structure that points out the staggering conditions for them in this regard almost 80 countries have already requested International Monetary Fund (IMF) for financial help. The seminar highlighted the Covid-19’s current and future implications for Pakistan’s economy.