Terrorism cost Pakistan economy $57 bn in 5 years

Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) Pakistan’s economy bore losses of around $57 billion in the last five years over terrorism, the country’s Finance Minister Ishaq Dar told the Senate on Friday.

The federal minister stated in a written reply that the country suffered losses of $57 billion in the last five years while tax amounting to over $763 billion (Pakistani Rs.8,000 billion) was collected in the past three years.



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