Tuesday May 21, 2019
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's net external financing during first nine months (July-March) of current fiscal year increased to Rs524.457 billion as compared to the net external financing of Rs524.299 billion during same period of the year 2017-18.
According to details issued by the Ministry of Finance on Tuesday, Pakistan under "project aid" received Rs250.267 billion, while under "programme loans", the country got Rs443.014 billion during July-March 2018-19.
Similarly, through other loans, Pakistan received Rs326.684 billion and through grants, an amount of Rs16.283 billion was received during the period under review.
Through project loans and grants outside Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP), Pakistan received an amount of Rs3.746 billion.
Gross external financing stood at Rs1.04 trillion while Pakistan paid Rs515.537 billion as repayment of external debt compared to Rs303.4 billion during same period of last year.