New poverty line marks 39pc Pakistanis as poor

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Islamabad – About 39 per cent Pakistanis live in poverty, revealed Pakistan’s first ever official report on multidimensional poverty which was launched here yesterday.The report, prepared by the Planning Ministry with the technical support of UNDP Pakistan and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), revealed that 4 out 10 Pakistanis (nearly 39 percent) live in multidimensional poverty.NewsS

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