Pakistan: Rampant inflation piles on the pressure
20 November 2021 | 8:18 am
Pakistan is witnessing an unprecedented economic turmoil, with the inflation rate rising exponentially. DW spoke to some locals who say it has become impossible for them to make ends meet.
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