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Pakistan minister urges citizens to drink fewer cups of tea to keep economy afloat

People in Pakistan have been asked to reduce the amount of tea they drink to keep the country’s economy afloat. Sipping fewer cups a day would cut Pakistan’s high import bills, senior minister Ahsan Iqbal said. The country’s low foreign currency reserves – currently enough for fewer than two months of all imports – have […]

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Sri Lanka to settle debt for past oil imports from Iran by paying off in tea

Sri Lanka plans to settle a debt for past oil imports from Iran by paying it off in tea, a government minister said. Ramesh Pathirana said his country hoped to send $5 million worth of tea to Iran each month to clear a $251 million debt. Sri Lanka is experiencing a severe debt and foreign […]