Energy crisis compounds Pakistan's woes

Double-digit inflation pushes price of basic staples beyond the reach of many families.

    Aside from security issues, Pakistan also has to worry about widespread poverty.

    The UN says more than half its population barely have enough to eat, and an energy shortage is making things worse.

    Double-digit inflation in recent years has pushed the price of basic staples beyond the reach of many families.

    Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid reports from Islamabad.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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