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Brexit hastens Pakistani Kashmir's economic break with Britain

A Pakistani Kashmiri foreign currency dealer counting British pound notes at a remittance shop in Mirpur. Remittances have fallen almost 10 per cent since the Brexit referendum, according to the Central Bank of Pakistan.

Mirpur, Pakistan

THE tiled palaces beside Pakistan's Mangla reservoir and dozens of exchange offices testify to the prosperity enjoyed by Kashmir's Mirpur thanks to vast sums of cash sent back by tens of thousands of emigrants living in Britain.

With few jobs and little industry,...

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