monthly archives: April 2019

Dubai-based Pakistani girl gets offers from top 16 universities Dubai: A Dubai-based girl is faced with a problem of plenty after she received acceptance letters from 16 top universities in the UK and US, including five Ivy League schools. Alizeh Yahya, a Pakistani Year 13 student at Dubai College, who is looking at a potential […]

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan thanked Huawei for setting up their office in Pakistan and for its continued investments in the country. The prime minister has said this during a meeting with founder of Huawei Mr Ren Zhengfei. The two sides discussed the development of ICT technologies and how to enhance mutual cooperation in the […]

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FO clarifies reports about US visa sanctions on Pakistan Listen ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office has termed as misleading the media reports about a US Federal Registry notification on introduction of new rules on consular matters. According to the details, the United States has placed Pakistan in the list of countries facing sanctions within the framework […]

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Pakistan announces 1000 scholarships for Sri Lankan students ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has announced ‘Allama Iqbal Scholarships’ for as many as 1000 Sri Lankan students to study in the best higher educational institutions of Pakistan. According to the sources, the scholarships would be provided under the Pak-Sri Lanka Higher Education Cooperation Program. The […]

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BEIJING: Pakistan and China on Sunday signed the second phase of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) after which Pakistan will get duty-free access to Chinese markets. Prime Minister Imran Khan and his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang witnessed the signing ceremony held here at Diaoyutai State Guest House. The other memorandums of understanding (MoUs) and agreements […]

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BEIJING/ISLAMABAD: China places CPEC and Pakistan’s interest in the priority position of its foreign policy and neighboring diplomacy, said the Chinese Foreign Ministry on Monday. Speaking to reporters in Beijing, Spokesperson Geng Shuang said Pakistan and China had agreed to strengthen their ties in all fields in addition to accelerating the China Pakistan Economic Corridor […]

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The revolutionary One Belt One Road nexus between Pakistan and China has at its center fold the groundbreaking China-Pakistan Economic Corridor worth an estimated US$54 billion. While the corridor that has seen major constructions overtime became party functional, Chinese cargo began to be transported overland to Gwadar Port last year. As part of the project, […]

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Prime Minister Imran Khan is leaving for China for the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, which will be held from April 25 to 27 in Beijing. Chinese President Xi Jinping will preside the Forum along with 39 heads of state and government, and international organizations. The leaders will have in-depth discussion on […]

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ISLAMABAD: The IMF has folded its bailout package with more stringent conditions as Islamabad have been conveyed to ensure guarantee from China that it will get rollover of $5 to $7 billion debt on account of deposits and commercial loans in order to meet its financing requirements during the program period. The IMF has put […]

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Listen RAWALPINDI: Assistance Minister of Defence of Saudi Arabia, Muhammad Bin Abdullah Al-Ayesh called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) at GHQ, on Tuesday. Inter Services Public Relations, the media wing of the military, said during the meeting views were exchanged on issues of mutual interest including defence and security cooperation […]

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