monthly archives: July 2019

PIA offers discount on international flights Karachi: The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has offered  discounted tickets up to 20 per cent. “Fly from London to Sialkot and avail an awesome 10% discount all the way from 24th September to 30th November,” the PIA tweeted on Wednesday. In a series of tweets, the national flag carrier […]

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Pakistan summons Indian envoy, lodges protest over ceasefire violations ISLAMABAD: The Director General (SA & SAARC), Dr. Mohammad Faisal, summoned the Indian Deputy High Commissioner Gaurav Ahluwalia and condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along the Line of Control (LoC) on 30th July 2019. On Tuesday, 30th July in Danna, Dhddnial, Jura, Lipa, […]

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Britain hit record high of 38.7C last week: official LONDON: Temperatures in Britain reached a record high of 38.7 degrees Celsius on July 25, the Met Office national weather service said on Monday, confirming a preliminary reading. “The reading at Cambridge Botanic Garden has been quality controlled and is officially the highest temperature on record in the […]

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Chinese firm to launch online cab service in Pakistan ISLAMABAD: Eyeing on the potential transport market, a Chinese company is all set to launch its online taxi service on August 10 in six big cities of the country, inviting competition with two such services already operating in the market. Timesaco, the company launching the Buraq […]

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Pakistan raises $500m through Islamic syndicated loan DUBAI: The Government of Pakistan has raised $500 million through an Islamic syndicated loan provided by a consortium of 12 banks, it said in a statement on Sunday. The loan, coordinated by Emirates NBD Capital (ENBD.DU), was 40% oversubscribed. The group of lenders includes Commercial Bank of Dubai, Emirates NBD, Noor […]

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Ivanka Trump keen to work for Pak women empowerment ISLAMABAD: US President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump has shown keen interest in working on women empowerment to help them become a part of the country’s workforce. Ivanka, who serves as Adviser to the President Trump on Job Creation, Economic Empowerment, Workforce Development and Entrepreneurship, expressed […]

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IMF says Pakistan committed to bold structural reforms KARACHI: Some of the policies in the IMF’s backed programme are tough but the PTI-led government is committed to implementing a wide-ranging reform agenda, an IMF official said on Monday. Teresa Daban Sanchez, the Fund’s resident representative for Pakistan said difficulties of implementing package were more complicated […]

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It’s best chance in decades to reset Pak-US ties: Sen Graham WASHINGTON: The head of the US Senate Judiciary Committee and a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Lindsey Graham called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at the Pakistan House here on Monday. Graham has been the most vocal and active supporter of refreshing […]

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US hails Pakistan’s role in ‘progress’ on Afghan peace WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Monday hailed Pakistan´s help in advancing peace talks in Afghanistan to end to almost 18 years of war. President Trump’s comments  came during  a a historical  meeting with Pakistan´s Prime Minister Imran Khan  at the Oval Office. “We have made a […]

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Text of Remarks by President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Imran Khan at White House Remarks by President Trump and Prime Minister Khan of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Before Bilateral Meeting Oval Office PRESIDENT TRUMP: Well, thank you very much. It’s my great honor to have the very popular and, by the way, great […]

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