monthly archives: December 2019

India installs missiles at LoC: No talks with India until Kashmir solution, says FM Qureshi MULTAN: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said no talks can be held with India until the Kashmir issue is resolved according to the UN resolutions and the wishes of Kashmiri people, and the anti-Muslim legislation issue is settled. Addressing […]

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PM Imran, Turkish President Erdogan meet in Geneva File photo GENEVA: Prime Minister Imran Khan met Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in Geneva, sources told Geo News on Tuesday. The prime minister is currently in Geneva to co-convene the first Global Refugee Forum World. According to sources, the prime minister met with the Turkish president on […]

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Pakistan to ask Saudi Arabia, UAE: Convert $5 bn deposits into loans ISLAMABAD: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the UAE have granted rollover of $5 billion deposits for one year period in order to help Islamabad overcome its economic crisis, The News has learnt. Now after getting the rollover of $5 billion deposits from […]

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American investors bullish on Pakistan’s economic prospect KARACHI: US businesses operating in Pakistan are bullish on economic prospect in the long run with nearly half of them having enlisted the country as a destination for near-term global investment, but majority of them termed high cost of doing business as the biggest challenge. The American Business […]

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ADB approves loans worth $1.3 billion for Pakistan ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank on Friday approved two loans of $1.3 billion in total for budgetary support and key reforms in Pakistan. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved $1 billion in immediate budgetary support to Pakistan to “shore up the country’s public finances” and help strengthen […]

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Randi Zuckerberg finds Pakistan friendliest country LAHORE: The third and final day of AdAsia 2019 belonged to Randi Zukerberg, sister of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. She kept the fully packed hall spell-bound during her one-hour lecture, describing Pakistan as the friendliest country. She justified her praise for Pakistani nation by citing the names of Malala […]

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US welcomes upgrade in Moody’s credit outlook for Pakistan United States Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells on Wednesday welcomed the improvement in Pakistan’s outlook by credit rating agency Moody’s. Wells, in a tweet issued on behalf of her by the US State Department said, “With bold economic reforms, […]

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Pakistan informs new Sri Lankan govt of critical situation in Kashmir Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Monday briefed his Sri Lankan counterpart Dinesh Gunawardena on the dire situation and human rights crisis in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK), said Foreign office spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal. The FO spokesperson said Qureshi told the Sri Lankan foreign […]

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CPEC: Sovereignty first The mistrust between Pakistan and the United States seems to have ebbed significantly in the wake of their close cooperation for the settlement of Afghan conflict. The mistrust between Pakistan and the United States seems to have ebbed significantly in the wake of their close cooperation for the settlement of Afghan conflict. […]

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