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Pakistan, China agree to work on four key projects for oil, gas cooperation ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China have agreed to include four key projects for oil and gas cooperation including finalisation of feasibility study on South North Gas Pipeline Project by Power China International Group of Companies and up-gradation of Pakistan Refinery Ltd, Karachi. Top […]

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Pakistan, IMF agree on cutting FBR’s tax collection target by Rs233 bn ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and the visiting IMF review mission have agreed on downward revision of FBR’s tax collection target by slashing it by Rs233 billion to bring it at Rs5,270 billion against earlier envisaged target of Rs5,503 billion for 2019-20. Against the demand of […]

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Pakistan, Saudi Arabia agree to take forward PM Imran’s Gulf peace initiative ISLAMABAD: The Saudi leadership on Tuesday welcomed Prime Minister Imran Khan’s efforts to promote peace and stability and his initiative to de-escalate tensions in the region. Despite the complexity of the issues and recognising the challenges involved, the two sides agreed to remain […]

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Pakistan, Iran to sign extension in IP gas line agreement next week ISLAMABAD: Islamabad and Tehran have extended the Iran-Pakistan (IP) gas line GSPA (gas sales purchase agreement) for next five years till August 26, 2024 through a mutually agreed amendment. Under earlier GSPA, Pakistan was to have a first gas inflow from Iran under […]

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India ups military movement on Pak border SRINAGAR: The sudden deployment of additional forces sparked panic in the valley, with speculation rife about the abrogation of Article 35A as the India enhanced military deployment at the Line of Control (LoC). A day after India’s central government decision to dispatch an additional 28,000 paramilitary forces to […]

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Pakistan, Iran agree on border fencing ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Iran have decided to manage more than 900km common border some of the ‘appropriate’ measures included physical installations such as fencing. This was decided in a meeting held at the Foreign Office Thursday. Pakistan has already unilaterally fenced off a large portion of its common border […]

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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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Zulfi Bukhari special assistant to PM Islamabad Zulfi Bukhari was appointed as a special assistant to the prime minister on overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development on Tuesday, according to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s official Twitter account. Prime Minister Imran Khan has appointed Sayed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari as His Special Assistant on Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource […]

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THE EXPRESS TRIBUNE > PAKISTAN Steps taken to boost remittance: Zulfi Bukhari By APPPublished: December 17, 201810SHARES SHARETWEETEMAIL Zulfi Bukhari. PHOTO:PID ISLAMABAD: Recognising the importance of remittances in national development, the incumbent government was planning to introduce ‘Digital Challenger Bank’ to incentivise overseas Pakistanis to use formal legal channels to send their money to their families in Pakistan. The Ministry of […]

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SHARETWEET 1.6m Pakistanis contributing to UAE economy, says envoy By DNAPublished: December 5, 20188SHARES SHARETWEETEMAIL A general view of the luxury Burj al-Arab Hotel at Jumeirah area in Dubai, UAE. PHOTO: REUTERS ISLAMABAD: Even as the top court asks questions about properties developed by Pakistanis in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the 1.6 million Pakistanis were contributing to […]

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