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Pakistan demanded to remove India from FATF review body due to its anti-Pakistan lobbying: Asad

Ased Umar

Finance Minister Asad Umer has urged the regulators including the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan and Pakistan Stock Market to fully facilitate the corporate sector in order to enhance its productivity and contribution to the economy. Addressing a ceremony pertaining to the corporate sector in Islamabad today, he said …

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Bloomberg urges India to positively respond to Pakistan’s offer of talks for regional peace

Bloomberg urges India

The prominent American news service, Bloomberg, has urged Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to positively respond to his Pakistani counterpart’s offer of talks, to promote peace in the region. In its editorial, the Bloomberg warned against the danger of events spiraling out of control. It said this risk is heightened …

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Govt spending over Rs4b on promotion of education in tribal districts


Federal government is spending more than four billion rupees on promotion of quality education in the newly merged tribal districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. A spokesman of Directorate of Education Tribal districts told our Peshawar correspondent that the government has recently completed more than sixty projects in education sector in the …

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Pakistan reaffirms solidarity with Saudi Arabia & expresses concerns over Houthis’ drone attack

solidarity with Saudi Arabia

Pakistan has noted with serious concern the drone attack by Yemen’s Houthis on Saudi Arabia’s Abha city. A press release issued by Foreign Office in Islamabad on Sunday said Pakistan reiterates its full support and solidarity with government and people of Saudi Arabia against any threats to the kingdom’s territorial …

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Work on establishing seven SEZs in Punjab underway on fast track

Work on establishing seven Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in Punjab is underway on fast track. This was informed by Secretary Industries, Commerce and Investment Nadeem Rehman while briefing Prime Minister Imran Khan regarding Punjab Industries in Lahore. He said the provincial government is working on Punjab Smart Regulation Act 2019, …

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PM Imran, Iranian President Rouhani discuss bilateral relations

PM Imran, Iranian President Rouhani

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday made a telephone conversation with the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani as part of his contacts to brief important regional countries and their leadership about the regional situation. Both leaders reiterated the importance of strengthening bilateral relations. The Prime Minister expressed his heartfelt condolences on …

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