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Pakistan achieves new record in Kinnow exports

Pakistan has achieved a new record by exporting 460000 metric tons of Kinnow during the export season of Kinnow in the year 2020-21 , being the highest export volume in the country's history. During the global Pandemic COVID-19 ,...

Pakistan: Deficit down by 2% YoY in 9MFY21

Pakistan’s fiscal balance in the current fiscal year to date has strengthened over prior year, with the deficit arriving at PKR 1.65trn in 9MFY21 (3.6% of GDP) compared to PKR 1.69trn in 9MFY20 (3.8% of GDP), down by 2%...

Pakistan expects Canadian govt to re-consider flights halt

Pakistan High Commissioner to Canada Raza Bashir Tarar has told Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) that Canada's suspension of flights from Pakistan by clubbing it with a much larger neighbour with a massively higher volume of corona virus positive cases,...

Imran Khan lauds SBP, Overseas Pakistani’s support as RDA crosses US 1 bln mark

Prime Minister Imran Khan paid rich tribute to Overseas Pakistanis for their overwhelming response to the Roshan Digital Account (RDA). He said their support and vote of confidence have been pivotal in making the initiative a big success within...

Breaking: Canada halts incoming flights from Pakistan and India due to COVID-19

The Canadian federal government announced a 30-day ban on passenger flights from India and Pakistan effective Thursday at 11:30 p.m. EST, as Coronavirus cases are surging in the respective countries. Ministers of health, immigration, transport, public safety, and intergovernmental affairs...

Pakistan: No talks with defunct organization challenging writ of state: Fawad

Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Sunday categorically stated that no talks would be made with lawbreakers and defunct organizations challenging the writ of the state. The workers of TLP had been involved in attacking Nawan...

Breaking: US sanctions 32 Russians and Pakistani individuals, entities for US 2020 elections interference

US president Joseph R. Biden has signed executive orders to imposed sanctions on 32 Russian and Pakistani individuals and entities engaged in and facilitate malicious cyber-enabled activities against the United States and its allies and partners. The Office of Foreign...

Pakistan government aims to buy all private fuel oil-fired power plants

The government of Pakistan is evaluating buying all of Pakistan’s private fuel oil-fired power plants, including Hub Power Co. (HUBCO), at a one-time cost that would help it save at least Rs300 billion on payments over the next seven...

Imran Khan reshuffles federal cabinet, appoints Shaukat Tareen as Finance Minister

The Prime minister of Pakistan once again reshuffled the federal cabinet. The fourth reshuffle introduced Shaukat Tareen as the Finance minister of Pakistan. Mr. Shaukat, a banker by profession was earlier affiliated with PPP (Pakistan Peoples Party) where he held...

AKDN Canada to assist businessmen to invest in Pakistan

Pakistan High Commission in Ottawa and Agha Khan Development Network in Canada will work together to further promote and expand Agha Khan Foundation’s work in Pakistan, motivate and facilitate Canadian and expatriate Pakistanis to invest in Pakistan and coordinate...
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Ashraf Ghani accuses Taliban of not taking “peace talks seriously”

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani accused the Taliban of not taking peace talks seriously. Ghani made these statements during a special...
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