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ADB seeks tax break for Pak rupee bonds ADB seeks tax break for Pak rupee bonds
ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has asked Pakistan for immunity from regulatory approvals and tax exemptions for Pak rupee-denominated bonds that the regional lender wants to float to raise money for public and private-sector projects from the domestic market. The Manila-based lending agency has sought these concessions to launch local currency bonds, according to government sources...
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PM Imran likely to fly to Riyadh in days PM Imran likely to fly to Riyadh in days
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan is expected to travel to Saudi Arabia soon as part of Pakistan’s continued efforts to facilitate rapprochement between Riyadh and Tehran. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, also accompanied by the head of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), visited Riyadh on Wednesday and believed to have laid the ground for the premier’s visit. Diplomatic sources said...
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PTI govt to table bill for single trade window PTI govt to table bill for single trade window
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan, being a signatory to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), has decided to introduce a bill for creating a single window in order to facilitate cross-border trade. Pakistan has signed WTO’s Agreement on Trade Facilitation and has notified the establishment of Pakistan Single Window (PSW) for cross-border trade by February 2022. This comes as the government increasingly focuses...
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Pakistan's first modern mass transit project opens Pakistan's first modern mass transit project opens
LAHORE: After a prolonged delay, Punjab Minister for Transport Muhammad Jehanzaib Khan Khichi will inaugurate the trial run of the Lahore Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT) on Tuesday (today). As per the announced schedule, all dignitaries will gather at Dera Gujran Station (Station No 1) and board on the metro train which will reach Ali Town, last station, after a run of 40 minutes. Following t...
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Pakistan, Qatar to sign trade pacts soon Pakistan, Qatar to sign trade pacts soon
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Qatar have agreed in principle on a preferential trade agreement (PTA) and a free trade agreement (FTA) to enhance bilateral trade. The agreements will soon be signed after necessary formalities. Pakistan has also offered to establish a plant in Qatar to manufacture footballs for the FIFA World Cup 2022 as well as subsequent football tournaments. Nebras Power, a major...
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Govt to facilitate registration of INGOs Govt to facilitate registration of INGOs
ISLAMABAD: The federal government has decided to make the process for the registration of international non-governmental organisations (INGOs) quicker and easier. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi presided over a meeting with representatives of INGOs on Friday. Interior Minister Brigadier (retd) Ijaz Shah, Intelligence Bureau Director General Dr Muhammad Suleman and Foreign Secretary Sohail...
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Zardari files bail plea on medical grounds Zardari files bail plea on medical grounds
ISLAMABAD: Former president Asif Ali Zardari – who is currently under treatment at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) hospital in Islamabad – on Tuesday filed a bail petition on medical grounds. The former president filed a writ petition under Article 199 of the Constitution, pending before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and accountability court-II. Zardari, who file...
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Govt forms three-member committee to lead efforts on COAS tenure legislation Govt forms three-member committee to lead efforts on COAS tenure legislation
ISLAMABAD: The government on Monday constituted a three-member committee to lead the effort for drafting new legislation on the extension of an army chief’s tenure. The move comes after the Supreme Court gave the incumbent government six months to legislate and iron out the lacunae in the reappointment or extension of tenure of an army chief – paving the way for the incumbent, Gen Qamar Javed B...
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PM replaces top bureaucrats in major reshuffle PM replaces top bureaucrats in major reshuffle
ISLAMABAD / LAHORE: In a massive reshuffle at the federal level, the government has issued orders for the appointment, promotion and transfer of 44 officers in Islamabad and 90 officers in Punjab. The decision to reshuffle the bureaucracy in Punjab was anxiously awaited since earlier this week after Prime Minister Imran Khan had expressed his dissatisfaction with the administrative structure of...
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National institutions will never clash, says PM National institutions will never clash, says PM
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said national institutions will never clash with one another as they have started working within their parameters with maturing of democracy. “A democratic culture and mindset prevails in the country and the state institutions respect one another to the disappointment of many, including the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of India and mafias in Pakistan, wh...
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