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ADB Approves Loans Worth $1.3 Billion for Pakistan


ISLAMABAD – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Friday approved two loans totaling $1.3 billion for budgetary support and key reforms in Pakistan. The ADB approved $1 billion in an immediate budgetary support to Pakistan to “shore up the country’s public finances” and help strengthen a “slowing economy”, said a …

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Pakistan, Bahrain Take Up Maritime Security Issues


ISLAMABAD – Commander Royal Bahrain Naval Force, Rear Admiral Mohammad Yusuf Al Asam, on Wednesday called on Pakistan’s Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, The Nation reported Thursday. Earlier, upon arrival at Pak Naval Headquarters, the visiting dignitary was received by the Naval Chief. A smartly turned …

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Pakistan Establishes Permanent Mission to OIC in Jeddah

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ISLAMABAD – According to the Pakistani Foreign Office (FO) press release, the FO is establishing Permanent Mission to Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC), coinciding with the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the OIC in 2019, is based on Pakistan’s desire to further strengthen its engagement with the OIC. A statement released …

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Pak-China Free Trade Agreement’s Second Phase Comes Into Effect

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ISLAMABAD – As the second phase of the China-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement (FTA) came into effect, Pakistani manufacturers and traders can now sell more than 300 goods on zero duty to China, Radio Pakistan reported on Monday. Islamabad and Beijing have completed all the legal formalities for the implementation of …

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Pakistan Air Force Conducts Hawk-Eye Exercise


ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Air Force (PAF) conducted a command-level training exercise involving all operational bases across three regional commands, the News reported Friday. The PAF aircraft took part in the major joint exercise to study the aggressive job principle of short notice involving fighter aircraft, force multipliers and special forces. …

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J&K Remains on Edge as Lockdown Enters 115th Day


ISLAMABAD – The Jammu & Kashmir (J&K), particularly the Kashmir Valley, continues to remain on edge as unprecedented military lockdown entered 115th running day, Wednesday. According to Kashmir Media Service, though uneasy calm and uncertainty prevail in the Valley yet life remains badly affected there as restrictions under Section 144 …

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Pakistan Spurns US Warnings, Terms CPEC A Game Changer


ISLAMABAD – Pakistan has dismissed United States concerns and warnings on mega project of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and said that CPEC is a game changer for this region. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi while speaking to media in Multan said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is inevitable for the …

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Netherlands’ Queen to Visit Pakistan from Nov 25-27


ISLAMABAD – The Netherlands Queen Maxima is scheduled to visit Pakistan from 25-27 November in her capacity as Special Advocate of the United Nations Secretary-General (UNSGSA) for inclusive development finance, the Pakistani Foreign Office (FO) announced on Sunday. The Pakistani foreign office said in a press release that during her …

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