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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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Pakistan Expects India to Appreciate Opening Kartarpur Corridor: FO


ISLAMABAD – Pakistan expected India to appreciate its gesture of opening visa-free Kartarpur Corridor for Sikh pilgrims, which was taken in the spirit of promoting peace and harmony in the region, Pakistani Foreign Office (FO) spokesman, Dr. Mohammad Faisal, said on Thursday. Dr. Faisal said approximately 12,000 Yatrees were present …

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Normalcy Continues to Elude Jammu & Kashmir as Lockdown Enters 102nd Day


ISLAMABAD – Normalcy continues to elude the Kashmir Valley and Muslims-majority areas of Jammu and Ladakh regions as inhuman Indian military lockdown entered 102nd running day, in Jammu and Kashmir. According to Kashmir Media Service, restrictions under section 144 are enforced. Although majority of the landline connections are functioning and …

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Pakistan Sets Target to Achieve 75pc of Green Energy by 2030


ISLAMABAD – With the intention to go green, Pakistan has set itself an ambitious target to achieve 75 percent of green energy in a time span of ten years, Khaleej Times reported Wednesday. Nadeem Babar, special assistant to the Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on the Petroleum Division, said that …

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CPEC Projects, Pakistan, China Agree to Enhance Security System


ISLAMABAD – Pakistan and China have agreed to enhance cooperation to put in place a more effective security system for China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects with Gwadar Port as pilot project in this regard. Both countries reached the consensus in recently concluded 9th Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) of CPEC. Pakistan’s …

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Pakistan, China Agree to Bolster Cooperation


ISLAMABAD – China and Pakistan have agreed to bolster cooperation in matters pertaining to economy, politics, accountability, climate change as well as the ongoing smog crisis. All these matters were discussed in a meeting of Chairperson of the Senate Special Committee on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Senator Sherry Rehman …

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Pakistan Makes an Offer to Iran on the Joint Economic Front


ISLAMABAD – Pakistani Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) President, Maqsood Anwar Pervaiz, proposed the establishment of a Joint Chamber of Commerce between Pakistan and Iran to improve trade and business relations. In his meeting with Iranian Consul General Mohammad Bagherbeyghi on Thursday, he made the remarks and called …

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Afghan Border Fencing to Be Completed by 2020: Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD – Pakistan said Tuesday it will have fenced off its traditionally porous border with Afghanistan by the end of next year, leading to an improved security situation in the region, Voice of America (VOA) reported Wednesday. According to VOA report, the military-led massive construction program, launched in mid-2017, is …

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Pakistan-Qatar JMC Decides to Explore New Areas of Cooperation


ISLAMABAD – Pakistan and Qatar held a two-day session of Joint Ministerial Commission (JMC) in Doha, Qatar and decided to explore new areas of cooperation aimed at further strengthening bilateral trade and investment relations. It was fifth session of the JMC that held from November 4 to 5 and co-chaired …

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