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Pakistan Re-Elected to UN Human Rights Council

Pakistan re-elected to UN Human Rights Council for fifth time

UNITED NATIONS – Pakistan was re-elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR) with the highest number of votes. This is the fifth time that Pakistan has been elected to the UN body. Elections were held in New York on Tuesday. Pakistan was re-elected with 169 votes in the …

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Pakistan, UAE Enjoy Deep, Historic and Fraternal Ties: Qureshi

Pakistan, UAE enjoy deep, historic and fraternal ties says FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD – Pakistani Foreign Minister, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, said that Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have deep, historical and brotherly ties. In a telephone conversation with UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, he said that millions of Pakistanis living in UAE have contributed to UAE’s development …

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Imran Khan Calls on Countries to Return Looted Wealth

PM Imran calls on countries to return looted wealth

ISLAMABAD – Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday made a passionate appeal to the international community to take decisive action and work to stop white-collar criminals from “bleeding” developing countries dry. In a speech to the United Nations International Financial Accountability, Transparency and Integrity (FACTI), Pakistani Prime Minister Imran …

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Pakistan CAB Turns Into Surplus for the Second Month in A Row

Pakistan’s CAB turns into surplus for second consecutive month

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s Current Account (CAB) balance turned into a surplus for the second consecutive month in August 2020, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) revealed in its latest data on Wednesday. According to SBP, the CAB surplus was driven by impressive growth in workers’ remittances and a drop in …

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Pakistan ‘Essential’ Regional Partner: US Ambassador-Designate

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WASHINGTON – William Todd, the Trump administration-appointed ambassador to Islamabad, called Pakistan a “vital partner” in the region and suggested that US relations with India should not come at Pakistan’s expense. Addressing the Senate confirmation hearing on Tuesday, William Todd said the United States could have strong relations with India …

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Pakistan to Open 18 Markets Along Afghanistan-Iran Border

Pakistan to set up 18 markets along Afghan, Iran border

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan will establish 18 markets along its border with Iran and Afghanistan, Pakistani officials said Thursday. The decision was announced at a high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad. Twelve markets will be established along the Afghan border and six in border areas with Iran, …

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ADB Predicts Pakistan’s Economic Recovery in the Current Fiscal Year

ADB predicts Pakistan’s economic recovery in current fiscal year

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan is expected to experience a broad economic recovery in the current fiscal year (2020-2021) as the economic climate improves with the predicted decline of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) and the resumption of structural reforms, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on Tuesday. The Asian Development Outlook (ADO) …

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