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Chinese Delegation Visits NBP, Signs Strategic Cooperation Agreement

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BEIJING – A Chinese delegation headed by President of Pakistan Friendship Association of China and Honorary Chairman of the International Green Economy Association, visited National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) and signed a Strategic Cooperation Agreement for provision of banking facilities by the NBP to International Green Economy Association members. The …

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ADB Approves Loans Worth $1.3 Billion for Pakistan

ADB

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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Iran Hosts Taliban to Discuss Afghan Peace Process

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TEHRAN – Iran’s State TV on Wednesday reported that a delegation of the Taliban visited Tehran and discussed efforts to bring a negotiated end to Afghanistan’s 18-year war. According to Iran’s State TV, Taliban politburo chief, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, met with Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif. It said …

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Pakistan Eager to Form Joint Ventures in Energy Sector

Pakistan

LAHORE – Pakistan is eager to seek joint ventures in the energy sector, specifically with the Chinese private sector, which will not only help in technology transfer but will also aid in curbing production cost in Pakistan, remarked Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) President Irfan Iqbal Sheikh. Talking …

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Pakistan Spurns US Warnings, Terms CPEC A Game Changer

CPEC

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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Pakistan, US Agree to Cooperate on Peace in Afghanistan

Pakistan, US Agree to Cooperate on Peace in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan and the US have agreed to continue work together for the promotion of shared objective of establishment of peace in Afghanistan. This was made during a telephonic conversation between Prime Minister Imran Khan and US President Donald Trump on Thursday. Both leaders discussed bilateral and regional issues …

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