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Trade Has Increased by 50pc with Afghanistan: Pak Officials

Trade Has Increased by 50pc with Afghanistan, Pak Officials

LANDIKOTAL – The Pakistan Customs officials on Thursday said that despite scarce facilities and untrained staff at the Afghan Customs office, they have witnessed up to 50 percent increase in trade volume after the Pakistani prime minister inaugurated 24/7 opening of the Torkham border on September 18. However, Afghan authorities …

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Pakistan Authorizes US Senators to Visit Kashmir

Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan on Sunday authorized US Senator Chris Van Hollen to visit Kashmir and meet local people to get first-hand information on the situation in areas near the border control line (LoC) de facto controversy between Jammu and Kashmir between Pakistan and India, a Pakistani official said Monday. According …

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Arg’s Sediqqi and MoFA’s Ahmadi in Twitter Duel

Palace’s Sediqqi And MoFA’s Ahmadi In Twitter Duel

KABUl – On Thursday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Sibghatullah Ahmadi publicly supported Pakistan’s hosting of a Taliban delegation, while President Ashraf Ghani’s spokesperson Sediq Sediqqi condemned the meeting as inappropriate. Later in a tweet, Sediqqi claimed that MoFA’s Ahmadi was not expressing the views of the Afghan government. …

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China and Russia have Offered to Revive PSM

Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – China and Russia have offered to revive Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) as its companies have expressed keen interest in investing worth billions of investments in Pakistan Steel Mills. Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan was briefed on the offer made by Chinese and Russian companies at a high-level session …

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UAE to Invest $5bln in Oil Refinery Project in Pakistan

Pakistan

ABU DHABI – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced on Friday its decision to invest $5 billion in an oil refinery project in Pakistan by the end of 2019. In an interview to Arab News, UAE Ambassador to Pakistan Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salem Al-Zaabi said that soon they are going …

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Imran Khan Seeks to Bolster Ties with China

Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD/BEIJING – Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Beijing next week to bolster ties between the strategic partners, South China Morning Post reported Thursday. Khan is slated to deliver a speech at the China-Pakistan business forum in the Chinese capital on October 8 to promote “economic and trade exchange …

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Pakistan, Germany Agree to Boost Economic Cooperation

Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s Senate Chairman Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani Tuesday said that Pakistan valued its bilateral relations with Germany and desired to further expand mutual collaboration in different sectors to bring people of the both the countries closer, APP reported Tuesday. He emphasized the need to further strengthen the existing bilateral …

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