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ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has requested the Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to allow him to takeRead More

Ishaq Dar writes to PM Abbasi for sick leave: sources

ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – A delegation led by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee of Pakistan, Army General ZubairRead More

Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee to visit Azerbaijan


Asian Development Bank ok’s over $50m financing for Tajikistan

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BAKU, (DNA) – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has disbursed $50.85 million of budget support assistance for the second phase of a program to expand economic opportunities, develop the private sector, and attract investments to Tajikistan. The Bank reported that the program was designed and implemented in collaboration with other development partners. “Creating good jobs through increased private investment, economic diversification, and competitiveness is a cornerstone of the government’s development policy,” said Pradeep Srivastava, ADB Country Director for Tajikistan. Major reforms included in the program are a new regulatory impact analysis system for recently proposed legal acts; increasing transparency ofRead More

CPEC Updates

CPEC Updates

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ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – The 7th meeting of the Joint Coordination Committee of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project on Tuesday approved long-term plan of the corridor, however, no concrete decision wasRead More

Azerbaijan invites Pakistani businessmen to set up manufacture of pharmaceuticals in Baku

Azerbaijan invites Pakistani businessmen to set up manufacture of pharmaceuticals in Baku

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KARACHI, (DNA) – Ambassador of Azerbaijan Ali Alizada has invited the members of Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry to set up various facilities, particularly in the pharmaceutical sphere, atRead More

SC accepts all 9 petitions challenging Elections Act 2017, asks to set date for hearing

SC accepts all 9 petitions challenging Elections Act 2017, asks to set date for hearing

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ISLAMABAD, NOV 22 (DNA) – Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar on Wednesday removed objections by the Supreme Court (SC) registrar on petitions challenging the Elections Act 2017 and directed aRead More

Army major embraces martyrdom in DI Khan

Army major embraces martyrdom in DI Khan

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ISLAMABAD: (DNA) – An army major was martyred on Wednesday in an exchange of fire during a search operation at a terrorist hideout in Kulachi, Dera Ismail Khan, Inter-Services Public Relations DirectorRead More

Chinese official expresses concern over political unrest in Pakistan

Chinese official expresses concern over political unrest in Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – A top Chinese official has expressed concern over the prevailing political instability in Pakistan that could negatively impact the pace of the projects started under the ambitiousRead More

CJP allows petitions challenging Election (Amendment) Act 2017

CJP allows petitions challenging Election (Amendment) Act 2017

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ISLAMABAD: (DNA) – Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Wednesday allowed a petition challenging Election (Amendment) Act, 2017 dismissing registrar office’s reservations to contact concerned forums. During an in-chamberRead More