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A dialogue between two industrial cities: Wuppertal Photo Exhibition launched in China’s Dongguan to commemorate the bicentenary of the birth of Friedrich Engles

November 30, 2020 |

DONGGUAN, China, Nov. 30, 2020 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/–The 2020 Dongguan Citizen Photography Week with the theme of “City – Quality”, held by the Information Office of Dongguan Municipality, has kicked off in Dongguan, China, with Friedrich Engles’ Hometown Wuppertal Photo Exhibition being one of the activities. The Exhibition works as a “window” for the citizens of Dongguan […]

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Bombardier Appoints Bart Demosky Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

November 30, 2020 |

MONTREAL, Nov. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier (TSX: BBD.B) announced today the appointment of Bart Demosky as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Bart will report to Éric Martel, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bombardier Inc., replacing John Di Bert who will be leaving the Company. “We are very excited to […]

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Pakistani fashion e-commerce startup Clicky.pk attracts USD 700,000 in Pre-Series a funding round

November 30, 2020 |

Lahore, November 30, 2020 (PPI-OT): Lahore-based fashion e-commerce startup, Clicky.pk, closed USD 700,000 in a Pre-Series A round of funding. Former executives from Amazon MENA region as well as Xiaomi along with few other angel investors participated in the round. Founded in 2016 by Muhammad Khalid and Syed Shahzad, Clicky.pk is Pakistan’s top fashion-focused marketplace […]

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VIS Upgrades Entity Ratings of AKD Securities Limited

November 30, 2020 |

Karachi, November 30, 2020 (PPI-OT): VIS Credit Rating Company Ltd. (VIS) has upgraded the entity ratings of AKD Securities Limited (AKDSL) from ‘A/A-2’ (Single A/A-Two) to ‘A+/A-1’ (Single A Plus/A-One). Outlook on the assigned ratings is ‘Stable’. Long Term Rating of A+ reflects good credit quality, adequate protection factors. Risk factors may vary with possible […]

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PM approves setting up of Export Development Board

November 30, 2020 |

Prime Minister Imran Khan has in principle, approved setting up of Export Development Board (EDB) to enhance exports. The approval was granted during Prime Minister’s meeting with his Commerce Advisor Abdul Razak Dawood in Islamabad today (Monday). The Prime Minister will be the President of Export Development Board, while all stakeholders relating to exports are […]

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KP CM directs reconstructing Anti-Corruption establishment at earliest

November 30, 2020 |

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has directed reconstructing Anti-Corruption establishment at the earliest. Presiding over a meeting in Peshawar, he directed the concerned authorities to present the new draft of the provincial anti-corruption establishment by all means within three weeks. The Chief Minister said the provincial government has made itself accountable to the […]

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Balochistan Govt to prepare second five-year education sector plan to improve literacy rate

November 30, 2020 |

Balochistan government will set up the second education sector plan for five years to improve literacy rate in the province ensuring a bright future for the younger generation of the province. According to an official of education department, the plan would be formed in collaboration with the Global Partnership for Education and United Nations International […]

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Pakistan reaffirms resolve to strengthen relations with Tanzania

November 30, 2020 |

Pakistan has reaffirmed its resolve to strengthen relations with Tanzania at broader spectrum. While talking to a business delegation from Tanzania in Islamabad today, Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood highlighted “Engage Africa” initiative and Prime Minister’s vision to deepen cooperation with Africa.   Source: Radio Pakistan

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Seven killed in road accident near Narang Mandi

November 30, 2020 |

Seven people have been killed and 20 others injured in a road accident near Narang Mandi on Monday. According to a spokesman for Rescue 1122, the accident occurred when two passenger coasters collided with a bus. He said that the injured are being shifted to the rural health center Narang Mandi.   Source: Radio Pakistan

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Accountability Court indicted Agha Siraj Ahmed Durani

November 30, 2020 |

An accountability court in Karachi today indicted speaker Sindh Assembly Agha Siraj Ahmed Durani, his wife and three daughters in assets beyond the known income resources reference. However, the accused not pleaded the guilty. The court has summoned the eye witnesses in the case on next hearing.   Source: Radio Pakistan

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PTI govt committed to eradicate polio from country: Dr. Firdous

November 30, 2020 |

Special Assistant to the Punjab Chief Minister on Information Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that PTI government is committed to eradicate polio from the country. Talking to newsmen in Lahore today (Monday), she said that a five-day polio has been launched in the province and effective monitoring is being carried out to cover all […]

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Muhammad Khalid Khursheed elected leader of Gilgit Baltistan Assembly

November 30, 2020 |

Gilgit Baltistan Assembly has elected Muhammad Khalid Khursheed as leader of the house. Election for leader of the house of Gilgit Baltistan Assembly was held through show of hands in the GB Assembly Hall in Gilgit today. Muhammad Khalid Khursheed got 22 votes while the opposition nominated candidate Amjad Hussain secured 9 votes. Speaker Syed […]

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