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Archive for February, 2021

Prime Minister Imran Khan launches “heritage site” at Nandana Fort in Jehlum

February 28, 2021 |

Prime Minister Imran Khan launched “heritage site” at Nandana Fort in Jehlum on Sunday. The project was undertaken as part of the Prime Minister’s vision to promote tourism in line with the National Tourism Strategy 2020-30. Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Zulfiqar Hussain Bukhari is briefing the Prime […]

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Value-addition of horticulture production crucial to boost exports: President

February 28, 2021 |

President Dr Arif Alvi says value-addition of horticulture produce is crucial for Pakistan to boost its exports and get an edge in the highly competitive international market. Addressing a seminar on ‘Trade Potential of Pakistan Citrus – From Roots to Trade Routes’ in Islamabad on Sunday. The President said it is important for the country […]

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Plastic exports increases 11.40% in 7 months

February 28, 2021 |

The exports of plastic materials witnessed an increase of 11.40 percent during the seven months of current financial year as compared to the corresponding period of last year. According to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, Pakistan exported plastic worth 185.918 million dollars during July-January (2020-21) as compared to the exports of 166.885 million dollars during […]

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ایکس جے ټی ایل یو ماہر: غربت خلاف د چین جنګ نه سبق واخستلې شو

February 28, 2021 |

سوزو ، چین ، 28 فروری ، 2021 / پی آر نیوزوائر / – 2016 کښې چین باضابطہ طور باندې دا وعدہ کړې وا چې 2020 پورې دا به انتہائی غربت نه خپل شته 832 کاؤنټیانو له به یو ځائ کړی۔ دا ہدف تیرشوی نومبر کښې حاصل شوی وؤ۔ تیر شوی جمعرات له د چین […]

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Pakistan, Saudi Arabia agree to promote cooperation in fields of customs & tax

February 27, 2021 |

Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have agreed to further promote cooperation in the fields of customs and tax. The understanding was reached at a meeting between Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to Pakistan, Nawaf Saeed Al-Malikey and Chairman Federal Board of Revenue Muhammad Javed Ghani in Islamabad today (Saturday). It was agreed that relevant departments of both countries […]

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SAARC Chamber of Commerce & Industry terms PM Imran’s visit to Sri Lanka as very fruitful

February 27, 2021 |

Vice President of SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Haji Ghulam Ali has termed the visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to Sri Lanka as very fruitful for promotion of regional trade and revival of SAARC forum. Talking to APP in Peshawar today (Saturday), he said the SARRC is lying dormant due to negative attitude […]

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Kyrgyzstan shows interest in getting access to Gwadar, Karachi through CPEC

February 27, 2021 |

Kyrgyzstan has shown interest in getting access to Gwadar and Karachi ports by using the rail and road links being constructed under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. Talking to business community in Lahore, Kyrgyzstan’s Ambassador to Pakistan Erik Beishembiev said his country wants to develop short transportation links through its territory between Central Asia, China and Pakistan. […]

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XJTLU Expert: Lessons learned from China’s war on poverty

February 27, 2021 |

SUZHOU, China, Feb. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — In 2016, China officially pledged that by the end of 2020, it would raise its remaining 832 counties out of extreme poverty – a target reached last November. Last Thursday, China’s President Xi Jinping hailed the achievement as a “complete victory” at a ceremony in Beijing to honour […]

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Bombardier Challenger 350 Jet Most Delivered in Category for Seventh Consecutive Year, Company Also Ends 2020 With Highest Total Market Share in Fourth Quarter

February 26, 2021 |

MONTREAL, Feb. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier announced today that its best-selling Challenger 350 aircraft was the most-delivered medium category business jet in 2020, making it the category leader for a seventh consecutive year. As detailed in the General Aviation Manufacturers Association’s (GAMA) annual shipment and billings report released February 24, the company also […]

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Railways land to be developed under public private partnership: Azam Swati

February 26, 2021 |

Minister for Railways Azam Swati has said the land of Pakistan Railways will be developed under public private partnership. Talking to the media persons in Rawalpindi on Friday, he said this will benefit not only Pakistan Railways but the entire country including the builders and investors.   Source: Radio Pakistan

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ECP issues Code of Conduct for Senate elections

February 26, 2021 |

The Election Commission of Pakistan has issued Code of Conduct for political parties, contesting candidates, election agents and voters for the upcoming Senate elections. According to a notification, the Commission said that as per Code of Conduct, the political parties, candidates, voters and election agents will abide by all directions and instructions issued by the […]

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Baloch Culture Day to be celebrated on 2nd of next month across province: Buzdar

February 26, 2021 |

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that the PTI government has taken many initiatives to promote brotherhood and national unity in Punjab. In a statement, he said that Baloch Culture Day will be celebrated on the 2nd of next month across the province to promote inter-provincial harmony. He said that Balochistan is the […]

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