2022 January : AsiaNet-Pakistan

Archive for January, 2022

Award Ceremony of Short Video Competition “Chatting About China Pakistan Friendship and Good Wishes for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games” by All Pakistan-China Friendship Association & Pakistan Olympic Association

January 31, 2022 |

Dear Media Friends,To celebrate 70 years of the establishment of Pakistan-China Diplomatic relations, a special award ceremony for winners of the Short Video Competition on the theme of “Chatting About China Pakistan Friendship and Good Wishes for the …

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PTA Drafts New Regulations to Ensure Pricing Flexibility & Protect Consumers Interests

January 31, 2022 |

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has drafted ‘Tariff for Telecommunication Services Regulations, 2022’ to ensure pricing flexibility and safeguard the interests of consumers.Under the regulations, the tariffs will be at a level that provides …

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ECNEC Approves Rs. 129.9 Billion Road Infrastructure Projects for Punjab

January 31, 2022 |

The Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Monday approved the Punjab Arterial Roads Improvement Programme (PARIP) worth Rs. 129.94 billion. The project sponsored by the Government of Punjab envisages the construction of 535 km of …

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Pakistan and Turkmenistan Discuss Collaboration on Energy Projects

January 31, 2022 |

A high-level delegation of Turkmenistan led by Deputy Foreign Minister, Vepa Hajiyev held an extensive meeting with a Pakistani delegation led by Federal Minister for Energy, Hammad Azhar on Monday to discuss various aspects of the flagship Turkmenista…

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Pakistan Clarifies Reports of Loans from China, Russia and Kazakhstan

January 31, 2022 |

The Ministry of Economic Affairs has rejected the claims circulating in the media that it has prepared a plan for obtaining US$ 5 billion new loans from China, Russia, and Kazakhstan.In a statement, the ministry has made it clear that no such proposal …

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Rupee Continues Winning Streak Against the US Dollar as IMF Meeting Nears

January 31, 2022 |

The Pakistani Rupee (PKR) is persisting with its positive run against the US Dollar (USD) and posted gains in the interbank market today. It gained five paisas against the greenback after hitting an intra-day low of Rs. 176.95 against the USD during to…

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No Gas Supply Cripples Karachi’s Industries Affecting $3 Billion Investments

January 31, 2022 |

The cold weather severely impacted the business and industrial activities in Karachi, the commercial hub of Pakistan, as it witnessed the suspension of gas supplies for the past 100 days, adversely affecting the fresh investment of $3 billion in variou…

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Petrol Prices to Remain Unchanged Despite a Massive Jump in International Prices

January 31, 2022 |

Prime Minister Imran Khan, on Monday, deferred the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority’s (OGRA) recommendation to hike the price of petroleum products.Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Political Communication, Shahbaz Gill, took to Twitter to con…

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Pakistan’s Look Africa Trade Policy Fails to Yield Desired Results

January 31, 2022 |

Pakistan’s Look Africa policy has so far failed to provide the desired results that the policymakers were expecting.According to an official of the Ministry of Commerce, Pakistan’s exports to the countries in the African continent during the first half…

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Two traffic constables killed in firing incident

January 31, 2022 |

Two traffic police constables were killed when unidentified assailants on a motorcycle opened fire on them in Doaba area of Tall tehsil in Hangu district.Police have cordoned off the area and launched a search operation.Source: Radio Pakistan

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AJK PM condemns martyrdom of 5 Kashmiris by Indian forces in IIOJK

January 31, 2022 |

Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Sardar Abdul Qayyum Niazi has strongly condemned the martyrdom of five innocent Kashmiris by Indian forces in Pulwama and Budgam districts of the illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.Talking to various delegations …

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Yusuf Raza Gilani resigns as leader of opposition in Senate

January 31, 2022 |

Leader of the Opposition in the Senate Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has dispelled the impression that he deliberately remained absent from the House to facilitate the treasury benches for the passage of “The State Bank of Pakistan (Amendment) Bill, 2022.” Sp…

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