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Somali President Farmajo begins Djibouti visit

August 19, 2019 |

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo arrived in Djibouti on Monday, leading a senior delegation, for an official visit to the tiny Horn of Africa country.

President Farmajo will meet with his Djibouti counterpart IsmaA�l Omar Guelleh on Tuesday, where they …

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Govt trying to increase tax to GDP ratio: Hammad

August 12, 2019 |

Minister for Economic Affairs, Hamad Azhar has said that present government is trying to increase the Tax to GDP ratio from three to four percent by the end of this year.

Talking to a private news channel, he said all …

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Govt trying to increase tax to GDP ratio: Hammad

August 12, 2019 |
Minister for Economic Affairs, Hamad Azhar has said that present government is trying to increase the Tax to GDP ratio from three to four percent by the end of this year.Talking to a private news channel, he said all out…

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Pilgrims flock to Mina and Grand Mosque to perform rituals of day of sacrifice

August 11, 2019 |

Almost 2.5 million pilgrims flocked to the holy site of Mina on Sunday morning, 10th Dhu'l Hijjah, to perform the rituals of the first day of Eid al-Adha (feast of sacrifice).

The pilgrims are flowing smoothly, with the Saudi security …

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UN Libya Mission welcomes agreement to humanitarian Eid truce

August 11, 2019 |

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has welcomed the agreement by concerned parties to the principle of humanitarian truce on the occasion of Eid al-Adha.

In a statement published on its official website on Saturday, the Mission called …

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FBR directs not to provide gas connection to non-filers

August 9, 2019 |

Federal Board of Revenue has directed gas companies not to provide gas connection to un-registered consumers.

Chairman FBR Syed Shabbar Zaidi has sent letters to Managing Directors Sui Northern Gas Company Limited and Sui Southern Gas Company Limited in this …

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PM vows to provide all possible facilities to investors

August 8, 2019 |
Prime Minister Imran Khan has reiterated the government's commitment to provide all possible facilities to investors and the business community in the country.Talking to Global Vice Chairman of American Company Procter and Gamble Jon Moellor in Islamab... Read More ...

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Political parties asked to submit accounts statements by Aug 29

August 8, 2019 |
Election Commission of Pakistan has again reminded the political parties to file their statement of accounts for financial year 2018-2019 till 29th of this month.According to ECP, Section 210 of the Elections Act, 2017 provides that a political party s...…

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Pakistan, ADB sign loan agreement for Trade and Competitiveness Program

August 7, 2019 |
Pakistan and Asian Development Bank have signed the loan agreement for Trade and Competitiveness Program amounting to 500 million dollars. Minister for Economic Affairs Muhammad Hammad Azhar and ADB Country Director Xiaohong Yang witnessed the signing ... Read More ...

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Decrease in imports reflects positive trajectory: Commerce Adviser

August 7, 2019 |
Adviser on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood says Pakistan's exports have increased and imports decreased as compared to the last year.Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Wednesday, he said reduction in imports indicates that economy is on the posit... Read

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Japanese investors keen to invest in Pakistan

August 6, 2019 |
Japanese investors have expressed keen interest to invest in pharmaceutical, food and agriculture sectors of Pakistan.This was expressed by the Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, Kuninori Matsuda to the Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue, D... Read More

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PM directs to accelerate efforts for reviving Pakistan Steel Mills

August 5, 2019 |
Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the Ministry of Trade and Industry to accelerate efforts for reviving Pakistan Steel Mills.Chairing a review meeting on progress in revival of Pakistan Steel Mills in Islamabad on Monday, he said it is a…

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