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PM office successfully managed to reduce 32% of its expenditures

June 20, 2019 |

Prime Minister office has successfully managed to reduce thirty-two percent of its expenditures which is unprecedented.

Ministry of Finance in a statement today said during the current financial year, budgetary allocation for PM office was nine hundred and eighty-six million …

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Palestinian man dies of wounds sustained from beatings by Israeli forces

June 20, 2019 |

A 60-year-old Palestinian man from occupied East Jerusalem succumbed on Wednesday to wounds he sustained when he was beaten by Israeli forces two weeks ago, WAFA reported according to local sources.

Mousa Abu Mayala, from Shufat refugee camp, was attacked …

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Abu Dhabi Crown Prince, French President discuss regional developments by phone

June 19, 2019 |

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan received a phone call from French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday.

During the conversation, the two sides discussed ways to …

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AJK tax free budget with total outlay of over Rs 121bln announced in Muzaffarabad

June 18, 2019 |

The Azad Jammu and Kashmir tax free budget for the fiscal year 2019-20 amounting to over 121 billion and 56 crore rupees was presented in AJK legislative Assembly in Muzaffarabad today.

Presenting the budget in the house, AJK Finance and …

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SECP to reduce outflow of foreign exchange

June 18, 2019 |
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) held a roundtable in Islamabad today to discuss measures to reduce outflow of foreign exchange pertaining to reinsurance business through optimizing local risk retention.The participants were ap... Read More ...

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Egyptian FM, French counterpart discuss regional developments by phone

June 17, 2019 |

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry received a phone call from his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian on Sunday.

Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Counselor Ahmed Hafez said the two ministers discussed, during the telephone conversation, bilateral cooperation and means of developing …

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Crackdown on use, sale of polythene bags in full swing throughout KP

June 17, 2019 |
The crackdown on the use and sale of polythene bags is in full-swing throughout Khyber PakhtunkhwaAs per the directives of the chief minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, crackdown against the manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers of polythene bags is underw... Read More ...

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AJK budget for fiscal year 2019-20 on Tuesday

June 17, 2019 |
Budget session of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly will begin in Muzaffarabad tomorrow morning.AJK Minister for Finance Dr. Najeeb Naqi will present budget for the fiscal year 2019-20 in the House.Source: Radio Pakistan Read More ...

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US grants Iraq 90-day extension to import Iranian energy

June 16, 2019 |

The United States has allowed Iraq to import Iranian gas for its power grid for another three months by extending a waiver to sanctions.

An Iraqi government official told Jordan news agency Petra on Saturday that the US granted a …

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Dir: KP Govt expedites work on Sharmai hydro power project

June 16, 2019 |
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has expedited work on the construction of Sharmai hydro power project in Upper Dir district.A spokesman of Pakhtunkhwa Energy Development organization told our Peshawar correspondent, that the project will be completed at ... Read More ...

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Imran Khan reinforces Pakistan’s commitment to SCO goals

June 16, 2019 |
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has reinforced his country's commitment to contributing substantially to the advancement of the goals of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).Khan made the remarks in his comprehensive statement at 19th Meetin... Read More ...

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KP Govt establishes first-ever police station in Wana, South Waziristan

June 15, 2019 |

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has established first ever police station in Wana at South Waziristan.

According to details, the Frontier Corps has vacated Wana Fort and handed over to police department for police station.

Similar police stations will also be …

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