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President terms online education as vital for country’s development

July 21, 2022 |

President Dr Arif Alvi says online education and industry experts’ inclusion in advisory boards of universities are essential for speedy progress and development of the country.In a follow-up briefing on International Islamic University in Islamabad on…

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Country has sufficient stock of diesel, furnace oil, motor gasoline for two months: Miftah

July 21, 2022 |

Finance Minister Miftah Ismail has said the country has sufficient stock of diesel, furnace oil and motor gasoline for two months.Briefing media in Islamabad on Thursday afternoon, along with Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif, he said in view of a…

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Ahsan underlines need for further strengthening Pakistan-US ties

July 20, 2022 |

Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has underlined the need for further strengthening Pakistan-US relations, especially in the realms of trade and investment.During his separate meetings with the US Congressmen, Senators and the US Specia…

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Govt to control inflation, put economy on growth trajectory in one year: Bilal Kiyani

July 20, 2022 |

Coordinator to Prime Minister on Economy and Energy Bilal Azhar Kayani says the government is making all-out efforts to put the country on the path of economic stability.Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Wednesday evening, he said the PML-N …

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Truckload of food aid handed over to Afghan authorities

July 20, 2022 |

A truckload of food packages containing rice, cooking oil, beans and sugar was handed over to Afghan authorities at the Zero Line Ghulam Khan border.According to details, the food aid was donated by Khadija-Ul-Kubra Foundation through Pak-Afghan Cooper…

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PM convenes emergency meeting regarding economic situation of country

July 20, 2022 |

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has convened an emergency meeting regarding economic situation of the country.It will be attended by the economic team and other high ranking officials.The meeting will discuss reasons behind the recent appreciation of dol…

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Pakistan, Turkiye vow to enhance fraternal bilateral ties

July 20, 2022 |

Ambassador of Turkiye Mehmet Pacaci called on Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif in Islamabad on Wednesday.The meeting expressed satisfaction over bilateral understanding on regional and global emerging situation and areas of common interest, i…

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ECC approves import of 120,000 metric tonnes of wheat

July 20, 2022 |

The Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet has approved tariff rationalization same as the rest of the country for K-Electric.The ECC, which met in Islamabad on Wednesday with Finance Minister Miftah Ismail in the chair, approved that KE applic…

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Marriyum refutes a news about increase in electricity tariffs

July 19, 2022 |

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb has refuted a news about increase in electricity tariffs.In a statement, she said there is no truth in the news about increase in electricity tariff.The Information Minister urged media to ve…

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Poland expresses commitment to contribute in Pakistan’s energy security

July 19, 2022 |

Ambassador of Poland to Pakistan H.E Maciej Pisarski alongwith delegation of Polish Oil and Gas Company (POGC) headed by Mr. Robert Perkowski, vice president & chief operating officer and Mr. Artur Cieslik, vice president of Management board called…

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FO rejects claim that Cypher Communication was ‘hidden’ from PM, FM

July 19, 2022 |

Foreign Office Spokesperson Asim Iftikhar Ahmad has termed as entirely baseless the claim that the Cypher Communication received from the Embassy in Washington was ‘hidden’ from the Foreign Minister or the Prime Minister.He said this while responding t…

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Pakistan, Norway agree to enhance existing fraternal ties in diverse fields

July 19, 2022 |

Finance Minister Miftah Ismail has said the present government wants to enhance economic relations with Norway.Ambassador of Norway to Pakistan, Per Albert Ilsaas called on Fiance Minister Miftah Ismail in Islamabad and exchanged views on matters of mu…

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