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Govt bans import of furnace oil except K-Electric

January 8, 2019 |

The government has notified an immediate ban on import of furnace oil except for K-Electric.

According to a press release issued by the Ministry of Petroleum on Tuesday, the government has ordered all the refineries to utilize billions of rupees …

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Govt to raise awareness among masses about quality education

January 7, 2019 |

Federal Education and Professional Training Division would initiate an active campaign and reform agenda to raise awareness among masses about quality of education in public sector schools.

According to an official document, the education ministry under this initiative will identify …

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UN envoy for Libya to begin Algeria visit today

January 7, 2019 |

Algiers United Nations Special Envoy for Libya Ghassan Salame will begin Monday a two-day working visit to Algeria for talks with Algerian officials on the Libyan crisis.

Algeria's Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the visit of Salame, who …

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OIC chief meets Saudi foreign minister in Riyadh

January 6, 2019 |

Riyadh Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen met with Saudi Foreign Minister Dr. Ibrahim Al-Assaf, at the Ministry's headquarter in Riyadh on Sunday.

During the meeting, the two sides discussed issues of …

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UN envoy arrives in Yemen to push Hodeida truce

January 5, 2019 |

Sana'a The United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, arrived in Yemen on Saturday to push Hodeida truce and for talks to shore up a ceasefire in the country's lifeline port city of Hodeida.

Griffiths is scheduled to hold …

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UN envoy arrives in Yemen to push Hodeida truce

January 5, 2019 |

Sana'a The United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, arrived in Yemen on Saturday to push Hodeida truce and for talks to shore up a ceasefire in the country's lifeline port city of Hodeida.

Griffiths is scheduled to hold …

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Turkey to Host Trilateral Summit on Afghan Peace

January 4, 2019 |

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan says a much stronger effort is needed to further ongoing peace talks his country is facilitating between the United States and Afghanistan's Taliban.

Addressing a televised joint news conference in Ankara after official …

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Over 10m seed cotton bales (phutti) reach ginneries in country

January 3, 2019 |

Over 10 million bales of seed cotton (phutti) have reached ginneries across the country till January 01, 2019.

According to a report of Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) issued Thursday, about 6.1 million bales reached ginning factories in Punjab which …

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President visits Mobile Book Shop of National Book Foundation

January 1, 2019 |

President Arif Alvi visited the Mobile Book Shop of National Book Foundation at Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad today (Tuesday).

Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood was also present on the occasion.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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Saudi Deputy Minister of Hajj receives Kuwaiti Undersecretary of Awqaf Ministry

December 31, 2018 |

Makkah Saudi Deputy Minister of Hajj and Umrah Abdulfattah bin Suleiman Mashat received here on Sunday Kuwait's Undersecretary of the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Eng. Farid Assad Emadi and his accompanying delegation.

During the meeting, the two sides …

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Dubai to host Global Investment in Aviation Summit on January 28

December 30, 2018 |

Dubai The first edition of the Global Investment in Aviation Summit (GIAS 2019) is set to take place in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, on January 28-29, with the participation of the largest ever gathering of aviation ministers and heads …

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Pakistan, US Military Leaders Review Afghan Peace Efforts

December 27, 2018 |

ISLAMABAD The U.S. commander of foreign forces in Afghanistan traveled to Pakistan Thursday to discuss Afghan reconciliation efforts with Pakistan's military chief, officials said.

Gen. Austin Scott Miller's visit came amid reports of a possible U.S. troop drawdown in Afghanistan …

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