Thursday, February 23, 2017

PM Nawaz leaves for Turkey on February 22 for high level meetings

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be visiting Turkey from February 22 to February 24, 2017, for the 5th Session of the Pakistan-Turkey High-Level Strategic Cooperation Council (HLSCC) said a

Samsung Chief Jay Y Lee arrested for his alleged role in South Korea corruption scandal

SEOUL: Samsung Group Chief Jay Y Lee was arrested early on Friday for his alleged role in a corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye, a decision that is being reviewed

Petroleum prices likely to increase up to Rs. 16 per litre

ISLAMABAD: The federal government is likely to hike prices of petroleum products up to Rs. 16.71 per litre this month. Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has recommended the federal government

Trump’s policies might squeeze international markets, says IMF chief

DUBAI: The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Sunday said US President Donald Trump taking office was good for the American economy in the short term, but rising interest rates and a strengthening

Iran ready to provide more electricity to Pakistan

KARACHI: Iranian Consul General Ahmad Mohammadi has said that Tehran was ready to add 2870 megawatts electricity to the national grid of Pakistan. At this time, Iran is providing 130 megawatts electricity

Pakistan is an expanding market for international products, PM Nawaz tells international investors

ISLAMABAD: Addressing a meeting here today, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif told the CEO’s of 38 international commercial organisations from 14 different countries that Pakistan was an expanding market

Bahria Town that failed to acquire Burj Bank is all set to get hold of EIB

M. M. ALAM KARACHI: AKD Securities on behalf of Bahria Town, in a regulatory filing to Pakistan Stock Exchange, stated that it was interested in buying majority (upto 71.16%) shares in the Escorts Investment

Pakistan welcomes Egypt’s desire to join CPEC: Ayaz Sadiq

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan welcomes Egypt’s desire to join China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, says National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq. He was speaking to the Egyptian Ambassador to Pa­k­i­stan Sherif Shaheen

Trump terms Iran nuclear deal ‘worst agreement ever negotiated’

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has said that Iran was the number one terrorist state in the world and described the nuclear deal as “the worst” agreement ever negotiated. “They (Iranians)


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