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Pakistan urges Morocco to ease visa conditions for businessmen


October 16, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Law and Justice Dr Farogh Naseem has urged Morocco to ease visa conditions for Pakistani business community seeking to improve trade ties between the two countries. The minister made the demand while speaking to Morocco ambassador in Islamabad Mohamed Karmoune who called on the Federal Minister for Law and Justice Barrister Dr. Muhammad Farogh Naseem at …

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Charles C. Foster joins AM-PAK Business Development Forum as Chairman Houston Chapter


October 16, 2018

KARACHI:  Charles C. Foster, an American immigration attorney and chairman of the Houston-based law firm Foster LLP has joined America – Pakistan Business Development Forum as Chairman Houston Chapter. Am-Pak Business Development Forum has been established under ICCMC to promote business relationship between USA and Pakistan. It was founded by renowned business icon Nawaid Isa. He has established the first …

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PM appoints aide as Special Assistant on Foreign Investments


October 16, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has appointed his close aide Sahibzada Amir Jahangir as Special Assistant on Foreign Investments. According to a notification issued by the cabinet division on October 15, Mr Jahangir’s term as the prime minister’s special assistant has begun from October 11. Sahibzada Jahangir had been serving as PTI’s senior advisor to Chairman Imran Khan on Foreign …

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ECC approves uninterrupted supply of gas to export sector


October 16, 2018

Finance Minister Asad on Tuesday Umar chaired a meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the federal cabinet in Islamabad. The ECC approved a mechanism to ensure enhanced supply of domestic gas to the five zero-rated export-oriented sectors. It was further decided that these sectors would be given priority in the allocation of gas at par with the power …

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Pakistan bowled out for 282 in second Test


October 16, 2018

Pakistan, who won the toss and opted to bat, were bowled out for 282 in their first innings on the first day of the second Test in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. Debutant Fakhar Zaman and skipper Sarfraz Ahmed both scored 94 and togther added 147 for the sixth wicket after Pakistan were jolted by spinner Nathan Lyon with four wickets …

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No effort will be spared to locate missing Iranian guards: Foreign Office


October 16, 2018

Pakistan on Tuesday “noted with concern” the reports regarding the alleged abduction of Iranian border guards from Lulakdan area near the Pak-Iran border. Issuing a statement in this regard, the Foreign Office has pledged to offer all possible assistance to locate the missing Iranian security personnel. “Both militaries, under a joint mechanism established since last year, are working to ascertain …

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At least seven dead in Morocco train crash


October 16, 2018

RABAT: A passenger train derailed Tuesday near the Moroccan capital Rabat killing at least seven people and injuring over 80 others, officials said. “Regrettably, seven people died,” regional health director Abdelmoula Boulamizat told the official MAP news agency. National railway company boss Mohamed Rabie Khlie earlier gave a death toll of six, including the driver and his assistant, and said …

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Journalist Sohail Khan shot dead in Haripur


October 16, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Unidentified armed assailants gunned down journalist Sohail Khan in Haripur district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Senior anchorperson Hamid Mir tweeted Sohail Khan was the fourth journalist killed in the line of duty in Pakistan this year. “Three were killed in KPK and one in Punjab,” he added. “Sohail Khan submitted an application today in DPO office about threats to him …

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67th martyrdom anniversary of Liaquat Ali Khan observed


October 16, 2018

ISLAMABAD: The 67th martyrdom anniversary of Nawabzada Liaquat Ali Khan, Pakistan’s first Prime Minister was observed today(Tuesday). Liaquat Ali Khan struggled with Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah to get a separate homeland for Muslims of sub-continent and later served as its first prime minister at critical juncture. Liaquat Ali Khan was born on October 1, 1896 in Karnal (Punjab), India. He …

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