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Pakistan, China enter second stage of free trade


April 29, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China on Sunday embarked on the new phase of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor by signing memoranda of understanding (MoUs) on the first Special Economic Zone (SEZ) and socio-economic development and a new agreement on free trade. The MoUs and the second stage Free Trade Agreement (FTA) were signed towards the conclusion of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s second …

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Pakistan, China to revive cooperation for investment promotion


April 27, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China agreed on Friday to revive cooperation between the Chinese Investment Promotion Agency (CIPA) and the Board of Investment (BoI) to ensure investment promotion in prioritised sectors of information technology, textiles and agro-based products. BoI Chairman Haroon Sharif, who is in Beijing as part of prime minister’s delegation to participate in the second Belt and Road Forum, …

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Pakistan, China warn against politicising UN anti-terrorism regime


March 30, 2019

WASHINGTON: Pakistan has warned that politicising the UN counterterrorism machinery would only compromise the integrity of the regime, as China also warned against “forcefully moving” a resolution in the UN Security Council. Speaking in a Security Council debate on “Preventing and Combating the Financing of Terrorism” on Thursday afternoon, Pakistan’s Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi said that current structures like FATF and …

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Pakistan, EU agree on new strategic engagement plan


March 26, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and the European Union on Monday agreed on a new strategic engagement plan for steering their bilateral relationship and enhancing cooperation. The agreement was reached at the fourth round of Pakistan–EU strategic dialogue. High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, who was visiting Islamabad for the first time since assuming office …

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Pakistan, Malaysia likely to sign $900 million investment deals during Mahathir’s visit: report Listen


March 25, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is expected to sign $900 million deals with the Malaysian investors during the visit of Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Reuters quoted advisor to PM Imran Khan, Razzaq Dawood, reported that Memoranda of Understanding worth $800 to $900 million of investment would be signed with the Malaysian investors on Friday. Malaysian Prime Minister, Dr Mahathir Mohamad is arriving in …

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Pakistan, Malaysia likely to sign $900 million investment deals during Mahathir’s visit: report


March 22, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is expected to sign $900 million deals with the Malaysian investors during the visit of Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Reuters quoted advisor to PM Imran Khan, Razzaq Dawood, reported that Memoranda of Understanding worth $800 to $900 million of investment would be signed with the Malaysian investors on Friday. Malaysian Prime Minister, Dr Mahathir Mohamad is arriving in …

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Pakistan, Iran vow to boost counterterrorism cooperation


March 16, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Iran on Friday renewed their resolve to intensify their cooperation in counterterrorism and other aspects of bilateral relationship. This was the upshot of a telephonic conversation between Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua and Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Araghchi. The telephonic contact followed last week’s conversationbetween Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Hassan Rouhani in which the two …

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Putin calls Modi as Russia offers mediation between India, Pakistan


March 1, 2019

MOSCOW: Russia is ready to mediate between India and Pakistan to try to calm tensionsbetween the two nuclear powers, Russian government officials said on Thursday, warning of the risk of further clashes between the two countries. Moscow made the offer after Pakistan said it was considering returning a captured Indian pilot and as US President Donald Trump said American mediation was helping to …

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Pakistan, India agree on team visits to reach Kartarpur deal


February 8, 2019

ISLAMABAD: After a bit of wrangling over the venue of talks on Kartarpur Corridor Accord, Pakistan and India on Thursday finally agreed in principle on reciprocal visits of officials for negotiating and finalising the agreement with Pakistani delegation set to travel to Delhi on March 13 for initiating the process. “We welcome the visit of Pakistan team to discuss and …

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Pakistan, Russia agree to coordinate efforts for Afghan peace


January 30, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Russia on Tuesday agreed to continue coordinating their positions on efforts for peace in Afghanistan. The understanding was reached during Russian Special Representative on Afghanistan Ambassador Zamir Kabulov’s meetings with Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua. Mr Kabulov was in Islamabad for consultations on regional political situation and the Afghan peace process. Take …

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