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Turkey can help Pak businessmen to export products to Europe

Turkey can help Pak businessmen to export products to Europe

LAHORE, NOV 28, (DNA) – Turkey can provide huge opportunities to the Pakistani exporters to market their products including Pak handmade furniture in European markets in collaboration with Turkish companies. A Turkish furniture producers’ delegation headed by a leading Turkish businessman Ahmet on Monday visited 3-days 6th Interiors Pakistan exhibition at Expo Center organised by PFC here at its concluding day. The members of the delegation also visited the stalls installed by more than 100 leading producers and interior designers and applauded their handmade and solid furniture products. They also heldRead More


Pakistan ready to hold talks with India, says Abdul Basit

Pakistan ready to hold talks with India, says Abdul Basit

,NOV 28, (DNA) -Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit on Monday, in an interview ,  said that Pakistan is ready for a dialogue with India on the sidelines of the Heart of Asia conference in Amritsar next week, “The schedule of Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz is not cast in stone and if there was an offer for talks from the host nation, then it would be accepted by Pakistan,” Abdul Basit was quoted as saying. Urging for resumption of dialogue process between the two neighbouring countries, Basit said, “We can delayRead More


PIA raises $130m loan, announces 30pc discount on late night domestic flights

PIA raises $130m loan, announces 30pc discount on late night domestic flights

,NOV 28, (DNA) -Pakistan’s national flag carrier Pakistan International Airline (PIA) raised $130 million in fresh financing from a banking consortium, as the airline staggers under the weight of earlier loans totalling more than $3 billion, said a statement released by PIA on Monday. Financing facility was arranged by Pakistan’s United Bank Limited (UBL) and Credit Suisse Singapore as lead bankers, in addition to the state-run National Bank of Pakistan (NBP). “The (financing) facility… will be utilised by PIA for its general working capital requirements and in improvement in passengerRead More


Ninth NFC Award to be announced soon, says Dar

Ninth NFC Award to be announced soon, says Dar

ISLAMABAD, NOV 28, (DNA) -Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar on Monday said that 9th National Finance Commission (NFC) Award will be announced soon. The minister was speaking to media after the commission’s meeting on Tuesday. Dar said that the second report of NFC was reviewed in the meeting. He said that a deadline of 10th December has been fixed to complete the final report over the issue. The commission will meet again in third week of the December, the minister further said. Senator Saleem Mandviwalla, who was also presentRead More


US Embassy turns Orange in honor activism against Gender-Based Violence

ISLAMABAD, November 28 (DNA): In honor of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, the American Embassy will be lit with orange lights for several nights.   “During my time in Pakistan, I have met many inspiring and energetic Pakistani women and men who are advocating for the rights of women and minorities,” said Ambassador Hale.   “The 16 Days campaign reminds us that every one of us has a role to play in ensuring we all live and work in safe environments, with full access to educational andRead More


Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat takes over as CJCSC

Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat takes over as CJCSC

,NOV 28, (DNA) – Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat took over as Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) on Monday from the outgoing chairman General Rashad Mehmood during an official ceremony at the joint staff headquarters in Rawalpindi. Gen Hayat, who has become the 17th CJCSC of Pakistan, was presented with a guard of honour at a ceremony attended by all chiefs of staff, including outgoing army chief Gen Raheel Sharif. Incoming army chief Gen Qamar Javad Bajwa was also present on the occasion. Theoretically, the CJCSC has to be theRead More