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Sunday, April 28th, 2019


Industrial development top priority under CPEC: Zhao Lijian


ISLAMABAD, April 28 (DNA): China’s Acting Ambassador to Pakistan Zhao Lijian says China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is a flagship project under China’s Belt and Road Initiative and the Chinese government is presenting it as the best practice under BRI framework.   In an interview with state-run media, the Acting Ambassador said the largest number of projects have been completed under CPEC in a short span of time.   He said eleven projects have been completed under CPEC during the last six years, and eleven others are under construction. Besides, he said, thereRead More

CPEC transformed into strategic partnership: PM Khan


BEIJING, April 28 (DNA): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday vowed that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)-led federal government would ensure implementation of effective measures to facilitate investors in Pakistan.   He addressed and pledged that Pakistan’s government would eradicate all hurdles which resist foreign investors from investing in Pakistan.   Specifically, he praised Chinese investors for having foresight in terms of investment by stating that they were well aware of in which country to invest.   PM Khan has emphasised that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has transformed into a strategic partnershipRead More

US oil sanctions take effect on Venezuela as crisis intensifies


WASHINGTON (DNA) – US sanctions came into effect Sunday to block Venezuela’s economic lifeline of oil exports, in what Washington hopes will be a major blow in its fledgling campaign to topple leftist President Nicolas Maduro. As of 12:01 am Washington time (0401 GMT), the United States will take action against anyone who deals with state-owned Petroleos de Venezuela, or PDVSA, or any entity in which the company holds at least a 50 percent stake.

Half Sindh yours, half ours: MQM-P raises new slogan in politics


KARACHI (DNA) – The Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) on Saturday raised its political activities in Sindh province by chanting a slogan “half Sindh yours, half ours” in a bid for a separate province. MQM-P senior leader Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui addressed a public gathering at Karachi’s Bagh-e-Jinnah, and asserted that Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) had already divided the province into half, while his party has only made the announcement. Meanwhile, another party leader Aamir Khan said that from now onwards decisions made in Larkana would not be acceptable. “Monopoly will notRead More