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Friday, November 8th, 2019


Pakistan to get IMF loan’s second tranche by end of this year


  ISLAMABAD, Nov 08 (DNA): International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) first assessment of Pakistan’s economic progress ends on a positive note, Pakistan to get second tranche of approved loan in December. The second tranche of IMF loan designated for Pakistan, worth 450 million rupees will approximately be delivered to the country by the end of this year. The IMF delegation held elaborated dialogues with Pakistan officials over the economic situation of the country, whereas, the IMF mission will respond to the government over reviewing its financial targets of grabbing Rs5500 billionRead More

Pakistan-China FTA to be activated from December, announces Dawood


  ISLAMABAD, Nov 08 (DNA): Adviser to Prime Minister for Commerce, Abdul Razak Dawood, announced on Friday that China has given approval to early activated of its Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Pakistan. Abdul Razak Dawood said that the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) will be activated from December 1 which was previously scheduled to be commenced in April 2020. While detailing the development, the commerce adviser said that the agreement needs one year to be activated, however, the Chinese leadership approved the early activation following its peculiar relations with Pakistan.Read More

Nawaz Sharif gets green signal from govt to travel abroad


ISLAMABAD (DNA) PTI has confirmed that it has allowed Nawaz Sharif to go abroad for treatment. He will soon fly to London with Shahbaz Sharif. Nawaz’s going abroad clearly indicates a deal between the establishment and PML N sources claim. Some sources claimed that Sharif family has offered to pay USD 10 billion, thru a third party. PM Imran Khan will now be in trouble as he had categorically stated that no deal shall be struck with the Sharif family or any other politician. Sources claim, things may take adverseRead More

Demands of sit-in protesters are intolerable: PML-Q


  ISLAMABAD, NOV 08 (DNA) – Speaker Punjab Assembly and Pakistan Muslim League (PML-Q) Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi has stated that the demand of resignation of elected government is unacceptable and every other matter other than this can be discussed. Talking to private tv, he said the talks with JUI-F are progressing and we are trying to sum up the things as early as possible. Elahi said Azadi March is a big success for Maulana Fazlur Rehman and he has become opposition leader in the eyes of public. He said thisRead More

Govt to provide Rs6b for essential items at Utility Stores: PM


ISLAMABAD, Nov 08 (DNA): Government has decided to immediately provide six billion rupees to the Utility Stores Corporation (USC) to ensure provision of essential items including flour, ghee, sugar, rice and pulses to the people at reduced rates. The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad on Friday. In his remarks, the Prime Minister said it is the priority of the government to provide relief to the masses. It is our utmost effort to provide special relief to the lower income and povertyRead More

Security warfare and advanced combat course held at Kallar Kahar


Islamabad:  08 November, 2019: The Badge Award Ceremony of 14th Security Warfare and Advanced Combat Tactics Course was held at PAF Base Kallar Kahar, today. Air Marshal Aasim Zaheer, Vice Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force was the chief guest at the occasion. A total of 321 PAF personnel including 23 officers successfully completed their rigorous training conducted by the Special Services Wing of Pakistan Air Force. An important feature was the participation of 04 lady officers in the course, where they underwent a strenuous and demanding drillRead More