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Thursday, November 5th, 2020

 

Uzbek President takes part in China Intl Import Expo 2020

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DNA TASHKENT :  President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, at the invitation of President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping, delivered a welcoming video message to the participants of the opening ceremony of the third China International Import Expo CIIE-2020 in the city of Shanghai, reports “Dunyo” IA correspondent. According to the Press Service of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, in his speech, the head of our state noted that such a large-scale event as this Expo is indicative of China’s success in restoring theRead More


Dr Zafar gets Japanese award

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MATSUDA Kuninori, Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan extends  his heartfelt congratulations to Zafar Shujaat Hamza ISLAMABAD: The Government of Japan announced the recipients of the 2020 Autumn Imperial Decorations, which includes Mr. Zafar Mahmood of Pakistan in recognition of his significant contribution towards further promoting friendly relations and mutual understanding between Japan and Pakistan. Zafar Mahmood, Former President of MEXT Alumni Association of Pakistan (MAAP), visiting Professor at the Department of Japanese Language, National University of Modern Languages (NUML), will be decorated with The Order of the Rising Sun, GoldRead More


SBP foreign exchange reserves increase by $61 million

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KARACHI : The foreign exchange reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) increased by $61 million to $12.182 billion during the week ended on October 29. According to data released by the central bank, net reserves held by the SBP stood at $12.182 billion. The overall liquid foreign exchange reserves held by the country stood at $19.353 billion, including $7.171 billion forex holdings of the commercial banks. On October 29, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) had announced an increase of $55 million in the foreign reserves ofRead More


PIA gets Saudi’s nod to operate Al-Qassim flights

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KARACHI : Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has granted Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) permission to operate flights to and from the kingdom’s Al-Qassim region. On being given a go-ahead to operate Al-Qassim flights, the national flag carrier issued its schedule for flights with a first flight to fly to this new station from Multan on November 18. The PIA will use Airbus 320 for flights on this route. A spokesperson for the airline said these flights will facilitate Pakistani diaspora living in Al-Qassim. He said the PIARead More


The United States And Pakistan Increase National Energy Capacity

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A.M.Bhatti ISLAMABAD – In partnership with the United States Government, the Managing Director of the National Transmission and Despatch Company (NTDC) inaugurated the Patrind Power Transmission Project today.  This mutual investment from the United States and Pakistan will add 147 megawatts (MW) of hydroelectric capacity to Pakistan’s National Energy Grid.  The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), supported the effort by constructing transmission lines and upgrading grid stations in the Azad Kashmir/Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) region.  This effort will ultimately strengthen private sector investments in clean-energyRead More


‘We are under attack’: Aamir Liaquat, wife test positive for coronavirus

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Karachi : Television anchor and PTI leader from Karachi Aamir Liaquat Hussain on Thursday announced he and his wife have both tested positive for coronavirus. “We are under attack,” Hussain wrote on Twitter, in a dramatic post that  added: “Attacker detected, the notorious #COVID-19. Victims: Aamir Liaquat and Syeda Tuba Aamir.” The TV celebrity, who shot to fame with his Ramazan quiz shows, said that today marks the second day of being infected. “Today is the second day. Ginger, Garlic, Kalongi, Black Pepper, Clove, Star Maze and Cinnamon are theRead More