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Thursday, November 19th, 2020


CCI develops proposals to support medium-sized businesses in Uzbekistan


Tashkent, Uzbekistan  : The Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) has developed a draft resolution of the President of Uzbekistan “On measures to introduce a mechanism to encourage and support medium-sized enterprises.” The draft resolution was published for discussion. The CCI document proposes to establish criteria for business entities from 1 January 2021. According to the document, small businesses will include individual entrepreneurs, microfirms (up to 10 employees and net revenue of up to 1 billion soums per year), small businesses (up to 100 employees and net revenue of up toRead More



Ms Angela Aggeler, US Charge d’ Affaires to Pakistan called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), today. Matters of mutual interest including regional security situation particularly Afghan Peace Process were discussed during the meeting. Visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan’s contributions for conflict prevention in the region and relentless support provided in Afghan Peace Process. The dignitary also assured of US continued assistance for the common cause of peace in Afghanistan.

“Accountability for all” NAB,s policy : Chairman

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Islamabad, Nov 19, 2020 : The Honorable Mr. Justice Javed Iqbal, Chairman NAB chaired a meeting to review performance of Prosecution Division of NAB at NAB Headquarters. During the meeting, it was informed that Prosecution Division of NAB is working closely with Operations Division of NAB HQ in order to have legal assistance to NAB’s Operations Division and all Regional Bureaus of NAB in conduct of complaint verifications, inquires, investigations and are pleading cases of NAB vigorously on the basis of solid evidence in the respected Courts as per law.Read More

Court rejects ex-PM Abbasi’s plea for live telecast of LNG case hearing

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ISLAMABAD : An accountability court in Islamabad rejected on Thursday a plea of former prime minister Shahid Khan Abbasi seeking a live telecast of trial proceedings of the LNG terminal case. Judge Azam Khan heard the case. The PML-N leader moved the plea requesting the court to allow the trial in the LNG reference filed against him and others by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to be aired live. Ex-PM Abbasi, former finance minister Miftah Ismail, former managing director of the Pakistan State Oil (PSO) Sheikh Imranul Haq, ex-chairperson ofRead More

FM Qureshi, Afghan counterpart discuss peace process in Kabul

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KABUL : Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a meeting with his Afghan counterpart Mohammad Hanif Atmar in Kabul on Thursday and discussed bilateral relations, Afghan peace process and regional peace and security situation. Speaking during the meeting, FM Qureshi said Pakistan has always supported the dialogue process for durable peace and stability in Afghanistan. Peace in Afghanistan is important for peace and stability of the region, he noted. The foreign minister said it is a matter of satisfaction that the world today is acknowledging Pakistan’s stance and appreciating itsRead More

GB elections: Victorious independent candidate joins PTI

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GILGIT: An independent candidate, who was declared victorious in recently held general elections in Gilgit Baltistan (GB), has joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). According to details, Wazir Saleem was declared winner from GBLA-9 Skardu-3 as an independent candidate. He announced to join PTI after meeting with the Chief Organiser Saifullah Khan, in which. Federal Minister For Nothern Areas and Kashmir Affairs Ali Amin Gandapur, Governor GB, and other senior PTI leaders were also present. Welcoming the joining of Wazir Saleem, Saifullah Khan Niazi said that the people of GB buried theRead More