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Pakistan ready to resume, if India restores previous status of Occupied Kashmir: PM

ISLAMABAD, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday made a conditional offer of resuming talks with India, saying Pakistan was ready to resume talks if New Delhi, which crossed a “red line” by revoking the autonomy of Occupied Kashmir on August 5, 2019, restored the previous status of the held territory. The prime minister, in an interview with the Reuters new agency, said he had always wanted a “civilized” and “open” relationship with India. “It is common sense that if you want to reduce poverty in the Sub-continent, the best wayRead More

Uranium sale matter of concern: FO

DNA ISLAMABAD, JUN 04 (DNA) – Pakistan on Friday expressed deep concern over the illegal sales of Uranium in India, and demanded a thorough investigation of such incidents. Responding to media queries about reports of attempted illicit Uranium sales in India, Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said that we have seen the reports about yet another incident of attempted illegal sale of six kilograms of Uranium in India. Chaudhri said a similar incident involving seven kilogram of Uranium in the Indian state of Maharashtra last month and other suchRead More

Govt makes payment to IPPS

Payment transaction of 40% to 20 IPPs amounting to Rs. 89.2 billion was equally divided in cash 5 years’ Sukuk and 10 years’ PIBs Staff Report ISLAMABAD: In compliance with the directives of the Prime Minister and under guidance of the Finance Minister, the Government has completed the first payment transaction of 40% to 20 IPPs amounting to Rs. 89.2 billion equally divided in cash 5 years’ Sukuk and 10 years’ PIBs.  Finance Division has completed this transaction in coordination with relevant organizations / departments including State Bank of PakistanRead More

Deposits in Roshan Digital accounts soar to $ 1.25 bn

Raza Bashir Tarar urged the overseas Pakistanis to take full advantage of the incentives DNA ISLAMABAD: Roshan Digital Accounts (RDAs) have emerged as a dependable, secure and profitable banking solution and mode of investment for the overseas Pakistanis as over 160,000 Pakistanis from 170 countries have invested US$ 1.25 billion so far in the RDAs launched by the State Bank of Pakistan last year for the 9 million Pakistanis living abroad.*  This was stated during a webinar arranged by the Habib Bank Ltd in collaboration with the State Bank ofRead More

Community meeting at Pakistan Embassy France

PARIS, June 4, 2021: A meeting of the Pakistani community was held at the Pakistan Embassy here today. Charge d’Affaires, Mr. M. Amjad Aziz Qazi said that as per the vision of the Prime Minister of Pakistan, the Embassy is making all-out effort in serving the Pakistani community in France. Members of the Pakistani community play an important role, not only in sending valuable remittances back home, but also in creating a positive image of the country in their host countries, he added. Mr. Qazi said that on the instructionsRead More

Bilawal lashes out at PTI, PML-N

“If the Opposition leader is from Lahore, he is awarded bail, and if he hails from Sukkur, he is denied the right” Staff Report ISLAMABAD, JUN 04 (DNA) – Pakistan People Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has demanded Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan to give account of the funds given by international organizations for the prevention of coronavirus pandemic. In a statement on Friday, Bilawal Bhutto said that Pakistan received $1.25 billion from International Monetary Fund (IMF) while another $1.5 billion were received from the Asian Development Bank (ADB)Read More