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Chakkrid Krachaiwong visits LCCI

LAHORE, OCT 17 /DNA/ – Chakkrid Krachaiwong, visited Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry and discussed with Mr. Mian Nauman Kabir discuss, the president of the chamber on trade and investment between Thailand and Pakistan. During the meeting, both sides gave an important on matters of mutual benefits including FTA Thai-Pakistan negotiations, Halal products, Thai Festival in Lahore etc. 

PDM to launch nationwide agitation over inflation

ISLAMABAD, OCT 17: The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) has decided to launch a nationwide agitation against rising inflation, a day after the federal government announced a major price hike for petroleum products. The decision was made during a phone conversation between PMLN’s Shehhbaz Sharif and PDM Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Sunday. Pakistan Peoples Party, which was originally part of the PDM, has also invited other opposition parties to unite against the government. Besides increasing petroleum prices, the federal government has also hiked electricity and gas tariffs. Meanwhile, prices ofRead More

Turkish, Azerbaijani Red Crescents ink cooperation deal

Turkish and Azerbaijani Red Crescent organizations inked a deal to improve humanitarian aid capacity in the region, diversify and expand the scope of their activities on Thursday. Vice President of International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) and President of Turkish Red Crescent Kerem Kinik signed an agreement in Turkish Red Crescent’s Community Center in Istanbul’s Bağcılar district with his Azerbaijani counterpart Novruzali Aslanov to work together for the victims of Karabakh war. The deal envisages strengthening cooperation to support people who had been displaced during the conflicts and desiringRead More

T20 World Cup: Bangladesh win toss, field first against Scotland

DUBAI, OCT 17: Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah Riyad won the toss and elected to bowl first against Scotland on day one of the Twenty20 World Cup on Sunday. It is the second match of the day at the Al Amerat ground outside Muscat after Oman beat debutants Papua New Guinea in the opener. “Looks like a good wicket, with plenty of runs, but we would like to chase it down, because of the dew,” Mahmudullah said at the toss.

ECP summons Azam Swati

ISLAMABAD, Oct 17 (DNA): The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) hassummoned Railways Minister Azam Khan Swati to appear before the ECP onOctober 21 and explain his allegations against the commission. Azam Swati has been summoned on October 21, while the ECP has forwardeda summons to the railways minister. Regarding the summons of the federal minister, the sources further saidthat Azam Swati has been asked in the notice to appear in person andexplain the allegations. According to the notice, the ECP will seek clarification from Azam Swatiin the formal hearing, whileRead More

Pak vs India: Virat Kohli insists Oct 24 clash with arch-rivals ‘just another game’

DUBAI, OCT 17: As fans across the world gear up for what is set to be a high-octane Twenty20 World Cup opener between Pakistan and India, the latter’s captain Virat Kohli played down the hype surrounding the match, terming it “just another game” for his team. Asian giants India, who were the original hosts of the 2021 event before the pandemic meant a shift to the Gulf, will begin their campaign against arch-rivals and fellow former champions Pakistan on October 24 with Kohli looking to go out with a bang before steppingRead More