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FBISE issue date sheet for SSC Part I and ll

RAWALPINDI: The Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Islamabad, has issued the date sheet for SSCI part I and II scheduled to take place from September 22. “It is hereby notified for the general information of all concerned that SSC part I and II second annual examinations 2022 of the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Islamabad, shall commence with effect from Thursday, September 22, according to the given schedule,” the board said. The exams will end on October 13. CLICK HERE

Skyrocketing inflation adds to problems of flood-weary people

ISLAMABAD: As relentless rains continued to pound much of Pakistan, the prices of 23 essential items, including vegetables, skyrocketed as the weekly inflation — based on the sensitive price index (SPI) — surged by 1.83% week-on-week and 44.58% year-on-year during the week ended August 25. Data released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) showed that the average prices of 23 essential items, vegetables, eggs, pulses and other items rose during the outgoing week. Prices of seven items, including sugar, cooking oil, bananas, etc have declined. Meanwhile, the rates forRead More

Miftah welcomes Turkish investment

ISLAMABAD, AUG 26: Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue, Miftah Ismail here on Friday welcomed Turkish investments in various fields in Pakistan and assured of full cooperation and facilitation in this regard. The minister was talking to Ambassador of the Republic of Turkiye, Dr. Mehmet Pacaci who called on him here, according to press statement issued by finance ministry. The meeting was also attended by CEO Hayat Kimya Pakistan, Fatih Ustunel, CFO Hayat Kimya Pakistan, Onur Kilic, Chairman FBR and other senior officers. They exchanged views about the long-standing religious,Read More

Pakistan: EU allocates €1.8 million in humanitarian assistance for flood victims

The EU is providing €1.8 million in humanitarian aid to families affected by flash floods across large parts of Pakistan. The aid funding will assist affected people in some of the hardest-hit districts of Sindh, Balochistan, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces. Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarčič, said: “Unusually heavy monsoon rains led to deadly flash floods in Pakistan. While the assessment on the ground is ongoing, we expect more than 1 million people having lost their homes and in need of direct assistance. The EU contribution underlines our commitment toRead More

The UAE, an ideal investment destination

By Hamad Obaid Al Zaabi, UAE Ambassador to Pakistan With a stable and secure business environment and investor-friendly legislation, the UAE is an ideal destination for global investment. At the crossroads of major growth centers across the Middle East, Asia, and Africa, the UAE offers opportunities to quickly scale up operations to serve regional and international markets. Foreign investors can benefit from the UAE’s logistics expertise and role as a regional hub for the Middle East, as well as its strong network of economic agreements, including 101 agreements on theRead More

In India, the conditions for an anti-Muslim pogrom are being set up

NEW DELHI, AUG 26: The release of eleven killers and rapists from a Muslim family testifies to a climate of impunity. This is a matter that India had forgotten. A crime that resurfaced on August 15 when the authorities of Gujarat, a state in the west of the country, released eleven men sentenced to life in prison for rape.