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Azerbaijan announces tax-free imports of rice from Pakistan

BAKU, NOV 26: In a bid to stimulate the growth of mutual trade between the two countries, Azerbaijan announced a five-year tax exemption on rice imports from Pakistan. Addressing an international conference “Along the Middle Corridor: Geopolitics, Security and Economy” held at ADA University, Baku, the other day, Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev said that the decision was the outcome of his meetings with Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif held in the last couple of months. The president said during these meetings, they discussed the agenda of their bilateral relations. The Azerbaijani president was responding toRead More

Poland near World Cup last 16 after stunning Saudi Arabia 2-0

AL RAYYAN: Poland bolstered their chances on Saturday of reaching the World Cup’s last 16 for the first time since 1986 after goals from Piotr Zielinski and Robert Lewandowski killed Saudi Arabia’s efforts to advance a game early. Zielinski scored after 39 minutes against the run of play and Lewandowski put the match beyond Saudi Arabia eight minutes from time, while goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny’s stunning double save from a penalty in first-half stoppage time kept Poland in the match against a Saudi side that was always on the attack. TheRead More

PTI to not head towards Islamabad ‘anymore’ as Imran announces party’s exit from all assemblies

RAWALPINDI, NOV 26: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman and former prime minister Imran Khan on Saturday announced to exit from all the assemblies, saying that the leadership has decided to not head towards Islamabad. At the outset of his speech, the PTI chief said that he offers an apology to his supporters of making them to wait for the power show. Many of the PTI’s supporters are stranded on the roads. Talking about the gunfire incident, he said that attempt was made to assassinate him, adding that he had a near-deathRead More

Pakistan, Türkiye to further strengthen trade and investment ties

DNA Istanbul, NOV 26: The deep-rooted brotherly relations between Pakistan and Türkiye will be further consolidated through strengthening trade and investment ties. This was expressed by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif while addressing Turkish business leaders in a meeting organized by Foreign Economic Relations Board of Türkiye (DEIK) in Istanbul, today. Underlining the important role played by businessmen to create economic linkages between the two countries, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif appreciated important contribution of DEIK in developing commercial ties between Pakistan and Türkiye. Prime Minister voiced his government’s strong commitment toRead More

Imran Khan reaches Pindi amid militant threat as PTI seeks to overthrow govt

RAWALPINDI, NOV 26: Imran Khan reached Pindi amid militant threat as PTI seeks to overthrow govt. Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah had advised Imran Khan to postpone his protest march to Islamabad, citing militant threats

Mian Anjum asks SBP to follow region to maintain markup to stimulate growth

DNA KARACHI, NOV 26: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry’s Businessmen Panel (BMP) on Sunday rejected the central bank’s decision of jacking up key policy rate by 100 basis points, taking it to 16%, the highest since 1998, stating that Pakistan’s interest rate was already very high in view of the regional countries markup rates. BMP Chairman and FPCCI former president Mian Anjum Nisar asked the SBP to follow regional countries, who have maintained their key policy rate at average 6.5% to attract investment and stimulate theRead More