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When is the last date to exchange old banknotes?

The old-designed large-size banknotes of Rs10, Rs50, Rs100 and Rs1,000 can be exchanged from the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) till December 31, 2022. Last year, the federal government vide Gazette Notification F.No.2(1)IF-III/2010 dated December 23, 2021, extended the last date for the exchange of old designed large-size banknotes. However, in a statement issued today the central bank clarified that December 31, 2022, is the “last and final deadline for exchange of such banknotes, upon expiry of which, these banknotes shall no longer be exchangeable from the counters of the SBPRead More

Pakistan highly values bilateral relations with Germany: Dar

ISLAMABAD, Dec 05 (DNA): Ambassador of Germany Alfred Grannas called on Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar in Islamabad on Monday. The Finance Minister highlighted bilateral relations between the two countries and stated that Pakistan highly values its bilateral relations with Germany. He also pointed the importance of enhancement in trade and economic relations between both countries. The Finance Minister briefed Alfred Grannas about the economic policies of the present government aiming at promotion of trade and investment. He also shared the potential avenues for investment present in Pakistan throughRead More

Lahore becomes second most polluted city in world

LAHORE, Dec 05 (DNA): It has become difficult to get rid of the smog in Lahore which is the second most polluted city in the world. According to the reports, the air quality index (AQI) has crossed dangerous levels in various areas as the city of Lahore recorded an AQI of 453. The AQI was 649 in Fida Hussain Road, 599 in Defense, 556 in Syed Maratab Ali Road, and 533 in the Kot Lakhpat area. The pollution rates were also recorded at 493 in Main Boulevard and 468 in JoharRead More

President Zardari calls on PML-Q Chief Chaudhry Shujaat

DNA Islamabad/Karachi, 5 December 2022: Former President of Pakistan and President Pakistan People’s Party Parliamentarians, Asif Ali Zardari called on PML-Q Chief Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain at his residence in Islamabad. During the meeting, General Secretary PML-Q and Federal Minister Tariq Bashir Cheema and former President’s Political Secretary Rukhsana Bangash were also present. In this meeting, the political situation of the country and the current political situation of Punjab were discussed in detail.

Imran Khan felicitates AJK PM over PTI’s thumping victory in LG polls

DNA ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan and the party leadership congratulated Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) PTI and Prime Minister AJK Sardar Tanveer Ilyas for trouncing the political opponents in the AJK Local government elections polls against all odds. In a statement on Monday, PTI Chairman felicitated AJK PM on his success in AJK LG elections. Imran Khan stated that the PTI won the local body elections against all odds. PTI Central Secretary General Asad Asad congratulated the PTI AJK over securing thumping victory in the LG pollsRead More

Pakistan, Korea relations growing in all fields: Minister Sajid

ISLAMABAD, DEC 5 /DNA/ – Ministry of Overseas for Pakistanis and Human Resource Development and the Ministry of Employment and Labour (MOEL) of the Republic of Korea has signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the Sending and Receiving of Workers under the Employment Permit System (EPS) in 2006. The MoU is renewed after every two years. So far, Overseas Employment Corporation (an attach department of the MOPHRD) has dispatched more than 10,000 workers to the Republic of Korea under EPS. The signing ceremony of the renewal of EPS was heldRead More