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Russia ready to expand transport routes through Afghanistan to South Asia

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Kabul: Russia is ready to intensify the expansion of Eurasian transport routes, including those to Afghanistan and South Asia, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said. “Further steps towards the development of the North-South international corridor are a priority. As we have said before, this project can compete with the Suez Canal in terms of cargo transportation, and its implementation will boost trade and economic cooperation between all project participants,” Mishustin said at a meeting with Uzbek Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov, Interfax news agency reported on Monday. “In this area, weRead More


Mirwaiz released after 4-years

Mirwaiz released after 4-years

DNA Islamabad: Mirwaiz was detained after Kashmir’s special status was revoked. Mirwaiz was allowed to lead Friday prayers in Srinagar, post-release. He was visibly emotional as he addressed congregation at Friday prayer. Top Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has been released from his four-year-long house arrest in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). This significant development follows his detention in 2019 when India revoked Kashmir’s special status, plunging the region into political turmoil. After his release, Mirwaiz was allowed to lead Friday prayers in Srinagar, the principal city ofRead More


Cut in POL prices likely

Cut in POL prices likely

ISLAMABAD, Sep 22 (DNA): The government is likely to reduce the prices of petrol by Rs 12 and diesel by Rs 9 after the local currency has gained some lost ground against the US dollar. The Oil & Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) revises the prices of petroleum products every fortnight and has increased the rates over the last several months to comply with tough conditionalities imposed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a package. The increase in petroleum prices, along with an economic meltdown has pushed inflation to historicRead More


Govt has no favourites: Solangi

Govt has no favourites: Solangi

ISLAMABAD, Sep 22 (DNA): Caretaker Minister for Information and Broadcasting Murtaza Solangi said on Friday that the caretaker government has no favourites among the political parties. Murtaza Solangi said in a statement that the caretaker government was established in accordance with the law and the Constitution. He added that they caretaker set-up is not going to seize the power. He admitted that against the tradition, the tenure of the caretaker government exceeded two to three months due to the census results and new delimitations. “The election commission has announced toRead More


PM Kakar calls for countering all terrorism, including Hindutva fascism, in UNGA address

PM Kakar calls for countering all terrorism, including Hindutva fascism, in UNGA address

New York, Sep 22: Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar, in his address at the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Friday, stressed the need to counter all terrorists “without discrimination” including the rising threat by “far-right and fascist groups such as Hindutva inspired extremists.” At the outset of the address, the premier said world leaders had gathered together at a “tense and pivotal moment in history”, referring to the Russia-Ukraine war and tensions between other global powers. “We see rise of old andRead More


Kazakhstan keen to explore investment prospects in Pakistan: Ambassador

Kazakhstan keen to explore investment prospects in Pakistan: Ambassador

ISLAMABAD, Sep 22 (DNA): A business delegation of Kazakhstan led byYerzhan Kistafin, Ambassador of Kazakhstan visited Islamabad Chamber ofCommerce and Industry on Friday. During the visit, the Kazakhstan delegation showed interest to explorebusiness and investment opportunities in Pakistan, a press statementsaid here today. The delegation was representing food & beverages, oil & gas, minerals,precious stones, fertilizers, chemicals, textiles, autoparts, wholesaleand retail sectors. Speaking on the occasion, Yerzhan Kistafin, Ambassador of Kazakhstansaid that his country wants to further strengthen trade relations withPakistan as both countries have good potential to do tradeRead More