Pak Army to oversee economic revival with investment from Gulf nations

Islamabad |Thursday, 2023 11:51:00 AM IST

Pakistans civil-military leadership has presented an "Economic Revival Plan", stated to be bigger than the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the media reported.

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Iran repatriates nearly 14,000 Afghans in 9 days

Tehran |Thursday, 2023 11:50:59 AM IST

Nearly 13,876 Afghan nationals living "illegally" in Iran were repatriated to their home country through Iran's northeastern border crossing over the past nine days, media reported.

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Pak Army chief included in body formed for economic revival

Islamabad |Thursday, 2023 11:51:19 AM IST

The Pakistan government has constituted a Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC) to provide an impetus to its efforts for economic revival -- to be chaired by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and

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Pakistan hosts one of world's largest refugee populations: President

Islamabad |Wednesday, 2023 11:21:06 AM IST

Pakistani President Arif Alvi said his country continues to host one of the largest refugee populations in the world.

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Pak to hand over Karachi port terminals to UAE

Karachi |Wednesday, 2023 11:21:00 AM IST

Pakistan has constituted a negotiation committee to finalise a deal with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for handing over the Karachi port terminals.

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1,043 people killed in SL road accidents this year

Colombo |Wednesday, 2023 11:21:01 AM IST

A total of 8,875 road accidents were reported in Sri Lanka so far this year, resulting in the loss of 1,043 lives, Transport Minister Lasantha Alagiyawanna said.

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Pak remains defiant, allows fundraising to promote terror, facilitates infiltration

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2023 11:21:04 AM IST

Pakistan's removal from the Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) "Grey List" in October 2022 came with the assurance that it would fall in line and cease support for terrorism. However, it has become

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Pakistan's premium motor company shuts down plants amid new import policy

Islamabad |Wednesday, 2023 11:20:59 AM IST

The Pak Suzuki Motor Company Ltd has announced to shut down of its motorcycle and four-wheeler plants from June 22 to July 8 due to a shortage of parts and accessories due to a new mechanism introduce

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Bangladesh seeks BRICS membership: Media

Dhaka |Wednesday, 2023 11:21:12 AM IST

Bangladesh has formally requested to join BRICS, an acronym of five major emerging economies, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

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Pak Army chief assures full support to Shehbaz Sharif's economic revival plan

Islamabad |Wednesday, 2023 11:21:22 AM IST

Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Asim Munir, has assured the Armys all-out support to complement the governments efforts to deal with the economic challenges facing the country, media re

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7 dead, over 70 injured in rain-related incidents in Pakistan

Islamabad |Wednesday, 2023 11:21:29 AM IST

At least seven people were killed and over 70 others injured in rain-related incidents during the last 24 hours in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, as authorities have forecasted more thunderst

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Key PTI leader criticises Imran's strategy

Islamabad |Wednesday, 2023 11:21:29 AM IST

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) senior leader Asad Umar said his party is a political reality that polled 16.8 million votes, but the ruling Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) coalition made it to Parl

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