Ambassador Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani meets Bilawal Bhutto

Staff Writer Islamabad: Ambassador of Qatar in Islamabad Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani this week called on Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari here and conveyed an invitation from the Qatari foreign minister to watch FIFA World Cup match in Qatar. The foreign minister congratulated the Qatari ambassador on his country hosting the biggest football event. […]

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Sino-Pak dual diploma programme launched

Gwadar Pro Faisalabad: Two Pakistani and Chinese educational institutions this week launched a Sino-Pak dual diploma programme here. Bailie Vocational College China and the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) launched the dual diploma programme in Modern Agriculture Technology in collaboration with Tang International Education Group in which students will spend two years at UAF and […]

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JICA Provided 12,500 wheat seed bags for flood affectees

Staff Writer Islamabad: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Pakistan office provided 12,500 certified wheat seed bags to flood affected farmers of five districts Nasirabad, Jaffarabad, Soubatpur, Jal Magsi and Kacchi in Balochistan Province. The Japanese assistance enables 2,500 flood affected farmers families to cultivate wheat crop on their 12,500 acres of land during this Rabi […]

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Denmark among top donors to refugees: Ambassador Jakob Linulf

Staff writer Islamabad: Ambassador of Denmark to Pakistan Jakob Linulf said this week that Denmark was among the top donors to the refugees in the world. “Afghanistan is becoming one the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Afghan refugees and their hosts in neighbouring countries are also facing increased challenges. Denmark is one of refugees top 10 […]

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Sajid Hussain Turi visits Pak-Afghan border to settle matters of mutual concerns

Staff Writer Islamabad: Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Sajid Hussain Turi visited Pak-Afghan border at the Kharlachi and Borki area of Kurram district this week, where the border authorities briefed him on the border situation. In a bilateral negotiation, the reopening of Pak-Afghan border was decided for trade and movement. Along […]

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Youth Development Program by PML-N previous govt provided zero tax incentives: Marriyum

Staff Writer Islamabad: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb has said that Youth Development Program had been started during the previous regime of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz which provided zero tax incentives to the young generation. Delivering her speech at the launching ceremony of “Economic Affairs” magazine here, the minister said that in its previous […]

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Italy will extend all possible support to Pakistan to enhance olive production: Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese

Staff Writer Islamabad: Italy’s Ambassador to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese said this week that Italy will extend all possible support to Pakistan to enhance olive production. Speaking during a meeting of the Steering Committee, on Olive Culture Holistic and Multi-Professional Mechanism, for a Pakistani Olive Oil Value Chain project at the Ministry of National Food Security […]

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Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese vows to ease visa process for Pakistani businessmen

Staff Writer Islamabad: Ambassador of Italy to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese this week vowed to ease visa process for the Pakistani businessmen. The envoy hoped that the simplified the process of visa issuance to Pakistani businessmen and traders will further promote business to business ties between Pakistan and Italy. “Simplification of the VISA process and procedure […]

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Ambassador Adam M. Tugio for collaborative efforts among OIC countries to develop Traditional Herbal Medicine

Staff Writer Islamabad: Ambassador of Indonesia to Pakistan Adam M. Tugio this week emphasized the need to accelerate collaborative efforts among the OIC countries for the development of Traditional Herbal Medicine (THM) in the wake of growing popularity of natural remedy methods and global awareness to protect environment for ensuring ‘Greener Future’. Addressing the participants […]

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Football event going to make a huge positive impact: Ambassador Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman Al Thani

Staff Writer Islamabad: Ambassador of Qatar to Pakistan Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said this week that the FIFA World Cup 2022 – the biggest sporting event in the global calendar in Qatar – will make a huge positive impact on the entire region. While briefing the media persons about the mega sporting event, […]

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Loss and Damage Fund a “major win” for all: Bilawal Bhutto

Staff Writer Islamabad: Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said this week that the establishment of the Loss and Damage Fund and financial arrangements to address the issue of climate justice, was a “major win” for Pakistan and all of the developing world. The foreign minister, in a statement, said, “In monumental achievement for climate justice […]

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CPEC offers lucrative investment opportunities: Vietnamese envoy

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Ambassador of Vietnam to Pakistan Nguyen Tien Phong said this week that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) offered lucrative investment opportunities. Addressing the business community during his visit to Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI), he mentioned that CPEC had played a great role in developing undeveloped areas in Pakistan. He highlighted […]

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Governor, Japanese envoy open Pak-Japan Mini Expo

Staff Writer Lahore: Punjab Governor Muhammad Baligh-ur-Rehman along with, the ambassador of Japan for Pakistan Mitishuoro Wada this week inaugurated the Pak-Japan Mini Expo and also the cultural night event. The visitors showed keen interest in the Japanese and Pakistani products on display. Live karate performance by Japan karate association were seen. Addressing on the […]

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Sherry Rehman hails COP-27 for setting up ‘loss and damage’ fund as a landmark achievement

Staff writer Sharm El-Sheikh: Federal Minister for Climate Change Senator Sherry Rehman this week, while representing G-77 plus China group statement at the concluding plenary of the international climate change conference termed the establishment of Loss and Damage Fund a landmark achievement and the international moot as an implementation conference by fulfilling the long-standing goal. […]

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Pakistan can meet Romanian Human Resource needs: Sajid Hussian Turi

Staff Writer Islamabad: Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Sajid Hussain Turi this week said that Pakistan had great potential to meet the human resource of Romania in all professional sectors. He expressed the remarks while meeting with Minister for Labour and Social Solidarity of Romania Marius-Constantin Budai in Bucharest. He said […]

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Umar Rehman Malik pays glowing tribute to Bilawal Bhutto for successful foreign policy

Staff Writer Islamabad: Prominent economist Umar Rehman Malik this week paid glowing tribute to Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari for successful foreign policy. In a statement, Umar Rehman Malik – son of the late Senator Rehman Malik – said that Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari had lifted Pakistan’s image in a few months as the […]

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Italy has invested in different sectors recently in Pakistan: Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese

Staff Writer Islamabad: Ambassador of Italy to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese said this week that Italy had invested in the sectors of food processing, chemicals, construction, leather, footwear, energy-related equipment and Information Technology in the recent months. He said Italy and Pakistan relations have fostered fast-growing cooperation in diverse areas, including trade and investment. Ambassador Ferrarese […]

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Italy stands with flood afectees in Pakistan: Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese

Staff Writer Islamabad: Ambassador of Italy to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese said this week that Italy supports the wellbeing of the flood affectees in Pakistan. With a view to contributing to the international humanitarian response to the violent monsoon-provoked floods, the Italian Cooperation Service has allocated a 500,000-euro emergency contribution to the International Federation of Red […]

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Halal Cosmetics sector offers an attraction for Indonesia, Pakistan: Ambassador Adam M. Tugio

Staff Writer Faisalabad: Ambassador of Indonesia to Pakistan Adam M. Tugio said this week that Indonesia and Pakistan must accelerate bilateral cooperation and research efforts to gain benefits from the flourishing Halal cosmetics market, which is rapidly increasing its share every year and creating number of investment opportunities with healthy future growth prospects. Speaking at […]

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UK removes Pakistan from ‘high risk third countries’ list

Staff Writer Islamabad: In recognition of Islamabad’s progress to improve money laundering and terrorist financing controls, the United Kingdom (UK) this week removed Pakistan from ‘High Risk Third Countries’ list. Taking to Twitter, Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari shared a letter of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, revealing that the UK had removed Pakistan […]

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Aseefa Bhutto stresses on empowerment of youth via technical, vocational training

Staff Writer Larkana: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Aseefa Bhutto Zardari this week stressed on the importance of empowering the youth, particularly women, through technical and vocational training and education, a necessity to create decent economic opportunities for younger generations and for the socio-economic sustainability of the country. Aseefa, who is former president Asif Ali […]

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Japan to support Pakistan in safe water supply projects: Ambassador Wada Mitsuhiro

Staff Writer Islamabad: Japanese Ambassador Wada Mitsuhiro said this week that the government of Japan would continue to cooperate with Pakistan in the supply of safe water to citizens and the improvement of the sewage treatment system. He was addressing the inaugural ceremony of the project of replacement of pumping machinery at the inline booster […]

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Pakistan and Denmark can cooperate much more on cultural sector: Ambassador Jakob Linulf

Staff Writer Lahore: Ambassador of Denmark to Pakistan Jakob Linulf said this week that Pakistan and Denmark can cooperate much more on the cultural sector. “In LHR (Lahore). Pakistani kids & families were thrilled, shifting from silence in anticipation of what would happen next & to great laughter & cheering. Very proud that this exchange […]

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Sherry Rehman urges int’l community to curb climate change

Cairo: Minister for Climate Change Sherry Rehman has urged the international community to take practical steps to save the world from the negative impacts of climate change. Addressing the Inter-Parliamentary Union at COP-27 in Egypt, the climate change minister stressed the necessity for collaborative responsibility to face the challenge of global warming, unprecedented rains, floods […]

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Rana Sanaullah underwent ‘minor procedure’ at AFIC Rawalpindi: Marriyum Aurangzeb

Staff Writer Islamabad: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb said this week that Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah was taken to the Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology (AFIC) in Rawalpindi for ‘minor procedure’. Taking to Twitter, she said Rana Sanaullah was in good health, refuting rumors regarding his physical condition. She said “interior Minister […]

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Pakistan must get justice amid the climate challenges: Umar Rehman Malik

Staff Writer Islamabad: Financial expert Umar Rehman Malik said this week that Pakistan must get justice amid the climate challenges. “Justice is definitely what Pakistan needs. Heat is predicted to almost double death rates in Pakistan compared to richer countries,” he tweeted. Umar Rehman Malik was commenting on Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s tweet in […]

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Italy and Pakistan should explore all possible avenues for cooperation: Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese

Staff Writer Islamabad: Ambassador of Italy to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese said this week that Italy and Pakistan should explore all the possible avenues focusing on agriculture, machinery, textiles, and tourism to bolster cooperation. Speaking at a recent event, the Ambassador said Italy and Pakistan have a long history of cordial relations and cooperation in political, […]

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Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese backs Pakistani cricket team after final loss

Staff Writer Islamabad: Italy’s Ambassador to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese this week backed Pakistani cricket team after they lost in the T20 cricket world cup final. Speaking to Covert, the envoy said the Pakistani cricket team played well and the final match was a close encounter. “Reaching the final is in itself an achievement. Pakistan team […]

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Qatar always ready to cooperate with Pakistan: Ambassador Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman Al Thani

Staff Writer Islamabad: Ambassador of the State of Qatar Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman Al Thani this week said that his country was always ready to cooperate with Pakistan. In a meeting with Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar, Ambassador Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman Al Thani saif that both the countries had excellent […]

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