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September 24, 2018 12:00 AM Saudi Arabia stood by Pakistan through thick and thin: envoy

ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of Saudi Arabia in Islamabad Nawaf Saeed Al-Maliki has said that Prime Minister Imran Khan’s decision to choose Saudi Arabia as the destination of his first official visit abroad confirmed that the Islamic Republic of Pakistan considered the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as the first country in the list of its strategic allies. “This visit 3

September 23, 2018 12:00 AM Nigerian oil unions threaten strike

ABUJA: Nigeria´s two main oil unions have prepared their members for possible nationwide industrial action over a staffing dispute with Chevron, they said on Saturday. Nigeria, an OPEC member, is Africa´s largest oil producer and crude sales make up around two-thirds of government revenues in West Africa´s largest economy. The dilapidated state of its refineries 1

September 21, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistanis lose $4.5 billion/year in net income on patchy electricity access: WB

KARACHI: Pakistani households lose an immense $4.5 billion or 1.7 percent of GDP in net income every year due to the lack of reliable access to electricity, the World Bank said, underscoring the need of energy sector reforms to address inefficiencies. “This estimate is likely to grossly understate the actual loss, because it does not capture the impact 3

September 20, 2018 1:39 AM PM Imran Khan says Pakistan won’t let anyone to attack Saudi Arabia

DUBAI: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said Pakistan won’t allow anyone to attack Saudi Arabia, adding that the country will always stand with the Kingdom, PM made this comments during his first interview to international media on Wednesday. Imran Khan, while explaining the reason to visit the Kingdom for the first foreign trip as prime minister, said that Saudi 4

September 19, 2018 9:49 PM PM Imran Khan calls on UAE Crown Prince after visiting Saudi Arabia

DUBAI: Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is on first official overseas trip, called on Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Wednesday night after concluding his two-day visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Imran Khan arrived in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday and later traveled to Abu Dhabi, where he met the UAE Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed 14

September 19, 2018 12:00 AM PR increases fare for dams fund

LAHORE: Pakistan Railways has decided to increase Rs1, Rs2 and Rs10 on ticket fare for Economy and Business Class, on the directives of Federal Minister for Railways, Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed, in order to play a vital role in dam fund contribution. The order will be implemented from September 25. According to a press release, an additional amount of Rs1 shall 2

September 19, 2018 12:00 AM China’s ‘reform deficit’ lamented

Beijing: Foreign companies cannot compete on a level playing field in China because the world´s second-largest economy is stuck in a "reform deficit", a European business group said Tuesday. Despite four decades of booming growth, Beijing has fallen behind on pledges to implement reforms and liberalise its economy, the EU Chamber of Commerce in China 3

September 18, 2018 12:00 AM LCCI donates Rs10mln in dam fund

LAHORE: Executive Committee of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), headed by its President Malik Tahir Javaid, held meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan and donated Rs10 million to the PM Dam Fund, a statement said on Monday. The LCCI president along with Senior Vice President Khawaja Khawar Rasheed, Vice President Zeeshan Khalil and Executive 3

September 17, 2018 2:14 PM PPP moves resolution against Kala Bagh Dam

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party on Monday submitted a resolution against Kala Bagh Dam in Sindh Assembly. According to the resolution, Kala Bagh Dam will ruin the economy, agriculture of Sindh and the Indus Delta will vanish. Sea will intrude. “The Assembly of Sindh expresses grave concern over the announcement from certain quarters about the construction 6

September 16, 2018 12:00 AM Sahabzada Jahangir ‘not interested’ in ambassadorial role

LONDON: Imran Khan’s British national friend and political adviser Sahabzada Amir Jahangir has said that he’s not interested in any ambassadorial role, but will be working towards taking investment to Pakistan to make “Naya Pakistan”. Speaking to The News from Islamabad, Sahabzada Jahangir said he will not be taking up any position in Britain and reports 3