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December 13, 2018 12:00 AM PN inducts upgraded aircraft, helicopters into its fleet

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Navy on Wednesday inducted its first marinised and upgraded ATR aircraft, state of the art Simulator of Z9EC Anti-Submarine Warfare helicopter and Sea King Helicopters in its fleet to augment effectiveness and enhance its operational capability. An impressive induction ceremony was held at PNS Mehran where Chief of the Naval Staff

December 12, 2018 12:00 AM Port Qasim plans to deepen channel for energy cargos

KARACHI: The Port Qasim Authority (PQA) has planned improvement and deepening of the alternative channel to accommodate upcoming oil, gas and bulk terminals, PQA Chairman Asad Chandna said. “We are conducting studies at the moment, and you will start seeing progress in six months,” he said while talking to journalists on Tuesday. He said the economy 1

December 11, 2018 12:00 AM DICE Pakistan Fellowship announced

KARACHI: The British Council of Pakistan and School of Leadership are set to launch DICE (Developing Inclusive and Creative Economies) Pakistan Fellowship programme, a statement said on Monday. The launch ceremony took place on Monday. DICE is a multiyear project and would be rolled out in five priority countries; Pakistan, South Africa, Egypt, Indonesia

December 10, 2018 12:00 AM Anti-encroachment drive in Karachi: Injustice being done to poor in name of SC decision, says Sindh governor

KARACHI: Sindh Governor Imran Ismail on Sunday said injustice is being done to the people of Karachi in the name of Supreme Court decision on illegal encroachments on government land, the media reported. "Waseem Akhtar should take action against the influential. Why are large buildings not being razed by the mayor," said the governor Sindh. He further

December 10, 2018 12:00 AM Sindh may oppose south Punjab province: Qureshi

MULTAN: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Sunday that Sindh may oppose the establishment of South Punjab province. The FM was speaking to the media in Multan where he said that the Afghan Taliban should resort to peaceful ways and Pakistan wants to assist all the parties in the Afghan peace process. He said that during the US envoy Khalilzad’s 2

December 9, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Cotton import of 4.5mln bales needed’

KARACHI: Pakistan needs to import around 4.5 million cotton bales, which would have more pressure on the vulnerable economy, Karachi Cotton Brokers Association official said in a meeting. Naseem Usman, chairman of the association, expressed concern over declining cotton production in the country. At the time of independence of Pakistan, cotton production 1

December 9, 2018 12:00 AM Iran seeks regional front against US economic terrorism, says Rouhani

TEHRAN: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said US sanctions were “economic terrorism”, as he sought to foster a united front from visiting regional officials on Saturday. Addressing parliament speakers from Afghanistan, China, Pakistan, Russia and Turkey, Rouhani said they had all suffered economic pressure from the US. “We are facing an all-out assault

December 8, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Anti graft institutions be strengthened to bring money back’

SUKKUR: There is a need to strengthen NAB and other anti graft institutions to repatriate the money taken away from Pakistan and stashed abroad. This was stated by Justice(retd) Ali Aslam Jafferi while addressing a seminar ‘Corruption Free Pakistan’ at the IBA University, Sukkur. The seminar marked the International Anti-Corruption Week on Thursday 1

December 8, 2018 12:00 AM NAB should stay the way it is: Nawaz

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif on Friday said the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) should remain as it is. “For what crime has Shahbaz been imprisoned? Someone should ask how accountability is being done. The NAB should remain the way it is right now, if we are suffering, then others 3

December 8, 2018 12:00 AM Conference on economy next week

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Society of Development Economists (PSDE) is scheduled to hold three days conference next week under main theme of Pakistan’s Economy: The Way Forward in which dozens of research papers will be presented on various sectors of the national economy. A statement said after three days of discussions and deliberations from some of the leading 2