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January 12, 2019 12:00 AM Duty-free China markets access urged

KARACHI: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has sought duty-free access to Chinese market for exports from the industry setup in Gwadar Free Zone, a statement said on Friday. A delegation led by FPCCI President Daaroo Khan Achakzai called on China Overseas Ports Holding Company (COPHC) Chairman Zhang Baozhong and discussed 4

January 6, 2019 7:07 AM UAE crown prince meets PM Khan in Islamabad

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan arrived in Islamabad after nearly 12 years on Sunday amid much fanfare for a day-long visit during which he will hold top-level meetings with Pakistani leadership. The Emirati crown prince was given a guard of honour and a fly-past salute during a welcome ceremony at PM House. He met other 10

January 5, 2019 12:00 AM Govt likely to get $4.7blnin oil, LNG credit facilities

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is likely to grab $4.7 billion in credit facilities for oil and liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and a financial institution with a gulf nation’s deal expected to be concluded during an Emirati prince visit to the country on Sunday (tomorrow), senior officials said on Friday. The officials said Abu Dhabi’s 2

December 22, 2018 12:00 AM Chinese bank to loan $262mln for Thar coal power project

KARACHI: China Development Bank has agreed to extend $262 million in financing to set up a local coal-fired power plant in Thar, an amount which is more than half of the estimated cost of the 330 megawatts project. The bank signed the financing agreement with equity partners of Thar Energy Limited (TEL), a company set up for coal power projects, a statement 8

December 15, 2018 1:59 AM Six FC men martyred, 14 injured in Kech attack

GWADAR: Six security personnel were martyred and 14 others injured in a gun attack on a convoy of the Frontier Corps in Kech district on Friday. Security officials said the FC convoy was passing through the Wakai area when it was attacked by militants hiding in the mountains. The attackers opened fire on the FC convoy, leaving six FC soldiers dead and 14 others 3

December 2, 2018 9:28 PM 'Fake housing schemes' in Gwadar: NAB to confiscate record

KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau has decided to confiscate record of more than 70 allegedly fake housing schemes in Gwadar, Geo News reported on Sunday. According to report, Director General of the probe body, following the Supreme Court orders, has decided to conduct audit of the suspicious housing schemes in Balochistan’s coastal city, Gwadar 6

November 22, 2018 7:35 AM Gwadar: Rare fish known for medical use auctioned at whopping Rs 1.14m

GWADAR: A rare type of fish known for its use in the production of several medicines was recently auctioned by a fisherman at 1.14 million rupees. According to details, a 41-kg croaker fish or Arabian Sea meagre fish (Argyrosomus henii), locally known as Kir (sowa), was caught off Gwadar coast by a local fisherman. A special type of matter is found in the fish, which 9

November 21, 2018 12:00 AM Lahore PC gets new GM

LAHORE: The Pearl-Continental Hotel has appointed Roy Alberto Kappenberger as the new general manager in Lahore, a statement said on Tuesday. Kappenberger has worked in the hospitality industry for over 30 years. Prior to his recent assignment as general manager of Marriott, Islamabad since March 2017, he was cluster GM of Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel 12

November 17, 2018 12:00 AM PIA resumes Muscat, Sharjah flights

KARACHI: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Friday announced that it was restoring its Muscat and Sharjah routes, which remained suspended for more than a year, as parts of efforts to expand the network of national flag carrier. “The Lahore-Muscat route will be restored from Saturday 17th November operated by A320 aircraft. PIA will operate twice 10

November 15, 2018 12:00 AM Prime minister to inaugurate Gwadar Railway Station: Sheikh Rasheed

QUETTA: Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed on Wednesday said the Balochistan government had provided acres of land to establish a new modern railway station in Gwadar, which would be a hub of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). He said Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate the project of Gwadar Railway Station soon during his visit 9