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November 16, 2018 12:00 AM Farmers threaten protests over ‘cotton import plans’

LAHORE: Farmers on Thursday threatened to launch countrywide protests if the textile sector’s ‘big wheels’ did not roll back their alleged plans of sourcing cheap imported cotton, ditching the locally produced fiber. “Powerful textile millers are planning to import some 50,000 tons of cotton from Central Asia through Torkham border,” Khalid Mehmood Khokhar

November 15, 2018 4:08 AM Pakistan to receive $3bn Saudi aid in next couple of days: envoy

ISLAMABAD: Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Nawaf Saeed Al-Malki on Wednesday said that Pakistan would have the first installment of Saudi aid amounting to $3 billion in the next few days to address its balance-of-payments crisis. Saudi Ambassador, in an interview, revealed that the Kingdom would release the amount of $3 billion in terms of the balance of payment

November 10, 2018 12:00 AM Amreli Steels unveils Rs6.5bln investment plan

KARACHI: Amreli Steels Limited on Friday unveiled Rs6.5 billion of investment plan to bring a significant 80 percent increase in reinforcing bar manufacturing. The company’s board approved third phase of expansion plan to set up an additional state-of-the-art rolling mill using pioneering technology at Dhabeji to further expand its rebar manufacturing 2

November 9, 2018 12:00 AM Export industry in tatters as PTI govt takes big U-turn

ISLAMABAD: The government has taken a big U-turn as it has betrayed the export industry by refusing to provide the RLNG of 189 mmcfd to export industry at subsidized rate of $6.51 per MMBTU putting the industry in tatters. Increasing the exports of the country by bringing down the cost of doing business was the corner of the economic policies of the incumbent 1

November 6, 2018 5:53 AM First NSC meeting under PM Imran Khan today

ISLAMABAD: An important meeting of National Security Council has been convened today to discuss the prevailing law and order situation in the country after the Asia Bibi acquittal in blasphemy case, Geo News reported. The prime minister will also brief the top civil and military brass of his China visit and meetings with Chinese leadership and Russian 1

November 6, 2018 1:56 AM Oil industry wants forex exposure impact part of pricing

ISLAMABAD: The oil industry is seeking to include the impact of its foreign exchange exposure in the pricing of petroleum products in view of rising consumption, increased reliance on imports and abrupt currency fluctuations. This is part of the new downstream petroleum policy 2018 which is currently being firmed up. At a meeting last week, the industry 3

November 5, 2018 9:52 AM President Xi visits Pakistan pavilion at China import expo

SHANGHAI: President Xi Jinping today visited Pakistani pavilion titled 'Emerging Pakistan' at the China International Import Expo where Prime Minister Imran Khan welcomed the dignitary. The Chinese president and other world leaders including Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Maltese 1

November 5, 2018 5:12 AM PM Imran Khan highlights Pakistan’s export potential at China import expo

During his keynote address at the Shanghai International Expo, Prime Minister Imran Khan highlighted the significance of CPEC, saying China-Pakistan Economic Corridor has opened the vista of opportunities in the region. He added that CPEC is beneficial for both China and Pakistan and will connect to Middle East and wider Gulf region. Prime Minister also shared 3

November 4, 2018 2:04 PM PM arrives in Shanghai to attend China International Import Expo (CIIE)

PM arrives in Shanghai to attend China International Import Expo (CIIE) SHANGHAI: After his hectic engagements in Beijing, Prime Minister Imran Khan has reached Shanghai to attend the China International Import Expo (CIIE). The prime minister will address the opening ceremony of the Expo as keynote speaker on Monday. Vice Mayor of Shanghai Peng Chenlei 1

November 2, 2018 12:00 AM Tackling corruption, poverty: Pakistan to benefit from China’s experience, says PM

BEIJING: Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Thursday Pakistan could learn more from China than any other developed country to tackle its various socio-economic challenges, including poverty and corruption. “We have a lot to learn from China because China too went through a lot of problems that we face right now. China too has a lot of corruption, poverty 2