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September 25, 2018 4:31 PM Luxury cars recovered after factory raid in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Twenty one luxury vehicles were recovered after the Customs Department raided a private factory in the Rawat area on Tuesday, Geo reported. According to the custom’s officer, the Qatar Embassy in Islamabad was unable to provide documentation of the import or export of the luxury vehicles worth 250 million rupees, in spite of them bearing

September 25, 2018 12:20 PM Second phase of plantation drive in January: Amin Aslam

ISLAMABAD: Advisor to Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam Tuesday said that initial response to our tree plantation drive "Plant4Pakistan" was phenomenal, People from all walks of life participated in plantation drive. It was more encouraging that youth of Pakistan participated in this initiative. "We initially set the target of 1.5 million

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM Hutchison Ports sets record

KARACHI: Hutchison Ports Pakistan, the country’s first deep-water container terminal, has set a new vessel handling record for Karachi, having handled 5,862 moves in just over 27 hours while servicing the 8,652-TEU Hyundai Brave. During the vessel’s stay, the terminal achieved a vessel operating rate (VOR) of 212.16 container moves per hour and a gross

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM Aramco Trading aims for 50pc rise in oil trade volume in 2020

SINGAPORE: Saudi´s Aramco Trading Company (ATC) expects to increase its oil trading volume to 6 million barrels per day (bpd) in 2020, 50 percent higher than current levels, the company´s top official said on Monday. "Currently, we´re at 4 million barrels per day and with expansion I think our target is 6 million barrels per day," President and Chief

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM Forex reserves fall to four-month low

KARACHI: Pakistan’s foreign exchange reserves fell to a four-month low during the week ended September 14, the central bank said on Monday, mainly on the back of external debt repayments. The foreign exchange reserves dropped $279 million, or 1.73 percent, to $15.790 billion, the lowest since May 2018. The forex reserves stood at $15.913 billion in May. Forex

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM NAB awaiting release of capped funds from govt

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) still awaiting the release of required funds of over Rs1200 million from the government which were capped during the previous government of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz since 2013. According to sources, the performance of NAB is badly affecting due to stoppage of Recovery and Reward (R&R) fund of the NAB and also hardship

September 24, 2018 5:24 PM Pakistan, Egypt celebrate 70 years of bilateral relations

CAIRO: In celebration of the passage of 70 years of diplomatic relations between Egypt and Pakistan, a summit was held by South Asian Strategic Stability Institute University (SASSI) in collaboration with the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in Cairo. Titled "Women Trade and Enterprise- The Key to Development", the summit was held under the auspices

September 24, 2018 4:52 AM Overseas Pakistanis in Dubai raise $0.74m for dams fund

DUBAI: Responding to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s call for fund raising to build mega dams, Pakistanis expats in Dubai have raised $743,000 in a gathering also attended by Senator Faisal Javed Khan. Mumtaz Muslim, President & Owner Of Dreshak Group and a close friend of PM Khan in UAE, said, “Interactive & fundraiser with @FaisalJavedKhan at my house 2

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 24, 2018 12:00 AM Nationwide anti-polio drive tees off today

Islamabad: The first nationwide door-to-door anti-polio campaign of the 2018-19 low transmission season begins today (Monday) in all districts except Sheikhupura and Orakzai, where it will tee off a day later. The campaign has been synchronized with Afghanistan to ensure effective vaccination of mobile children. The campaign will target 38.6 million