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March 20, 2018 4:31 AM Pakistan expresses disappointment as India denies visas to Zaireen of Ajmer Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has expressed disappointment over non-issuance of visas by India for the visit of the 503 Pakistani Zaireen to participate in the Urs of Hazrat Khawaja Moinuddin Chishti (RA) at Ajmer Sharif from 19-29 of this month. Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal, in a statement, said that the visit was to take place under the 1974 Pakistan-India 2

March 15, 2018 12:00 AM Turkish tariffs weigh down Pakistan’s exports

KARACHI: Increase in duties on Pakistan’s exports by Turkish authorities drastically reduced the country’s outbound shipments to Turkey, a senior industry official said on Wednesday, stressing need for free trade agreement (FTA) between the two countries to improve bilateral trade. Vice President Mazhar Ali Nasir of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce 7

March 5, 2018 12:00 AM Over 92,000 foreigners visit Pakistan since launch of CPEC

ISLAMABAD: Since the start of ground work on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the flagship multi-billion dollar project of “One Belt and One Road Initiative," more than 39,000 Chinese came to Pakistan in past five years. More than 92,204 visas were issued by the government of Pakistan to foreign nationals in an apparent effort to expand foreign 16

March 3, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Pakistan’s liberal visa policy to improve inbound tourism’

KARACHI: Pakistan’s liberal visa policy will attract more tourists from Turkey in the future, said Tolga Ucak, newly-appointed Turkish Consul General in Karachi, a statement said. Speaking at the Turkish Airline Agency Award ceremony held on Thursday evening, he praised the recent decision by the government of Pakistan to introduce visa on arrival policy 24

February 21, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistani exports to Spain up by 50 percent

PESHAWAR: Pakistani exports to Spain increased by 50 percent after attaining the GSP-plus status and it could be increased to $3 billion from its present volume of $1 billion. The traders and the businessmen of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have sought facilities and simplification of the issuance procedure for visa to Spain to further boost trade with one of the important 12

February 19, 2018 12:00 AM Judiciary handed weak verdict against Nawaz: Imran

ISLAMABAD: The people are stunned that PTI Chairman Imran Khan’s has proved himself as a politician or a player. Has he delivered a loose ball to help Nawaz Sharif to achieve victory by criticising the judiciary for disqualifying former prime minister Nawaz Sharif? The question has arisen on account of “Iqama” (residential visa) and he termed it as a “weak verdict 13

February 15, 2018 12:56 AM Two pistols used in Asma murder: report

KOHAT: The forensic report of two pistols allegedly used in the murder of medical student Asma Rani has matched with the postmortem report and the empties, according to sources. They said that one pistol was recovered from accused Sadiqullah and the other from the house of alleged facilitator Shahzeb. The medical student had received three bullets which 7

February 14, 2018 12:00 AM Pak-Canada joint working group meetings next month

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Canada have agreed to hold joint working group meetings in Islamabad during March to remove hurdles in enhancing bilateral trade and to develop partnership in trade, agriculture and investment sectors. The decision was taken during a meeting between Pakistan’s Commerce Minister Pervaiz Malik and Canada’s International Trade Minister 9

February 8, 2018 12:00 AM Turkey tells EU all conditions met for visa-free travel

ANKARA: Turkey said on Wednesday it had fulfilled all conditions on visa-free travel to Europe, adding it hoped Brussels would respond and lend "momentum" to better ties between Ankara and the EU. As part of a controversial agreement signed in March 2016, the EU offered Ankara billions of euros and visa liberalisation in exchange for Turkey stemming 18

February 5, 2018 7:37 PM Jirga in Laki Marwat gives Feb 28 deadline to arrest Asma's killers

The Marwat tribe on Monday held a grand jirga in Laki Marwat to decide the future course of action in their struggle to seek justice for the murder of Asma Rani, DawnNews reported. The jirga members gave the government a deadline of February 28 to arrest the main suspect, after which they said they will block the Indus Highway in protest. Asma Rani, a third-year 6