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CM meets diplomats to discuss trade, investment

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, in his separate meetings with diplomats of Qatar, Iran and Kazakhstan, emphasised the need to develop close cooperation and coordination between the neighboring countries. The CM stressed this was necessary so that peace, tranquility, trade and commerce could be promoted in the …

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Pakistan calls for revisiting trade, tech regimes

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Wednesday called for revisiting the international policy frameworks governing trade, investment, finance, taxation and technology. In a video statement at the General Debate of the 15th Quadrennial United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the foreign minister drew attention to the …

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‘Pakistan seeks trade deals with Saudi, UAE, Oman’

DUBAI: Pakistan will pursue individual trade deals with Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Oman, Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood said on Sunday, as talks with the Gulf Cooperation Council remain stalled. The GCC, which includes those three countries plus Qatar, Kuwait and Bahrain, started free …

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Pak-Afghan trade picks up as Taliban seize control

QUETTA: Commercial traffic across Afghanistan’s border with Pakistan at the Spin Boldak/Chaman crossing picked up on Thursday, traders said, as the shock of the Taliban’s lightning seizure of power began to ease and confidence returned. Despite the Ashura holiday, truckloads of agricultural produce from Kandahar province were driven across the …

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PTI lawmakers ‘trade blows’ in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD: In a surprising development, the National Assembly witnessed chaotic scenes on Tuesday after the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) parliamentarians engaged in a verbal spat over out of turn speeches. Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) Ali Nawaz Awan and PTI’s MNA Abdul Shakoor came close to a fistfight …

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Pak-Italy see ‘new dimensions’ to enhance trade, economic ties

ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of Pakistan to Italy Jauhar Saleem on Sunday said that Pakistani-Italian bilateral relations are looking at new dimensions to enhance mutual cooperation and economic activities in different sectors. “Negation between both of the sides on enhancing cooperation in the fields of trade, labour market, tourism, agriculture, energy, investment, …

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Double tax and bandits on Pak-Afghan trade route

The Taliban’s capture of a key Afghan-Pakistan border post has sent trucking costs soaring, with insurgents and government officials separately taxing traders, and bandits demanding bribes to allow safe passage of goods. Thousands of vehicles cross daily from Chaman to Spin Boldak on the other side, carrying goods destined for …

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UAE opens embassy in Israel, hails commerce ties

TEL AVIV: The United Arab Emirates on Wednesday develop into the primary Gulf state to open an embassy in Israel, as its envoy hailed the commerce and funding alternatives that nearer ties would deliver at a flag-raising ceremony additionally attended by Israel’s president. Introduced collectively by shared unease about Iran, …

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