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Pak ready to play constructive role in facilitating an Afghan-led,Afghan-owned peace process: FM Qureshi

KABUL -UNS : Pakistan had decided to waive off regulatory duty on imports from Afghanistan, says a statement issued by Pakistan embassy in Kabul after foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi’s visit to Kabul on Saturday. Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi met Afghan President Ashraf …

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US will never present Middle East peace plan: Palestine

JERICHO (Reuters) – The United States will not present its long-awaited plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace any time soon and is instead trying to unilaterally change the terms of reference for any future proposal, a senior Palestinian official said on Saturday. Echoing deep scepticism among the …

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Over 23,000 jobs will be creates in Pak Railways

ISLAMABAD- Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid has on Saturday sought permission from Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan for recruiting as much as 23000 employees in his department. He was addressing a presser here in Lahore today at Railways Headquarters. Rashid told media personnel that filtration plants …

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Maintenance of lavish residences of Punjab govt officials cost 10 billion a year

LAHORE -UNS-With more than 19 thousand servants, lavish and extravagant government residences spread over the land on 8975 kanals worth more than 403 billion rupees and with residential and camp office’s repair and renovations cost hundreds of millions after every two years from discretionary developmental …

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Opposing construction of dams will be tried for treason: CJ

LAHORE -UNS – Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Saqib Nisar has on Saturday linked construction of long-delayed Kalabagh Dam with national unity and harmony. Addressing a ceremony here in Lahore today, CJP added the Kalabagh dam guarantees the survival and security of the Pakistan. …

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FM visit Kabul after high-level meeting presided by PM

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi would leave for Kabul on one-day visit to Afghanistan on Friday. The foreign minister would be accompanied by foreign secretary and other officials of the Foreign Ministry. According to reports, the foreign minister would hold meeting with …

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West bent on biased reporting about CPEC in pursuance of an agenda: Fawad

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Emphasizing on the significance of Chinese investment in Pakistan, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry has said the western media is bent on publishing biased news about China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in pursuance of an agenda. Speaking to media in Islamabad today, he said …

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India,Pakistan dominance on sugar market worries Australia

LONDON: The policies of India and Pakistan have contributed to a global glut in the world’s sugar market, Australia’s Minister for Trade Simon Birmingham said. “It is clear that export subsidies introduced recently by the Indian and Pakistan Governments have contributed to a growing glut …

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KP CM announces to admit his children in govt schools

PESHAWAR -UNS : Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Mehmood Khan on Friday announced to admit his children to government-run schools in the province. Addressing a ceremony marking the start of “Basta Uthao, School Aao” campaign, the CM vowed to better the conditions and education standards …

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Democracy is basic for peace,stability,development : NA Speaker

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Asad Qaiser, Speaker, National Assembly has said that Democracy contributes powerfully to economic and social progress, international peace and security as well as respect for fundamental rights and freedoms. He said that Democracy is essential to achieving our fundamental goals of peace, …

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