Web
Analytics
The news is by your side.

deal

Zardari says efforts afoot to send him behind bars

NAWABSHAH: Former president Asif Ali Zardari has claimed no one gets to power corridors without a deal, adding that incumbent Prime Minister Imran Khan too came to power after striking a deal with the powers that be. Addressing a gathering of party workers in a Nawabshah village, the PPP leader said efforts are underway to nab him, and added that his arrest would only increase his popularity. He declared that he could not be intimidated by any case. Mr Zardari said he had no tussle with the incumbent government. The…

Saudi Arabia has placed no condition in exchange for bailout package: Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said Pakistan did not make any hidden deal with Saudi Arabia to overcome the widening balance of payments and current deficit crisis. Dispelling the impression of secret deal behind the Saudi package for Pakistan, he, according to state-run wire service, said KSA had not placed any condition on our country for returning the $6 billion financial support. He said the assistance provided by Saudi Arabia will lessen the financial burden on Pakistan, adding that we were…

Imran Khan does not believe in NROs: Faisal Vawda

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday addressed the nation thanking Saudi Arabia for the economic assistance and congratulated the nation for the 'amazing package' received to steer out of a financial crisis. However, the prime minister did not reveal the terms and conditions of the economic bailout package, what Pakistan offered in return, raising questions whether any deal has been struck. Prominent party leader and Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda has denied that any deal was made or assurances…

‘Pak-China joint military drills to improve ability to deal with multiple security threats’

ISLAMABAD: China has said joint exercises of China and Pakistan armed forces, training and competitions will help improve ability to deal with multiple security threats and jointly maintain regional peace and stability.   The Chinese defence ministry’s spokesperson stated this while responding to a question during a briefing in Beijing. He said these exercises would also help the militaries of participating countries to enhance understanding and deepen mutual trust. Read More: China keen on military drills with Asean,…

MQM strikes deal with PTI to form next government

ISLAMABAD: The Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) on Friday reached a deal with the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and is set to be a part of the federal government. PTI leader Jehangir Tareen made the announcement after meeting a MQM delegation at Imran Khan’s residence in Bani Gala, saying a written Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been reached. Tareen also said that he has secured the support of 25 out of 28 independent candidates, while the party is also holding dialogue with erstwhile FATA representatives. He…

Saudi Arabia signs deal for five warships with Spain’s Navantia

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia's state-owned defence company has forged a deal with Spanish shipbuilder Navantia for a joint venture to build five warships, state media said Thursday. The agreement with Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) for the design and construction of five Avante 2200 corvettes warships will start this autumn, with the last unit to be delivered by 2022, the official Saudi Press Agency reported. The agreement appears part of a framework agreed in April during Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's visit to…

Salah signs new long-term Liverpool deal

Mohamed Salah has signed a new long-term contract with Liverpool, the Premier League club have confirmed. According to multiple reports, the deal runs until 2023 and contains no release clause. Despite only joining from Roma just over a year ago, Liverpool has rewarded Salah following a sensational debut season on Merseyside that saw him finish with 44 goals in 52 appearances. The Egypt international secured the Premier League Golden Boot, finding the net 32 times to finish ahead of Tottenham's Harry Kane with a new…