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Pakistan appreciates UK’s support for access to products in EU: minister

ISLAMABAD: United Kingdom has been a great supporter of enhanced market access for Pakistani products in the European Union, said federal minister for commerce Pervaiz Malik in a meeting with British High Commissioner Thomas Drew. The minister said that it is a matter of satisfaction for both sides that bilateral trade between the two countries has been increasing over a period of time.  He said that UK is Pakistan’s biggest trade partner in Europe with bilateral trade amounting to 2.08 bn Euros in 2016. “Pakistan’s…

Rift grows within Sharif family ahead of NA-120 by-polls

LAHORE: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was ousted by Supreme Court of Pakistan in the landmark Panama Papers case but ex-PM’s ouster still seemed haunting the Sharif family as informed sources said that Nawaz in a meeting on Thursday in Jati Umrah asked federal minister Pervaiz Malik to take over as in-charge of election campaign for his wife, sidelining his nephew Hamza Shehbaz Sharif. Following the disqualification of ex-PM Sharif, seat for National Assembly from NA-120 (Lahore’s constituency) fell vacant. The…