The FM said the present government wants to transform Pakistan into an industrial and trade center.
SHANGHAI/ BEIJING: U.S. protectionism is self-defeating and a “symptom of paranoid delusions” that must not distract China from its path to modernization, Chinese state media said on Friday. China has stepped up its war of words with the United States since President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to hit $200 billion of Chinese imports with 10 percent tariffs if China retaliates against his previous targeting of $50 billion in imports. China’s commerce ministry accused the United States on Thursday of being…
KARACHI: In a reply to the letter of Federal Energy Minister Awais Leghari, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Saturday said the Karachi Water & Sewerage Board (KW&SB) has a claim of about Rs18 billion against various federal government entities operating in Karachi, which should be delinked from the additional gas supply to the K-Electric (KE). The CM expressed remorse over non-payment of dues by the federal government entities despite several notices. The Sindh chief minister, referring to Awais…
NAYPYIDAW: Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi pledged Tuesday to hold rights violators to account over the Rohingya crisis but refused to blame Myanmar's army, as the UN chief demanded an end to the military campaign and a better deal for the Muslim minority. In an address timed to pre-empt censure at the UN General Assembly in New York -- delivered entirely in English and aimed squarely at an international audience -- she called for patience and understanding of the crisis which has driven some 421,000 Rohingya out of her…
KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Tuesday said that K-Electric should improve its system for smooth power supply during the on-going sweltering weather. “Prolonged power outages greatly trouble Karachiites, particularly those living in apartments and small houses,” he said while holding a meeting with KE management comprising Chairman KE Waqar Siddiqui, CEO Tayyab Tareen, Director External Asmar Naeem and Chief Marketing Fakhar Ahmed. Principal Secretary to CM Sohail Rajput, Secretary Energy Agha…
BAGHDAD: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, visiting Baghdad on Friday, urged Iraq not to let its political crisis interfere with the fight against Islamic State and voiced unequivocal support for Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi.
ISLAMABAD: A three-member delegation of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) called on Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in Islamabad on Saturday, ARY News reported.
LAHORE: The emir of Jamaat e Islami (JI) Siraj ul Haq terming the ones involved in corruption as 'terrorists' on Monday urged the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government to clear its position on the issue of KP Ehtesab Commission, ARY News reported.
LONDON: A petition launched by Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai urging a Syria donors' conference to give millions of dollars for educational causes had reached over 70,000 signatures Thursday.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday urged India to do away with the practice of unsubstantiated allegations as it undermines the efforts to eliminate the menace of terrorism from the region through a cooperative approach, according to the Foreign Office (FO).