2020 October 12 - Pakistan News Digest

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  • Singaporean Company Places Lowest Bids to Pakistan LNG Tenders

    Pakistan has received bids for two cargoes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) of 140,000 meters each from multinational commodity trading company Gunvor Singapore, a national daily reported. In response to an international tender issued by the state-owned...

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  • Pakistan Working Closely With IMF to Clear Blockages in $6 Billion Program

    Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) are working together closely to bring the second review of a $6 billion three-year Extended Fund Facility (EFF) to a positive conclusion, Arab News reported a top IMF official on Saturday. Pakistan...

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  • Speakers agree to increase bilateral trade b/w Pakistan, Sri Lanka

    The Federation Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has launched the Publication on ‘Pakistan Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement ‘ to enhance bi-lateral trade and promoting free trade between the two countries. The Federation of hosted...

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  • Govt, ITFC sign $386m agreement for import of oil, LNG

    Pakistan and International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation have signed a financing agreement amounting to 386 million dollars for import of oil and LNG. The facility will be utilized by Pakistan State Oil Company Limited, Pakistan Arab Refinery...

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  • CDWP approves 8 projects worth Rs.36b

    Central Development Working Party has approved 8 projects worth 36 billion rupees and recommended 7 projects worth 233.014 billion rupees to Executive Committee of the National Economic Council for consideration. The approval was given during today’s meeting...

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  • Anti-Pakistan elements trying to destabilize Pakistan through nefarious designs: FM

    Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said anti-Pakistan elements are trying to destabilize Pakistan through their nefarious designs and some factions are causing damage to the country by playing in their hands. Speaking in Multan, he said...

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  • Efforts underway to convert universities to solar energy in Punjab: Sarwar

    Governor Punjab Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar says efforts are underway to convert universities to solar energy in the province. He stated this while addressing the inaugural ceremony of a Solar Wall at University of Engineering and Technology in...

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  • 55 suspects arrested in Mardan

    Fifty five suspects were arrested during search operations in different areas of district Mardan on Monday. Arms and ammunition were also recovered from them.     Source: Radio Pakistan

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  • KP Law Minister says govt endeavours to end rape culture

    Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Law Minister Sultan Muhammad Khan says the government is taking every possible step to stop rape cases in the province. He was addressing a news briefing along with Special Assistant to Chief Minister on Information...

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  • Punjab CM inaugurates 115 land record centers across province

    Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on Monday inaugurated 115 land record centers at the ‘Qanoongoi’ level to facilitate the masses. Speaking at the inaugural ceremony in Lahore, he termed it as historical step towards provision of land...

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  • Imran Khan reviews progress on prevention of food commodities’ smuggling

    Prime Minister Imran Khan presided over a high-level meeting in Islamabad today (Monday) to review progress on prevention of smuggling of food commodities. Minister for Economic Affairs Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar, Minister for Industries Muhammad Hammad Azhar, Advisor...

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  • Masood urges students to highlight Indian repression in IIOJ&K by using social media

    Azad Jammu and Kashmir President Sardar Masood Khan has urged the students to highlight Indian repression in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir using social media fora effectively. He expressed these views while attending a question answer...

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  • Efforts underway to convert universities across province on solar energy: Sarwar

    Governor Punjab Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar says efforts are underway to convert universities across the province on solar energy. He was addressing the inaugural ceremony of a Solar Wall at University of Engineering and Technology in Lahore today...

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