Islamabad, Saudi Arabia sign agreement on $3 billion deposit in Pakistani central bank

  • State Bank of Pakistan says funds will help support country’s foreign currency reserves
  • In October, Saudi Fund for Development announced financial package of $4.2 billion for Pakistan
By Muhammad Ishtiaq ·

PM Khan launches Al Qadir University to merge education of Islam and science 

  • Khan laments lack of universities researching the lives of Muslim leaders, warriors, scholars and reformers 
  • Last month, Khan set up ‘Rehmatul-lil-Aalameen Authority’ to portray 'true image' of Islam
By Arab News Pakistan ·

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At Pakistan Pavilion at Expo Dubai, a night to promote tolerance, inclusivity

  • Acclaimed motivational speaker Muniba Mazari shares Jubilee Stage with singer and actor Meesha Shafi
  • Speakers urge people to cherish individuals who are differently-abled, unique in their own way
By ASMA ALI ZAIN ·

Pakistani rupee hits new all-time low against greenback

  • US dollar closed at Rs176.20 on Monday despite clearance of Saudi deposits
  • Pakistani currency has lost 15.7 percent of its value since May this year
By KHURSHID AHMED    ·

Saudis prefer revisiting their favorite holiday destinations

  • Egypt, UAE, Maldives and Austria most popular travel destinations for Saudi travelers abroad post pandemic
By Ghadi Joudah ·

Israel’s Lapid urges world to keep up pressure on Iran

  • Negotiators were to convene in a last-ditch effort to salvage a 2015 nuclear deal abandoned three years later by the US
  • Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid said Iran was only attending the talks because they wanted access to money
By Reuters ·

S.Africa’s COVID-19 cases could triple this week, says expert

  • South African hospitals could be under pressure from a flood of admissions within two to three weeks
  • WHO said on Monday that the variant posed a very high global risk of infection surges
By Reuters ·

Frank Williams, F1 pioneer who fought adversity to build dominant team

  • Williams’ dry wit and charm, indefatigable spirit and resilience served him well on his journey from being a trainee sales rep for Campbell’s soup to the pinnacle of F1
  • Frank Williams: ‘It’s been a great journey, one I’d love to do again if I was younger. I wouldn’t try and do anything different except try and avoid the accidents’
By AFP ·

12 to stand trial for Kardashian West jewel heist in Paris

  • The reality TV star said she was tied up at gunpoint and locked in a bathroom
  • The 12 suspects face a range of charges related to the theft
By AP ·