Govt weighs ‘options’ to raise petrol, diesel prices

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Updated 15 June 2021

Govt weighs ‘options’ to raise petrol, diesel prices

June 15: Dawn states that the prices of all petroleum products are set to significantly go up on Tuesday owing to higher international prices and some adjustments in tax rates. Three different options are under consideration of the government.

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Former Afghan leaders responsible for current situation in their country: Qureshi

Updated 27 September 2021

Former Afghan leaders responsible for current situation in their country: Qureshi

September 27: The News reported that Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Sunday said that the former leaders of Afghanistan are to blame for the current situation there, Geo.tv reported Monday.

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PIA becomes world’s first airline to ensure travel safety for women

Updated 27 September 2021

PIA becomes world’s first airline to ensure travel safety for women

September 27: The Express Tribune reported that UN Women, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and the Federal Ombudsperson for Protection Against Harassment (FOSPAH) signed a landmark Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) at Islamabad Airport on Sunday to strengthen the collaboration, promoting the drive of safe mobility for women and pledging to prevent the harassment of women at public places.

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PM welcomes inclusion of Karachi coastal uplift plan in CPEC

Updated 27 September 2021

PM welcomes inclusion of Karachi coastal uplift plan in CPEC

September 27: Dawn reported that Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday lauded the inclusion of Karachi’s coastal development plan in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and said the move would bring the city on a par with developed port cities of the world.

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Pakistan OKs visas for Japan-bound Afghan evacuees without passports

Updated 27 September 2021

Pakistan OKs visas for Japan-bound Afghan evacuees without passports

September 27: The Japan Times reported that the Pakistani government has decided to issue visas to the Afghans that Japan wants to evacuate from Afghanistan, even if they arrive at the border without valid passports or other travel documents, according to Pakistani officials.

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Pakistan eyes closer defense ties with PH

Updated 27 September 2021

Pakistan eyes closer defense ties with PH

September 27: The Manila Times reported that Pakistan wants wider defense intelligence sharing with Southeast Asian countries, including the Philippines, as part of efforts to combat terrorism in the region.

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