Kabul, Islamabad urged to overcome trust deficit

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Updated 16 May 2022

Kabul, Islamabad urged to overcome trust deficit

May 16: Pajhwok reported that some segments of the Afghan society are looking at Pakistan with suspicion, says a former ambassador. Syed Abrar Hussain, speaking at an event in Islamabad, urged the neighbours to take effective steps to overcome their trust deficit.

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Cabinet approves second NAB amendment bill in span of a month

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Cabinet approves second NAB amendment bill in span of a month

July 4: Dawn has reported that the federal cabinet on Monday passed the National Accountability (Third Amendment) Bill, 2022, with fresh legislation aiming to restrict the watchdog's role in corruption cases of over Rs500 million and taking away the president's authority to appoint accountability court judges. Read more I


Pakistani sellers to get training on Chinese market dynamics

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Pakistani sellers to get training on Chinese market dynamics

July 5: China Economic Net reported that the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) has organized a three-day training, starting on July 6, for Pakistani sellers to learn about the Chinese market. Read more I


Pakistan seeks Qatar gas on deferred payment

Updated 04 July 2022

Pakistan seeks Qatar gas on deferred payment

July 4: DAWN reported that amid a severe energy crunch and unprecedentedly expensive fuel imports, Pakistan is seeking more gas imports on deferred payments from Qatar, which is irritated by roadblocks to its infrastructure investment plans, particularly in import terminals. Read more I 


ATM withdrawal charges increased by nearly Rs5

Updated 04 July 2022

ATM withdrawal charges increased by nearly Rs5

July 3: SAMAA TV has reported the schedule of revised charges on withdrawals from the Automated Teller Machine (ATM) of other banks has been issued on Sunday. Read more I 


Cooking oil imports eat up $3.6b

Updated 04 July 2022

Cooking oil imports eat up $3.6b

July 3: The Express Tribune reported that Pakistan’s imports of cooking oil spiked to $3.56 billion in the first 11 months of the previous fiscal year that ended on June 30, 2022, which was equivalent to 60% of the three-year International Monetary Fund loan programme of $6 billion. Read more I