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    5 February 2014 Pakistan Foreign

  • February 2017 was the second-warmest February on record

    According to a monthly analysis of global temperatures by scientists at Nasa’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York, “February 2017 was the second-warmest February in 137 years of modern record-keeping...

    1 degrees Celsius warmer than the mean February temperature from 1951-1980...

  • Foreign direct investment slides 20pc in February

    Pakistan witnessed foreign direct investment (FDI) of $155 million during the month of February 2021, around 20 per cent lower in comparison to net inflows of $192...

    According to data compiled by the State Bank of Pakistan, FDI dropped 30pc year-on-year to $1...

  • Pakistan to implement FATF action plan by February: Hafeez

    WASHINGTON: Pakistan is committed to fully implementing its action plan to counter money laundering and terrorist financing by February next year and there’s no disagreement among various governments’ institutions on this matter, says Financial Adviser Abdul Hafeez Shaikh...

    A global watchdog for money laundering and terrorist financing — the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) — gave Pakistan a four-month lifeline on Friday, urging...

  • MCC to visit Pakistan in February, South Africa may tour in March: Wasim Khan

    KARACHI: One of the most prestigious cricket clubs in the world, Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) have agreed to send their team to Pakistan in February next year while a short tour by South Africa is also on the cards...

    This was disclosed by CEO Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Wasim Khan here on Wednesday at the National Stadium on the eve of Pakistan’s second Test against Sri Lanka...

  • Pakistan's current account deficit nosedives 76pc to $50m in February

    Pakistan’s current account deficit (CAD) for February declined 75 per cent year-on-year (YoY) and 76pc month-on-month (MoM) to $50 million, compared to a deficit of $197m in Feb 2020 and $210m last month...

    The narrowing of the deficit in February is largely attributable to continued strong growth in workers’ remittances and a sustained recovery in exports since November 2020, which more than offset the increase in imports due to...

  • Brendon McCullum to retire in February

    WELLINGTON: Blockbusting New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum announced Tuesday he will bow out of international cricket after the Test series against Australia in February, saying “all good things must come to an end”...

    The New Zealand captain's 101st and last Test will be the second Test against Australia which starts in his home town, Christchurch, on February 20...

  • Vocational education: Chinese varsity in city by February next

    LAHORE: A Chinese university of technical and vocational education is being established in Lahore by February next year for, what official sources said, raising human resource for the sectors Beijing is interested in exploring in Punjab...

    The chief minister later constituted a steering committee with the direction to establish the university by February 2017...

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