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  • LITERARY NOTES: Remembering Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman

    Both have recently come up with special issues, remembering two of Urdu literature’s towering figures: Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman...

    In these works, gadha, or donkey, symbolizes common man and by depicting its plight Krishan Chander satirizes the political system and social circumstances in India, though this more or less applies to Pakistan, too...

  • Pakistan among 10 countries enjoying EU’s GSP Plus facility, says envoy

    KARACHI: Ambassador Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Pakistan Jean-Francois Cautain has said that the EU-Pakistan Five Year Engagement Plan is proof of a confident relationship between the EU and Pakistan...

    Speaking at the programme arranged by the English Speaking Union of Pakistan at the Beach Luxury Hotel on Tuesday, he also said that the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) Plus granted to Pakistan by the EU in 2014...

  • Sarfraz wants Pakistan to post 300-plus in every Asia Cup game

    LAHORE: Pakistan cricket captain Sarfraz Ahmad on Monday expressed his satisfaction at the team’s preparations for the upcoming Asia Cup and said his desire is to see his team setting winning targets of 300-plus in every match of the event...

    Talking to journalists here on Monday before the Pakistan team’s departure for the UAE, which is scheduled in the wee hours on Tuesday, Sarfraz said:” Our preparations went well in the hectic...

  • Pakistan yet to implement GSP Plus conventions: EU envoy

    LAHORE: A European Union (EU) Commission on Trade delegation is arriving in Pakistan on Thursday (today) to directly check all stakeholders’ compliance with the EU conditions on Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP), collecting basic data vital for continuation of the duty-free exports facility to Pakistan...

    This was stated by European Union Ambassador to Pakistan Jean-Francois Cautain in an interview with Dawn here...

  • Pakistan wins GSP-Plus extension

    ISLAMABAD: The Inter­national Trade (INTA) Com­mittee of EU Parliament has extended the Genera­lised System of Preferences-Plus (GSP-Plus) status for Pakistan, enabling the country to continue to enjoy preferential duties on exports for the next two years...

    While the GSP-Plus facility has been available to Pakistan since January 2014, its continuation is an award for Islamabad’s progress in enacting new laws and developing new...

  • Pakistan wins GSP-Plus extension

    ISLAMABAD: The Inter­national Trade (INTA) Com­mittee of EU Parliament has extended the Genera­lised System of Preferences-Plus (GSP-Plus) status for Pakistan, enabling the country to continue to enjoy preferential duties on exports for the next two years...

    While the GSP-Plus facility has been available to Pakistan since January 2014, its continuation is an award for Islamabad’s progress in enacting new laws and developing new...

  • CM discusses GSP Plus modalities with EU team

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said measures were being taken for taking full benefits of the GSP Plus status awarded to Pakistan by European Union and a cabinet committee had been constituted for implementation of the conventions with regard to it...

    He said awarding GSP Plus status to Pakistan by the EU was resulting in strengthening of the country’s economy...

  • A cost-plus financing facility

    The recent State Bank KAP (Knowledge, Attitude and Practices) study reflects the public’s confidence in Islamic banking products particularly in Pakistan...

    In Pakistan, its share is about 40pc of all Islamic banking products...

  • GSP Plus review

    THE review of Pakistan’s GSP Plus status with the EU, scheduled for January, will have to run into the issue of the lifting of the moratorium on the death penalty and the resumption of executions following the implementation of the National Action Plan...

    The commerce minister has made a round in Brussels to try and persuade EU officials to renew the GSP Plus scheme for Pakistan and is trying to build his case around the 27 UN...

  • Gul Hameed wins 60-plus title at ITF Seniors

    KARACHI: Senior pro Gul Hameed overcame a stiff challenge from Sabih Wali to win the 60-plus title here at the 24th Karachi Club Pakistan ITF Senior World Ranking Tennis Champoinship on Thursday...

    In the 45-plus singles semi-final, Mirza Raza beat Imran Siddiqui who retired after losing the first set 6-3...

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