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  • BoI, Pak-Saudi Chamber sign MoU for investment

    ISLAMABAD: The Board of Investment (BoI) and Pak-Saudi Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PSJCCI) on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to encourage and facilitate bilateral investment between the two countries...

    Saudi Arabia has tremendous potential for halal food products, an area which continues to be neglected by investors and investment in this sector would help enhance the volume of bilateral trade, observed...

  • Scientists discover hidden chamber in Great Pyramid

    CAIRO: Scientists have found a hidden chamber in Egypt’s Great Pyramid of Giza, the first such discovery in the structure since the 19th century and one likely to spark a new surge of interest in the pharaohs...

    The purpose of the chamber is unclear, and it’s not yet known whether it was built with a function in mind...

  • Delhi has become a ‘gas chamber’: Kejriwal

    NEW DELHI: Pollution in the Indian capital hit a dangerous level on Tuesday, putting residents at risk, forcing the closure of schools, and bringing calls from doctors for the city’s half marathon to be cancelled...

    Delhi’s Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the city had become a “gas chamber”...

  • Pak-Saudi Chamber, Smeda sign deal

    LAHORE: The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (Smeda) and the Pak-Saudi Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PSJCCI) on Wednesday inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to facilitate joint ventures between the two countries in the SME sector...

    For this, a joint information dissemination campaign to highlight invest­­ment opportunities in Pak­istan will also be launched...

  • PM proposes trade chamber with Germany

    ISLAMABAD: Vowing to enhance economic ties with Germany, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif proposed on Thursday the establishment of a bilateral chamber of commerce...

    Talking to Dr Gerd Muller, German federal minister for economic cooperation and development, the prime minister said the two countries enjoy friendly relations...

  • Clerk injured in firing in lawyer’s chamber

    OKARA: A court staffer was injured during an attack on a lawyer in his chamber in the district courts on Saturday...

    According to the FIR, Advocate Shamim Baloch was in his chamber in the district courts complex when four armed men -- Sher Zaman, Sadiq, Javed and Tajammal Baloch, all residents of Faisalabad’s Chak 366-GB — opened fire on him...

  • Ruckus forces Iraqi MPs to leave main chamber to vote on cabinet reshuffle

    BAGHDAD: A dozen lawmakers disrupted the Iraqi parliament’s session on Tuesday, clapping, slamming their hands on desks and chanting slogans, forcing nearly two hundred other deputies to leave the main chamber to vote on a cabinet reshuffle...

    Dissenting MPs have managed to block parliamentary sessions for two weeks by holding a sit-in in and around the building...

  • Hyderabad’s small traders form separate chamber

    HYDERABAD: The small traders and owners of small industries of Hyderabad have formed Hyderabad Chamber of Small Traders and Small Industry (HCSTSI), aimed at addressing longstanding demands of the city’s business community...

    The chamber would have the same number of seats in the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) as enjoyed by Hyderabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (HCCI)...

  • Gym floor ‘damaged’ by Gujrat chamber event

    GUJRAT: The inapt arrangement of the Gujrat Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s annual general meeting (AGM) at the newly-built gymnasium damaged its wooden floor...

    Federal Minister for Planning and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal was present there as the chief guest, with Gujrat acting DCO Irfan Ali Kathia and ruling party’s MPA Imran Zafar were also among the guests...

  • Kosovo lawmakers flee teargas in chamber for third time

    PRISTINA: An opposition politician in Kosovo released teargas in parliament on Friday, sending lawmakers rushing from the debating chamber in the third such incident in two weeks...

    “We will continue to resist until these two agreements are cancelled,” Donika Kada Bujupi of the opposition Alliance for the Future of Kosovo told reporters after letting off a teargas canister in the chamber...

  • Pak-Afghan chamber opposes tax on trucks

    PESHAWAR: Pakistan-Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PAJCCI) senior vice president Ziaul Haq Sarhadi has expressed serious concern over the imposition of heavy tax on the trucks carrying export goods to Afghanistan by the authorities in Kabul...

  • Minister manages to ride out ‘chamber’ remarks controversy

    KARACHI: The controversy stirred by the objectionable remarks of a provincial minister against a woman lawmaker in the Sindh Assembly session ended on Monday after he extended apology and asked for her forgiveness by presenting her a chador, a Sindhi custom to show respect to women; the woman lawmaker said she honoured Sindh’s traditions and closed the chapter for good...

    Sindh Minister for Works and Services Imdad Pitafi’s...

  • Syria a ‘torture-chamber’, says UN

    GENEVA: The top UN human rights official called on Tuesday for tens of thousands of detainees to be released from Syria’s prisons and for torturers to be brought to court as part of a lasting peace...

    Former Syrian detainees also testified before the UN Human Rights Council about their suffering and concern for men, women and children still in custody of the government or of extremist groups including al-Nusra and the militant Islamic...

  • Apex chamber threatens court action for stuck up refunds

    Since the budget proposals unveiled by the Finance Minister Miftah Ismail a day earlier in the National Assembly carried no concrete measures for the payment of outstanding refunds we are left with no choice but to approach the Supreme Court, he maintained...

    On the contrary, he said, the budgetary proposals in a way deferred payment of refunds which would mean that exports – which are already suffering due to a liquidity crunch –...

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