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  • Qatar can defend economy and currency, finance minister tells CNBC

    Qatar can easily defend its economy and currency against sanctions by other Arab states, Qatari finance minister Ali Sherif al-Emadi told CNBC television in an interview broadcast on Monday...

    Qatar can import goods from Turkey, the Far East or Europe and it will respond to the crisis by diversifying its economy even more, he told CNBC...

  • Pakistan may get F-16s by July: experts

    WASHINGTON: Defence experts in the US capital believe that Pakistan may get the disputed F-16s by the end of July, despite a strong opposition from American lawmakers...

    The experts, who spoke to Dawn, said that the Obama administration would ultimately succeed in convincing Congress that it was in America’s interest to enable Pakistan to buy the aircraft...

  • Remittances growth slows to 7.5pc in July-Nov

    5 per cent to cross $8 billion in the first five months (July to November) of this fiscal year, the State Bank of Pakistan said on Thursday...

    A recession in the global market has created serious problem for Pakistan to improve its exports earning while the government has been increasing foreign exchange reserves through borrowing...

  • Over 38,000 tractors sold in July-April

    KARACHI: Sales of locally produced tractors remained brisk during the last 10 months rising to 38,356 units compared to 28,694 during the same period a year earlier...

    Sales of Massey Ferguson and Fiat tractors climbed to 23,426 and 14,152 units from 17,695 and 10,248, respectively
  • Next round of Afghan-Taliban talks set for end July: officials

    KABUL: The next round of peace talks between the Afghan government and Taliban insurgents is scheduled for the end of July, officials said Friday, with the venue for the meeting still unconfirmed...

    is set for July 30 or 31," said Mohammad Ismail Qasimyar, a member of the Afghan High Peace Council (HPC), the government's top peace negotiating body...

  • Current account deficit at $1.86bn in July-Feb

    KARACHI: Despite record remittances and savings due to fall in oil prices, the current account deficit was high during the first eight months (July-February) of this fiscal year...

    94bn during the same period a year earlier, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) reported on Monday...

  • Money laundering case: Altaf Hussain's bail extended till July

    LONDON: London police has extended Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain's bail till July 9, 2015 after he was interviewed for more than five hours by investigating officers on Tuesday...

    “Since the inception of MQM in 1978, I was tried and arrested thrice in Pakistan and now that I have come to Britain, here also I have been facing investigations...

  • Fresh by-election in Lower Dir on July 12

    ISLAMABAD: Undeterred by Jamaat-i-Islami’s decision to challenge annulment of by-elections in PK-95 (Lower Dir) by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) over disenfranchisement of women voters, the ECP announced on Friday that fresh by-election would be held in the constituency on July 12...

    And the polling will take place on July 12...

  • D-8 agrees to implement PTA from July 1

    ISLAMABAD: The Developing Eight (D-8) countries on Wednesday agreed to implement the much-awaited preferential trade agreement (PTA) from July 1, 2016...

    The meeting was attended by delegates from Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Turkey, Bangladesh and Egypt...

  • PFA to ban vanaspati ghee by July 2020

    LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has decided to ban the manufacturing, sale and purchase of vanaspati ghee for its extremely hazardous effects on human body by July 2020 and to restrict quantity of trans fatty acids up to 0...

    PFA Director General Noorul Amin said that according to an estimate, the annual consumption of cooking oil and ghee for each person was 18 kg in Pakistan whereas it was three kg in Europe...

  • Fiscal deficit for July-Sept drops to 10-year low

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s first-quarter fiscal deficit fell below one per cent of GDP – lowest in 10 years – despite some slippages in non-tax revenues, particularly due to the non-realisation of disbursements from the United States...

    3pc recorded in the first quarter of last year,” said the Ministry of Finance after a review meeting presided over by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar that finalised provisional accounts for July-September... ...

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