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  • Pakistan plans to boost export of halal products

    ISLAMABAD: Fruity sweets and packets of chicken soup that fall foul of halal laws are disappearing from shop counters as Pakistan looks to clean up its Islamic food credentials to boost exports to Gulf states...

    At the start of the year the government published a list of around 20 imported food products it said were not halal, or permitted under Islamic law...

  • UAE allows Pakistan to ship halal products via sea

    LAHORE: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has allowed transportation of halal products from Pakistan via sea which would bring down freight cost by one third, Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA) Chairman Justice (retired) Khalil-ur-Reman Khan said on Tuesday...

    He said the Pakistan Halal Authority has also been operational and the first meeting of its Board of Directors is being held on April 13...

  • Pakistan is producing state of the art defence products, says President Mamnoon

    ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain said on Tuesday that Pakistan is producing state of the art defence products, which have also been exported to friendly countries, according to a report on Radio Pakistan...

    The president was also of the opinion that better marketing policies need to be developed in order to enhance export of Pakistani defence products to international clients, said the report...

  • Face-to-face with Rohingya, pope ditches diplomacy

    Francis on Saturday explained his strategy: He said he would have never gotten his message across if he had launched into a public critique of the Rohingya offensive while on Burmese soil, saying doing so would have “slammed the door in their face” to any real dialogue...

    “It's true I didn't have the pleasure of slamming the door in their face publicly with a denunciation,” Francis told reporters en route home to Rome...

  • Saudi Arabia, Iran to discuss Syria war face-to-face

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia and Iran announced they would attend international talks in Vienna on Friday on the civil war in Syria, in the first meeting between the regional adversaries aimed at ending the four-year-long conflict in the country...

    Saudi Arabia’s participation in the talks was aimed at gauging the willingness of Russia and Iran, the Syrian government’s main backers, for a peace deal, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on...
  • Animals come face to face at Japanese aquarium

    TOKYO: A Japanese aquarium has come up with a wild idea to entertain the public during its temporary closure due to the coronavirus outbreak — introducing sea animals to each other and sharing the results online...

    A group of eight penguins at Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise near Tokyo regularly waddle around inside the aquarium and now they have a new stop — a tank of seals they had never met before
  • Traders announce boycott of American products

    PESHAWAR: Leaders of various local trader bodies unanimously adopted a resolution on Wednesday announcing the boycott of American products and the staging of a joint rally in the city today (Thursday) to condemn US President Donald Trump’s diatribe against Pakistan...

    The speakers said the new US policy on Afghanistan was an insult to the huge sacrifices rendered by Pakistan’s law-enforcement and security personnel and civilians...

  • Prices of all petroleum products increased

    ISLAMABAD: The government on Tuesday increased prices of all petroleum products by up to 11 per cent with immediate effect for the month of November...

    His argument for the increase in the prices of kerosene oil and LDO was that the move would minimise huge price difference of the two products with petrol and that would discourage mixing of kerosene in petrol...

  • Petroleum products witness overall 3.39% increase during last fiscal year

    Production of six petroleum products including jet fuel oil, motor spirits, high-speed diesel, furnace oil, jute batching oil and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) witnessed an increase, while kerosene oil, diesel oil, lubricating oil and solvent naphtha showed negative growth, according to official data available with APP...

    The petroleum products that contributed to the positive growth included jet fuel, production of which grew by 5......

  • Sales tax collection from petroleum products falls

    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue witnessed Rs8 billion decline in sales tax collection from petroleum products during the first half of this fiscal year from a year ago because of lower oil prices...

    7 per cent in sale of domestic taxable petroleum products during July-December 2014 from a year ago...

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