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    General Store Items List In Pakistan Face

  • WFP builds humanitarian response facility to store medicines, food items in Jalozai

    The HRF, recently handed over to the KP government, features four large warehouses for general cargo and two smaller, climate-controlled warehouses for more sensitive items such as medicines and ready-to-use foods, as well as office space and staff facilities...

    Also read: UN humanitarian response facility in LahoreAccording to WFP Pakistan Representative Lola Castro here on Sunday, this is the fifth HRF in the country...

  • Pakistan has 938 items on Safta sensitive list with Afghanistan

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan maintains a sensitive list of 938 items with Afghanistan under the South Asia Free Trade Agreement (Safta), Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir said on Thursday...

    Speaking during the question-hour session in the National Assembly, the minister said all other items not on the sensitive list could be imported into Pakistan from the Safta countries, including Afghanistan, at a tariff rate of zero to 5 per cent... ...

  • 61 items added to quality certification list

    ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Tuesday added 61 new items in the compulsory certification mark scheme of Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA)...

    The cabinet approved the summary forwarded by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) and the concerned minister, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, in his tweet lauded the decision, saying the new items would help eradicate the status of country as a junkyard of electronic...

  • Hard grind in store for Pakistan

    His fifth Test century against Pakistan, and 29th overall, was indeed a timely one for his team which — trailing 0-1 in the series — are desperate to redeem themselves to turn things around...

    Pakistan despite the irresponsive wicket did bowl well to keep the batsmen in defensive mode for long periods with Yasir Shah well in the hunt for wickets, but without much luck...

  • PTI again in the face of voters list worries

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has found irregularities in voters lists meant for the upcoming local government elections in Lahore...

    He said the committee meeting was also attended by Election Commission of Pakistan members and Nadra representatives...

  • Two million face statelessness as India publishes citizenship list

    Almost two million people in northeast India were left facing statelessness on Saturday after the state of Assam published a citizenship list aimed at weeding out “foreign infiltrators”, in a process the central government wants to replicate nationwide...

    Only those who can demonstrate that they or their forebears were in India before 1971 could be included in the list...

  • US businessman pleads guilty to exporting prohibited items to Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: A US businessman has pleaded guilty to exporting products without a licence to atomic and space agencies in Pakistan, violating US federal laws...

    Court documents and statements show that from 2012 to December 2016, Khan and others were engaged in a scheme to purchase goods that were controlled under the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and exported them without a licence to Pakistan, in violation of the EAR...

  • Disney opens its first store in China

    SHANGHAI: Disney opened its first Chinese store on Wednesday, before the launch of its first mainland theme park, as it seeks to sell Mickey Mouse and friends to the Asian giant’s middle classes...

    The 860 square-metre store opened in Shanghai, where the park — initially due to open this year but put back until next spring — is under construction...

  • US plans to store heavy arms in Baltics, E. Europe

    WASHINGTON: The United States plans to store heavy military equipment in the Baltics and Eastern European nations to reassure allies made uneasy by Russian intervention in Ukraine, and to deter further aggression, a senior US official said on Saturday...

    “We will pre-position significant equipment,” the official said, commenting on a New York Times report that the Pentagon was poised to store battle tanks, infantry fighting vehicles...

  • Six injured in department store blaze at Liberty

    LAHORE: A huge fire engulfed Al-Fatah department store in the Liberty Market on Monday, causing a loss of millions of rupees and huge damage to the entire four-storey building...

    Rescue 1122 spokesman Jam Sajjad said 114 people were evacuated from the store and all the adjacent buildings...

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