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  • Pakistan go top of T20 rankings, but NZ may regain status by year end

    KARACHI: Despite not playing their traditional rivals in a bilateral series for the past few years, India indirectly helped Pakistan regain No...

    Pakistan moved to the top ranking briefly when India won the first game against the Black Caps in Delhi on Nov 1 but Kane Williamson’s side regained their top status in the rankings by seizing the second match in Rajkot three days later and needed to win the decider to keep Pakistan in...

  • US bill seeks to revoke Pakistan’s major ally status

    WASHINGTON: Two US lawmakers have introduced a bipartisan bill in Congress, seeking to revoke Pakistan’s status as a major non-Nato ally (MNNA)...

    The movers also argue that since Pakistan has failed to effectively fight terrorism, it no longer deserves US economic and military assistance...

  • EU asked to continue Pakistan’s GSP+ status

    ISLAMABAD: The National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) has asked the European Union (EU) to continue the GSP+ status for Pakistan after first review in January next year as the scheme has been significantly contributing to the revival of country’s economy as well as serving as an international instrument for improvement in human rights situation in the country...

    Compliance to 27 UN conventions are attached to GSP+ conditionality...

  • Pakistan mulls elevating status of Gilgit-Baltistan on Chinese insistence

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is mulling to elevate the constitutional status of northern Gilgit-Baltistan region in a bid to provide legal cover to the multi-billion-dollar Chinese investment plan, officials said on Thursday...

    "Know more: ‘Almost’ Pakistan: Gilgit-Baltistan in a constitutional limboRehman, who arrived in Islamabad on Thursday, was working on the finishing touches to the agreement, a senior official said, adding the document...

  • Why India may not revoke MFN status to Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Commerce is unaware of the mechanism by which Indian entertainment content – TV channels, soap serials, advertisements – worth millions of dollars was given one-sided access in Pakistan, Dawn has learnt...

    The issue came to fore in the wake of Indian assertions to revoke the grant of MFN status to Pakistan – a move that might have negligible impact on Pakistan as the current regime suits India better...

  • Confusion remains over Pakistan’s status in SWAFF

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) on Friday did not confirm that it had officially joined the South West Asian Football Federation (SWAFF), a day after the new body was formed after a meeting in Saudi Arabia...

    “It includes the West Asian Association, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the Maldives...

  • Zero-rated status sought

    ISLAMABAD: Rejecting the proposed five per cent sales tax on value-added textile products, the National Assembly Standing Committee on Tuesday demanded revival of zero-rated status for five leading export sectors of the country...

    A detailed presentation was given to the committee at its meeting held at the Ministry of Textile on high cost of doing business in Pakistan because of imposition of 2pc sales tax on value-added textile...

  • KPT on verge of reclaiming first-class status

    KARACHI: Karachi Port Trust (KPT) are well on their way to regaining first-class status despite Omar Associates put up a strong batting second-innings show in the Patron’s Trophy Grade-II Cricket Tournament final at the National Stadium here on Tuesday...

    Umar celebrated his inclusion in the Pakistan ‘A’ squad for the tour of Sri Lanka that starts from April 23 by batting attractively to strike 16 boundaries in his entertaining knock...

  • China tells Europe not to ignore its new trade status

    World trading powers including Europe are in a bind over how to interpret a World Trade Organisation protocol that treats China as a more market-based economy from late 2016 — a status that will make it harder for the EU to protect local industry...

    “According to the WTO, China will obtain this market economy status in 2016, next year...

  • A new status for GB

    HISTORICALLY, Gilgit-Baltistan was designated as part of the princely state of Kashmir, but over the course of almost seven decades since Independence, the clamour for integration with Pakistan by GB residents has grown louder...

    At the time of Partition in 1947, the residents of this region struggled against the regular Kashmir state army to join Pakistan...

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