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  • Pakistan must strengthen banking links to boost bilateral trade, says Iranian envoy

    PESHAWAR: Before stre­n­­gthening bilateral trade, Pakistan should facilitate Iran in banking transactions to help our traders, Iranian Ambassador to Pakistan, Mehdi Honardoost said on Monday...

    Meeting with the business community of Khyber Pakh­tunkhwa and office bearers of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Com­merce and Industry (FPCCI), he said, “We are in the era of turning around our economy and Pakistan businesses should...

  • Report examines grim Bangladesh leather trade, links to West

    DHAKA: Hazardous, heavily polluting tanneries, with workers as young as 14, supplied leather to companies that make shoes and handbags for a host of Western brands, a nonprofit group that investigates supply chains says...

    The report by New York-based Transparentem, released on Friday to The Associated Press, didn’t say the leather ends up in American and European companies’ products, only that the manufacturers of some of those goods...
  • Trump links Hong Kong crisis to trade as China military rallies

    The parade comes as the US president linked a possible trade deal with Beijing to a peaceful resolution to the political unrest that has roiled the semi-autonomous Chinese city for 10 weeks...

    Let them work humanely with Hong Kong first!" Trump wrote on Twitter, in the first clear indication that the trade deal could be threatened by how Beijing reacts to the protests...

  • Obama delivers strong defence of international trade deals

    HANOVER: President Barack Obama delivered a strong defence of international trade deals on Sunday in the face of domestic and foreign opposition, saying it’s “indisputable” that such agreements strengthen the economies and make US businesses more competitive worldwide...

    Obama, on a farewell visit to Germany as president, is trying to counter public scepticism about a trans-Atlantic trade deal with Europe, while also facing down...

  • Major banks mark first-ever international trade using blockchain tech

    The blockchain trade, for 88 bales, totalled $35,000, Commonwealth Bank told Reuters...

    "Existing trade finance processes are ripe for disruption and this proof of concept demonstrates how companies around the world could benefit from these emerging technologies," Michael Eidel, Commonwealth Bank's executive general manager for cashflow and transaction services, said in the statement...

  • Exhibition on Pakistan-UK links opens in House of Commons

    LONDON: A photo exhibition marking the continuing links between the UK and Pakistan 70 years after independence has been launched in the House of Commons...

    Launching the exhibition, Foreign Office Minister of State for Asia and Pacific Mark Field, MP, said: “Each one of the photographs is taken in Pakistan, and yet they each show a person, a place or a product that is British, and making a difference to Pakistan...

  • Thai students detained in Pakistan have no IS links: Thai govt

    BANGKOK: Five Thai students detained in Pakistan for trying to board a plane with a pistol and ammunition have no links to the self-styled Islamic State militant group or any criminal organization, a Thai government spokesman said on Friday...

    The men, who had been studying at a religious school in Pakistan, were trying to catch a flight on Monday night when they were intercepted...

  • Pakistan, Turkmenistan vow to enhance transport and communication links

    ASHGABAT: Pakistan and Turkmenistan on Wednesday decided to enhance connectivity by establishing transportation and communication links and to pay special attention to establishing air, road and rail links on priority basis...

    During a two-day official visit to Turkmenistan, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov held talks in the sphere of mutual interest concerning bilateral, regional...

  • Imran links Pakistan’s prosperity to end of corruption

    SARGODHA: Pakistan can­not prosper unless there is ruthless accountability of the corrupt rulers who plundered the people’s wealth and stashed their money in offshore accounts, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairperson Imran Khan said at a public meeting in Khushab, some 40 kilometres from here, on Friday...

    The PTI chief said he had visited Khushab some 21 years ago with the agenda to root out corruption from politics in Pakistan,...

  • Aisam links up with Pakistan cricket team ahead of Australian Open

    As tennis greats Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams prepare to take part in the Australian Open, the New Zealanders next door are bracing for some hard-hitting cricket entertainment when the Kiwis take on the Shahid Afridi-led Pakistan side in a series of T20s and ODIs...

    Pakistan's top tennis player Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi is flying the country's flag at the Australian Open, and the star linked up with...

  • US sanctions financiers of Syrian rebels with links in Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: The US Department of the Treasury on Wednesday imposed sanctions on two Qatari citizens, with links in Pakistan, for financing Al Qaeda-linked rebels in Syria...

    Both “individuals (also) … played roles in supporting violent extremists in Syria, Pakistan and Sudan”, said an official statement issued in Washington...

  • US bill pledges $900m to Pakistan, links half of amount to certification

    WASHINGTON: A consensus US defence bill, set to be approved by the House, recognises Pakistan as a key strategic partner and pledges more than $900 million in economic and other assistance to the country...

    But the bill also conditions $450m from this assistance to a certification from the US defence secretary that Pakistan is committed to fighting all terrorist groups, including the Haqqani network...

  • Myanmar's Rohingya insurgency has links to Saudi, Pakistan: report

    A group of Rohingya Muslims that attacked Myanmar border guards in October is headed by people with links to Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, the International Crisis Group (ICG) said on Thursday, citing members of the group...

    “Though not confirmed, there are indications he went to Pakistan and possibly elsewhere, and that he received practical training in modern guerrilla warfare,” the group said, noting that Ata Ullah was one of 20...

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