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  • Hindu pilgrims want visa on arrival for the elderly

    LAHORE: There is no harm in granting visa to the elderly on arrival at Wagah and Attari check posts, especially those desirous of going on a pilgrimage...

    “At least 45 days are required, under the current conditions, to get a visa,” said Anil Kumar Rana who was among about 250 Hindu pilgrims who crossed the Wagah border in two groups on Thursday...

  • Interior ministry places ban on visa on arrival

    ISLAMABAD: Interior Minis­ter Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has placed a ban on issuance of visas on arrival to all aliens, including foreign dignitaries...

    Chairing a meeting on Monday, the minister ordered the immediate suspension of visas on arrival under the guise of landing permits...

  • Climber Nazir seeks on-arrival visa facility to boost tourism

    LONDON: Internation­ally renowned Pakistani mountaineer, Nazir Sabir, has called for exploiting full potentials of the tourism sector, including mountaineering, by providing visitors on-arrival visa facility at airports to attract a large number of tourists for benefit of the country...

    “By facilitating foreign tourists, Pakistan can fetch the badly-needed precious foreign exchange as the country offers tremendous opportunities and...

  • Apple may owe Ireland $19bn, but Ireland doesn’t want the money

    Apple wants to avoid paying US taxes: As Gabriel Zucman argues in his book on international tax evasion and avoidance, “The Hidden Wealth of Nations,” many US firms locate as much of their activities as possible in low-tax jurisdictions like Ireland to minimise their tax bills...

    Hence, they can structure their operations so that much of the profits go to subsidiaries based in Ireland, Luxembourg and elsewhere, minimising their US...

  • International cricket all set to resume in Pakistan with Zimbabwe arrival

    LAHORE: With Zimbabwe cricket squad — putting for a while their security concerns aside — set to arrive in Lahore in the small hours of Tuesday, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and fans hope the African team’s visit for a short limited-overs series would prove a turning point for the international sport-starved country...

    Zimbabwe in Pakistan are scheduled to play a couple of Twenty20 Internationals, starting from Friday, followed by...

  • Pakistan now issuing on-arrival visas to groups of tourists from 24 countries

    The Civil Aviation Authority on Friday announced that groups of tourists from a number of "tourism-friendly" countries are now being allowed on-arrival Pakistani visa...

    According to a notification posted on the official Twitter account of the aviation authority, the visa-on-arrival option will be available to group tourists from 24 countries "if the tour is organised through designated tour operators in Pakistan"...

  • Arrival of animals continues to rise in Karachi

    KARACHI: As arrival of sacrificial animals continues to rise in Karachi with each passing day, the main cattle market on Superhighway is currently drawing more visitors than actual buyers...

    Last year the market witnessed arrival of over 250,000 cows, 90,000 goats and 3,200 camels...

  • CM Shahbaz celebrates arrival of Orange-Line Metro in Lahore

    Speaking during a ceremony marked to celebrate the arrival of Orange-Line Metro, Sharif said the project upon its completion will provide modern, safe, swift and affordable transport facilities to the commuters...

    As for the financing of the Orange-Line Metro project is concerned, a major chunk, Rs150 billion of the Rs165 billion project, will be provided by the Chinese government to Punjab under a soft-loan agreement, outside the...

  • No relief for consumers despite arrival of smuggled tomato, onion in Karachi market

    KARACHI: Imports of tomato and onion from Iran and Afghanistan by road without any quarantine check continue unabated which pose serious health threats to consumers, who on the other hand, find no relief from the high prices of onion despite the arrival of Sindh crop some 15 days ago...

    Onion’s retail price has been hovering around Rs70-80 per kg since last 15 days despite the arrival of Sindh’s new crop...

  • Ousted PM gets VIP protocol on arrival in Islamabad

    The ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president was given VIP protocol on his arrival after almost a month-long stay in London...

    Soon after his arrival, the former premier held consultative meetings at Punjab House with senior party leaders, including former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, who in a recent press conference had urged Mr Sharif to avoid politics of ‘confrontation’ and take decisions beyond ‘personal...

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