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  • Karachi included in World Monument Watch List for 2018

    KARACHI: The built heritage of Karachi — referred to as ‘Historic Karachi’ — has recently been included in the list of 25 sites constituting the World Monument Watch List for 2018...

    This important development would help highlight the case of Karachi’s historical sites imperilled by massive population growth and infrastructural development...

  • Renault signs new agreement to assemble cars in Pakistan

    KARACHI: After suspending talks with Ghandhara Nissan Ltd (GNL) last week, French automaker Renault is making another attempt to assemble and distribute its vehicles in Pakistan in partnership with Al Futtaim, a Gulf-based business house...

    Groupe Renault and Al-Futtaim have signed definitive agreements to assemble vehicles in a new plant in Karachi, a statement said on Monday...

  • Chinese tech giant Alibaba Group set to enter Pakistan; signs first MoU

    Pakistan on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Alibaba Group Holdings Limited to promote Pakistan's worldwide exports by Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) through e-commerce...

    "When Jack Ma shared with me his interest in establishing an e-platform in Pakistan, i instructed my office to facilitate Alibaba's initiative in every manner and in the shortest possilbe time frame," he the prime minister said, adding that the...

  • Pakistan signs helicopter contract with Italian aerospace giant

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has signed a contract for an undisclosed number of AgustaWestland AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters with Italian multinational aerospace company Leonardo-Finmeccanica...

    The contract was signed here in presence of the Italian Ambassador to Pakistan Stefano Pontecorvo, said a statement published on the company's website...

  • Watson signs up for Pakistan Super League

    Twenty20 top gun Shane Watson has become the latest big name player to join the Pakistan Super League (PSL) and the Australian allrounder is being tipped as a 'hot pick' by chairman of the league Najam Sethi...

    According to the Pakistan Cricket Board, Watson, had now become the 152nd foreign player to join the PSL for the December draft...

  • Pakistan signs OECD convention to fight tax avoidance

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan signed on Wednesday the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Adminis­trative Assistance in Tax Matters of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris...

    By signing the convention, Pakistan has shown its commitment to fighting offshore tax evasion and avoidance...

  • Pakistan signs convention to prevent parental abductions

    WASHINGTON: Pakistan has joined a group of 95 states committed to protecting the interests of children in matters relating to their custody, the Pakistan Embassy announced on Tuesday...

    President Mamnoon Hussain had on Dec 15 signed the instrument of accession for The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, paving the way for Pakistan’s formal entry into the group...

  • Trump signs bill that includes $700m reimbursement for Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has signed into law a $700 billion defence bill that includes up to $700 million to reimburse Pakistan for supporting US military operations in Afghanistan...

    The US Congress passed the National Defence Authorisation Act 2018 early last month, allowing up to $700m in Coalition Support Fund (CSF) for Pakistan as well...

  • Rahat out as Pakistan's 'injured' list swells

    Pakistan's left-arm seamer Rahat Ali has been ruled out of the Bangladesh Test series after suffering a hamstring injury, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced on Saturday...

    The 26-year-old Rahat, who was a vital member of Pakistan's pace attack at the World Cup, joins Mohammad Irfan, Sohail Khan, Ehsan Adil, Yasir Shah and Sohaib Maqsood on the sidelines with the 'injured list' almost becoming an embarrassment now and...

  • US keeps China, Pakistan and India on intellectual rights watch list

    WASHINGTON: The United States on Thursday kept China and India on its Priority Watch List of trading partners that fail to protect intellectual property rights (IPR), hurting the economy...

    In its annual Special 301 Report, the Commerce Department's US Trade Representative said there were now 13 trading partners on its Priority Watch List, three more than its previous report...

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