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  • Need to boost trade ties with Mauritius stressed

    ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain and President of Mauritius Dr Ameenah Firdaus Gurib-Fakim agreed here on Monday to strengthen bilateral ties in the fields of education, health and trade...

    President Hussain said that Pakistan gave priority to its relations with Mauritius...

  • Mauritius president for enhancing bilateral trade

    KARACHI: Pakistani textile sector could take the advantage of 10-year exemption from income tax and could also penetrate in the United States and European markets on investing in Mauritius...

    This was stated by President of the Republic of Mauritius Dr Ameenah Firdaus Gurib-Fakim during a meeting with the delegation of All-Pakistan Textile Mills Association (Aptma), led by Chairman Tariq Saud, on Wednesday...

  • Mauritius designates first woman president

    PORT LOUIS: The government of Mauritius on Monday designated Ameenah Gurib-Fakim as the Indian Ocean island nation’s new president, making her the first woman to hold the ceremonial position...

    Mauritius is one of the richest — and least corrupt — countries in Africa, a middle-income country of some 1...

  • Scientist sworn in as first woman president of Mauritius

    PORT LOUIS: Prominent scientist Ameenah Gurib-Fakim was sworn as president of Mauritius on Friday, becoming the first women to hold the ceremonial position in the Indian Ocean island nation...

    Mauritius is one of the richest — and least corrupt — countries in Africa, a middle-income nation of some 1...

  • President of Mauritius Dr Ameenah arrives in Islamabad

    KARACHI: President of Mauritius Dr Ameenah Firdaus Gurib-Fakim arrived in Islamabad on Sunday on a four-day visit to Pakistan after holding a meeting in Karachi with Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad Khan, reported Radio Pakistan...

    Mauritius is one of the richest — and least corrupt — countries in Africa, and houses some 1...

  • Mauritius president plants sapling at Shakarparian

    ISLAMABAD: President of Mauritius Dr Bibi Ameenah Firdaus Gurib-Fakim planted a friendship sapling at the memorial garden of Shakar­parian on Sunday...

    The Mauritius president also visited the Pakistan Monument, which represents four provinces and three territories of the country...

  • Nine whales stranded on Mauritius beaches

    PORT LOUIS: At least nine melon-headed whales washed up on the shores of Mauritius on Wednesday, prompting speculation of a link to an oil spill earlier this month...

    Owen Griffiths of the Mauritius Marine Conservation Society said “it is probably a very unfortunate coincidence”, referring to a similar stranding in 2005...

  • Pakistan in global trade

    THE latest forecasts for global trade issued by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) show a situation which might be described as bland — the sluggish growth in the volume of world trade registered over the past two years is likely to continue through 2016...

    The figures may not be very exciting, but they do show developments in international trade which are worth highlighting, including for Pakistan...

  • ‘Pakistan, Afghanistan should work together to stop illegal trade’

    ISLAMABAD: Illicit trade, in arms narcotics and humans, is hurting both Pakistan and Afghanistan and the problem can be countered if both countries collaborate to do so, said Masood Khan, Director General of the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) on Monday...

    At a discussion on trade cooperation between Pakistan and Afghanistan, the former ambassador said though stopping illegal trade was no easy task, it could be...

  • ADB to invest $800m to improve Pakistan's regional connectivity, trade

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Tuesday approved an $800 million investment plan that seeks to enhance regional trade and connectivity in the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) corridors of Pakistan, a press release issued by ADB said...

    The multitranche financing facility will increase Pakistan's regional connectivity and rehabilitate a total of 747 kilometres of Pakistan's road along the CAREC corridor, the press...

  • Pakistan, Turkey agree to enhance trade ties

    ISTANBUL: On the sidelines of the ninth D-8 summit, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and his Turkish counterpart Binali Yildirim agreed to bolster relations in diverse areas with a focus on trade and economy...

    Mr Abbasi said Pakistan would continue to provide all possible support to Turkey on issues of national interest, including Cyprus...

  • Canada seeks more bilateral trade with Pakistan

    SIALKOT: High Commissioner of Canada in Pakistan, Perry John Calderwood, on Thursday stressed the need for boosting bilateral trade and investment between the two countries...

    Addressing a meeting of exporters held at the Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), he urged Pakistani exporters to explore the trade markets of Canada...

  • Pakistan, US trade blame over cross-border terrorism

    The two-day visit of United States Central Command (Centcom) Commander Gen Joseph Votel, in which he held a series of meetings with senior Pakistani military commanders, including Army Chief Gen Qamar Bajwa, reinforced the perception that Pakistan and the US had not been able to narrow their trust deficit despite a series of high-level meetings...

    Bajwa says Islamabad’s efforts for peace in Afghanistan are not being reciprocatedThe...

  • Thailand looks to double trade with Pakistan

    KARACHI: With the implementation of a free trade agreement (FTA), which is about to be finalised, the bilateral trade between Pakistan and Thailand will be doubled...

    Speaking at the opening ceremony of three-day Thailand Exhibition on Friday, Suwat Kaewsook, the Consul General Thai Consulate in Karachi, said Pakistan has made substantial progress over the years and bilateral trade and diplomatic relations between both the countries...

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