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  • Pak, Afghan military leadership agree on forming joint working group

    Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa and his Afghan counterpart on Sunday agreed to form a joint working group of the two armies, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) announced in a press release...

    Gen Bajwa proposed the working group during a discussion with Afghan Army chief Gen Sharif Yaftali on the sidelines of the Quadrilateral Counter-terrorism Coordination Mechanism (QCCM)'s meeting in Tajikistan...

  • Joint working group on CPEC soon

    ISLAMABAD: A joint working group on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is being constituted to start consultations with provinces on industrial parks and economic zones...

    He said an independent website is being set up to make all the details and information on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor accessible for the public...

  • Working group set up to develop e-commerce

    ISLAMABAD: Realising the importance of e-commerce, the government has finally constituted a high-level working group to develop Strategic E-Commerce Policy Framework (SEPF) for the country...

    The joint working group, to be headed by Commerce Minister Khurram Dastagir Khan with officials from ministries of commerce, information technology, finance, State Bank of Pakistan and Pakistan Software Export Board, will prepare the policy...

  • SC orders working group to draft rules to curb money laundering, return wealth transferred abroad

    The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday ordered the formation of a working group to propose recommendations to curb money laundering and bring money back to Pakistan...

    A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar passed the order while hearing a suo motu case on foreign bank accounts held by Pakistani citizens which was initiated in February after reports surfaced that people in positions of power had looted...

  • PTI working on draft textile policy

    LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf, the main opposition party in the National Assembly, is broadening its activities by reaching out to the business community which is battling dwindling exports...

    The party is set to announce its policy on textile industry by the end of next month and has prepared a draft document in this regard...

  • Intelligence agencies working in line with state policy, says PM office

    Dispelling the impression created by the report, headlined “Act against militants or face international isolation, civilians tell military”, he said that intelligence agencies, particularly the ISI, are working in line with the state policy in the best interest of the nation, both at the federal and provincial levels to act against terrorists of all hue and colour without any discrimination...

  • Policy to promote human rights continues, UN group assured

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has infor­med the Working Group of UN Human Rights Council that its policy of improving and promoting human rights of all its citizens with strengthened democracy, independent judiciary, free media and active civil society will continue...

    In its report, Pakistan told a meeting of the group held in Geneva recently that in the pursuit of promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms, it continues...

  • Pakistan will not allow NGOs working against national interest: Nisar

    ISLAMABAD: Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Friday said that no Non-Government Organisation (NGO) working against the country's national interest will be allowed to continue its work in Pakistan...

    "Read: 'Save the Children' ordered to leave Pakistan: officialsThe statement comes a day after authorities ordered the international aid group Save the Children to leave Pakistan saying the charity was “working against...

  • Britain looks forward to working with PM Abbasi for a 'secure, stable' Pakistan: UK premier

    British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that the United Kingdom looks forward to working with newly elected Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi "to build a secure, stable and prosperous Pakistan"...

    May, in a letter to the premier, congratulated him on assuming the office of prime minister and said that the UK "is, and will remain, a long-standing and dependable friend of Pakistan"...

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