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  • 16 foreigners recovered in operation by security forces in Turbat

    Security forces conducted an intelligence-based operation (IBO) at a terrorist hideout in Balochistan's Turbat tehsil on Tuesday, recovering 18 hostages, most of whom are foreigners...

    According to a press release issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), at least 18 hostages — including two Pakistanis and 16 foreigners (Nigerian and Yemeni nationals) were recovered during the operation conducted by Frontier Corps (FC)...

  • Foreigners entering Pakistan without valid visas to be prosecuted: Chaudhry Nisar

    Taking note of visa irregularities and breach of security protocols by advance teams and staff accompanying hunting parties ? especially from the Middle East ? Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar on Tuesday ordered his ministry, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and Civil Aviation Authority to put in place an effective system for streamlining and checking any breaches of law...

    The decision was taken during a meeting chaired by...

  • Foreigners may be allowed to trade in PSX scrips

    KARACHI: Pakistan Stock Exchange’s recommendation for allowing foreigners to trade in PSX stocks is under consideration and a decision would soon be conveyed to the exchange, Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) acting chairman Zafar Abdullah said on Thursday...

    Mr Yousaf was one of the shortlisted candidates for the slot of Commissioner Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan and he was tipped to be next...

  • Fearful foreigners desperate to leave Nepal quake zone

    It is unclear how many foreigners are among the dead, including on Mount Everest, where at least 18 people were killed in avalanches sparked by the quake...

    Also read: Pakistan sends relief goods for quake victims in NepalNeighbouring India has evacuated close to 1,000 nationals on military aircraft since Saturday, but foreign secretary S Jaishankar said it was difficult to know how many were left in Nepal...

  • Officials warned against violating ban on meeting foreigners

    ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has called for strict observation of a ban on interaction between foreigners and officials of the ministry and subordinate departments, undertaking foreign visits on direct invitation and making public statements on policy issues at all levels...

    The minister called upon the civil armed forces to chalk out a comprehensive framework to meet challenges in ensuring internal and...

  • Australia toughens property laws for foreigners

    SYDNEY: Foreigners who break rules on buying Australian real estate will face up to three years in jail or fines of Aus$127,500 (US$100,050) for individuals and Aus$637,500 for companies under tougher rules unveiled Saturday...

    Foreigners are only allowed to buy new dwellings and are barred from purchasing existing residential property in Australia, but the government argues there has been little enforcement of the rules...

  • Protection unit for foreigners being strengthened

    LAHORE: The Punjab government is strengthening the SPU (Special Protection Unit for foreigners), also deciding to charge for the guard duty at the foreign or foreign-funded provincial projects...

    They said right now, former Elite Force personnel were working in the SPU, providing protection to the foreigners working for foreign projects in the province...

  • Five foreigners among convicts on death row, NA told

    The house was told that according to data provided by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in response to a question by Ms Belum Hasnain, 406,072 foreigners currently resided in Pakistan...

    Also read: Musharraf’s executed attackers faced 10 different chargesThe minister also explained the procedure regarding deportation of illegal immigrants living in Pakistan...

  • Indonesia to execute 8 foreigners

    The eight — from Australia, Brazil, Nigeria and the Philippines — have been transported to the high-security prison island of Nusakambangan where they will face the firing squad along with an Indonesian prisoner, despite strident international criticism...

  • Arab world’s biggest bourse opens to foreigners

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s stock exchange allowed foreign investors to trade shares for the first time on Monday, boosting efforts by the world’s top oil exporter to become a major global capital market...

    Foreign banks, brokerage houses, fund managers and insurance companies based outside the Gulf can now invest directly on the Tadawul All-Shares Index (TASI), provided they meet the requirements
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