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  • Chartered accountants

    I WANT to bring to the notice of the public the plight of young men and women who want to become chartered accountants by qualifying for the membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW)...

    The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has given a ruling in this respect for violation of anti-monopoly laws...

  • Three chartered flights to take 560 US citizens home

    RAWALPINDI: The government has granted permission to the US embassy to arrange three chartered flights to repatriate diplomats and other American nationals from Pakistan...

    As many as 560 diplomats and other American citizens are expected to be repatriated via the three chartered flights...

  • 279 US citizens flown home aboard chartered flight

    RAWALPINDI: One of the three chartered flights arranged by the US embassy to repatriate diplomats and other American nationals from Pakistan took off for Washington from the Islamabad International Airport on Friday with 279 passengers on board...

    The US embassy had sought permission from Pakistani authorities to operate three chartered flights — two from Islamabad and one from Karachi — to repatriate American nationals stranded in...

  • Chartered flights to take stranded UK citizens home from next week

    LONDON: The British government has decided to arrange flights on charter to repatriate stranded British citizens in Pakistan as calls for quick action amid the Covid-19 pandemic intensify...

    British High Commissioner Dr Christian Turner on Thursday said that chartered flight operations would begin from Pakistan next week, with “at least five daily flights from Islamabad and three from Lahore”...

  • US, UK to operate 16 chartered flights to bring nationals back

    RAWALPINDI: The United States of America and the United Kingdom will repatriate its citizens from Pakistan via 16 chartered flights, while the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has started its daily relief flights from Lahore and Islamabad for three cities of the UK offering discounted fare...

    According to sources, the United States will operate six chartered flights to repatriate its more than 2,200 citizens from Islamabad and...

  • Chartered flights to bring Pakistanis from US

    RAWALPINDI: The government is arranging chartered flig­hts for repatriation of Pakistanis stranded in the United States in collaboration with the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)...

    However, the flights’ dates, cities of origin and destinations in Pakistan will be announced in due course...

  • US Vice President Joe Biden says no to 2016 run for president

    WASHINGTON: United States Vice President Joe Biden said on Wednesday he would not run for president in 2016, ending months of indecision and removing one of Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton's biggest potential obstacles to the party's nomination...

    Biden, who had been pondering a run since August, appeared in the White House Rose Garden with wife Jill and President Barack Obama to say the window for mounting a successful...

  • Palestinian president to shun US vice president over Jerusalem move

    Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas will refuse to meet US Vice President Mike Pence later this month following Washington's controversial policy shift on Jerusalem, an Abbas aide said on Saturday, as protests gripped the Palestinian territories for a third straight day...

    “There will be no meeting with the vice president of America in Palestine,” Abbas's diplomatic adviser Majdi al-Khaldi told AFP...

  • Pakistan, US agree to remain engaged as Abbasi meets vice president Mike Pence

    Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi met US Vice President Mike Pence on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, with the two sides resolving to remain engaged and carry forward the relationship that has been on a downward trajectory since announcement of the US policy for Afghanistan and South Asia...

    Pakistan had after the policy announcement postponed the then planned bilateral interactions...

  • Pakistan producing fantastic cueists: IBSF vice-president

    KARACHI: The International Billiards and Snooker Federation (IBSF) vice-president Maxime Cassis, who is also the President of the European Billiards and Snooker Association (EBSA) said Pakistan is producing fantastic snooker players who are making waves in the global competitions...

    “Having produced two world champions in Mohammad Yousuf and Mohammad Asif, Pakistan players are showing consistent run by reaching either final,...

  • Pakistan's ambassador to the UN Maleeha Lodhi elected as vice president of UN's economic arm

    Pakistan's ambassador to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi was on Thursday unanimously elected as one of the four vice presidents of the Economic and Social Council (Ecosoc), the economic arm of the United Nations...

    Norway's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN Mona Juul was elected by acclamation as the president of the body, replacing Rhonda King of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines...

  • Standard & Poor’s sees stable economic, fiscal outlook for Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: Disregarding prevailing political uncertainty, Standard & Poor’s affirmed on Monday Pakistan’s stable economic and fiscal outlook for the short and long terms with a downward expectation on the external-sector performance...

    In doing so, the New York-based rating agency maintained its ‘B’ long-term and short-term sovereign rating on Pakistan and also on senior, unsecured debt and sukuk...

  • Pakistan Hockey League to boost standard of game: PHF

    ISLAMABAD: In a bid to lift the standard of national hockey, the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has decided to organise the Pakistan Hockey League in October-November this year...

    Addressing a press conference here on Tuesday, PHF president retired Brig Khalid Sajjad Khokhar and secretary Shahbaz Ahmed Senior said that the federation will organise the league on the pattern of Pakistan Super League (PSL) which was staged in February...

  • Duminy impressed with PSL standard, agrees to visit Pakistan for play-offs

    South Africa all-rounder JP Duminy confirmed on Wednesday that he will be visiting Pakistan with Islamabad United for the upcoming Pakistan Super League 2018 playoffs and final...

    The Proteas batsman had earlier said there was only 'a bit of chance' of him being on a Pakistan-bound flight but has since made up his mind, telling DawnNewsTV: "I will be coming to Pakistan with the Islamabad United squad to for the play-offs and the final...

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