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  • Pakistan’s external affairs to have serious implications: report

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s external environment will remain challenging throughout 2020 which will have serious implications for its economy, security and internal stability, says a report published by a local think tank...

    The think tank, Islamabad Policy Institute, believes that tense relations with India would continue to consume much of Pakistan’s strategic and diplomatic bandwidth...

  • Ishaq’s killing: Officials don’t see any serious implications

    LAHORE: Authorities in Punjab do not foresee any serious implications of the killing of the Lashkar-i-Jhangvi leadership on Wednesday but fear that anyone else can exploit the situation and unleash any act of terrorism...

    They say that the entire LeJ leadership has been killed and the headless outfit has no capacity left with to create any major problem at the moment...

  • Saudi allies reject 'controversial' US bill, fear it will have 'strategic implications'

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia could reduce valuable security and intelligence cooperation with longstanding ally Washington after a Congressional “stab in the back” allowing 9/11 victims to sue the kingdom, experts warn...

    “I am afraid that this bill will have dire strategic implications” for the United States, Salman al-Ansari, the president of the Saudi American Public Relation Affairs Committee (SAPRAC), told AFP...

  • Review of Elections Act 2017 not limited to its implications for Nawaz Sharif, says CJP

    The Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday observed that the court was not limiting its review of the Elections Act 2017 to Nawaz Sharif alone, and had to look at the bigger picture to ascertain its implications...

    The remark was made while a three-member Supreme Court (SC) bench headed by Justice Nisar heard arguments from multiple petitioners, including Advocate Zulfiqar Bhutta, the Justice and Democratic Party...

  • UK faces choice on Huawei with global implications

    The decision has implications for the country’s diplomatic relations with the United States, which is pushing allies to shun the Chinese company over cybersecurity concerns...

    And Britain’s choice will feed into a wider battle between the US and China over technological supremacy that has seen the world’s two biggest economies engage in a damaging trade war...

  • Senate to take up Pakistan Medical and Research Council bill

    ISLAMABAD: After a nearly three decade wait, a bill is going to be laid in parliament to give the Pakistan Medical and Research Council (PMRC) permanent status...

    The Senate Standing Committee on National Health Services (NHS) has approved the bill, which will also change PMRC’s name to the Pakistan Health Research Council (PHRC)...

  • Pakistan will not support any ‘anti-farmer’ decision at WTO

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will not support any policy decision on agriculture that will go against the farmers of developing countries, Commerce Minister Khurram Dastagir Khan said on Tuesday on the sidelines of the 10th World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministerial conference in the Kenyan capital Nairobi...

    The four-day Nairobi meeting comes two years after ministers from WTO member countries reached a landmark deal in Bali on overhauling...

  • WTO vote in Pakistan’s favour will go a long way

    Upholding Pakistan’s position on export promotion policies last week, the Geneva-based World Trade Organisation dispute settlement system has rejected the European Union’s decision of countervailing duties imposed on imports of polyethylene terephthalate from Pakistan...

    The EU had imposed countervailing duties on the import of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) from Pakistan, Iran and the United Arab Emirates in June 2009...

  • Restrictions on PET imports from Pakistan by EU violated rules: WTO

    KARACHI: The World Trade Organisation (WTO) said on July 6 that the measures adopted by the European Commission agai­nst the import of Pakistan’s polyethylene terephthalate (PET) — a chemical used in manufacturing mineral water bottles — violated the rules of the global trade body...

    The European Commission imposed a five per cent countervailing duty in 2010 on the import of PET from Pakistan in order to protect European producers... ...

  • Pakistan ratifies WTO deal

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has become the 51st member of World Trade Organisation (WTO) to ratify the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA)...

    Pakistan’s Ambassador to WTO Syed Tauqir Shah presented Pakistan’s instrument of acceptance to Director General Roberto Azevêdo, an official announcement said on Tuesday...

  • Pakistan withdraws WTO case against European Union

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is considering withdrawing a suit filed against the European Union at the World Trade Organisation in 2014 over imposition of countervailing duties on export of polyethylene terephthalate (PET)...

    The EU had imposed countervailing duties on import of polyethylene terephthalate from Pakistan, Iran and the United Arab Emirates in June 2009...

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