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  • Pakistan among 10 countries enjoying EU’s GSP Plus facility, says envoy

    KARACHI: Ambassador Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Pakistan Jean-Francois Cautain has said that the EU-Pakistan Five Year Engagement Plan is proof of a confident relationship between the EU and Pakistan...

    Speaking at the programme arranged by the English Speaking Union of Pakistan at the Beach Luxury Hotel on Tuesday, he also said that the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) Plus granted to Pakistan by the EU in 2014...

  • CINEMASCOPE: ZERO PLUS ZERO

    The story goes something like this: in 1997 producer Sajid Nadiadwala and director David Dhawan (known for their utter disregard of common sense in stories) thought to rework the twin-brother formula by adapting the hit Telugu film Hello Brother with Salman Khan in the lead...

    Their movie Judwaa, and its amateurishly penned songs, were a mammoth hit
  • CM discusses GSP Plus modalities with EU team

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said measures were being taken for taking full benefits of the GSP Plus status awarded to Pakistan by European Union and a cabinet committee had been constituted for implementation of the conventions with regard to it...

    He said awarding GSP Plus status to Pakistan by the EU was resulting in strengthening of the country’s economy...

  • A cost-plus financing facility

    The recent State Bank KAP (Knowledge, Attitude and Practices) study reflects the public’s confidence in Islamic banking products particularly in Pakistan...

    In Pakistan, its share is about 40pc of all Islamic banking products...

  • GSP Plus review

    THE review of Pakistan’s GSP Plus status with the EU, scheduled for January, will have to run into the issue of the lifting of the moratorium on the death penalty and the resumption of executions following the implementation of the National Action Plan...

    The commerce minister has made a round in Brussels to try and persuade EU officials to renew the GSP Plus scheme for Pakistan and is trying to build his case around the 27 UN...

  • Gul Hameed wins 60-plus title at ITF Seniors

    KARACHI: Senior pro Gul Hameed overcame a stiff challenge from Sabih Wali to win the 60-plus title here at the 24th Karachi Club Pakistan ITF Senior World Ranking Tennis Champoinship on Thursday...

    In the 45-plus singles semi-final, Mirza Raza beat Imran Siddiqui who retired after losing the first set 6-3...

  • Zero plus zero is zero

    Zero plus zero remains zero even if multiplied or added a million times...

    Amjad Habib MirzaLahorePublished in Dawn, September 12th, 2015On a mobile phone? Get the Dawn Mobile App: Apple Store | Google Play...

  • Country prepares for GSP Plus review on rights

    ISLAMABAD: As a review of the GSP Plus scheme by the European Union is scheduled for next month, the commerce ministry has taken a major step to project the initiatives taken to improve the human rights record of Pakistan...

    The Treaty Implementation Cell set up by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to oversee the implementation of UN Conventions on Human Rights held its meeting here on Monday, and decided to set up a GSP Plus Support...

  • 'Plus one' formula: MQM denies inclusion of Pervez Musharraf as party leader

    Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Pakistan on Tuesday rejected speculations over the 'plus one' formula proposed by the counsel for former president Pervez Musharraf, where he had hinted the inclusion of Musharraf in MQM as a party leader...

    Last month, MQM Pakistan amended its constitution to remove Altaf Hussain as party chief after his August 22 speech which created tense situation between the law enforcement agencies and MQM...

  • Between FATF and GSP Plus

    TWO parallel developments in the past few days perfectly illustrate how Pakistan’s economic diplomacy is caught between a rock and a hard place...

    On Tuesday, Pakistan narrowly missed being grey-listed by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) as a country whose financial system presents terror financing and money laundering risks to the international financial system...

  • Between FATF and GSP Plus

    TWO parallel developments in the past few days perfectly illustrate how Pakistan’s economic diplomacy is caught between a rock and a hard place...

    On Tuesday, Pakistan narrowly missed being grey-listed by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) as a country whose financial system presents terror financing and money laundering risks to the international financial system...

  • G7 divides to G6 plus Trump over trade war threat

    Leaders of the G7 nations spent Friday hunting for a face-saving formula to mask the deep rift inflicted on the Western alliance by US President Donald Trump's assault on global trade rules...

    Senior figures, including Trump, suggested that some kind of joint statement on the need to jointly re-examine commercial relationships might be found before their summit ends on Saturday
  • PAT may field 200-plus candidates

    LAHORE: Reconsidering its earlier boycott strategy, the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) has given a go-ahead to its candidates – around 200 for national and provincial assemblies – to submit nomination papers and get ready for the elections...

    The immediate goal of the party is to establish its relevance in Pakistan’s electoral politics, says a candidate, who is contesting this year...

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