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Pakistan, World Bank sign loan agreements worth $918 million

Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh witnessed the signing of the agreement between Country Director World Bank Patchamuthu Illangovan and Economic Affairs Division Secretary Noor Ahmed.

World Bank and Pakistan sign 3 loan agreements worth $918 million for development sectors The World Bank and Pakistan on Tuesday signed three loan agreements worth a total of $918 million providing capital for development across various sectors as part of the government’s plan to steer the nation out of the economic crisis. Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance, ... Read More »

British Airways resumes flights to Pakistan after 11 years

British Airways flight resumes in Pakistan after 11 years

British Airways is the first European airline to return to Pakistan after more than 10 years British Airways has resumed flights to Pakistan more than a decade after suspending operations due to security fears over a decade ago. The first flight of British Airways (BA- 261) arrived at the Islamabad International Airport at 9:18am on June 3 morning. The same ... Read More »

Pakistan HC Zakaria meets leaders and officials in Scotland

Pak HC to UK, Nafees Zakaria, with the Pakistani community in Glasgow

Pakistan HC visits Scotland, calls on the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, meets Trade & Investment officials, addresses community Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, during his visit to Scotland, called on Rt. Hon. Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland, at her official residence, Bute House, Appreciating the Scottish Government’s Pakistan Engagement Plan, Mr. Zakaria apprised her ... Read More »

Death toll in Sri Lanka Easter Sunday blasts climbs to 290

Sri Lanka attack 2019

Coordinated blasts on several churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday have left more than 290 people dead and hundreds more injured in the worst attacks since the island’s civil war ended a decade ago. Sri Lankan police have arrested 24 men in connection with the blasts, officials said on Monday. There was no immediate claim of ... Read More »

Karachi University signs MoU with China’s Foshan University for academic cooperation

Karachi University

The University of Karachi and Foshan University of the People’s Republic of China, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) at Foshan University, according to a press release issued on Sunday. The Director of the Institute of Sustainable Halophyte Utilisation, University of Karachi, Professor Dr Bilquees Gul on behalf of Karachi University signed the documents while on behalf of Foshan University, Hao Zhifeng inked the MoU. ... Read More »

Thousands of Pakistanis form human image of Christchurch Mosque

Thousands of Pakistanis dressed in white gathered in a stadium in Punjab’s central city of Jhang to create a human image of Christchurch’s Al Noor mosque where a terrorist martyred 50 people, including nine Pakistanis, last month. From the drone images, worshippers can be seen standing in formation, donned in white traditional shalwar kameez with matching prayer caps on an ... Read More »

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