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Spain became third largest export market for Pakistani commodities

Pakistan’s exports to Spain surged to $934.03 million in 2016-17, Commercial Counsellor to Spain Since European Union awarded GSP Plus status to Pakistan, it has boosted the country’s export rate to European countries. Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) status allows Pakistan’s 20 percent exports to enter the EU market at zero tariff and 70 per cent at preferential rates. EU ... Read More »

ICC World XI players arrive in Pakistan

ICC World XI players arrive in Pakistan

Pakistan to host international cricket again with World XI tour featuring five African and three Australian players Pakistan Cricket Board is all set to stage the three-match Independence Cup Twenty20 series, hoping the revival of International cricket in the country. ICC’s World XI squad led by South African skipper Faf du Plessis arrived at Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore in ... Read More »

Pakistan, China air forces launch ‘Shaheen-VI’ joint exercise

Pak-China air forces launched ‘Shaheen-VI’ joint exercise

“Shaheen” joint training for the first time was launched by Pak-China air forces in March 2011 The air forces of Pakistan and China have kicked-off a joint training exercise named as Shaheen VI. The two nations’ militaries are participating along with their latest fighter jets strengthen operational ties, China’s defense ministry said. J-11 fighters, JH-7 fighter-bombers, KJ-200 AWACS (Airborne Warning and ... Read More »

Pakistan inaugurates 5th nuclear power plant at Chashma

PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi offering dua after inaugurating C-4 Power Plant in Chashma on 8th September 2017. Photo: PID

Pakistan inaugurates 5th nuclear power plant to solve energy crisis Pakistan’s energy sector will receive a major boost as a 340 MegaWatt (MW) nuclear power plant was inaugurated by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday. Country’s fifth nuclear power plant Chashma Nuclear Power Plant Unit-4 (C-4) was inaugurated at Chashma, Mianwali area, in Punjab province. PM Abbasi said that ... Read More »

Pakistan marks 52nd Defence Day to honour soldiers’ sacrifices in 1965 war

Pakistan marks 52nd Defence Day to honour soldiers’ sacrifices in 1965 war

ISPR released a promo to tribute the sacrifices of soldiers and citizens who laid down their lives for the country The entire Pakistani nation is celebrating Defence Day with traditional fervour and solemnity in remembrance of the sacrifices rendered in the 1965 war. The nation and armed forces renewed pledge to defend the geographical, ideological boundaries and territorial integrity of the motherland against ... Read More »

China-Pak Friendship School Gwadar enrolls 450 underprivileged students

China-Pak Friendship School Gwadar reached 450 underprivileged students

Friendship School was inaugurated in August 2016 at Faqeer Colony Gwadar  In Gwadar, the Chinese government is not only improving economic opportunities but also educating the poor by building schools in the region. One of the newly built schools is China-Pakistan Government Primary School Faqeer Colony Gwadar. Recently, China-Pakistan Friendship School, Gwadar has attracted 450 children from underprivileged families of Baluchistan, which was inaugurated ... Read More »

Pakistan’s female cricketer Sana Mir listed among ‘Asia 21 Young Leader’

Pakistan's female cricketer Sana Mir listed among ‘Asia 21 Young Leader’

Sharmeen Chinoy, Qasim Aslam, Madiha Gul, Adnan Malik and Muhammad Sabir are part of Asia21 Pakistani alumni Pakistan’s female cricketer and captain of national team Sana Mir has been named among “Asia 21 Young Leaders” for challenging attitudes about women’s participation in Pakistan’s male-dominated society. Sana Mir was selected by Asia Society among thirty remarkable professionals from 21 different countries ... Read More »

Pakistan is the third largest investors in Dubai’s real estate market

Pakistanis spend $817 million on Dubai property in six months

Pakistanis made transactions worth more than Dh7 billion in Dubai’s real estate market Pakistanis have emerged as the third largest real estate investors in Dubai, according to the report reveals Dubai Land Department (DLD). Pakistani nationals were listed at third number after UAE on the lead and India on second position. Pakistanis made 5,398 real estate transactions pumping about AED7 ... Read More »

Russia has delivered Mi-35m assault Helicopters to Pakistan

Russia has delivered Mi-35m assault Helicopters to Pakistan

Pakistan ordered four the Mi-35Ms August 2015 in a $153 million deal Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant, Russia has delivered four multirole Mi-35M attack helicopters to Pakistan, Mi-35. According to Quwa Defence News & Analysis Group, Pakistan’s Defence Export Promotion Organization (DEPO) has confirmed that Pakistan has received four Mil Mi-35M assault helicopters from Russian Helicopters. The statement was issued by ... Read More »

Arsenic poisoning in drinking water threatens 60 million in Pakistan

Drinking arsenic water increases skin disorders, lung cancer, abnormal heart rhythms and even death A comprehensive research study reveals that the Levels of arsenic in the groundwater of eastern Pakistan are “alarmingly high”. Arsenic in drinking water threatens up to 60 million in Pakistan, which might affect a significant health of people who drink the water, researchers said Wednesday. The study ... Read More »

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