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Pakistan industry wants curbs on China’s BRI imports

Asiatimes 23 Oct 2021
At the same time, Pakistan has given special exemptions to Chinese firms including on federal excise duties, sales taxes and import duties on construction material and goods ... Pakistan has a high and rising trade deficit with China due to the massive imports of CPEC-related machinery and construction materials.
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Transparency and development through construction

The News International 23 Oct 2021
While presently with increased value of dollar, the rates of construction materials have also been increased ... In the past 4-lane national highway was completed at cost of Rs411.078 million per kilometre, while the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government is constructing 4-lane national highway at cost of Rs173.515 million per km.
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CDA to plant 12,000 fruit saplings at Pak Secretariat: Ali Nawaz

The News International 23 Oct 2021
Capital Development Authority (CDA) would plant some 12000 fruit saplings into various blocks at the Pak Secretariat under the ‘Clean and Green Pakistan’ campaign ... The 17th International Symposium on Advanced Materials organised by the Pakistan Advanced Materials Forum... Transparency and development through construction.
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Countrywide protests against high prices

The News International 23 Oct 2021
Addressing a rally of protesters, PMLN leader Saad Rafique said that PTI has “destroyed a progressing Pakistan.” ... He said the government took several initiatives which include a construction package, a textile package, Kamyab Jawan initiative, employment generation through CPEC and Pakistan’s Green Stimulus Package to strengthen the economy.
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Govt making efforts to promote exports in Industrial sector: NA told

Urdu Point 22 Oct 2021
She further said duties on 112 tariff lines have been reduced to implement the "Make in Pakistan Initiative" ... He said the government took several special initiatives, which include construction package, textile package, Kamyab Jawan initiative, Employment generation through CPEC, and Pakistan's Green Stimulus Package to strengthen the economy.
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Issewal to house library dedicated to 1971 war hero

The Times of India 22 Oct 2021
The Issewal village panchayat has already started the library construction work. Besides Flying Officer Nirmaljit Singh Sekhon, who is the only officer from IAF to have been awarded the highest gallantry medal, Sepoy Sarup Singh from the same village had also attained martyrdom in the 1971 war with Pakistan.
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Qureshi, DG ISI visit Kabul, discuss important matters

The News International 22 Oct 2021
The Afghan leadership thanked Pakistan on humanitarian aid ... The foreign minister said Pakistan wanted lasting peace and stability in Afghanistan ... Qureshi said Pakistan, in collaboration with Afghanistan’s neighbours, was committed to playing a constructive role for peace and stability in the region ... TI Pakistan.
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Expats benefit when exchange rate goes up: Reza

The News International 22 Oct 2021
Some people suffer losses due to a rise in the exchange rate, but some also benefit from it, says State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Governor Reza Baqir ... He spoke about Pakistan's compliance with the Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) targets, adding that Pakistan had fulfilled 26 out of its 27 conditions ... TI Pakistan.
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PM discusses Salahuddin Ayubi series with filmmakers

The News International 22 Oct 2021
During the meeting, the Prime Minister was briefed on the details of the joint project Salahuddin Series between Pakistan and Turkey ... The prime minister said, “The construction of the Lift-cum-Gravity project of Chashma Right Bank Canal would be a real game changer for the socio-economic uplift of a vast area in southern KP ... TI Pakistan.
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Pakistan stays on FATF grey list

The News International 22 Oct 2021
Despite complying with four out of seven points combined action plans, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has kept Pakistan on the grey list and asked Islamabad to investigate and prosecute commanders and leaders of UN-designated persons in its resolutions ... Pakistan has completed 26 of the 27 action items in its 2018 action plan ... TI Pakistan.
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UAE MoU with IIOJ&K a setback to Pak policy: ex-diplomat

The News International 22 Oct 2021
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was hailed "as a major success for India" by a former Pakistan high commissioner, while the pact triggered outrage in Pakistan ... "In the past, they [OIC member nations] have never done something to make Pakistan feel that Muslim nations and the OIC are not standing behind us on the Kashmir issue ... TI Pakistan.
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SHC panel to discuss cryptocurrency regulations

The News International 22 Oct 2021
The direction came on a petition against restrictions on trading virtual currencies in Pakistan. The SHC’s division bench, headed by Justice Mohammad Karim Khan Agha, observed that the SBP had conceded that crypto currency was not legal tender in Pakistan ... NHA refutes Rs1,000 bn corruption allegation in motorways construction. TI Pakistan.
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Economist reports Pakistan inflation fourth highest out of 42 country index

The News International 22 Oct 2021
In its latest edition, the Economist magazine tracked inflation in 42 countries plus the Euro region and found that Argentina was on the top with inflation, standing at 51.4 percent, Turkey on the second with 19.6 percent, Brazil at third position with 10.2 percent and then on the fourth position was Pakistan with inflation standing at 9 percent.
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K-Electric seeks over Rs3 per unit hike in power tariff

The News International 22 Oct 2021
NHA refutes Rs1,000 bn corruption allegation in motorways construction. TI Pakistan ... Transparency International Pakistan has asserted that the National Highway Authority has refuted its own... The Election Commission of Pakistan on Thursday decided to hold Village and Neighbourhood Council and...
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PAC told CPPA failed to recover Rs1,719 bn from Discos

The News International 22 Oct 2021
NHA refutes Rs1,000 bn corruption allegation in motorways construction. TI Pakistan ... Transparency International Pakistan has asserted that the National Highway Authority has refuted its own... The Election Commission of Pakistan on Thursday decided to hold Village and Neighbourhood Council and...
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