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Trade takes centre stage in Pakistan, Turkey dialogue

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and his Turkish counterpart on Friday laid emphasis on better trade ties between the two countries in a joint press conference. “Our meeting today focused on enhancing our economic relations and ways to facilitate each other,” said the foreign minister. He added that mutual interests …

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First lady visits orphanage, shares meal with children

Lahore: First Lady Bushra Maneka on Saturday shared a meal with children during her trip to an orphanage in Lahore. The premier’s wife was accompanied by a friend, Farah Khan, during the trip to Darul Shafqat orphanage. She had also brought food with her, a meal of chicken biryani and …

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PM urged to form probe panel over RTS failure

ISLAMABAD: Senate Standing Committee on Interior Chairman and Senate-nominated coordinator to monitor and oversee the general elections 2018, Senator Rehman Malik has written a letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan, urging him to order constitution of a technical committee to investigate the failure of Result Transmitting System (RTS) during the …

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BAP’s Jam Kamal elected Balochistan chief minister

QUETTA: Lawmakers in the Balochistan Assembly elected Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) President Jam Kamal as the province’s chief minister on Saturday. Kamal, a coalition candidate of six parties, secured 39 votes against opposition nominee Younus Aziz Zehri who bagged 20 votes. Kamal Khan had the support of more than 40 …

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SBCA seals school in Karachi

KARACHI: The Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA) sealed the building of a private school in Karachi’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal vicinity, citing that the building was illegal, the authority evacuated the building by forcing students out in the street. According to the reports, the building was built in violation of rules and without …

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