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Industries reject hike in petroleum products

Industries reject hike in petroleum products

Trade and industry leaders have slammed the hike in petrol and diesel rates, saying that it will not only multiply the woes of the inflation-hit masses but will also increase the cost of production. It…

US announces waivers for Pakistani visa applicants

US announces waivers for Pakistani visa applicants

The United States Mission to Pakistan announced Tuesday the expansion of interview waiver eligibility at the US Consulate General in Karachi and the US Embassy in Islamabad for certain applicants of F (student) visas, H…

Bilawal meets Wang Yi to discuss industrialization, economic coordination

Bilawal meets Wang Yi to discuss industrialization, economic coordination

On Sunday, Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari discussed industrialization, economic coordination, and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi. Taking to Twitter, Bhutto thanked Wang for his reception and gracious hospitality. The…

Bilawal stands by Imran Khan’s visit to Russia

Bilawal stands by Imran Khan’s visit to Russia

On Thursday, Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari extended support to former prime minister Imran Khan’s visit to Russia, adding it was in accordance with Pakistan’s foreign policy. “I stand by former prime minister Imran Khan’s…

Who is Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan?

Who is Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan?

On May 13, the President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and ruler of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan passed away — aged 73. Sheikh Khalifa, born in 1948, became Abu Dhabi’s…

Saudi authorities ban carrying Aab-e-Zamzam in luggage

Saudi authorities ban carrying Aab-e-Zamzam in luggage

The Saudi authorities have banned carrying Aab-e-Zamzam in checked-in luggage ahead of Zil Hajj — the month for the Islamic pilgrimage of Hajj. According to details, Saudi General Aviation Authority issued an official notification regarding…

Did Pakistani officials visit Israel?

Did Pakistani officials visit Israel?

A Pakistani Americans delegation went to Israel last week to promote Israeli-Pakistani relations, foreign media reports said. The visit was funded by a pro-Israel civil group Sharaka established in 2020 after the signing of The…

Federal cabinets bars from holding multiple foreign passports

Federal cabinets bars from holding multiple foreign passports

On Tuesday, the federal cabinet pondered measures to keep prices of food items and other essentials stable and ensure their steady supply. It said the rates of flour and sugar that were fixed under the…

Pakistan sets up NCOC again

Pakistan sets up NCOC again

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif issued an order to restore the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) after the country confirmed the first case of the Omicron sub-variant.     According to a press release issued…

Sri Lankan PM resigns as political violence furthers

Sri Lankan PM resigns as political violence furthers

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned on Monday, as an outbreak of political violence reportedly killed five people and wounded almost 200. The people killed included a member of parliament. Ruling party’s lawmaker Amarakeerthi…

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