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Zalmay Khalilzad to travel to Pakistan, neighbouring countries this week

Photo: AFP The United States’ special representative for Afghanistan reconciliation, Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad, will be travelling to India, China, Afghanistan and Pakistan from January 8 to 21. He will be meeting senior government officials in each country to facilitate an intra-Afghan political settlement. The US wants an end to the …

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Deadline for registration of mobile phones extended – Newspaper

ISLAMABAD: As per a directive given by the federal government, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has extended the deadline for registration of mobile phones till Jan 15 after which counterfeit and smuggled devices will be blocked. Earlier, it was announced that the non-compliant devices would not be registered after Dec …

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PIA abolishes protocols for govt officers – Pakistan

RAWALPINDI: In order to put an end to the VIP culture, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) scrapped all protocols and extraordinary arrangements for government and non-government officials across the country. This was done on the directive of the airlines’ president Air Marshal Arshad Malik who asked the PIA to follow the …

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Sindh’s CNG stations to shut down for 34 hours

Photo: AFP The Sui Southern Gas Company has directed all the CNG stations across Sindh, including Karachi, to shut down by 10pm tonight (Tuesday). According to details, the SSGC will stop gas supply to all the CNG stations at 10pm tonight due to low gas pressure. The CNG stations will …

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Is Microsoft going to invest in Pakistan?

Looks like Microsoft is interested in investing in Pakistan. In a letter addressed to Prime Minister Imran Khan, Microsoft Corporation Founder Bill Gates wrote that Microsoft could look for investment opportunities in Pakistan. Bill Gates Foundation President Chris Elias called on PM Khan on Tuesday and handed over the letter …

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SC assigns Swati probe to FBR, police – Pakistan

The Supreme Court on Tuesday assigned the assets-beyond-means investigation against Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Azam Swati to the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and Islamabad police. The court passed the orders while hearing a suo motu case regarding the ‘unlawful’ transfer of former Islamabad police chief Jan Mohammad. The police …

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