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Vessel registered in Pakistan will be exempted from custom duty, income tax till 2030: Zaidi

  • (Karachi) Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Zaidi has said the vessel registered in Pakistan will be exempted from custom duty, income tax and sales tax till 2030. Announcing a new shipping policy under which incentives have been provided to private shipping companies on Friday, he said the government wants to involve private sector in the […]

  • Haider seeks unity, understanding to avert expansionist designs of India

    MIRPUR (AJK): Aug 07 :Prime Minister, Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan Friday emphasized the need for forging complete unity and understanding to prevent the expansionist designs of the Indian. Addressing AJK legislative Assembly in the state metropolis on Friday, he said Kashmiri have been subjected to brutal fascist military siege […]

  • Agreement for Rashakai SEZ development to be signed by end August:: Asim Bajwa

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 07 :Chairman CPEC Authority Lt. Gen (retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa said on Friday that the agreement on establishing Rashakai Special Economic Zone would be signed in the third week of August. He said the second phase of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was all about taking the dividends of the project to the […]

  • Govt announces to observe ‘Youm-e-Istehsal-e-Kashmir’ on August 5

    Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Friday has announced to observe ‘Youm-e-Istehsal-e-Kashmir’ (Day of Exploitation in occupied Kashmir) on August 5 (Wednesday) to mark one year of Indian government’s move of scrapping special status of the valley. While holding press conference, the foreign minister said that shining India has been turned into burning India. Last […]

  • Pakistan invites three-day truce in Afghanistan for Eidul-Azha

    Pakistan has invited a declaration by Afghan Taliban for a three-day truce on the event of Eidul-Azha and a comparative complementary articulation by Afghan government. In an announcement in Islamabad, Foreign Office said Pakistan accepts this is a positive improvement towards propelling the objective of a tranquil and stable Afghanistan, and expectation that further advances […]

  • Pakistani troops fired in self-defence at border with Afghanistan: FO

    ISLAMABAD, Jul 31 (APP):Pakistan on Friday said the firing incident at its border with Afghanistan at Chaman, that resulted in casualties, was an act of self-defence to protect local population. “It is reiterated that Pakistan force did not open fire first and responded in self-defence only,” a Foreign Office statement said. The foreign office said, […]