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Gibran Naiyyar Peshimam

South Korea's POSCO set to supply LNG to Pakistan for first time - sources

06 Aug 2020

ISLAMABAD/SINGAPORE South Korea's POSCO International Corp is set to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Pakistan LNG for the first time, two sources familiar with the matter said.

Pakistan to import 300,000 tonnes of sugar, finance ministry says

28 Jul 2020

ISLAMABAD Pakistan on Tuesday allowed the import of 300,000 metric tonnes of sugar to meet a shortage in production below consumption levels, the finance ministry said, a move that could support global prices.

Pakistan issues last warning to TikTok over vulgar content

21 Jul 2020

ISLAMABAD Pakistan's telecommunications regulator issued a "final warning" to short-form video app TikTok on Monday over explicit content posted on the platform, while live streaming app Bigo Live was blocked for the same reason.

Pakistan issues final warning to TikTok over 'immoral' content

21 Jul 2020

ISLAMABAD, July 21 Pakistan's telecommunications regulator issued a "final warning" to short-form video app TikTok on Monday over "immoral" content posted on the platform, while live streaming app Bigo Live was blocked in the country for the same reason.

India says Pakistan broke agreement on unimpeded consular access to convicted spy

17 Jul 2020

ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI India on Thursday said its diplomats protested and left a meeting arranged by Pakistan in Islamabad with an Indian man condemned to death on charges of spying, saying an agreement to allow "unimpeded" consular access had not been honoured by Pakistani officials.

Pakistani pilots question government list of "dubious" pilots

30 Jun 2020

KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistani airline pilots and their union have raised questions about a government list of 262 pilots with "dubious" credentials, saying it is full of discrepancies.

Pakistan cracks down on safety breaches, coronavirus cases top 100,000

08 Jun 2020

ISLAMABAD Authorities in Pakistan have stepped up enforcement of government safety measures after a rise in the daily number of coronavirus infections pushed total cases to more than 100,000.

Architect of Pakistan's nuclear weapons programme tells court he is 'kept prisoner'

15 May 2020

ISLAMABAD Abdul Qadeer Khan, who made international headlines in 2004 after publicly confessing his role in global nuclear proliferation, has petitioned Pakistan's top court to say he is being "kept prisoner" by government agencies and not allowed to plead his case for freedom of movement.

Pakistan excludes religious sect from minority commission

07 May 2020

ISLAMABAD Pakistan's cabinet has declined to include a religious sect that rights group says suffers widespread persecution in a newly formed commission for minorities, after opposition from conservatives in the government, officials said on Thursday.

India and Pakistan ease coronavirus restrictions for some small businesses

25 Apr 2020

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD India allowed shops in residential areas to reopen from Saturday, more than a month after the country went into lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus, federal and state officials said.

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