Pakistan, Iran sign 39 MoUs to boost trade

QUETTA: Pakistan and Iran have signed 39 memorandums of understanding to enhance bilateral trade, improve economic relations and ensure cooperation in various fields such as transportation, tourism, fisheries, mines and minerals. The MoUs were signed at the conclusion of a two-day meeting of the joint border trade committee on Sunday night. The meeting discussed various issues relating to the implementation of agreements signed between the … Continue reading Pakistan, Iran sign 39 MoUs to boost trade

Pakistan, UAE discuss ways to enhance bilateral ties at all levels

DUBAI: Pakistan and United Arab Emirates (UAE) have discussed ways to enhance existing bilateral relations at all levels to benefit both nations, ARY News reported on Thursday. The discussion was made during a meeting between Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai in Dubai on Thursday. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid … Continue reading Pakistan, UAE discuss ways to enhance bilateral ties at all levels

Pakistan, China reaffirm resolve to counter threats, designs against CPEC

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China have reaffirmed their strong determination to counter all threats and designs against China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and Islamabad-Beijing friendship, ARY News reported on Wednesday. “Pakistan reaffirmed its commitment to the safety and security of all Chinese personnel, projects and institutions in Pakistan. The Chinese side appreciated Pakistan’s strong determination and vigorous measures in this regard,” said a joint statement of … Continue reading Pakistan, China reaffirm resolve to counter threats, designs against CPEC

Pakistan, Iran vow to further strengthen bilateral ties

TEHRAN: Pakistan and Iran have reiterated the resolve to further strengthen bilateral relations in diverse areas during the maiden visit of Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari.   Addressing a joint press conference along with Iranian counterpart Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in Tehran, FM Bilawal reiterated the country’s commitment to strengthen bilateral relations with Iran in diverse areas and said that building close relations with Iran remained Pakistan’s high … Continue reading Pakistan, Iran vow to further strengthen bilateral ties

Pakistan, Turkey ink agreements, MoUs for enhanced cooperation

ANKARA: Pakistan and Turkey have signed various bilateral agreements and Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs) during Prime Minister’s visit to Ankara, ARY News reported on Wednesday. According to details, the agreements were signed for enhanced cooperation in diverse areas of mutual interest, including trade, economy, communication, environment and housing. Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also witnessed the signing of bilateral agreements and … Continue reading Pakistan, Turkey ink agreements, MoUs for enhanced cooperation

Pakistan, Oman take part in navy exercise

KARACHI: Pakistan Navy and Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) participated in a bilateral naval exercise titled Thamar Al Tayyib 2021 (TAT-21) in the North Arabian Sea. The exercise included participation of surface and air units, besides Special Operations Forces from both navies. The Omani Navy Task Group comprised RNO ships Al Dhaferah and Al Seeb and Royal Air Force of Oman’s maritime patrol aircraft. During … Continue reading Pakistan, Oman take part in navy exercise

Pakistan, Saudi Arabia sign deals on workers’ recruitment, skills

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have signed two agreements related to workers’ recruitment and skills verification of Pakistani workforce being employed in the kingdom, said a statement issued by the Foreign Office on Sunday. It said the signing ceremony of the agreements took place during the visit of Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood to Saudi Arabia. According to the FO, the agreement … Continue reading Pakistan, Saudi Arabia sign deals on workers’ recruitment, skills

Pakistan, IMF reach staff-level agreement on revival of $6bn loan

WASHINGTON: Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have reached a staff-level agreement on revival of $6 billion Extended Fund Facility (EFF) that was suspended in April this year. “The Pakistani authorities and IMF staff have reached a staff-level agreement on policies and reforms needed to complete the sixth review under the EFF,” read a statement issued by the Fund. “The agreement is subject to … Continue reading Pakistan, IMF reach staff-level agreement on revival of $6bn loan

Pakistan, IMF reach staff-level agreement on steps for revival of package

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Pakistan reached a staff-level agreement on policies and reforms needed to complete the sixth review under the $6 billion Extended Fund Facility (EFF) which has been ‘in recess’ since April, the Fund announced in a statement on Monday. The agreement is subject to approval by the Fund’s Executive Board, following the implementation of prior actions, notably on fiscal and … Continue reading Pakistan, IMF reach staff-level agreement on steps for revival of package

Pakistan, Afghanistan hold delegation-level talks

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Afghanistan on Thursday held delegation-level talks to discuss bilateral matters besides the issues of regional stability. During delegation-level talks, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi while underlining Pakistan’s commitment to peace, stability and progress in Afghanistan, also reaffirmed the country’s resolve to strengthen bilateral relations in all areas. The foreign minister, in a meeting with acting Foreign Minister of Afghanistan Amir Khan Muttaqi … Continue reading Pakistan, Afghanistan hold delegation-level talks