US wants to further enhance trade with Pakistan: envoy

Islamabad: David Hale, Ambassador of USA, said that Pakistan was an important ally of US against war on terror and his country wanted to further enhance trade with it as promotion of two-way trade would be mutually beneficial for both countries. He was talking to a delegation of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry that [...]

By | December 28th, 2016|Development, PTIF|0 Comments

Russia supports CPEC : Its crucial for Pak economy,regional connectivity: Alexey Y Dedov

ISLAMABAD - Russia, Pakistan and China will hold the next round of Trilateral Working Group's meeting on Afghanistan in Moscow on December 27. This was disclosed by the Russian ambassador to Islamabad Alexey Y Dedov in an exclusive interview with News & Current affairs Channel of Radio Pakistan. He said there would be good discussions [...]

By | December 25th, 2016|Breaking News, Diplomatic Enclave, News In Pictures, PTIF, Russia|0 Comments

Sixth meeting of Pak-China Joint Cooperation Committee on Dec 28

ISLAMABAD- The sixth meeting of Pak-China Joint Cooperation Committee the principal decision making and implementation forum of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor will be held in Beijing, China on 28th and 29th of this month. During the meeting both sides will evaluate progress on ongoing projects in infrastructure and energy sectors under CPEC. The focus of the [...]

By | December 25th, 2016|Breaking News, China, Economics, PTIF|0 Comments

Govt to introduce one-time amnesty scheme for offshore company owners

ISLAMABAD :Federal government is mulling to introduce one-time amnesty scheme for offshore company owners to bring back black money held by Pakistanis abroad. Sources told that such schemes will motivate them to bring their assets/cash back to their homeland through banking channel and play their due role in the mainstream of economic activities of the [...]

By | December 24th, 2016|Breaking News, Economics, PTIF|0 Comments

Another 100 patients diagnosed with Chikungunya virus in Karachi

KARACHI : Chikungunya virus has continued to affect Karachiites as another 100 people have been diagnosed with the disease in past 24 hours. According to Saudabad Hospital’s Dr Fakhar, the disease should be eliminated by destroying its root. He said Chikungunya is different from dengue but is being caused by mosquitoes. He advised the people to [...]

By | December 24th, 2016|Breaking News, Health, Pakistan, PTIF, Sindh|0 Comments

Karachi-Lahore LNG Pipeline to be inaugurated in January

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Karachi to Lahore Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Pipeline project is expected to be inaugurated in January. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will likely to inaugurate the pipeline in first week of January next year. Out of a total of 1,300 kilometres long pipeline, 350 kilometres being laid by Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGCL) [...]

By | December 21st, 2016|Breaking News, Economics, PTIF|0 Comments

Petrol price likely to go up by Rs1.50 per litre

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Prices of petroleum prices are likely to increase by Rs3.50 per litre from next month, sources told. Petrol price is expected to go up by Rs1.50 a litre while light diesel price could go up by Rs1.30, high speed diesel Rs1.40, high octane Rs3.50 and price of kerosene oil is likely to [...]

By | December 21st, 2016|Breaking News, Economics, PTIF|0 Comments

China rejects Trump claim it stole drone

China on Monday rejected US President-elect Donald Trump’s claim that it had “stolen” an American research drone, as state media said his diplomatic inexperience could spark a confrontation between the two nations. Beijing’s seizure of the marine probe in international waters in the South China Sea raised already heightened tensions between the world’s two largest [...]

By | December 19th, 2016|China, News In Pictures, North America, PTIF, World|0 Comments

Chikungunya virus cases spark fears of outbreak in Karachi

A mosquito-borne disease has reared its head in Karachi, affecting thousands of people in Malir, Saudabad and Shah Faisal neighborhoods of the city. World Health Organization (WHO) says it’s Chikungunya virus that can become epidemic in the country. Key facts Chikungunya is a viral disease transmitted to humans by infected mosquitoes. It causes fever and [...]

By | December 18th, 2016|Breaking News, Health, PTIF|0 Comments

Pakistan,KSA working for peace,development: Amb. Al-Zahrani

BY SAJJAD HUSSAIN ISLAMABAD- A meeting between the Ambassador of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Pakistan,Abdullah Marzouk Al-Zahrani and Editor-in- Chief ,World Tribune,Iftikhar Mashwani held in Islamabad. During the informal meeting the Ambassador highlighted the special fraternal nature of relations between Pakistan and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Responding a question Mr Abdullah underscored that [...]