Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Tag Archives: Pakistan

PepsiCo plans to invest $1b in Pakistan

DUBAI: The PepsiCo is planning to invest $1 billion in Pakistan, the company’s Vice President Krista Pilot said. Pilot met Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry in Dubai. She told the minister that her company intends to invest $1 billion in Pakistan’s food sector. She said that the PepsiCo will invest in ...

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Pakistan can end India jinx at World Cup 2019: Moin Khan

LONDON: Former Pakistan captain and wicketkeeper, Moin Khan, on Wednesday, backed Sarfraz Ahmed-led Pakistan side to break the jinx against India at the forthcoming World Cup 2019 in England. He based his comment on Pakistan’s heroic win over India in Champions Trophy final two years back and that English conditions ...

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British Sikhs to invest millions in Pakistan

LONDON/ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s leading business group and British Sikh Association has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to make a commitment of working together in the development of the infrastructure for the Kartarpur Corridor and other sites of religious importance in Pakistan for Sikh pilgrims. Signed between British Sikh Association and ...

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Amir ‘excited’ for county return with Essex

LONDON: Pakistan bowler Mohammad Amir insists he is ‘excited’ for his return to county cricket after signing a T20 Blast deal with Essex. The 26-year-old will be available for eight T20 matches this summer before travelling to the Caribbean to play in a franchise tournament. Amir took 28 wickets for ...

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Pakistan level series against Windies

DUBAI: Pakistani bowler Diana Baig ensured that the good work by batters Sidra Amin and Nida Dar doesn’t go to waste as Pakistan women made a strong comeback in the three-match ODI series against West Indies women with a 34-run win in the second ODI played at the ICC Academy, ...

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Christine Lagarde: IMF ready to support Pakistan

NEW YORK: Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan on Sunday met International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde in Dubai on the sidelines of the World Government Summit. During the meeting, matters pertaining to bilateral interests came under discussion. The meeting comes at a time when Pakistan is seeking its ...

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Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar to visit Karachi for Kaifi Azmi festival

BOLLYWOOD veteran actor Shabana Azmi and her husband, a renowned poet and lyricist, Javed Akhtar, will visit Karachi to attend a literary festival this month, which will pay tribute to Shabana’s father, Kaifi Azmi. The conference will be held at the Karachi Arts Council from February 23 to 24, a ...

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Fresh sparks between bitter neighbours

ISLAMABAD/KABUL: Pakistan and Afghanistan engaged in a new confrontation on Thursday as Afghan President Ashraf Ghani issued a controversial statement on Pakistan’s internal matters. In response, Pakistan urged Afghanistan’s leadership to pay attention to the issues of their own country rather than making statements against others. Rejecting the controversial tweet ...

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Pakistan feels like home, says Darren Sammy

SAINT LUCIA: Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise Peshawar Zalmi’s captain Darren Sammy has said that Pakistan feels like home, after he concluded his two-day visit of Peshawar. In a message on his way back to Saint Lucia, the 35-year-old said: “It has been a pleasure to visit Peshawar, in fact ...

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