Saturday, 23 September 2017

Tag Archives: United Kingdom

British trade minister to visit Pakistan next week

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FAISALABAD: The British trade minister will visit Pakistan during next week to discuss bilateral trade and issues relating to the fresh UK investment in Pakistan, said British High Commissioner Thomas Drew. Addressing the business community in Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FCCI), Thomas said that Pakistan has enjoyed long ...

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Britain selects Pakistan-set MY PURE LAND as Oscar entry

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BIRMINGHAM: British Pakistani director Sarmad Masud’s debut feature My Pure Land has been announced as Britain’s submission for the foreign language category at the Oscars in 2018. Inspired by real-life events, the drama chronicles the story of a mother and two daughters who defend their home and land in rural ...

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UK will remain long-standing friend of Pakistan, says Theresa May

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LONDON: British Prime Minister, Theresa May says the United Kingdom will remain a long-standing and dependable friend of Pakistan. The British Prime Minister said Pakistan and the United Kingdom have deep ties with shared history and future. She pointed out that as Pakistan celebrates its 70th anniversary, we also celebrate ...

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PAF wins trophy at Royal International Air Tattoo Show held in UK

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GLOUCESTERSHIRE: A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) C-130 Hercules transport aircraft has won the Concours D’ Elegance trophy at the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) Show 2016 at Royal Air Force Base Fair Ford in the United Kingdom. More than 200 aircraft from 50 countries participated in the competition, with the ...

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Suspended Nasir Jamshed threatens legal action against PCB

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LONDON: Suspended Test batsman Nasir Jamshed has threatened to take the Pakistan Cricket Board to court, alleging that the PCB has been trying to implicate him in a spot-fixing scandal by coercing fellow players to testify against him. Jamshed – a left-handed opener who played two Tests, 48 ODIs and ...

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Pakistan attaches importance to relations with UK: Fatemi

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ISLAMABAD / LONDON: Special Assistant to Prime Minister of Pakistan Syed Tariq Fatemi said that Pakistan attached importance to its relations with the United Kingdom.In a meeting here with, life peer at the British House of Lords, the Special Assistant highlighted the remarkable progress made by Pakistan during the last ...

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Asha Khemka named Asian Business woman of the Year

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Asha Khemka was honoured with one of the UK’s top civilian awards – Dame, the female equivalent of knighthood – by the Prince of Wales in 2014 . LONDON: Bihar-origin Asha Khemka, who arrived in the United Kingdom with her family in 1978 without English language skills and went on ...

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UK wants to become ‘important partner’ for CPEC

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LONDON: The United Kingdom has expressed its desire to become a key partner in the multibillion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). “Britain is a country of global influence and can be an important partner for China and Pakistan in the delivery of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor which has the potential to ...

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British leadership lauds Pakistan role for Afghan peace

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COAS had separate meetings with UK Chief of Defence Staff, Special Representative on Afghanistan and Pakistan. LONDON: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, who is on official visit to the United Kingdom, visited the British Ministry of Defence London. The Army Chief had separate meetings with UK Chief ...

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