Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Pakistan exploring partnership with China’s Sinopec in Saudi Aramco’s $10 billion refinery project

The Government of Pakistan is exploring the integration of a $10 billion Saudi Aramco refinery project into the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) by Chinese energy firm Sinopec

Calls grow to investigate poll rigging allegations after Rawalpindi commissioner resigns, admits manipulating vote results 

A chorus of calls is growing louder to investigate the poll rigging allegations that Rawalpindi commissioner Liaquat Ali Chattha made in his press conference.

NayaPay partners with FWO to digitize M-Tag Payments in Pakistan

To modernize Pakistan’s toll payment system, NayaPay and FWO have announced a groundbreaking partnership to digitize M-Tag payments.

Pakistan’s caretaker government approves up to 67% increase in gas tariff

Pakistan’s caretaker government, on February 15, approved a substantial 67% increase in the natural gas tariff, effective February 1, to meet a deadline set by the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

EuroVillage returns to Islamabad on February 17, showcasing European food, music and culture

Get ready, Islamabad. EuroVillage, the much-awaited festival celebrating European culture, diversity, and sustainability, is coming back to the twin cities, Islamabad and Rawalpindi, this...

Japan Foundation’s “Yakishime: Earth Metamorphosis” Exhibition unveiled at PNCA in Islamabad

Japan Foundation's renowned pottery exhibition “Yakishime: Earth Metamorphosis” kicked off at the National Art Gallery of the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) in Islamabad.

Punjab cabinet approves plan to provide 10,000 E-Bikes to students

The Punjab Caretaker government approved the provision of 7,000 electric bikes to male students and 3,000 to female students on interest-free terms.

Pakistan’s initiative to restore Indus River Basin by 2030 recognized as UN World Restoration Flagships

Efforts by local communities and civil society groups to protect and restore Pakistan’s Indus Basin, which gained momentum through the Government of Pakistan’s ambitious Living Indus initiative, have been recognized globally.

PDM 2.0: Nawaz Sharif’s PML-N and Bilawal Bhutto’s PPP agree to form coalition government, leaving Khan’s party out

Shehbaz Sharif is expected to be the Prime Minister candidate for a second term.

Pakistan’s Faisal Mosque set for renovation after decades with support from Saudi Arabia

The Saudi government is expected to allocate funds for the renovation of Faisal Mosque in Pakistan’s federal capital, after nearly 35 years of its completion.

Pakistan elections 2024: PTI-backed independents lead in final vote count, PMLN-N and PPP negotiate for coalition government

Independent candidates, most affiliated with the party of the jailed former Prime Minister Imran Khan, have won 101 National Assembly seats in the General Election 2024 held on February 8.

Mobile network and Internet suspension impact polls and businesses despite Government’s earlier assurances

NetBlocks, an international internet watchdog, described the suspension of internet and mobile phone services as “inherently undemocratic.”

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