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Symposium on non-tariff trade barriers in Abu Dhabi


April 19th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 18 (IANS/WAM) A regional symposium on non-tariff trade barriers, hosted by the UAE's foreign trade ministry, in cooperation with the Gulf Cooperation Council and the Islamic Development ... Read more...

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Multilateral donors halt budgetary support to Pakistan, seek IMF’s ‘Letter of Comfort’


February 1st, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 01(ANI): Multilateral donors- including the World Bank (WB), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Islamic Development Bank (IDB)- have reportedly halted their budgetary aid to Pakistan.They have reportedly asked ... Read more...

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Pakistan lost $43 bn fighting terrorism: Qureshi


July 17th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Saturday that his country lost $43 billion fighting terrorism in the past nine years and urged the global community to help ... Read more...

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Bangladesh invites pre-qualification bids for Padma bridge


April 21st, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 21 (IANS) Bangladesh has invited international bids for pre-qualification for the construction of a road-cum-rail bridge over river Padma that will link the northern and southern parts of the ... Read more...

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Dhaka’s Padma Bridge gets hefty international funding


December 22nd, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 22 (IANS) Buoyed by international donors that have committed almost cent percent funding, Bangladesh is to launch the construction of its $2.4 billion Padma Bridge by inviting tenders next ... Read more...

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Obama calls Zardari, discusses mutual cooperation


March 27th, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar. 27 (ANI): US President Barack Obama telephoned President Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday to discuss mutual cooperation and the situation in the South Asian region.Obama and Zardari spoke ... Read more...

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Plan to tap stock market for Bangladesh’s longest bridge


August 31st, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 31 (IANS) Bangladesh plans to raise part of the fund required to construct a bridge that will be the country's largest civil engineering project from the stock market, the finance ... Read more...

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Pakistan to buiy electricity from Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan


August 3rd, 2008 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Islamabad, Aug 3 (Xinhua) Pakistan will import 1,000 MW electricity from Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to provide its people with cheap power, Water and Power Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf said here Sunday. The ... Read more...

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Countries pledge billions to fight global hunger


June 7th, 2008 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 7 (IANS) Delegates at the Rome Food Security Summit have pledged billions of dollars to the fight against global hunger, WAM news agency reported Saturday. "The money will benefit countries ... Read more...

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Fight against hunger ‘cannot fail’ : UN chief


June 4th, 2008 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Rome, June 4 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday at a world food summit in Rome that the fight against global hunger was "only just beginning." "We simply cannot fail," ... Read more...

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Kuwait to lend funds for Egyptian power plant


January 26th, 2008 - 11:28 am ICT by admin
Nicosia, Jan 26 (ANI): The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development has announced that it will lend 200 million dollars to the West Delta Electricity Company of Egypt for the construction of ... Read more...

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