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Head of Iraqi Navy meets CJCSC ISLAMABAD: Head of Iraqi Navy Maj Gen Ahmed Jasim Maarij, who is on an official visit to Pakistan, called on General Rashad Mahmood, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee at Joint Staff Headquarters, Rawalpindi.Both dignitaries discussed matters of professional interest and measures to enhance bilateral cooperation between the Armed Forces.The visiting dignitary lauded the professionalism of Pakistan Armed Forces and acknowledged the sacrifices made by Pakistan in fight against terror.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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AML, CFT regime fully functional in Pakistan: Dar ISLAMABAD: Minister of Finance, Muhammad Ishaq Dar on Monday said that Pakistan had now fully functional Anti Money Laundering (AML) and Counter Financing Terrorism (CFT) regime which was equipped with legal and operational capabilities to meet international obligations."The problems of money laundering and terrorist financing are global problems and have to be tackled globally through cooperation and strict preventive measures", finance minister said while chairing the 9th meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) on ...

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Ishaq Dar reviews FBR matters ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar chaired a meeting here to review various matters of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Monday.Chairman Federal Board of Revenue, Nisar Muhammad Khan briefed the Finance Minister on the progress of negotiations on the issue of input tax adjustment with the provinces.He also apprised the Finance Minister about the bilateral Agreement on Avoidance of Double Taxation with Switzerland as well as Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance ...

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AJK PM calls on Prime Minister Sharif ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Raja Farooq Haider Monday called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at PM House here.Matters of political significance and development initiatives were discussed during the meeting, said a PM House statement.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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Six arrested on the charges of attack on media house: DG Rangers KARACHI: Six accused have been arrested on the charges of attack and ransacking media house on August 22.This was stated by the Director General (DG) of Pakistan Rangers Sindh, Maj Gen Bilal Akbar, here on Monday.Talking to media at the Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Centre (JPMC), he said that raids are being conducted to arrest other accused.DG Rangers stated that attack on the media house was a planned one and before the Muttahida chief's address ...

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Ebad lauds role of Bohra Community for economic development KARACHI: Governor of Sindh, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad Khan, Monday lauded the role of the Bohra Community towards the economic development in the province.He was seeing off Dr Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, the spiritual leaders of Bohra Jamaat, at the Karachi Airport on the conclusion of his visit to Pakistan.On the occasion, he also lauded the role of the Bohra Community towards the progress and economic development of the province.The Governor pointed out that the Bohra ...

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President AJK calls on COAS RAWALPINDI: President Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Masood Khan on Monday called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif at General Headquarters (GHQ).The COAS congratulated Masood Khan on being elected as President of AJK and assured him all possible support in discharge of his duties for the well being of the people of AJK, news release of Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) stated here.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...