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Baloch politicians cut backdoor deals with PM: Bilawal RECORDER REPORTLAHORE: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Thursday blamed a few Baloch politicians for striking backdoor deals with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to hide several key decisions from the Baloch people. He was addressing the PPP Balochistan representatives on the second day of 49th Foundation Day celebrations at the Bilawal House, Lahore. PPP stalwarts and party workers assembled from across the country to join the celebrations. Bilawal was offered traditional turban on the occasion. He also criticised the PML-N led Balochistan government for being loyal to the 'Raiwind throne,' than to the Baloch people. He said the PPP would restore the confidence of people of Balochistan in democracy. "PPP will win the 2018 elections in Balochistan," he claimed, saying that the next chief minister would be an ethnic Baloch from his party. Furthermore, he criticised the federal government for ignoring the rights of smaller provinces in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). He pointed out that voices in favour of the ...

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 Trade regime not changed amid growing Indo-Pak tensions: Dastgir TAHIR AMINISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir Khan Thursday said that despite diplomatic tension between Pakistan and India trade regime has not been changed. "The government is working to make every input items, including machinery import, zero rated for export sector from the next fiscal year while the proposed package for exports-oriented sector is still in field and may be announced anytime soon," the minister said while briefing the Senate Standing committee on Textile Industry which met with Mohsin Aziz ...

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European Union Ambassador calls on Ishaq Dar      ISLAMABAD: Jean Francois Cautain, Ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan Thursday evening called on the Federal Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar. The minister greeted the ambassador and said that Pakistan regards the European Union countries as good friends and excellent trade partners as Pakistan's exports to the region have been multiplied after GSP plus status given to Pakistan, a press release issued here said.  The minister also said that he hopes that the relationship of Pakistan and European Union would also ...

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Ishaq Dar directs PC, MoIP to resolve outstanding issues at mills         ISLAMABAD: The Federal Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar Thursday directed the Privatization Commission (PC) and Ministry of Industries and Production (MoIP) to coordinate and suggest measures to resolve the outstanding issues at the mills. He said this while chairing a meeting here with the Privatization Commission of Pakistan to review the matters related to Pakistan Steel Mills, a press release issued here said. Chairman Privatization Commission gave a detailed presentation on matters pertaining to Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) and its administration.  Secretary Industries and ...

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Marriyum stresses more effective media role in oversight,implementation of social sector projects      ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb Thursday stressed the need for more effective media role in oversight and implementation of social sector projects. She was speaking as chief guest at the inaugural session of a two-day National Roundtable on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for Parliamentary Reporters Association (PRA) here. The minister said that targets set in Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) could not be achieved as parliament and media could not play any constructive role in creation of awareness among the ...