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Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Saturday said climate change poses a serious threat to human life in the world. While addressing the Commonwealth Summit on Climate Change in Malta, he said Pakistan experienced mighty floods in 2010 and 2011 owing to changing climate in the region. He called for provision of the latest technology and other resources for implementation of decisions during the conference in letter and spirit.

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Saturday said that Pakistan was committed to making the world polio free and had made the eradication of this disease a national cause. "We will not rest till polio is completely eradicated from Pakistan, as the whole nation stands united for this cause," he said in his address at a session `Polio Moment' organised by the Commonwealth Secretariat here as a special event on the sidelines of Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday met French President Francois Hollande here and extended co-operation in counter-terrorism and intelligence sharing. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif reiterated a strong condemnation of the recent Paris terrorist attacks, in a meeting with the French leader that took place here in the Maltese capital on the sidelines of 24th Commonwealth meeting. Nawaz Sharif extended heartfelt condolences over the loss of precious lives in Paris and said Pakistan was ready to share its experiences with France on counter-terrorism.
China has raised serious concerns over the issue of tax, electricity price and security with Pakistan regarding the implementation process of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) energy projects, it is learnt. According to sources, China has expressed serious reservations over the hurdles and delaying tactics purportedly being employed by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) in extending exemption from sales tax and withholding tax.
Finance Minister, Senator Ishaq Dar has constituted an inter-ministerial committee to suggest a mode of funding for the construction of road network for New Islamabad International Airport main link, official sources told Business Recorder. On November 14, 2015 Planning, Development and Reform Division informed the Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC) that the project envisaged construction of a 26 km-long road network to facilitate airport traffic to New Islamabad International Airport from Islamabad, Rawalpindi and existing motorways M2 & M1.
The New Delhi government issued a notice to 99 stall owners from Pakistan and Bangladesh, along with a Rs 50,000 penalty, on the last day of the India International Trade Fair, according to Indian Express. The reason put forth by the department of trade and taxes of the government was that the mandatory casual number, required to participate in the fair, was not obtained by the stall owners.
An invitation to Pakistani high commissioner Abdul Basit for a book launch at India's President House was withdrawn at the last moment. According to Times of India, Basit was to attend the launch organised by a media group at 11.30am on Thursday. Citing Pakistani sources, the ToI reported Basit received a message late on Wednesday night from the organisers saying he wasn't welcome for the launch and that the invite was withdrawn by the media group at the behest of official agencies.
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