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  • Vietnam wants to boost bilateral trade ties with Pakistan

    Islamabad, November 15, 2021 (PPI-OT):H.E. Mr. Nguyen Tien Phong, Ambassador of Vietnam said that Pakistan has plenty of natural resources with good prospects for better economic growth and Vietnam wanted to further boost bilateral trade ties with it. He said that Vietnam and Pakistan have great potential to complement each other’s economy by developing close…

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  • NTDC signed contract with foreign firm for procurement of Disc Insulator and hardware string

    Lahore, November 15, 2021 (PPI-OT):National Transmission and Despatch Company Limited (NTDC) will procure Disc Insulator and hardware string amounting to Euro 10,800,393 for 500kV SECL (Thar Block-I) to Matiari Double Circuit transmission line for evacuation of power from 1320 MW SECL Coal Power Plant. The Contract Signing Ceremony for procurement of said material was held…

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  • New wave of rupee depreciation exposes economic policies

    Islamabad, November 15, 2021 (PPI-OT):Former President of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) Dr. Shahid Rasheed Butt on Sunday said the new wave of sharp depreciation of rupee against the dollar and other currencies has exposed the economic policies of the government. Dwindling production capacity, unreasonable increase in exports, rising deficit, increasing inflation, growing…

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  • Government setting new incompetence records

    Islamabad, November 15, 2021 (PPI-OT):Former President of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) Dr. Shahid Rasheed Butt on Monday said the government is setting new records of incompetence and mismanagement. The slogan of change has resulted in an economic disaster which has dented it popularity beyond repaid, he said. Shahid Rasheed Butt said that…

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  • 11 percent custom duty on polyester yarn be brought down to 7pc: PYMA

    Karachi, November 15, 2021 (PPI-OT):Central Chairman of Pakistan Yarn Merchants Association (PYMA) Saqib Naseem has stressed that the existing custom duty of 11 percent on polyester yarn has to be brought down to 7 percent as done in the past when the previous governments provided this much-needed relief through Textile Packages that led to improving…

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  • Early detection, only prevention for breast cancer: Samina Arif Alvi

    Karachi, November 15, 2021 (PPI-OT):The First Lady Samina Arif Alvi has stressed that early detection is the only prevention for dealing with the life-threatening disease of breast cancer as 98 percent of the women survive when they are diagnosed with breast cancer earlier but unfortunately, majority of the breast cancer patients in Pakistan are diagnosed…

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