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CPEC helps Pakistan’s economy leap forward: Ambassador Lodhi

BEIJING (Sarzameen News)- Terming the “One Belt and One Road” a great initiative for development, Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi has said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) helped Pakistan’s economy leap forward. In an interview with Chinese newspaper “People’s Daily,” she said, “One Belt and One Road (OBOR) initiative had

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Jabbar Bhatti returns home after scaling Mount Everest

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Pakistani mountaineer Colonel (R) Abdul Jabbar Bhatti, who recently became the fourth Pakistani to summit the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest Thursday said he was proud to arrive back home after accomplishing the feat. “I’m really happy to hoist national flag atop Mount Everest. These are proud moments for me,” he told

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Target killer involved in Amjad Sabri murder arrested

KARACHI (Sarzameen News)- Police officers have arrested a target killer involved in Sufi Qawwal Amjad Sabri murder during a raid in Karachi. Sources told that the security officers conducted an operation and detained the suspect identified as Raheel who is an accomplice of Asim Capri and belongs to banned outfit. The officers have also claimed

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Quetta police fail to recover abducted Chinese nationals

QUETTA (Sarzameen News)- The two Chinese nationals, abducted from Quetta’s Jinnah Town, have not been recovered despite span of nine days. As per details, three-member joint investigation team (JIT) constituted by Balochistan Inspector General (IG) of Police Ahsan Mehboob has also not compiled report in this regard. The two foreign citizens were teachers of Chinese

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Six terrorists arrested in Bahawalnagar, Charsadda

BAHAWALNAGAR (Sarzameen News)- Security forces on Friday foiled a major terror bid in Bahawalnagar and arrested at least four terrorists from Manchanabad area. According to details, the terrorists were installing explosive material near a sensitive building. Security forces have recovered weapons and explosive material from the possession of the suspects. The terrorists have been identified

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Sushma Swaraj assures medical visa to ailing Pakistani infant

NEW DELHI (Sarzameen News)- Escalating tension on the Indian-Pakistani border has not hindered Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj from helping a Pakistani father in bringing his two-and-a-half-year-old infant to India for treatment. According to Times of India, Ken Sid, a Pakistani national, reached out to Sushma Swaraj for a medical visa as his son

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India test-fies Prithvi-II missile

ODISHA (Sarzameen News)- India on Friday successfully test-fired its indigenous nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile from a test range in Odisha as part of a user trial by the Army, the Indian media reported. The trial of the surface-to-surface missile, which has a strike range of 350 km, was carried out from a mobile launcher from launch

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Govt to fulfill promises to make Pakistan load shedding free: Asif

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Minister of Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said government will fulfill its promises to make Pakistan a load shedding free country. In an interview, he said, “Electricity generation has crossed record level of 18,000 megawatt.” Meanwhile, the Ministry of Water and Power has said there has been no unscheduled load

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PM convenes PML-N parliamentary party meeting on June 7

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has convened the meeting of the parliamentary party of Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) in Murree on June 7. The Prime Minister will chair the meeting. The meeting will review overall political situation in the country and other important issues. The meeting will also discuss Panama Leaks case and

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Pakistan’s emerging market status first step toward becoming Asian Tiger: Report

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News)- Pakistan’s re-entry into the emerging market block, achieved with an amazing speed due to China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), driven optimism, is a first step towards becoming an Asian Tiger that would lure wider class of investors, injecting huge amounts of money into the country. According to an article appeared in Tokyo-based magazine The

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