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Kayani, Shahbaz meet, discuss security matters

Kayani, Shahbaz meet, discuss security matters

ISLAMABAD: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Ashfaq Pervez Kayani on Saturday and discussed security-related issues.
An official, seeking anonymity, said that the Punjab CM apprised the COAS about the steps being taken in Punjab for improving the law and order situation and security measures taken at shrines in wake of the bombing at the shrine of Hazrat Baba Farid Ganj Shakar in Pakpattan.
Shahbaz also apprised Kayani about proposals

IMF and Pakistan to discuss today sixth tranche of $11 billion loan

KARACHI
A meeting between officials from Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is to be held on Wednesday (today) in Islamabad to discuss the country’s performance for the release of the sixth tranche worth $11 billion.
According to official sources, discussions regarding policy making would take place on November 1 and November 2. The review for release of the sixth tranche had been delayed since August due to issues including an increase in power tariffs and

Ukraine ready to discuss gas project with Russia

KIEV
Ukraine is ready to discuss with Russia a joint venture between their state-run energy companies to exploit Russian gas fields, but it still rules out a merger of the two companies, Ukraine’s Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said on Monday.
A press spokesman quoted Prime Minister Azarov as making his comments ahead of a visit to Kiev by Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin when Ukraine is expected to call for Moscow to lower the price of Russian gas. Moscow has said it

British secretary arrives to discuss EU terror plot

ISLAMABAD
British Home Secretary Theresa May arrived in Pakistan on Sunday on a three-day visit to share vital information about the “Europe terror plot”, allegedly planned in North Waziristan.
She will share the intelligence information with Pakistani authorities and urge them to take stronger action against the Al Qaeda and the Taliban in the Tribal Areas.
May arrived in Lahore on the first leg of her visit, and Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer received her upon her

US, Pakistan did discuss civil nuclear deal: Holbrooke

LAHORE
The United States and Pakistan have informally discussed the possibilities of a civil nuclear deal, US Special Envoy for Pakistan and Afghanistan Richard Holbrooke said on Thursday, according to TV reports.
Holbrooke said that the meeting of the Pakistani delegation, which is in
Washington for the strategic dialogue with the Obama administration, had a very productive meeting with the US president. The special envoy said the US administration had sought the

Medvedev to discuss missile defence at NATO summit

DEAUVILLE: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev agreed on Tuesday to attend next month’s NATO summit and said Moscow was prepared to discuss the Alliance’s proposed anti-missile shield.
Medvedev was speaking in the elegant French seaside resort of Deauville after talks with French and German leaders that were partly overshadowed by news of a bloody separatist attack in the Russian republic of Chechnya. President Nicolas Sarkozy and Chancellor Angela Merkel hosted Medvedev in order

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