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Pakistani rep reaches Argentina for nuclear security summit

Pakistani rep reaches Argentina for nuclear security summit

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s chief negotiator on nuclear security summit process and Ambassador to China Masood Khan reached Buenos Aires for attending the two-day Nuclear Security Summit Sherpa meeting that started on Tuesday, according to a news release, released by the media department.
Representatives from 47 countries and three international organizations are taking part in the meeting that is being co-chaired by representatives of the United States, host of the first Nuclear

Pakistan Vs South Africa in UAE – Scandal saps Pakistani fans in Gulf

ABU DHABI: Pakistani taxi driver Kamal Shah has been part of the madding crowd addicted to international cricket ever since matches first came to the Gulf three decades ago. Privately he was delighted when Pakistan was forced to host matches in the United Arab Emirates, far from Islamist militants and rampant insecurity at home, because it gave him the chance to watch his idols.
But spot-fixing allegations against Pakistan on their recent tour of England has left Shah with a

Bhatt to host Pakistani talk show

LAHORE: If there’s a story to tell, not many can add spice to it like veteran director Mahesh Bhatt. So, when he announces plans of penning down experiences from the 40 years he’s spent in Indian cinema, we’re sure of many skeletons tumbling out of the closet.
And this year sure seems to be giving him a lot to tell with Bhatt becoming the first Indian director to host a Pakistani talk show “Straight Talk with Mahesh Bhatt” soon. Equally excited about this project, that will

US to train 1,000 Pakistani women, provide $2b military aid

The US will train 10,000 Pakistani women in various fields and provide $2 billion in foreign military assistance to Pakistan.
US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton and Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureishi held a joint press conference after the end of a third round of US-Pakistan strategic talks on Friday. The announcement of military assistance, which will be delivered over five years from 2012 to 2016, came at the opening of the talks.
Clinton said

Pakistani onions disrupt Indian exports

India’s onion exports fell by 33 percent to 94,800 tonnes on the back of higher demand and lower prices of Pakistani and Chinese onions in the overseas markets.
Indian Express reported that India’s onion export last month fell to 94,800 tonnes compared to 1,41,298 tones a year earlier, mainly due to exports by Pakistan and China.
The demand of Pakistani and Chinese onions in the overseas markets was higher, as their prices were lower by up to $50 a tonne

FM urges US to open its markets to Pakistani goods

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Wednesday urged the United States to open its markets to Pakistani goods for supporting Pakistan’s economic recovery and sustained development.
“We need trade, not just aid,” he told a distinguished gathering at Brookings Institute, a Washington-based think-tank, as the US-Pakistan strategic dialogue enters its second day. “We do not seek dependency, we seek economic viability,” the foreign minister said in a wide-ranging