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GULF STATES – ECONOMICS & FINANCE UAE central bank sets early exit fee limit for mortgages The Central Bank of the UAE directed local banks to reduce the early settlement fee on mortgages to a maximum of 1 percent or …

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Pakistan In Focus

Pakistan News

ECONOMIC TIMES OF PAKISTAN Trade deficit narrows 35pc to 5.7 bn in q1 Pakistan’s trade deficit has narrowed nearly 35percent to $5.7 billion in the first quarter due to compression of imports but the government must now start worrying about …

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Government Initiative

Government Initiative

*Imran Khan- Man of the Year, departs from china after successful visit Prime Minister Imran Khan has been named Man of the Year by Jordan’s Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Center, has successfully completed his 2-day official visit to China. The …

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Ports & Shipping

Shipping News

WORLDWIDE SHIPPING INDUSTRY Shipping confidence dips as trade wars intensify Confidence in the shipping industry fell in the past three months to its lowest level for two and half years, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from leading shipping …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN NEWS: SCO & Ufone Sign a Bilateral Roaming Services Agreement: Special Communications Organization (SCO), the largest telecom service provider in Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJ&K) and Gilgit Baltistan (GB), and Ufone, the only Pakistan origin cellular network operator, have …

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World Commodities

Commodity News

WORLD COMMODITIES TRADING World oil prices up over 2pc Oil prices rose more than 2% on Friday after Iranian media said a state-owned oil tanker was attacked in the Red Sea near Saudi Arabia, while optimism surrounding the US-China trade …

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Gulf In Focus

Gulf News

GULF STATES – ECONOMICS & FINANCE Khidmah wins 14 contracts across the UAE Khidmah has won 14 new contracts in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, and Ras Al Khaimah, following a highly competitive bid process. In Abu Dhabi, Khidmah won five …

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Pakistan In Focus

Pakistan News

ECONOMIC TIMES OF PAKISTAN High tax burden leads to closure of industry Textile exporters have lamented that they have been burdened with several taxes including 17percent general sales tax (GST) due to which the textile industry of Faisalabad has mostly …

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Government Initiative

Government Initiative

PM to launch “Mera Bacha Alert” app . PM Khan visits quake-hit Mirpur. Mera Bacha Alert Prime Minister Imran Khan directed relevant authorities to introduce the mobile application called “Mera Bacha Alert” in 2-week to effectively tackle the cases of childrens’ …

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