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Commerce Adviser hopes for successful completion of GSP-Plus biennial review

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment, Abdul Razzaq Dawood, has expressed hope that 4th Biennial Review of European Union (EU) Generalised Scheme of Preference (GSP) Plus incentive will be successfully completed. “I am confident that due

Bill Gates, EU pledge $1 billion boost for green technology

BRUSSELS: The European Union and an energy investment programme founded by Bill Gates plan to raise up to $1 billion to roll out the low-carbon technologies Europe is betting on to meet its climate change goals, According to the European

Pakistan exports to EU increase by $1.1bn in fiscal year

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood said that Pakistan exports to European Union (EU) countries increased by $ 1.1 billion during the last ten months of current Fiscal Year 2020-21. The exports increased by

AstraZeneca warns EU countries of cutting COVID-19 vaccine delivery

LONDON: AstraZeneca has warned European Union countries that the company will cut delivery of the coronavirus vaccine by 60 percent to 31 million doses in the first quarter due to production problems. The will affect the COVID-19 vaccination campaigns in

EU approves first coronavirus vaccine

BRUSSELS: The European Union finally gave the green light for the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, paving the way for the first inoculations to start across 27 countries just days after Christmas. The decision was rushed through under pressure from European governments

EU urges Google, Facebook to take action against fake news

NEW YORK: The European Union (EU) Commission has urged Facebook, Google, Twitter, and other tech rivals to take more effective action against fake news. The companies signed up to the code in 2018 in a bid to stave off more

Human Rights Ministry, EU launch Young Expert Programme

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Human Rights has launched the ‘Young Experts Programme’ across federal and provincial human rights departments in the country. The programme is being inaugurated through an online orientation session organised for the first batch of young professionals.

USA excluded as European Union reopens borders

BRUSSELS: The European Union has excluded the United States from its initial “safe list” of countries from which the economic bloc will allow non-essential travel from Wednesday. The 27-member bloc gave majority approval for leisure or business travel from fourteen

EU delegation meets COAS Bajwa in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: A European Union delegation led by Ambassador of European Union, Androulla Kaminara, met Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa today (Tuesday). Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) issued a statement in this regard. During the meeting, matters related

The story of Brexit

The United Kingdom has officially left the European Union (EU) after 47-year of membership, embarking upon a new but still uncertain future. The UK becomes the first country to leave the EU since joining it in 1973. The exit was