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EU must encourage the promotion of girls’ education in Pakistan

In the EU, children’s rights and access to education are taken for granted. Barring extreme circumstances, every child has access to affordable primary, secondary and...

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$5m project aims to empower Sindh’s landless farmers

AN internationally funded project was launched in Sindh last week in an attempt to improve land tenancy for landless farmers. Landless farmers (or haris) in the province...

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The EU remembers Asia Bibi

Jan Figel, the special envoy of EU for the promotion of religious freedom around the world, in his recent visit to Pakistan candidly communicated to the Pakistani...

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GSP Plus status for Pakistan: European parliament’s bi-annual review to decide continuation

FAISALABAD: The decision to continue the GSP Plus status for Pakistan will be made on the basis of biannual review during next week by the parliament of European Union...

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Scrutiny procedure: Pakistan to satisfy global institutions: FO

ISLAMABAD: As three major procedures to scrutinise Pakistan’s compliance with important international agreements, are due to take place in the coming weeks, the...

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New engagement plan being finalized to further strengthen Pak-EU ties

FAISALABAD: Ambassador of the European Union (EU) Jean Francois Cautain said on Monday that Pakistan had showcased a number of good stories in respect of trade...

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Pakistan should exploit GSP+ potential: envoy

LAHORE: European Union Ambassador to Pak­istan Jean Francois Cau­tain said on Monday that the country has done well on trade enhancement after the GSP+ incentive but...

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PM tasks officials to secure GSP Plus status beyond 2018

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday directed authorities to ensure continuation of the lucrative EU trade concession status through Generalised...

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Pakistan exports to EU grow by almost 6%

Pakistan’s exports to the 28-member European Union (EU) posted a growth of nearly 6% in January-September 2017 on a year-on-year basis. This shows that the Generalised...

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Germany, EU investors keen to invest in Pak furniture

The Germany and other European investors showing keen interest in Pakistan’s handmade traditional furniture underlined the need of further enhancing collaboration with...