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Prime Minister Shehbaz pledges full support for Saudi investment.

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Prime Minister (PM) Shehbaz Sharif promised on Monday that his government would fully support the Saudi investment, allowing the investors and businesspeople to use joint ventures to quickly complete their future projects in Pakistan and replicate them for the benefit of the people of both countries.

At a dinner event held in honor of a visiting delegation from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the prime minister stated that time was of the essence and emphasized that in order to fully capitalize on this opportunity, they would need to overcome the obstacles. The Saudi leadership, along with prominent investors and businessmen, wished to promote Pakistan’s interests.

Federal ministers, the Saudi ambassador to Pakistan, members of the delegation, top officials, and Chief of Army Staff General Syed Asim Munir were all present at the ceremony.

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The prime minister emphasized that the government’s role was to provide policy frameworks, act as catalysts, and remove any obstacles in the way of the swift achievement of economic aims rather than to engage in business.

In order to facilitate foreign investment, he declared, the administration has decided to remove all red tape and bureaucratic obstacles.

In order to accomplish all those projects in the best interests of Saudi investors and the people of Pakistan, the prime minister claimed that the Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC) was the most reliable and comprehensive tool available, further solidifying their alliance and fostering mutual progress.

He remarked that the Saudi delegation found the SIFC to be an acceptable model and expressed complete satisfaction with the current opportunities.

The prime minister declared that the Saudi investors might profit from a variety of initiatives and that the possibilities would only expand if they were given a system free from complications, red tape, and bureaucratic roadblocks.

PM Shehbaz conveyed his satisfaction with the firm and observable progress made during the delegation’s meeting with their Pakistani counterparts.

According to him, they will soon see strong agreements involving investments of billions of dollars.

The prime minister recalled his visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during Ramadan ul Mubarak. He described his meeting with Mohammed bin Salman, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as “a wonderful interaction and he was extremely encouraged and deeply impressed with his forward-looking vision that transformed KSA in many ways to come, whether it was in agriculture, education, IT, communication and infrastructure, youth empowerment and all inclusive policies.”

With the fastest-growing economy in the world, the newest transportation and infrastructure, job opportunities, and remarkable advancements in every area of life, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is now among the most advanced nations in the world thanks to the energetic and innovative leadership of the Crown Prince, he continued.

According to the prime minister, the interactions between the Saudi delegation and its Pakistani counterparts would strengthen the ties of friendship and fraternity and enable them to reach new heights.

Through good times and bad, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has consistently supported Pakistan. He said, “If we were to express our gratitude, it would not be enough for their kindness over the past 70 years.

According to him, thirty years ago, Pakistan could provide training to its Saudi brethren in several fields; however, with greater experience and vast potential, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia could now train Pakistanis well.

Ibrahim Al Mubarak, the Saudi Assistant Minister for Investment, praised the prime minister for his cordial hospitality on the occasion.

Under the direction of their leadership, they moved quickly to explore a collaboration with Pakistan, he added, adding that their visit was a testament to their deep friendship and strategic partnership, both of which were very essential.

In addition, he praised the business sector’s response to their interactions and expressed his belief that the two brotherly nations could work together to accomplish common economic goals because of their great ties.

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US envoy urges deeper strengthening of relations with Pakistan

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The significance of strengthening relations with Pakistan was highlighted by US Ambassador Donald Blome on Thursday.

Blome visited the Chaukhandi cemetery in Karachi, based on the information. President Donald Blome and other delegates were cordially welcomed by Sindh Minister of Culture and Tourism Syed Zulfiqar Ali Shah on this particular occasion.

Narendra Kumar, Heather Murphy, and Zahra Hajiani were among the delegation members who visited Chaukhandi Graveyard’s historic tombs with the American envoy, Acting Consul General Jimmy Mauldin.

Highlighting the rich historical significance of Chaukhandi graveyard, Minister Zulfiqar Ali Shah shared his ideas with the US ambassador.

Blome highlighted the Chaukhandi tombs for their exquisite craftsmanship and architectural design. He promised to help Pakistani visitors with their visa requirements.

According to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (Unesco), he promised to promote the nation’s historical sites.

In the meantime, Shah stated, “The Sindh government is taking steps to provide all sorts of facilities to the tourists.”

Pakistan will receive additional assistance from the US to lower methane gas emissions.

The US decided to help Pakistan lower its methane gas emissions earlier this month.

At a USAID Climate Financing event, US Ambassador Blome stated: “We are working very hard to lower methane gas emissions from dairy farming. The Green Climate Fund in Pakistan will be consulted for funding this initiative.”

“As of 2030, there are global efforts to reduce the temperature by 1 degree Celsius. The US-Pakistan Green Alliance is being followed by the collaboration with Pakistan, according to Blome.

“The problems can only be addressed by providing the stakeholders with financial and technical resources,” he continued.

The government’s first aim is to revitalise the cattle industry, according to Federal Secretary Dr. Fakhre Alam. Raising dairy farming’s production capacity will help it overcome its environmental problems.”

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Shehbaz travels to the UAE in order to strengthen trade relations.

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This visit, which is being accompanied by a high-level delegation made up of important ministers such as Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Ishaq Dar, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif, Commerce Minister Jam Kamal, Information Minister Ataullah Tarar, and advisor Tariq Fatemi, is intended to strengthen bilateral ties and expand cooperation between the two countries.
Prime Minister Sharif will visit President Muhammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates in Abu Dhabi. The high-level gathering will cover Pakistani and UAE bilateral relations, with an emphasis on commerce and investment.

Along with exploring strategic alliances and shared interests that can help their respective nations, they are also expected to concentrate on talking about ways to advance collaboration across a range of industries.

Prime Minister Sharif has talks planned with other Emirati leaders, businesspeople, and heads of financial organisations in addition to his diplomatic engagements. In an effort to promote economic cooperation and draw in investment, he is also scheduled to meet with businessmen and investors from Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates.

The Shehbaz intends to encourage UAE companies to extend their operations into the Pakistani market by interacting with influential businesspeople and highlighting investment prospects in Pakistan.

These exchanges will offer a forum for talking about doable ways to strengthen business relations and carry out initiatives that will benefit both parties. Pakistan’s determination to enhance its political and economic ties with the United Arab Emirates is demonstrated by the visit.

After ending his day-long journey to Iran to offer condolences for the terrible death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and his entourage in a helicopter crash on Sunday, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has returned to Pakistan.

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Memon accuses temporary government of ‘delaying’ the BRT Red Line project

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On Thursday, Sindh Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon accused the interim administration of “delaying” the Red Line project of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT).

Memon stated what he thought, saying, “The BRT Red Line project was mission impossible. However, the project has now begun to be worked on.”

“The reason government is formed is to solve the issues that the people face. “The government is working tirelessly to bring relief to the masses,” he declared.

Memon declared, “It’s also being done about the unlawful bus stands. The passengers will have access to shuttle service from us.”

“A large number of transport projects have already begun. “We aim to ensure that every individual receives a chance to work,” he continued.

Pakistan was ‘started to damage’ by the founder of PTI.

Memon reported on Thursday that a campaign to hurt the nation was started by the founder of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).

Memon said at a Karachi event: “Israel discusses the human rights violations in Pakistan. Israel, a party to the Palestinian holocaust, is endorsing the PTI’s founder. Israel has provided election funding to the PTI’s founder.”

“The worst election tampering in 2018 produced the PTI founder’s victory. Police officers, the parliament, and the PTV were all attacked,” he claimed.

“The entire country was closed due to a 126-day protest,” Memon claimed.

The PTI founder was made fun of by Memon, who said, “The PTI founder had always embraced the politics of anarchy.”

Memon stated the following when discussing the state of law and order in Sindh: “The Sindh government is serious about the state of law and order in the province. In terms of keeping Sindh peaceful, everyone is in agreement.”

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