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Thursday, July 12th, 2018

 

Zardari Decides To Appear Before SC In Money Laundering Case

JUL 12, 2018: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari has decided to appear before the Supreme Court in money-laundering case on Thursday. According to unnamed sources cited by The News, Asif Ali Zardari decided to appear before apex court after consultation with his legal team. The sources added that Asif Ali Zardari will arrive in Islamabad from Lahore tonight. The Supreme Court has summoned Zardari and Faryal Talpur in money-laundering case on July 12. The team of lawyers to represent Asif Zardari in money laundering case comprises ofRead More


Remittances Dip From Saudi Arabia, Rise From US and UK

JUL 12, 2018: The country missed home remittances target of $20.7 billion for the fiscal year Jul 2017-Jun 2018 (FY18). The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Tuesday reported that overall, overseas Pakistani workers remitted $19.6 billion during FY18 compared with $19.351 billion received during the same period in the preceding year (FY17), showing a growth of 1.4 percent. Although remittances in FY18 are higher than previous year, but less than the actual target of $20.7 billion set by the federal government for the last fiscal year. Economists said a majorRead More


Chinese Military Begins Recruiting “Civilian Personnel”

JUL 12, 2018: The Chinese military has started recruiting “civilian personnel” amid efforts to attract more talent, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Daily reported Wednesday. The recruitment drive, approved by the Central Military Commission, is the first of its kind since deeper reform was introduced to the national defense and armed forces in late 2015. Following requirements to reform the civilian personnel system, the military this year aims to recruit a number of personnel with professional knowledge to serve in key positions. Applicants can apply for the positions online fromRead More