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Sunday, September 30th, 2018


Pakistan, Saudi Arabia Take Steps to Attain New Heights in Bilateral Relations, Delegation Arrives in Islamabad

SEP 30, 2018 (BE2C2 Report): A high-level Saudi delegation arrived in Islamabad Sunday to sign five important Memorandums of Understandings (MoUs) with the federal government. The development comes days after Ahmad Agil al Khateeb (Chairman Saudi Fund for Development), an adviser to Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman, visited the capital on September 27, raising the prospects of Pakistan not only avoiding a bailout package from the IMF but instead possibly getting a multibillion-dollar package from Saudi Arabia. Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said the Saudi delegation includes petroleum minister, finance andRead More

Pakistan Women’s Cricket Squad Arrives in Dhaka For T20s, ODI

SEP 30, 2018: The Pakistan and Bangladesh women’s cricket teams will play four T20s and one ODI in Chittagong’s Cox’s Bazar from October 1 to October 8. The Pakistan squad arrived in Dhaka tonight via Dubai. The side led by Javeria Wadood will reach Cox’s Bazar tomorrow for the series. The 15-member PAKISTAN SQUAD includes: Javeria Wadood (captain), Bibi Nahida, Ayesha Zafar, Muneeba Ali Siddiqui, Sidra Amin, Omaima Sohail, Nida Rashid, Sidra Nawaz, Sana Mir, Nashra Sundhu, Anum Amin, Natalia Parvaiz, Aliya Riaz, Diana Baig, Aiman Anwar. The Pakistan teamRead More

Saudi Arabia Quietly Plans to Increase Oil Output By 500,000 Barrels Per Day

SEP 29, 2018 (BE2C2 Report): Saudi Arabia is poised to steadily increase production to compensate for the Iranian oil that will be subject to U.S. sanctions starting Nov. 5. Saudi Arabia hasn’t said anything publicly, and seemed to tow the OPEC line following Sunday’s meeting with other major oil producers. But Commerzbank said Friday that Saudi Arabia could pump another 500,000 barrels of crude oil per day. “Saudi Arabia apparently plans to quietly increase the oil supply in the short term to compensate for the shortfall in Iranian oil,” analystsRead More