Istanbul, 26 Nov 2022 (APP) Pakistan and Turkiye on Friday reaffirmed their commitment to take the bilateral trade to the volume of $5 billion within three years to exploit the immense untapped potential between the two countries. The bilateral relations were discussed in one-on-one meeting between Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as well as the delegation level talksheld at at Vahdettin Mansion, after both the leaders jointly launched the third of the four MILGEM Corvette Ships for ...
November 26, 2022M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, 21 Nov 2022 (QE) QatarEnergy entered into a 27-year Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec) for the supply of 4 million tons per annum (MTPA) of LNG to the People's Republic of China. Under the terms of the SPA, the contracted LNG volumes will be supplied from QatarEnergy’s North Filed East (NFE) LNG expansion project and will be delivered to Sinopec’s receiving terminals in China. Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, Minister of State for Energy Affairs, President and ...
November 23, 2022M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, 22 Nov. 2022 (MOFA) In a joint press conference with the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on the sidelines of the fifth US-Qatar Strategic Dialogue, held in Doha, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman AlThani considered this round of the dialogue as an important platform in strengthening those relations that enjoy stable and solid foundations and multifaceted partnership. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of State of Qatar indicated that the US-Qatar Strategic Dialogue represented an opportunity to address several ...
November 22, 2022M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, 20 Nov 2022 First ever FIFA World Cup in Middle East and 2nd time in Asia took off with a style and spectacular opening ceremony by Hollywood super star, narator and director Morgan Freeman; world renowned South Korean BTS star singer Jungkook; Qatari Singer Fahad AlKubaisi delivered a message of unity and inclusivity. Opening ceremony will be followed by Tournament's first match between the host country Qatar, former Asian Champion with Ecuador. 32 teams will compete across 64 matches in the 22nd ...
November 20, 2022M Ashraf Siddiqui
Bali, Indonesia, 16 Nov 2022 (Anadolu News) Leaders of the G-20 brought their summit in Indonesia to a close on Wednesday after detailed discussions on an array of issues, including the war in Ukraine, global energy crisis, and the growing challenge of global food security. The summit’s closing statement offered a strong denunciation of the war raging in Ukraine since February, calling for Russia’s “complete and unconditional withdrawal.” “Today’s era must not be of war,” read a joint declaration that emphasized the need ...
November 16, 2022M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, 15 Nov 2022 (MOFA Qatar) Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of State of Qatar, Sultan bin Saad Al Muraikhi received Tuesday a copy of the credentials of Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the State Dr. Muhammad Ejaz. AlMuraikhi wished the Pakistani envoy success in performing his duties, assuring him of providing all support to advance bilateral relations to closer cooperation in various fields. Ambassador Dr. Muhammad Ejaz was born on 12 July 1966 in Peshawar, Pakistan. He holds an ...
November 15, 2022M Ashraf Siddiqui
15 November 2022 (Daily Dawn/AFP) A baby born somewhere on Tuesday will be the world’s eight billionth person, according to a projection by the United Nations. “The milestone is an occasion to celebrate diversity and advancements while considering humanity’s shared responsibility for the planet,” UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said in a statement. The UN attributes the growth to human development, with people living longer thanks to improvements in public health, nutrition, personal hygiene and medicine. It is also the result of higher fertility rates, ...
November 15, 2022M Ashraf Siddiqui
Istanbul / Ankara (Anadolu) 14 Nov 2022 The footage came to light on Monday showing Turkish security forces as they caught a suspect thought to be behind a deadly blast on Istanbul's Istiklal Avenue. Istanbul police teams identified the female suspect based on her physical appearance, determined via images caught on security cameras near the site of the explosion that killed six people and injured 81 ...
November 14, 2022M Ashraf Siddiqui
NepalMinute, 08 Nov 2022 Sudeep Sonawane New Twitter owner Elon Musk Sunday started charging Twitter Blue users, or those with verified accounts, US $7.99 a month. He gained Twitter ownership after buying 9.2 percent shares of the social media site on April 4 and closed the $44 billion deal on October 27. Why this fee? What is special about blue ticks? Twitter’s Help Centre page says, “The blue verified badge on Twitter lets people know that an account of public interest is authentic. ...
November 11, 2022M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, 09 Nov 2022 (SC) Qatar Central Bank (QCB) held a special event to unveil a FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ commemorative QAR 22 banknote. The event was attended by Sheikh Bandar bin Mohammed bin Saoud Al Thani, QCB Governor, Hassan Al Thawadi, Secretary General, Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, and dignitaries. Sheikh Bandar said the note celebrates Qatar’s hard work and dedication in hosting the first FIFA World Cup in the Middle East and Arab ...
November 9, 2022M Ashraf Siddiqui