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Qatar airways will start flights to Dubai and Abu Dhabi shortly Qatar Airways will resume flights to the UAE, starting with services to Dubai International on January 27 and followed by Abu Dhabi on January 28. Qatar’s flagship carrier will …

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Pakistan In Focus

Pakistan News

Government plans to sell 10 additional entities The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government is considering privatising 10 more entities including Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited (ZTBL) and two gas utility companies amid slow progress on one and a half dozen enterprises that …

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Ports & Shipping

Shipping News

New quality standard and ngo for dry bulk sector launched Supported by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and Bimco, DryBMS is escribed as a simple set of best practices and key performance indicators intended to raise the bar on …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN NEWS: Navigating the digital transformation route for Pakistan: Digital transformation is the integration of digital technology into most, if not all, areas of a society, fundamentally changing how you operate and deliver value to your end-users and consumers. Digital …

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Commodity

Commodity News

Global milk supply growth forecast to slow in 2021 Despite the disruption to food markets by coronavirus early in the year, dairy markets recovered quickly and remained surprisingly robust through 2020. This resulted in better than expected growth in milk …

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Gulf In Focus

Gulf News

Dubai benchmark gained for a third successive session The Gulf biggest lender Qatar National Bank was the top gainer on the Qatari benchmark, adding 2.4 percent, while Qatar Islamic Bank tacked on 1.8 percent. Activity in the UAE’s non-oil private sector …

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Pakistan In Focus

Pakistan News

Deadline expires, but Riyadh yet to sign debt suspension pact with Islamabad Saudi Arabia has not signed a formal agreement with Pakistan for debt suspension under the G-20 initiative till the expiry of the deadline set for the purpose. The …

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Ports & Shipping

Shipping News

Global Maritime Industry Ocean shipping companies lead the fight against the empty container build-up The willingness of shipping lines to make direct cost outlays and forego revenue to reduce the empty container backlog shows the incredible support being given by …

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Technology

Technology News

PAKISTAN NEWS: PTCL, Avaya partner to enable blended work environment with launch of avaya spaces: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) and Avaya Holdings Corp have signed a partnership agreement where PTCL will launch Avaya Spaces, the all-in-one workstream collaboration app …

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Commodity

Commodity News

Defra cut UK harvest 2020 wheat production estimate: feed market report UK ex-farm grain prices gained throughout December. With spot feed wheat quoted at £197.60/t and feed barley at £143.30/t, on 31 December. This has increased the discount of feed …

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Gulf In Focus

Gulf News

DP World, Senegal sign agreement to develop Ndayane port DP World, and the Government of Senegal, have signed agreements for the development of a deepwater port at Ndayane, approximately 50 kilometres (km) from the existing port and near the Blaise …

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Pakistan In Focus

Pakistan News

Microfinance recoveries stall The microfinance sector of Pakistan is currently undergoing a recovery from the dent endured during the Covid-19 lockdown. The sector, which had posted a steady growth over the past few years, recorded a decline in 2020. The …

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