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Pakistan Newsline


Source:Dawn, 14 January 2019, https://www.dawn.com/news/1457449/govt-puts-major-cpec-power-project-on-hold


Source:The News, 12 January 2019, https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/417850-chinese-consulate-attack-planned-in-afghanistan-funded-by-raw


Source:The News, 12 January 2019, https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/417843-army-within-our-powers-sc



Source:Dawn, 11 January 2019, https://www.dawn.com/news/1456853/asghar-khans-family-opposes-closure-of-case


Source:Dawn, 11 January 2019, https://www.dawn.com/news/1456856/cabinet-decides-to-continue-travel-ban-on-ppp-leaders


Source:Dawn, 9 January 2019, https://www.dawn.com/news/1456639/inconsistent-policies-keep-chinese-investors-at-bay-envoy


Source:Dawn, 9 January 2019, https://www.dawn.com/news/1456640/fatf-satisfied-with-bid-to-curb-money-laundering-say-officials


Source:Dawn, 8 January 2019, https://www.dawn.com/news/1456403


“We look forward to positive engagement with the US at the leadership level,” says FO spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal
Source:Dawn, 4 January 2019, https://www.dawn.com/news/1455324/pakistan-hails-trumps-desire-for-great-ties


Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar observes that the Upper and Lower House of the Parliament did not make any debate before passing the 18th Constitutional Amendment, exclusively related to devolution of powers to the provinces relating to health and education sectors
Source:The News, 4 January 2019, https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/414494-court-s-job-to-interpret-18th-amend


Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang in his daily media briefing in Beijing said: “The Chinese side has offered and will continue to offer its best through assistance, trade, investment and all-around practical cooperation to support and boost Pakistan’s economic and social development.”
Source:Dawn, 3 January 2019, https://www.dawn.com/news/1455176/china-acknowledges-its-extending-financial-help-to-pakistan


According to the Nation, the Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar "observed that the country is in dire need of money and the progress in the foreign assets case would benefit the country. He linked the pace of progress in the case with country’s financial position, observing the sooner the money is returned to Pakistan the better it will be for the country’s economy. Heading a three-judge bench, which was hearing the case pertaining to individuals’ foreign assets without disclosing the same in the country, the Chief Justice further observed that the money was transmitted abroad from this country."
Source:The Nation, 2 January 2019, https://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2019-01-02/page-1/detail-8


Islamabad and New Delhi hands over to each other a list of nuclear installations and facilities in both the countries under an Agreement on Prohibition of Attacks against Nuclear Installations and Facilities signed on December 31, 1988
Source:Daily Times, 2 January 2019, https://dailytimes.com.pk/339825/pakistan-india-exchange-list-of-nuclear-installations-prisoners/


The government of Pakistan hands over a list of 537 Indian prisoners (54 civilians and  83 fishermen) in Pakistan to the High Com­mission of India in Islam­ab­­ad
Source:Dawn, https://www.dawn.com/news/1455014/pakistan-india-exchange-lists-of-prisoners


Daily Times quoted a Chinese embassy note saying, "The Chinese government has provided concessional loans of $5.874 billion for Pakistan government’s major transportation infrastructure projects, with a composite interest rate of around 2% in repayment period of 20-25 years. The Pakistani government has provided sovereign guarantee for the above loans and will start the repayment from 2021."
Source:Daily Times, 30 December 2018, https://dailytimes.com.pk/338781/pakistan-to-start-repayment-of-loans-from-2021-china/


Imran Khan says, "I am seeing interest by investors for making huge investments in Pakistan...The IMF stance will change; they will come up with reasonable conditions because time is in our favour"

Source:Dawn, https://www.dawn.com/news/1454232/no-economic-crisis-says-imran


Karachi: Trade Representative of Russia Yury Kozlov was quoted to have said "bilateral trade between Pakistan and Russia improved to $660 million during 10 months of the current calendar year, and is expected to reach around $750 to $800 million by year-end."
Source:The News, https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/411757-trade-with-pakistan-to-reach-800-million-by-year-end


Foreign Office spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal, denying that CPEC has any military dimension says, "the CPEC has helped Pakistan improve its economy, particularly energy and infrastructure sectors have improved under it. The CPEC is a bilateral economic project, which is not against any country."
Source:Dawn, https://www.dawn.com/news/1454000


Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said: "Names of all 172 accused in fake bank accounts cases will be placed on the ECL, including [Asif Ali] Zardari, after which they cannot travel abroad."
Source:Dawn, https://www.dawn.com/news/1454007/zardari-among-172-facing-travel-ban-over-graft