Daily Archives: August 20, 2017

Britain in push to help global eradication of polio by 2020

Britain in push to help global eradication of polio by 2020

LONDON—The last-ever case in the world of polio is expected to be diagnosed this year, paving the way for the potential killer disease to be officially eradicated in…

Turkey plans to trade with Qatar via Iran’s land route

Turkey plans to trade with Qatar via Iran’s land route

ANKARA—Turkish economy minister said on Friday that Turkey, Iran and Qatar are discussing using Iran’s land route to facilitate trade between Qatar and Turkey. In an exclusive…

Over 1.2 million foreign tourists visit Sri Lanka so far this year

Over 1.2 million foreign tourists visit Sri Lanka so far this year

COLOMBO—More than 1.2 million foreign tourists have arrived in Sri Lanka this year, with China becoming one of the largest source markets for Sri Lanka tourism, statistics from…

Azerbaijan—Festivals

Azerbaijan—Festivals

Azerbaijanis rejoice in many festivals throughout the year with May noted for being the month for food festivals in Baku. Many events and concerts also take place during this period…

Azerbaijan, Pakistan ties based on trust, shared values: Ali Alizada

Azerbaijan, Pakistan ties based on trust, shared values: Ali Alizada

Interview by Ansar Mahmood Bhatti This year we are commemorating 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and Azerbaijan. What are the salient aspects of our relations? Azerbaijan and Pakistan…

Efforts being made to achieve realistic export target of $35 billion by 2018

Efforts being made to achieve realistic export target of $35 billion by 2018

LAHORE—Minister of State for Commerce Muhammad Pervaiz Malik on Saturday said with the active participation of the private sector and leading exporters, all out efforts will be made on…

US greets PM Abbasi, says looking forward to work with him

US greets PM Abbasi, says looking forward to work with him

WASHINGTON—The United States has extended greetings to the newly elected Prime Minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, and has said that it looks forward to working with him on areas of…