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Sri Lanka donates Ceylon Tea for Australian bushfire victims

The Sri Lankan government on Friday donated four tonnes of Ceylon Tea for the bushfire victims in Australia, authorities said.

Turkey ready to work on CPEC projects

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) should be "better explained to Turkish entrepreneurs", adding that the country is "ready to work on that".

International apathy to Rohingya repatriation irks Bangladesh

Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has expressed ire over an apathy of the international community to pushing Myanmar for taking back its Rohingya nationals, bdnews24 reported.

Pakistan PM Imran Khan seeks check on food prices

In a bid to check the availability of essential commodities Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan approved the establishment of a National Demand Supply Cell (NDSC) and instructed the provinces to formulate within a week a National Action Plan for keeping their prices in check.

Pakistan, Turkey sign two MoUs

Pakistan and Turkey finalised two MoUs to increase the level of economic engagement and mobilise the untapped potential for increasing trade and investment on the sidelines of the two-day visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Pakistan Army chief Gen Bajwa to stay till Nov 2022

Pakistan's Ministry of Defence has modified its notification dated November 28, 2019 to state that General Qamar Javed Bajwa will stay as Chief of the Army Staff till November 28, 2022, a media report said.

Pompeo hails breakthrough in US-Taliban talks

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said there has been a "pretty important breakthrough" in peace talks with the Taliban in recent days.

Sri Lankan PM’s family did not travel to India on state funds

The Sri Lankan government said Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s family members did not travel to India on state funds.