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UPDATE 1-Pakistan PM Khan to seek vote of confidence after election setback

Mar 03 2021

ISLAMABAD/KARACHI, March 3 Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will seek a vote of confidence in parliament after the government's finance minister lost his bid for a Senate seat in an election on Wednesday, the foreign minister said.

Pakistan Senate election kicks off as ruling party looks for majority

Mar 03 2021

ISLAMABAD/KARACHI The ruling party of Prime Minister Imran Khan and his political allies will seek to wrest control of Pakistan's Senate from opposition parties on Wednesday in indirect elections to 37 seats in the 104-member upper house of the country's parliament.

CanSinoBIO's COVID-19 vaccine 65.7% effective in global trials, Pakistan official says

Feb 08 2021

ISLAMABAD CanSino Biologics Inc's (CanSinoBIO) COVID-19 vaccine showed 65.7% efficacy in preventing symptomatic cases and a 90.98% success rate in stopping severe disease in an interim analysis of global trials, Pakistan's health minister said on Monday.

'Good news' soon about restarting IMF programme-Pakistan central bank governor

Jan 11 2021

ISLAMABAD Pakistan is in talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to put its fiscal support programme back on track, the country's central bank governor said, adding he was optimistic about the economic outlook despite the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.

'Good news' soon for markets about restarting IMF programme - Pakistan central bank governor

Jan 11 2021

ISLAMABAD Pakistan is in talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to put the fiscal support programme back on track, the country's central bank governor said, adding that he was optimistic about the economic outlook despite the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.

REUTERS NEXT: 'Good news' soon for markets about restarting IMF programme -Pakistan cen bank governor

Jan 11 2021

ISLAMABAD, Jan 11 Pakistan is in talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to put the fiscal support programme back on track, the country's central bank governor said, adding that he was optimistic about the economic outlook despite the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.

Pakistan to purchase 1.2 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from China's Sinopharm

Dec 31 2020

ISLAMABAD Pakistan will purchase 1.2 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from China's Sinopharm, a minister said on Thursday, the first official confirmation of a vaccine purchase by the South Asian country as it battles a second wave of infections.

SOCAR, ENOC offer lowest prices for Feb LNG cargoes to Pakistan

Dec 29 2020

ISLAMABAD, Dec 29 SOCAR Trading (UK) Limited and ENOC Singapore have offered the lowest prices to supply two liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes to Pakistan LNG Limited (PLL) for delivery in February 2021, according to a tender document published on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-Pakistan LNG tender for Jan cargoes receives offers above spot rates - traders

Dec 15 2020

ISLAMABAD/SINGAPORE, Dec 15 Traders DXT Commodities and ENOC have submitted the lowest bids in a Pakistan buy tender for liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes for delivery in January, although the prices quoted are higher than current spot rates, trade sources said on Tuesday.

Pakistan close to buying Jan LNG cargoes at rates above spot market - sources

Dec 15 2020

ISLAMABAD/SINGAPORE, Dec 15 Pakistan is close to awarding tenders to buy two liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes for delivery in January at prices higher than current spot rates , trade sources said on Tuesday.

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