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Pakistan’s Expo Dubai pavilion receives ‘overwhelming’ 55,000 visitors during opening week — ministry 

  • ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai has received an “overwhelming” response in the first week since its opening, the commerce ministry said on Thursday, as 55,000 people have already visited the site.  The Expo is the first world fair to be held in the Middle East, and Duba...
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China’s inflation down in September yet producer prices reach an all-time high: Economic wrap

  • Yearly inflation rate in China marginally declined to 0.7 percent in September, decreasing from 0.8 percent in August, official data showed. This is the lowest annual inflation rate since March of this year. Unlike elsewhere, food prices fell in the country on an annual basis. Prices of non-f...
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Lebanese soprano Hiba Tawaji kicks off return of events at AlUla

  • DUBAI: Lebanese star Hiba Tawaji will appear live in AlUla’s Maraya Concert Hall on Oct. 29 in a performance that marks the return of music and public events to the Saudi city following the global pandemic. Tawaji, a renowned Lebanese singer, actor and director with a career spanning 14 ...
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Many Afghans pack their bags, hoping for the chance to leave

  • KABUL: As their flight to Islamabad was finally about to take off, Somaya took her husband Ali’s hand, lay her head back and closed her eyes. Tension had been building in her for weeks. Now it was happening: They were leaving Afghanistan, their homeland.The couple had been trying to go ever since...
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Saudi Arabia develops six landmark projects to help transform economy

  • DUBAI / CAIRO / JEDDAH: Six ambitious landmark projects being developed in the Kingdom aim to help transform the economy while showing the world and all Saudis the nation’s geographic wealth, cultural heritage and hospitality, economic ambitions and aspirations for environmental conservati...
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Who’s Who: Lubna Al-Mohammedi, senior executive manager at the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

  • Lubna Al-Mohammedi is senior executive manager at the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply. Throughout her extensive career in the supply chain field, and as the current chairperson at CIPS, Al-Mohammedi has successfully built a strong work personality based on good manners and profess...
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India launches huge infrastructure plan to revive growth

  • NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday launched a 100 trillion-rupee ($1.3 trillion) national infrastructure plan to pull the country back from a sharp economic decline worsened by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. When Modi came to power in 2014, he annou...
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Measure taken to further protect vegetation and combat desertification in Saudi Arabia

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia is continuing to tackle desertification by expanding its green space, especially in its protected nature reserves. On Wednesday, the Imam Turki bin Abdullah Royal Reserve Development Authority and the National Center for Vegetation Cover signed an MoU to develop vegetation...
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Riyadh Season publicity drive shifts into high gear

  • RIYADH: With just a week to go until the start of Riyadh Season 2021, the publicity drive for the high-profile event kicked into high gear on Wednesday as the media center launched its promotional campaign. The main work of the center involves providing the local and international media profes...
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WHO unveils new team to investigate pandemic

  • GENEVA: The World Health Organization unveiled Wednesday a team of scientists it wants to investigate new pathogens and preventing future pandemics — plus reviving the stalled probe into Covid-19’s origins. The group of 26 experts will be charged with producing a new global framework for studi...
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