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Riaz Riazuddin given charge of acting governor of State Bank

Riazuddin’s three-month appointment is effective immediately. KARACHI  – Pakistan’s central bank appointed a new acting governor on Wednesday after the government declined to re-appoint the current governor, the bank said in a statement. Riaz Riazuddin, the deputy governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, will take over as acting governor ...

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Guterres lauds Pakistan’s role at UN

NEW YORK  – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed his appreciation for Pakistan’s role at the U.N. at a largely-attended dinner hosted by Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi at her residence here. The U.N. chief also said he looks forward to visiting Pakistan when the Pakistani ambassador renewed an invitation to ...

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82 percent of French voters view Donald Trump unfavorably: Poll

US President Donald Trump has the highest unfavorable rating of any foreign leader among French voters, a new Suffolk University poll showed. The poll released on Thursday found that 82 percent of French voters view Trump unfavorably. This is while his former counterpart Barack Obama was seen considerably better, with a ...

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Stronger economy increases Iran’s gold demand

Market figures show Iran’s demand for gold rose to a four-year high in the first quarter in what is believed to have been a result of the improvement in the country’s economy.  Bloomberg said in a report that Iran’s demand for the precious metal in the first three months this ...

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US advancing sale of precision-guided missiles to Riyadh: Saudi FM

The US administration has taken measures to advance the sale of warheads and precision-guided missiles to Saudi Arabia as part of additional military and intelligence assistance to the kingdom’s bloody intervention in Yemen. On Thursday, Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said that the administration of President Donald Trump has ...

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