Pakistan: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Pakistan to receive loan of 2.1 billion US$ from China

Published: March 23, 2019

Pakistan will receive 2.1 billion US$ loan from China by 25th March to provide a boost to its ailing economy. Pakistan’s Finance Ministry has announced that all procedural formalities for the transfer of the loan being provided by the Chinese government have been completed, and the funds will be deposited in the State Bank of ..

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US urged China to take strict action against Terrorists

Published: March 22, 2019

US has urged China not to shield Pakistan and rather join the international community in calling on Islamabad to take action against terrorists operating on its soil. This came aftermath to the Beijing’s decision to block a bid in the United Nations to designate Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) Chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist. US also ..

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Worldwide Cost of Living Survey 2019 by Economist Intelligence Unit

Published: March 20, 2019

The Economist Intelligence Unit has released the report of the Worldwide Cost of Living Survey 2019. Findings of the Survey For the first time in its 30-year history, three cities have been accorded the title of the world’s most expensive city in the Worldwide Cost of Living Survey from The Economist Intelligence Unit. Singapore which ..

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Italy to join China’s ambitious Belt and Road initiative

Published: March 20, 2019

Recently, Italian Premier Premier Giuseppe Conte has pledged to make Italy the first Group of Seven nation to join China’s ambitious Belt and Road initiative, despite objections from the United States and concerns within his governing coalition. While, on 20th March 2019, India signalled that it will boycott China’s second Belt and Road Forum (BRF) ..

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Pakistan to buy Highly Advanced Combat Drones from China

Published: March 20, 2019

After the Indian Air Force (IAF) air strikes targeting the Jaish camps, Pakistan is planning to buy highly advanced ‘Rainbow series CH4 and CH5’ combat drones from China. Reports also hint that Pakistan might increase the number of drones in the Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir region to better its surveillance on the Line of Control.

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