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Balochistan suspends 70 Levies personnel for refusing vaccine

Pakistan AFP July 01, 2021 A senior local official says the group were given repeated written and verbal warnings; will not get their salaries Share Next Story >>> A group of soldiers from the Balochistan Levies force. — Facebook/Balochistan Levies Balochistan suspends 70 personnel from Levies force without pay. The group were given repeated written warnings and verbal requests" to get the jabs: official. The federal government has advised all its employees to get vaccinated. QUETTA: The Balochistan government has suspended 70 paramilitary troops without pay after they refused to receive COVID-19 vaccines, officials said. The group were suspended in southern Balochistan on Wednesday "after repeated written warnings and verbal requests" to get the jabs, said Habib Ahmed Bangalzai, a senior local official. "They will also not get their salaries," Bangalzai added. The troops from the Balochistan Levies, a paramilitary force that assists police with law en

CPEC IT joint working group on cards: Asad Umar

 Last updated on: 01 July,2021 05:11 pm The minister said the scope of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) continued to expand ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar Thursday said that new joint working group for information technology was being established under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework. “It has been agreed to start a new joint working group for information technology under the CPEC framework,” the minister tweeted, adding that this would open exciting opportunities for Pakistani tech companies. The minister said the scope of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) continued to expand with both countries fully committed to enhancing mutual economic ties. “ Scope of CPEC continues to expand with both countries fully committed to enhancing mutual economic ties. It has been agreed to start a new joint working group for information technology under the CPEC framework. This will open exciting opportunit

Second phase of CPEC to focus on B2B, P2P ties’

Speakers discuss strategies to enhance foreign direct investment from China News Desk  |  July 01, 2021     Panelists at the Islamabad office connect with experts in China via a video link. PHOTO: FILE Board of Investment (BOI) secretary expressed that considering the unique opportunity for Pakistan to relocate Chinese manufacturing base, BOI has developed a dedicated Pakistan China Business-to-Business (B2B) Investment Portal in collaboration with the China Council for International Investment Promotion (CCIIP) for both Pakistan and Chinese companies, which will enable matchmaking of prospective businesses from both countries interested in investing in Pakistan to enter into joint ventures. She expressed these views while addressing a consultative webinar on how to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) from China organised by the Project Management Unit (PMU) of BOI here on Wednesday. The webinar was attended by representatives from the prime minister’s office, Ministry of Planning