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    • Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to visit Pakistan tomorrow on PM Imran’s invitation A high-level delegation comprising ministers, advisors, senior officials and businessmen shall be accompanying him.
    • Pakistan, three other countries got highest G20 coal subsidies World’s leading economies have more than doubled subsidies to coal-fired power plants over three years.
    • No new tax imposed on ghee, flour: Hammad Azhar Minister winds up budget debate in National Assembly, acknowledges having increased tax on sugar from 11pc to 17pc.
    • Budget 19-20: Opposition members move cut motions on finance bill proposals PM Imran in the House, some PPP, PML-N and other members missing due to MPC; no production orders for Waziristan MNAs.
    • Dollar hits Rs164 in interbank trade Greenback traded at Rs163 in open market.
    • Lawyers plan protest at next hearing of references against Justice Isa, Agha SCBA president gives call to lawyers’ bodies to observe black day on July 2.
    • Bilawal vows to launch protests over ‘anti-people budget’ Party leaders call out minister for ‘outlandish’ remarks on 18th Amendment.
    • No country has sought NRO for Nawaz: Prime Minister Imran The prime minister passed these remarks while presiding over a meeting of the parliamentary committee.
    • State Bank discontinues Rs40,000 prize bonds The bond will only be encashed by transferring the proceeds to the holder’s bank account.
    • PML-N to launch anti-govt drive soon: Baloch The PML-N leader says it was the democratic right of people to make the prime minister and his cabinet accountable.
    • Opposition leaders reach consensus on removal of Senate chairman ‘through lawful means’ Opposition party members say July 25 to be observed as ‘black day’ against alleged rigging in last year’s election.
    • PTI issues show cause notice to Siyal for ‘physical assault’ of journalist, suspends party membership PTI leaders barred from entering Karachi, Lahore press clubs over member’s ‘violence’ against journalist.
    • 1 policeman martyred, 4 injured in attack in Police Lines area in Loralai ISPR says two suicide attackers killed in retaliatory fire; one suicide bomber blew himself up.
    • Lal Masjid’s khateeb removed, Maulana Aziz’s entry banned for three months Decision taken after a meeting between Deputy Commissioner Hamza Shafqaat and Ulema.
    • Karachi traffic police identify 19 ‘black spots’ in city prone to accidents Sharea Faisal has topped the list of the accident-prone locations; 88 accidents took place at black spots in 2018.
    • High court declares it can hear pleas against NAB chief Seeks comments of bureau on petition against his powers to order arrests.
    • Border guards’ brawl briefly suspends crossing at Torkham A large number of loaded vehicles were seen stranded at the custom terminal.
    • Cabinet withdraws proposal to tax inter-city AC buses Directs LEAs to expedite drive against land grabbers.
    • Murad says corruption more rampant in other provinces than Sindh Argues his government outperformed Centre, other provinces in fiscal matters.
    • India to add 500GW renewable energy “India would install 175GW of renewable energy capacity by 2022,” says a senior official at India’s energy ministry.
    • Repatriation of profit dips 25pc The State Bank of Pakistan on Tuesday reported that the outflow profits during July-May clocked in at $1.673 billion.
    • Pompeo hopes for Afghan peace deal before September “I hope we have a peace deal before September 1, that’s certainly our mission set,” says Pompeo.
    • PTI leader Awan acquitted in Nandipur reference Acquittal of ruling party’s senior VP before completion of trial criticised by the opposition parties.
    • UK to help firms do business in Pakistan The United Kingdom has increased its funding support to Pakistan from £400 million pounds to £1 billion.
    • SECP eases mutual fund rules The SECP says the measures have been taken after consultations with the Mutual Fund Association of Pakistan.
    • US Federal Reserve to look ‘carefully’ at Facebook virtual coin Libra Several analysts have said the new currency could create a regulatory conundrum due to the global reach of Facebook.
    • Despite reservations about jury, Pakistan to implement FATF reforms: envoy “We feel that we have done a lot. We are also clear and determined to do more,” says Asad Majeed Khan.
    • Pakistan, EU sign new strategic engagement plan FM Qureshi says SEP will usher in a qualitatively new phase in bilateral ties.
    • Trump’s war games Getting involved in the Iran-US conflict in any way will be disastrous for Pakistan.
    • West Indies legend Brian Lara discharged from Mumbai hospital Brian Lara underwent an angiography “as a precaution”, a hospital spokesperson says.
    • Resurgent Pakistan take on unbeaten New Zealand today The unbeaten Black Caps have 11 points from six games; seventh-place Pakis­tan have five points.
    • Comment: Unpredictable Pakistan do not have margin for error now The main problem is that we never set targets nor inculcate cricketing values in the players.
    • Captain Bismah handed ‘B’ category central contract PCB spokesman says contracts were offered purely on basis of performances and Bismah’s performance wasn’t up to par.
    • Pakistan have history to back them against NZ So farl, New Zealand have won just two of their seven World Cup encounters against Pakistan.

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