Saudi military alliance Pakistan Ex Army Chief not granted NOC by Cabinet

Pakistan’s former Army Chief General Raheel Sharif did not obtain a no-objection certificate (NOC) from the Cabinet before leaving for Saudi Arabia to head a 41-nation military alliance, the attorney general informed the apex court on Tuesday. During the hearing of a suo motu case…

Pakistan looks to China for fresh loans of up to US$2 billion to pay old loans

Pakistan expects to obtain fresh Chinese loans worth US$1-2 billion to help it avert a balance of payments crisis, Pakistani government sources said, in another sign of Islamabad’s growing reliance on Beijing for financial support. Lending to Pakistan by China and its banks is on…