Pakistan, Qatar sign $1 billion annual LNG supply deal

Pakistan and Qatar on Wednesday signed a long term liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply agreement on Wednesday in Doha as a part of Prime Minister's two day visit to the Middle Eastern country.

Sri Lanka trade deficit contracts significantly by 13.2 percent in November 2015 as imports fall

Sri Lanka's trade deficit contracted significantly by 13.2 percent to US$ 630 million in November 2015 from US$ 726 million a year earlier, due to the decline in import expenditure at a higher rate than the reduction in export earnings, according to the Central Bank data released in its External …

Pakistan: Supreme Court lifts hunting ban on rare houbara bustard

The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Friday lifted a ban on the hunting of houbara bustard, a rare desert bird whose meat is prized among Arab sheikhs as an aphrodisiac.

Sri Lanka trade deficit contracts by 6.8 percent in October 2015 as exports and imports fall

Sri Lanka's trade deficit contracted by 6.8 percent to US$ 791 million in October 2015 from US$ 765 million a year earlier, according to the Central Bank data released in its External Sector Performance Review Thursday.

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