Saudis in Pakistan, Nawaz in court

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Here are some of the stories we’re keeping our eye on today, Monday. 

  • A high-level Saudi delegation has reached Pakistan and Finance Minister Asad Umer will be meeting them today. They will discuss the installation of three LNG power plants, CPEC and the Reko Diq mines. The possibility of getting oil on loan and a grant from Saudi Arabia will also be discussed.
    ICYMI: Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Saudi Arabia recently in his first official trip as the country’s premier.
  • A meeting will be held today on how to combat money laundering. It will be chaired by Finance Minister Asad Umer and will be attended by the State Bank governor, auditor general of Pakistan, chairperson of the FBR, FIA director general, finance secretary as well as officers of the interior ministry, NAB and financial monitoring unit.
  • Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif will be presented in an accountability court for a hearing of the Flagship reference. JIT head Wajid Zia has also been summoned.



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