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UAE Blue Residency Visa: Who Can Apply and How?

The UAE has recently unveiled an innovative initiative known as the ‘Blue Residency,’ offering a groundbreaking 10-year visa to individuals who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to environmental conservation and sustainability efforts. Interested candidates can submit their applications through the Federal Authority for Identity, Citizenship, Customs, and Port Security. Additionally, relevant authorities have the opportunity to nominate individuals who meet the …

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Historic Moment! Pakistan’s First Satellite Mission to Moon Launched

Today, first ever journey of Pakistan’s inaugural satellite mission to the Moon. The lunar effort, ICUBE-Qamar, is set to launch from Hainan, China aboard China’s Chang’e-6 spacecraft, the Institute of Space Technology has confirmed. ICUBE-Q, developed in collaboration with the Institute of Space Technology, China’s Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) and Pakistan’s national space agency SPARCO, will be carried by …

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Dhaka-based Bank Asia’s Bid to Acquire Bank Alfalah Bangladesh

Dhaka-based Bank Asia Limited has expressed its interest in acquiring Bank Alfalah Bangladesh, a subsidiary of Pakistan’s Bank Alfalah Limited. This potential acquisition marks a significant development in the banking sector of Bangladesh. Bank Asia, a prominent player in Bangladesh’s banking industry, aims to expand its operations and strengthen its market presence through this strategic move. The acquisition of Bank …

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Dubai International Airport Soars to World’s 2nd Place in Global Rankings

Dubai International Airport

The Airports Council International (ACI) released its annual list of the busiest airports for 2023. Dubai International Airport (DXB) maintained its position as the world’s busiest international airport for the 10th year. CEO Paul Griffiths praised DXB’s growth and innovation, citing milestones like welcoming their billionth passenger and expanding infrastructure. He credited collaboration among stakeholders for DXB’s success and highlighted …

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UAE Offers Condolences to Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said Over Flood Victims

President Sheikh Mohamed of the UAE expressed his condolences to Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said of Oman following devastating floods in the country. He also wished a speedy recovery to those injured. UAE Vice-Presidents, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, also conveyed similar messages to the Sultan of Oman. Oman experienced heavy …

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How to Get Umrah Visa Directly: A Simple 2-Step Guide [Without Travel Agent]

If you’re planning a pilgrimage to Islam’s most sacred sites, getting a visa is likely a top priority. While many people opt to obtain their visas through travel agents, it’s important to note that the cost of Umrah packages can vary significantly. Prices can start at Dh3,000 but may increase, especially during peak periods like the first 20 days of …

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Pakistan to seek US waiver over Iran Gas Pipeline

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Petroleum Musadik Malik said that Pakistan would approach the United States to waive the sanctions over the Iran-Pakistan Gas Pipeline project, ARY News reported. Speaking to media representatives, the petroleum minister said that Pakistan cannot afford the project to be halted, adding that the United States government would be asked to waive off the sanctions from the …

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