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#SaudiArabia Signs Investment MoUs Worth $20 Billion in Pakistan - Bloomberg

Saudi Arabia Signs Investment MoUs Worth $20 Billion in Pakistan - Bloomberg:Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said his country signed so-called memorandums of understanding worth $20 billion of investment in Pakistan.“We are creating a great future for Saudi Arabia and Pakistan,” Prince Mohammed said at a reception by Prime Minister Imran Khan after the kingdom’s de facto ruler reached Islamabad on Sunday on a two-day trip. The two nations signed investments deals in energy and ag...
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Saudi crown prince arrives in Pakistan for regional visit

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has arrived in Pakistan’s capital for a four-day regional visit. Prime Minister Imran Khan and top officials received him at the airport. During his two-day stay in Pakistan, the crown prince is expected to sign agreements worth billions of dollars for investments in the country. He […]
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Saudi crown prince begins Asia tour in Pakistan amid India tensions

New Delhi has accused Pakistan of having a hand in the bombing and vowed to punish Islamabad, which denies involvement. Prime Minister Imran Khan and Pakistan's army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa welcomed the crown prince on the red carpet of a military airport in the garrison city of Rawalpindi, near the capital Islamabad. As part of a grandiose welcome for the Saudi delegation, Pakistan also sent fighter jets to guide the incoming plane of Prince Mohammed, who is set to sign investment agreements...
Tags: Asia, Science, India, Pakistan, Imran Khan, New Delhi, Islamabad, Mohammed, RAWALPINDI, Qamar Javed Bajwa


Saudi crown prince arrives in Pakistan to kick off Asia tour

Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman was greeted with a booming 21-gun salute in Pakistan Sunday, as the powerful royal scion kicked off an Asia tour months after being tarnished by his alleged links to the murder of a journalist. The crown prince, widely known as "MBS", launched his diplomatic trip in the capital Islamabad, where he was set to sign a raft of investment deals believed to be worth billions that Pakistan hopes will provide welcome relief to its teetering economy. MBS was warmly em...
Tags: Asia, News, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Imran Khan, Islamabad, Mohammed bin Salman, Qamar Javed Bajwa


Pakistan rolls out red carpet for Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed

Imran Khan needs Saudi money to stave off an economic bail-out - but this is not a one-way relationship.
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Cash-strapped Pakistan rolls out red carpet for Saudis

Imran Khan needs Saudi money to stave off an economic bail-out - but this is not a one-way relationship.
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Pakistan gets ready to woo Saudi crown prince

Pakistan was rescheduling flights, blocking-off luxury hotels, and -- according to one report Friday -- collecting 3,500 pigeons and colourful balloons to release during a welcome ceremony for Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Islamabad is hoping to sign a raft of investment deals and other agreements during the two-day visit, which begins Sunday and will include talks with Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan and the powerful army chief, General Qamar Javed Bajwa.
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Marc His Words: Brian "Sene" Marc on 'Hoodrat: Stuff With My Friends'

None Brian Marc introduced himself to audiences as Sene back in 2007, crafting an East Coast fusion of hip-hop and jazz. Given the nod of approval by one influential hip-hop maestro Blu after moving to the West Coast, the rapper began courting LA crowds with flows that relayed his life growing up in Brooklyn as he performed on a sharp and steep learning curve. An underground artist through and through, Marc released three projects, Beautifully Ugly and Pavement Special both in 2007 and A Day La...
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Gen Z prefers traditional media outlets over millennial-targeted ones like BuzzFeed and HuffPost

Hello! Thanks for subscribing. If you got this newsletter forwarded, sign up for your own here. Something to mull this week: Brands and publishers have been obsessing forever over how to reach millennials, but a new study by The Atlantic’s creative marketing group Atlantic Re:think, Comscore, and Harvard College Consulting Group should challenge their thinking on people 18-24. The study has big implications for media and brands as they look for their next generation of users and customers. The ...
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Pakistan, India hope to reap investment from Saudi prince's visit

The prince, known as MBS, is also expected to visit China, Malaysia and Indonesia during a tour that will be his first through the region since the storm over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist, at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last October. Prince Mohammed is due in visit Pakistan this weekend, when he is expected to ink agreements, mainly linked to a refinery and the power sector, Pakistani officials said. Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan was among a handfu...
Tags: Science, Indonesia, Washington Post, Pakistan, Imran Khan, Istanbul, Mohammed, Riyadh, Pakistan India, China Malaysia, Khashoggi, Jamal Khashoggi


Everything we know so far about Verishop, former Snap chief strategy officer Imran Khan's new e-commerce startup that aims to take on Amazon

Former Snap chief strategy officer Imran Khan's new company will be called Verishop, he announced in a Medium post Monday. It aims to create an online retailer that serves customers and brands better than existing e-commerce alternatives. Verishop has signed partnership deals with a number of brands, Business Insider has learned. Former Snap chief strategy officer Imran Khan's new e-commerce company has a name, Verishop, the startup announced in a Medium post Monday. The new venture is "a new...
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Pakistani PM Imran Khan meets IMF head, bailout talks to continue

International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde used a meeting on Sunday with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan to reiterate calls for reforms to its struggling economy, but there was no sign of agreement on a bailout package.
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Pakistan PM Imran Khan to meet IMF chief Lagarde for talks on bailout

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will meet International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde in Dubai on Sunday for talks on issues which have held up bailout negotiations, a Pakistani minister said on Saturday.
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Pakistan orders 9-day custody for member of ruling party

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani court has ordered that a senior politician from Prime Minister Imran Khan’s ruling party be held in custody for nine days so that an anti-graft body can question him on corruption allegations. Thursday’s development comes a day after the National Accountability Bureau arrested the provincial minister for local bodies, […]
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Pakistani PM orders probe into attack on Hindu temple

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered an investigation into this week’s attack on a Hindu temple in the southern town of Kumb, where assailants set fire to statues and holy books of the Hindu minority before fleeing. Khan went on Twitter Tuesday night, saying the government of southern Sindh province “must […]
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The Super Bowl was a snooze for fans, but there's still nothing like it for advertisers

Hello! Sunday was a letdown for us advertising and media reporters, and it wasn’t just the ads that felt lackluster. It was the lowest-rated Super Bowl in 11 years, with 98.2 million viewers. It speaks to the ongoing erosion of live and linear TV. To wit: For the first time, more people used Netflix (76% of those surveyed) than a pay-TV account (67%) in 2018, according to a new PwC report. The game was streamed across more platforms than ever, according to Super Bowl broadcaster CBS, up 20% fr...
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Hulu tries to build a better ad; Vice takes a tumble

Hello! Sunday was a letdown for us advertising and media reporters, and it wasn’t just the ads that felt lackluster. It was the lowest-rated Super Bowl in 11 years, with 98.2 million viewers. It speaks to the ongoing erosion of live and linear TV. To wit: For the first time, more people used Netflix (76% of those surveyed) than a pay-TV account (67%) in 2018, according to a new PwC report. The game was streamed across more platforms than ever, according to Super Bowl broadcaster CBS, up 20% fr...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Youtube, Wall Street, Trends, Unilever, Netflix, Xiaomi, Imran Khan, Cbs, Hulu, Coca Cola, Ott, Facebook Google


Former Snap chief strategy officer Imran Khan makes a key hire for his online shopping startup

Former Snap chief strategy officer Imran Khan is adding to the team behind his new, yet-to-be launched e-commerce startup. The startup has hired talent agent Paul Cazers as its VP of strategic partnerships, Business Insider has learned. It has also roped in former Goldman Sachs Asia-Pacific chairman and WeWork board member Mark Schwartz to be on its board. Former Snap chief strategy officer Imran Khan is bolstering the team behind his e-commerce startup. The still-unnamed startup, which hasn'...
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Snap's former chief strategy officer, Imran Khan, makes a key hire for his online-shopping startup

Snap's former chief strategy officer, Imran Khan, is adding to the team behind his new, unlaunched e-commerce startup. The startup has hired the talent agent Paul Cazers as its vice president of strategic partnerships, Business Insider has learned. It has also roped in Mark Schwartz, Goldman Sachs' former Asia-Pacific chairman and a WeWork board member, to be on its board. Snap's former chief strategy officer, Imran Khan, is bolstering the team behind his e-commerce startup. The unnamed start...
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Supreme Court rejects Asia Bibi petition, protests erupt

Pakistan (MNN) -- Asia Bibi is back in the headlines and Pakistan’s coming unglued. Pakistan’s Supreme Court said “no” yesterday to a petition asking judges to re-consider their previous ruling. In October , the court declared Bibi innocent of blasphemy – an accusation that placed her on death row for eight years. Now, protestors are in the streets, and they’re looking for blood. Nehemiah* – FMI ’s National Director in Pakistan – tells Executive Director Bruce Allen, “all signs point t...
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Journalist: “Nintendo Has Finished Making Metroid Prime Trilogy For Switch!”

A games journalist has claimed that Nintendo has finished porting the Metroid Prime trilogy to the Switch. Games journalist Imran Khan has made the extraordinary claim that Nintendo has completed a project to port the first three Metroid Prime games to the Switch, despite the fact that Nintendo has not made any announcements regarding the […]
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Snap's outgoing CFO reportedly went around Evan Spiegel's back to ask for more money but failed

Snap's CFO Tim Stone is leaving the company after trying to ask for more money behind CEO Evan Spiegel's back, Bloomberg reports. People familiar with the matter told Bloomberg that Stone appealed directly to the board for a raise, which he was denied. Stone was only in the job for eight months, but will stay on until Snap's Q4 earnings call in February. Snap, the parent company behind Snapchat, revealed on Tuesday that it was losing its chief financial officer Tim Stone after just eight mont...
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Pakistani PM’s party wants ex-president out of parliament

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s party is asking the country’s top court to disqualify ex-President Asif Zardari from parliament and bar him from politics for allegedly concealing assets abroad. Khurram Sher Zaman, a provincial lawmaker from the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, petitioned the Supreme Court on Monday, saying that the former president purportedly […]
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Top US senator urges meeting between Trump and Khan

Leading US Senator Lindsey Graham vowed Sunday to urge President Donald Trump to meet Imran Khan to boost Washington's Afghanistan peace efforts, calling the Pakistani prime minister an "agent of change". The Republican -- an influential ally of Trump -- made the comments in Islamabad after meeting with the Pakistani leader, saying Khan was a "new partner" who could potentially help with a peace deal in Afghanistan.
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Graham says he’ll ask Trump to meet Pakistan, Afghan leaders

ISLAMABAD (AP) — U.S. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham says he will urge President Donald Trump to meet with the leaders of Pakistan and Afghanistan so that they can devise a plan to end Afghanistan’s 17-year war. Graham spoke at a news conference Sunday after meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, who has previously faced […]
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Afghan Taliban reject talks with U.S. in Pakistan

Pakistani newspapers and television stations reported that a meeting in Islamabad was in prospect following discussions between Khalilzad and Pakistani officials including Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday. Senior Taliban leaders said that regional powers including Pakistan had approached them and wanted them to meet the U.S. delegation in Islamabad and also include the Afghan government in the peace process but that the approaches had been rejected. "We wanted to make it clear that we will ...
Tags: News, Taliban, Pakistan, Imran Khan, Islamabad, Zalmay Khalilzad, Zabiullah Mujahid, Khalilzad, Islamabad Taliban


Top judge sworn in as Pakistan’s Supreme Court chief justice

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A top Pakistani judge has been sworn in as the country’s new chief justice of the Supreme Court at a ceremony attended by President Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan and other officials. Asif Saeed Khosa, previously a judge on the high court, began his new duties Friday. He replaces Mian Saqib […]
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Nation, Pakistan, Imran Khan, Islamabad, Nation & World, Asif Saeed Khosa, Mian Saqib, Arif Alvi


Snap’s outgoing CFO reportedly went around Evan Spiegel’s back to ask for more money but failed

Snap's CFO Tim Stone is leaving the company after trying to ask for more money behind CEO Evan Spiegel's back, Bloomberg reports. People familiar with the matter told Bloomberg that Stone appealed directly to the board for a raise, which he was denied. Stone was only in the job for eight months, but will stay on until Snap's Q4 earnings call in February. Snap, the parent company behind Snapchat, revealed on Tuesday that it was losing its chief financial officer Tim Stone after just eight mont...
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Snap's 'infamous' head of HR is the latest executive to leave the company

Snap's head of HR, Jason G. Halbert, is leaving the company. He is  the latest in a string of executives to leave Snap in recent months. Snap's head of HR, Jason G. Halbert, is leaving the company, Business Insider has learned. Halbert's official title was VP of people and global security, and he oversaw the company's HR department. He has been at the company for nearly four years, and led a number of initiatives at the company, including establishing a performance management process. A Sn...
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Pakistan's PM sacks heads of gas utilities over energy crisis

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday sacked the chiefs of Sui Natural Gas Pipeline Limited (SNGPL) and Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGC) over a severe winter energy crisis that has seen repeated supply outages.
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