Ø  In meeting with President Zardari, US Ambassador Blome reassures continued support of Pakistan in fighting terrorism

Ø  US ‘regularly engages’ with Pakistan on ‘counterterrorism cooperation’

Ø  ‘Pakistan’s prosperity, security top priority of US’, Ambassador Blome tells FM Dar

Ø  US Congressional hearing: Donald Lu dubs Imran’s cipher allegation ‘conspiracy theory, complete falsehood’

Ø  Pakistan, US pledge to bolster bilateral trade

Ø  US envoy meets Finmin Aurangzeb, assures support for completion of Pakistan’s IMF program

Ø  Pakistan After the Elections: Examining the Future of Democracy in Pakistan and the US-Pakistan Relationship

Ø  Chairman McCaul Delivers Remarks at Hearing on the Future of Democracy in Pakistan

Ø  Chairman McCaul Questions Biden’s Top Generals at Hearing on Catastrophic Afghanistan Withdrawal

Ø  Conflict driving hunger crisis in Sudan, UN officials tell Security Council

Ø  Gaza: Less than 1 in 2 UN aid missions allowed into northern zones this month

Ø  Gaza: Increasing numbers of newborns on brink of death, agencies warn

Ø  Climate change indicators reached record levels in 2023: WMO

Ø  UNRWA review panel presents interim findings to Secretary-General


Ø  Russia to continue demanding transparent probe into Nord Stream blast — Foreign Ministry

Ø  EU hopes to transfer 1 bln euro of incomes from frozen Russian assets to Kiev by July 1

Ø  Russia is winning global grain war — Politico

Ø  China’s envoy says ‘significant gap’ between Kyiv and Moscow on peace talks

Ø  Russian electoral authority officially declares Putin winner in presidential poll

Ø  EU Agrees to Open Membership Talks With Bosnia-Herzegovina

Ø  EU agrees to cap tariff-free Ukraine farm imports

Ø  IMF approves allocating $880 million to Ukraine


Ø  SBP Weekly Data Report

Ø  IMF wants 18% GST on top of PDL on petroleum products

Ø  IMF reaches staff-level agreement with Pakistan on final review of $3bn SBA

Ø  SBP maintains policy rate status quo for sixth straight meeting

Ø  Pakistan to seek fresh IMF bailout package of over $8bn next month

Ø  Pakistan receives $9.53bn in foreign loans


Ø  Current account in $128m surplus

Ø  Escaping low-level equilibrium trap

Ø  Oil eases on possible Gaza ceasefire, dollar strength

Ø  AI for agriculture

Ø  The urgent need for population control in Pakistan

Ø  Pakistan loses $4bn annually due to climate change, says TIP repor

Ø  Country needs climate change strategy

Ø  Climate Change and Human Trafficking in Pakistan

Ø  Climate change indicators reached record levels in 2023: WMO