Ø  US wants ‘expanded ties’ with Pakistan, Blinken assures Bilawal
Ø  US offer strong support to rebuild Pakistan’s economy
Ø  Bilawal, Blinken vow to boost Pak-US ties
Ø  Top US and Pakistan diplomats say they want stronger ties
Ø  China, India and Pakistan: Tenuous Stability Risks Nuclear War
Ø  Report:
Ø  United States Senate Hearing To Receive Testimony on Worldwide Threats
Ø  $19m US-Pak initiative launched
Ø  The Global Safety Net against Hunger Is Frailer Than You Think
Ø  China’s Activities and Influence in South and Central Asia
Ø  Secretary Antony J. Blinken at the Food Security Ministerial
Ø  U.S.-China Technological “Decoupling”: A Strategy and Policy Framework
Ø  Foreign Minister’s meeting with the Foreign Minister of Turkey on the
sidelines of the Ministerial meeting on “Global Food Security Call to Action”
in New York
Ø  Global Food Security Call to Action – Ministerial Meeting
Ø  If We Don’t Feed People, We Feed Conflict, Secretary-General tells Global
Food Security Call to Action Ministerial Event, Warning Mass Hunger Looms
Ø  World Meteorological Organization’s Report ‘a Dismal Litany of Humanity’s
Failure to Tackle Climate Disruption’, Secretary-General Says, in Message for
Ø  Report:
Ø   Nations must ‘act together, urgently and with solidarity’ to end crisis
of food insecurity
Ø  State of the Global Climate 2021
Ø  Report:
Ø  G7 countries may create a cartel to control Russian oil prices
Ø  The European Commission is looking for ways to use the frozen assets of Russia to help Ukraine
Ø  China proposes to expand BRICS
Ø  Russian Foreign Ministry: some African countries have requested assistance with food and fertilizers
Ø  Latvia says it will do without Russian gas
Ø  Swedish parliament calls for a halt to oil and gas imports from Russia
Ø  Scholz again blamed Russia for the global food crisis
Ø  UN: 3,811 civilians have died in Ukraine since the beginning of the military operation
Ø  European Commission expects average annual price of Brent crude at $103.6 in 2022
Ø  Germany ready to all scenarios of Russian gas supplies suspension – Economy Minister
Ø  Putin praises Russian Muslim servicemen in Ukraine for bravery and courage
Ø  Biden announces new military package for Ukraine
Ø  Britain to supply Ukraine with artillery, drones and anti-ship missiles
Ø  US Senate approves record $40 billion aid to Ukraine blocked by Senator Rand Paul
Ø  The chiefs of staff of the armies of Russia and the US discussed the conflict in Ukraine
Ø  US fully backs Sweden and Finland NATO bids, Biden says
Ø  Donbas region completely destroyed, Zelenskyy says
Ø  Ukraine invasion could cause global food crisis, UN warns
Ø  EU reveals its plans to stop using Russian gas
Ø  More Russian oil going to east squeezes Iranian crude sales to China
Ø  Russia says opening Ukraine ports would need review of sanctions
Ø  EU deal reached on mandatory gas reserves for supply crisis
Ø  Finland against hosting nuclear weapons, NATO military bases: PM
Ø  US embassy in Kyiv reopens after nearly three months of war
Ø  Pakistani FM meets his Italian counterpart on the sidelines of the Ministerial meeting on “Global Food Security Call to Actions” in New York
Ø  SBP Weekly Data Report
Ø  Pakistan’s economy grew 5.97% in FY22: official data Ø  Govt agrees to implement IMF demands
Ø  Current account deficit narrows 39%
Ø  Govt imposes ‘complete’ ban on import of luxury items
Ø  Record $3.1bn remittances sent in April
Ø  Plan to set up Pak-China Technology Gateway
Ø  Revised transit trade deal remains elusive
Ø  Money & control
Ø  ADB reaffirms support to Pakistan
Ø  Foreigners on selling spree in bond market
Ø  GDP growth to range from 4.5-5.5%
Ø  Global economic outlook and Pakistan
Ø  LSM sector grows 10.4% in Jul-Mar
Ø  Oil falls on uncertainty over fuel demand recovery
Ø  Wriggling through the energy riddle
Ø  Water worries
Ø  Climate change is making record-breaking heatwaves in India and Pakistan 100 times more likely
Ø  Grappling with climate change
Ø  Key climate change indicators set new records in 2021: report
Ø  Studies show climate change is increasingly driving extreme weather risks