G-7 grappling with Afghanistan, an afterthought not so long ago | Government-and-politics

President Joe Biden speaks on the situation in Afghanistan in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Sunday, August 22, 2021, in Washington. Manuel Balce Ceneta By MATTHEW LEE AP diplomatic writer WASHINGTON (AP) – Two months ago, the leaders of the world’s seven major industrialized democracies met in the …

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What it will take to reach $ 400 billion in merchandise exports

We are targeting $ 450 billion in merchandise exports in a few years. It was a statement by the Indian Minister of Trade and Industry. added. In addition to pursuing free trade agreements, the minister mentioned that tax and trade reforms are also needed, as well as lower transaction costs. …

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A tightrope of caution and hope – Journal

Pakistan hopes to capitalize on the fall of the hostile regime led by Ashraf Ghani by increasing the breadth and depth of economic engagement with Afghanistan at a time when the economy is in desperate need of a boost for growth . As Taliban leaders fight for legitimacy following the …

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Afghan crisis on the agenda, Boris Johnson calls for “urgent” G-7 meeting

London: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Sunday that he would convene a meeting of the G-7 leaders of the Group of Seven on Tuesday for “urgent” discussions on developments in Afghanistan. Speaking to Twitter, Johnson said: “It is vital that the international community work together to ensure safe …

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How Afghan Iowa Veterans Can Get Help for Mental Health

Commander Michael Braman of the Iowa Foreign War Veterans encourages veterans grappling with recent events in Afghanistan to know that their service matters and to seek help if they need it. “We have a lot of veterans that bring back memories of it,” Braman said, explaining that the Taliban takeover …

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India’s exposure to US stocks exceeds $ 20 billion in 3 months

India’s holdings of U.S. government securities jumped from more than $ 20 billion in just three months at the end of June to $ 220.2 billion amid rising foreign exchange reserves. Compared with June of last year, when most economic activity was ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic, India’s exposure to …

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History’s lessons on Afghanistan go unheeded

R. Bruce Anderson Dōst Moḥammad Khan had difficult decisions to make. He had just fought a bloody civil war with the supporters of the dissolute and incompetent Shah Shojā, the former ruler, and had ascended to the throne of Afghanistan in 1826. He was 33 years old, chief of the …

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The automotive industry will kick-start growth

ISLAMABAD: As for China’s neighboring markets, Pakistan has a huge advantage over many other markets in terms of investment environment and political stability. Chinese auto companies should proceed from the point of view of industrial establishment rather than product sales, with industrial clusters of spare parts, and target surrounding and …

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Benefits of the new free zone regime for doing business in Bogota

August 20, 2021 (Investorideas.com Newswire) In 2021, a new free trade area regime has been decreed in Colombia with significant changes that benefit businesses and foreign investment. Find out about some of the benefits this scheme brings to companies considering doing business in Bogota. Bogota, August 2021. Bogota continues to …

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Angela Merkel meets Vladimir Putin one last time, marks the end of an era, World News

German Chancellor Angela Merkel began talks with President Vladimir Putin on Friday in a historic meeting that marks the end of an era. This is Merkel’s last visit to Russia as German Chancellor. She must resign after the September elections. The meeting marks the end of an era as Merkel, …

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