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Economy

Harare, Jul 24 (Prensa Latina) The Zimbabwean government allocated more than $150 million USD to modernize the Robert Mugabe International Airport in this capital, local press reported today.


New Delhi, Jul 24 (Prensa Latina) Iran surpassed Saudi Arabia and became India's second largest oil supplier for state refineries between April and June, this country's Oil Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan, said.


Pretoria, Jul 24 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping was received today in this capital with an official ceremony headed by his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, at the beginning of a visit aimed at promoting the exchange and strengthening of their bilateral ties.


Cairo, Jul 24 (Prensa Latina) The President of Egypt, Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, will inaugurate today the Gabal El-Zeit wind farm, considered the largest in the Middle East and one of the largest in the world.


Islamabad, Jul 24 (Prensa Latina) More than 12,570 candidates are in the race to win a seat in the National Assembly and four provincial assemblies, in the general elections that will take place on Wednesday throughout Pakistan.


Pretoria, Jul 24 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of the member countries of BRICS highlighted the cooperation in the development and promotion of business at a meeting inaugurated in Johannesburg by the South African minister for the Development of Small Enterprises, Lindiwe Zulu.


Cairo, Jul 24 (Prensa Latina) Egypt''s Ministry of Electricity announced that preparations have been completed to inaugurate the largest wind power plant in the Middle East.


Seoul, Jul 23 (Prensa Latina) South Korea''s Tourism grew 6.9 percent during the first half of the year compared to the same period in 2017, the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) revealed today.


Pretoria, Jul 23 (Prensa Latina) South Africa is ready to host the 10th BRICS Summit, the group made up of the world's major emerging economies that carry out 17 percent of global trade, in Johannesburg this week.


Havana, Jul 23 (Prensa Latina) Friends of Cuba in Canada gathered in front of the U.S. consulate in Vancouver to demand the end of the economic and financial blockade, which has caused countless damages to the people of the Caribbean country.


Abu Dhabi, Jul 23 (Prensa Latina) Japan is one of the world's largest developers of geothermal projects outside its territory, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) said today.