Blue diamond soars to world record $57.6 million at Christie’s

Courtesy The News International GENEVA: The “Oppenheimer Blue”, a large and rare diamond, sold for 56.837 million Swiss francs ($57.6 million) at auction on Wednesday, setting a world record for any gem after a dramatic see-saw bidding process, Christie’s in Geneva said. “It’s the most expensive jewel ever sold at auction,” Christie’s spokeswoman Alexandra Kindermann…

Pakistan keen to expand trade and economic cooperation with Portugal: NA Speaker

Courtesy The News International ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that Pakistan was keen to forge strong bilateral relations with Portugal. He underlined the need for regular exchange of Parliamentary delegations to facilitate comprehensive bilateral engagements. He was speaking to Portuguese Charge de Affairs Mr Joao Paulo Marques Sabido Costa, who called…