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RAWALPINDI, June 22 (DNA): Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yaldarim appreciated the positive role Pa kistan is playing in the regionRead More

Turkey lauds Pakistan’s role in Muslim world

RAWALPINDI, JUN 22 (DNA) – Convicted Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav has made an appeal to the Chief of Army StaffRead More

Kulbhushan Jadhav appeals to Army Chief for clemency


France provides 100 million Euros for sustainable energy sector reform program

ISLAMABAD, JUN 22: Tariq Mahmood PASHA, Secretary of Economic Affairs Division and René Consolo, Chargé d’Affaire Embassy of France exchange after signing loan agreement in Islamabad.=DNA PHOTO

ISLAMAABD, JUN 22 (DNA) – Mr. Tariq Mahmood PASHA, Secretary of Economic Affairs Division (EAD), Mr. René CONSOLO, Chargé d’Affaire a.i., Embassy of France, and Mr. Jacky AMPROU, Country Director of the French Agency for Development (AFD), signed the €100 million Credit Facility Agreement (CFA) for the Sustainable Energy Sector Reform Program. The Asian Development Bank has approved $300 million in cofinancing of the program. Power shortages are a major obstacle for Pakistan’s economy. With demand for electricity outpacing supply, inefficient and inadequate transmission and distribution systems have the potential to stifle growth and threaten social strife. Under this program,Read More

Marriyum Aurangzeb, Uzma Kardar clash for podium outside SC

Marriyum Aurangzeb, Uzma Kardar clash for podium outside SC

Marriyum Aurangzeb, Uzma Kardar clash for podium outside SC

ISLAMABAD, JUN 22 (DNA) – Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb on Thursday termed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) as ‘tamasha’ and ‘danda’ party. A scuffle broke out whenRead More

Pakistan will not allow its soil to be used against any country: Maleeha Lodhi

Pakistan will not allow its soil to be used against any country: Maleeha Lodhi

Pakistan

UNITED NATIONS, JUN 22 (DNA) – Pakistan’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi has said on Thursday that Pakistan will not allow its territory to beRead More

PM Nawaz felicitates Mohammad Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud on appointment as Crown Prince

PM Nawaz felicitates Mohammad Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud on appointment as Crown Prince

PM

RIYADH, JUN 22 (DNA) – Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif felicitates His Royal Highness Mohammad Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud on appointment as the Crown Prince of the Kingdom ofRead More

Panama JIT submits third progress report in SC

Panama JIT submits third progress report in SC

Panama

ISLAMABAD, JUN 22 (DNA) – Fourth and final phase of Panama Leaks investigation has been started as Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has submitted its third progress report in Supreme Court (SC).Read More

Army Chief called on Defence Minister of Turkey Mr Fikri ISIK

Army Chief called on Defence Minister of Turkey Mr Fikri ISIK

RAWALPINDI (Web Desk) - Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Bajwa on Thursday has said that faceless and nameless hostile forces are polluting mind of youth through social media. Addressing a seminar in Rawalpindi, army chief said Raad-ul-Fasaad is just the beginning of a new phase. He said that fight has to be carried on by all organs of the state and its people. He said that security threats have been diminished resulting into a congenial environment for development activities. He said youth is Pakistan’s investment in future. General Qamar Bajwa said that Pakistan Army is only army in the world that has defeated terrorism of this scale.

ANKARA, JUN 21 (DNA) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa who is on an official visit to Turkey, called on Defence Minister of Turkey, Mr Fikri ISIKRead More

Raheel Sharif leading Saudi alliance in personal capacity: Sartaj

Raheel Sharif leading Saudi alliance in personal capacity: Sartaj

Raheel

ISLAMABAD, JUN 21 (DNA) – Adviser to the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz, said Wednesday the former Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General (retd) Raheel SharifRead More