Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

June, 2017


Army Chief General Bajwa, visits Parachinar and Kurram Agency


PARACHINAR, JUN 30 (DNA) – General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Parachinar, Kurram Agency today. COAS was briefed in details about security situation and recent terrorist incidents. COAS interacted with local tribal elders and representatives of the sit-in. Offering dua for Shuhadas, COAS expressed his grief on loss of precious lives. COAS said that he was abroad and on return weather delayed his attempts to visit Parachinar. Meanwhile Commander Peshawar Corps and IGFC were present at Parachinar and implemented directions of COAS in taking care ofRead More

The Chinese Initiative by Ansar Mahmood Bhatti


Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi dash to Pakistan and Afghanistan in a bid to convince both sides to talk peace in order to ensure stability in the region as tensions between the two neighbors would only lead to chaos and instability is a welcomed initiative. Chinese have serious apprehensions about Pakistan, Afghanistan hostilities that continued tension in the region will not augur well for the smooth execution of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and their subsequent strategic development plans. Talking on the occasion, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi stated unequivocally thatRead More

PM Nawaz assures to take steps for national security


ISLAMABAD, JUN 30 (DNA) – The Prime Minister visited the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today to undertake a comprehensive review of Pakistan’s Foreign Policy priorities in the wake of the recent developments in and around Pakistan and the emerging global and regional scenario. In his welcoming remarks, the Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Mr. Sartaj Aziz, recounted the important achievements made in the Foreign Policy realm under the Prime Minister’s stewardship. The Prime Minister expressed satisfaction over the status of strategic partnership with China and the launchRead More

Ambassador Outreach visit to the City of Lyon, France

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PARIS, JUN 30 (DNA) –  The Ambassador of Pakistan to France Moin ul Haque has expressed his sincere hope to bring about a quantum jump in the existing level of economic, trade, and investment cooperation between France and Pakistan. The Ambassador, who was on a 3-day visit to Lyon from 29th June to 1st July, 2017 as part of his outreach initiative to various French regions, held extensive meetings with Mrs. Nora Bera, former French Minister and Vice President of the Lyon Region and Mr. Alain Marleix, former French MinisterRead More

Hong Kong pulls at my heartstrings”: President Xi

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HONG KONG, June 30 (DNA) — “Hong Kong’s development has always pulled at my heartstrings,” Chinese President Xi Jinping said, just two days ahead of the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China. “I’m pleased to have set foot in Hong Kong once again after nine years,” Xi said on his first trip to the Asian financial hub as China’s top leader. “Hong Kong’s development has always pulled at my heartstrings,” he said, adding that he was looking forward to experiencing in person new changes Hong Kong had undergone overRead More

Palestinian President telephones Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

In this Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 photo provided by the Pakistan Press Information Department, Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, left, talks to Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad, Pakistan. Abbas arrived on a three-day visit to Islamabad to discuss bilateral, International and regional issues with Pakistani leadership, according the Pakistan's foreign ministry. (Press Information Department via AP)

ISLAMABAD (DNA) -President of Palestine Mr. Mahmood Abbas telephoned Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. The Palestinian President expressed grief over the heavy loss of precious lives and  injuries in the Oil Tanker Fire incident that occurred in Bahawalpur.  During the telephonic conversation, Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif said that the Bahawalpur incident was a very tragic accident that had occurred on the  eve of Eid-ul-Fitr and the entire nation was struck with grief. He apprised that the government has taken all possible measures to help the victims. The Prime MinisterRead More