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Thursday, August 10th, 2017


Lt-Gen Nadeem Raza appointed Colonel Commandant of Sindh Regiment

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HYDERABAD, AUG 10 (DNA) – Army chief General Qamar Bajwa has appreciated the role of Pakistan Army’s Sindh Regiment for country’s defence and security. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations, Gen Qamar visited on Thursday the Sindh Regimental Centre in Hyderabad, where he laid floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada to pay homage to martyrs of the regiment for defence of the motherland. He also spoke on the occasion. The chief of army staff (COAS) also pinned ranks to Lt-Gen Nadeem Raza as the regiment’s Colonel Commandant. According to military officials, Lt-GenRead More

PM Abbasi directs cheap housing scheme for federal govt employees


ISLAMABAD, AUG 10 (DNA) –  Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, on Thursday, directed the Ministry of Housing to submit a comprehensive plan to provide quality low-cost housing to the government servants at the earliest. Chairing a meeting here at the Prime Minister Office, he directed the officials to meet the housing needs of federal government employees and come up with a plan in the next meeting. Housing and Works Minister Akram Khan Durrani and senior officials of the ministry briefed the prime minister on the performance of the ministry duringRead More

Dr Ruth Pfau will be remembered as ambassador of humanity: COAS

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RAWALPINDI, AUG 10 (DNA) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa responded to the demise of Dr Ruth Pfau saying she will be remembered as the ambassador for humanity. Dr Pfau passed away today at the age of 87 in Karachi after her welfare and social services for the people of Pakistan. For the past 57 years, she treated leprosy patients after coming from Germany in 1960, and earned Pakistani nationality in 1988. In a tweet posted by ISPR DG Major General Asif Ghafoor, COAS was quotedRead More

Envoys of various countries present credentials

ISLAMABAD, AUG 10: Envoys of Myanmar, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Laopeople’s Paraguay and Mexico presenting their credentials to President Mamnoon Hussain during credentials ceremony at Aiwan-e-Sadr.=DNA PHOTO

ISLAMABAD, 10 AUG (DNA) – Envoys designate of Myanmar, Germany,Saudi Arabia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Paraguay and Mexico presented their credentials to President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday during an impressive ceremony at the Aiwan-e-Sadr. Later, the Ambassadors/ High Commissioner separately called on the President. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that Pakistan is keen to further promote friendly and brotherly relations with all countries for peace, stability and prosperity in the world. In their separate meeting, they discussed bilateral relations and matters of mutual interest. The President stated that Pakistan’s economy is improving and the country offers great investmentRead More

Bulletproof car cannot inspire confidence in dwindling crowds: Imran

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ISLAMABAD, AUG 10 (DNA) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan reacted to PML-N’s GT Road homecoming rally led by Nawaz Sharif, telling him that addressing from a bulletproof car doesn’t inspire confidence in the people. He commented that crowd in the ruling party’s rallies is already dwindling. “Patwaris & rent-a-crowd methods do not make one into a leader of the people,” PTI chief tweeted. Imran Khan declared it a ‘Corruption Bachao (save corruption) Rally’ as he said, “NS s Corruption Bachao rally reduced to corner mtgs. Manufactured by a mlyRead More

Five judges ousted me in one minute, isn’t it disgrace to people’s vote: Nawaz

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JHELUM, AUG 10 (DNA) – Former Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif on Thursday addressed the rally and said that he had promised to do whatever it took to take Pakistan towards prosperity and things have improved a lot during the last four years. Addressing the rally, Nawaz Sharif reminded the attendees of all the promises he had made during the 2013 election campaign. He said that the load shedding of 2013 was a thing of the past already and it will completely be over by 2018. “The parties that wereRead More