Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

November, 2017


China reiterates stand on strategic partnership with Pakistan: Li Keqiang

SOCHI, NOV 30: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in a meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, on Thursday.=DNA PHOTO

SOCHI, NOV 30 (DNA) – Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abassi who is visiting Sochi, Russia to participate in the Council of Heads of Government of Shanghai Cooperation Organization today met with the Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, Li Keqiang. The Prime Minister congratulated Chinese Premier on the success of 19th Congress of the Communist Party of China and his reelection on the Political Bureau as well as of President Xi Jinping as Party General Secretary. He reaffirmed Pakistan’s traditional strong support toRead More

Ishaq Dar’s name, photo removed from Ministry of Finance website


ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Ministry of Finance has finally removed the name and photograph of Ishaq Dar from its website a week after the Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi approved his sick leave. Dar’s photograph has been replaced by that of PM Abbasi. It also mentions the Finance Secretary Shahid Mahmood below the premier. Despite the sick leaves and absence from the ministerial affairs, Dar remained a part of the executive leadership of the ministry. The authorities have finally realised that his photograph and name should no longer be placed onRead More

Romanian national day reception celebrated in style

ISLAMABAD, NOV 30: Federal Minister for Defence Production, Rana Tanveer Hussain, Ambassador of Romania, Nicolae Gola and others cutting cake to celebrate National Day of Romania.=DNA PHOTO

ISLAMABAD, NOV 30 (DNA) – Ambassador of Romania Nicolae Goia has said Romania has a strong bilateral relationship with Islamic Republic of Pakistan adding both countries share values of liberty, democracy, respect for human rights and the desire to live peacefully in harmony and tolerance. It is in our mutual best interest to strengthen our future bilateral relations not only in economic, commercial, financial and investment fields, but also in terms of security, counterterrorism, cyber security and cultural cooperation. “On this auspicious occasion I also would like to convey toRead More

Newspapers to get outstanding payments within a week: Info Minister


ISLAMABAD, NOV 30 (DNA) – State Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb has said the prime minister had signed all summaries related to payment of newspapers and hopefully all outstanding payments shall be made within a week. The Minister gave this assurance to members of Federal Committee of All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS), which met her on Thursday. Khushnood Ali Khan, Chairman Federal Committee led the delegation. The Minister further said PML N government was fully aware of problems being faced by especially the APNS member publicationsRead More

PM Abbasi arrives in Russia to attend SCO heads of government meeting


ISLAMABAD: (DNA) – Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi reached Russia on Thursday to participate in the 16th Meeting of the Council of the Heads of Government (CHG) of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) at Sochi from November 30 to December 1. the premier was received by Deputy Governor and other senior officials of Krasnodar Krai region. PM Abbasi is attending the summit at the invitation of his Russian counterpart, D.A. Medvedev. It is the first SCO Heads of Government meeting that Pakistan will attend after assumption of full membership of theRead More

Eid Milad-un-Nabi (P.B.U.H) to be celebrated tomorrow


LAHORE (DNA) – Eid Milad-un-Nabi (Peace Be Upon Him) is due to be celebrated tomorrow (Friday) with religious zeal and fervor across the world. The sacred day will dawn with 31-gun salute in Islamabad and 21-gun salutes in all the provincial capitals to pay homage to the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad  (PBUH). It will be a public holiday tomorrow. Preparations and arrangements for celebrating “Eid Milad-Un-Nabi” on Rabi-ul-Awal 12, are in full swings across Pakistan. The mosques, buildings and homes are being decorated with colorful lights, flags and banners. VendorsRead More