Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

May, 2018


Pak, China deep rooted relations based on mutual trust: ambassador


ISLAMABAD, MAY 31 (DNA) – Ambassador of China, Yao Jing has said that China always accords high priority to its relations with Pakistan and keen to expand it in all sectors of life. He said the deep-rooted relationship are based on the strong trust, abiding cooperation and understanding of each other’s positions on regional and global issues. Ambassador said that Pakistan is our strategic partner and time tested friend. The strategic relationship between Pakistan and China is contributing significantly towards regional peace and stability. Since the establishment of diplomatic relationsRead More

France fresh products market to setup its facility in Pakistan


PARIS, MAY 31 (DNA) – The management of Rungis, the world’s largest fresh produce market of France has shown keen interest to establish their state of art, fully equipped and integrated whole sale hyper market in Pakistan. This offer was made by Mr. Benoit Juster, Director Project during his meeting with Ambassador of Pakistan to France Mr. Moin ul Haque who recently visited Rungis located in the outskirts of Paris. The Ambassador welcomed the interest shown by Rungis to setup a similar facility in Pakistan. He visited various sections ofRead More

Nasir Durrani recuses himself from caretaker Punjab CM post


LAHORE, MAY 31 (DNA) – Former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police chief Nasir Durrani has recused himself from becoming the caretaker Chief Minister of Punjab over health reasons. Durrani told Geo that his health doesn’t permit him to assume the office of chief minister. “I have informed both the PML-N and the PTI leaders about my decision in this regard,” he said. His refusal came shortly after PTI suggested his name along with Professor Hassan Askari. “PTI has suggested the names of renowned writer and Analyst Dr Hassan Askari Rizvi and NasirRead More

CRSS signs agreement for protection against women harassment

ISLAMABAD, MAY 31: CRSS and Federal Ombudsperson Secretariat for Protection against Harassment (FOSPAH) signing a MoU to work on harassment against women.=DNA PHOTO

ISLAMABAD, MAY 31 (DNA) – The Centre for Research and Security Studies (CRSS) and Federal Ombudsperson Secretariat for Protection against Harassment (FOSPAH) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work on harassment against women, at an Iftar Dinner hosted by CRSS at Islamabad Club. CRSS is committed to the cause of independent research and nonpartisan analysis in Pakistan and the establishment of FOSPAH is to investigate, inquire, recommend, and implement on matters relating to sexual harassment, hostile work environment and gender-based discrimination at workplaces under the Protection against Harassment ofRead More

PTI proposes Nasir Durrani, Prof. Hasan Askari for caretaker Punjab CM


ISLAMABAD, MAY 31 (DNA) –  A day after Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf withdrew the name of former bureaucrat Nasir Saeed Khosa for the post of caretaker Chief Minister in Punjab, Imran Khan’s party has finalized the names of Professor Hasan Askari and former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police chief Nasir Durrani. Yesterday, PTI reversed its decision to agree on the candidature of Saeed Khosa for the top slot in Punjab, saying it was facing a “public backlash.” “We have withdrawn the name of Nasir Saeed Khosa over public backlash and criticism from a sectionRead More

Justice (retd) Nasirul Mulk to be sworn in as interim prime minister on Friday


ISLAMABAD, MAY 31 (DNA) – Justice (retd) Nasirul Mulk will take oath of caretaker prime minister on Friday. The five-year term of the incumbent government would come to an end today at midnight. The oath taking ceremony of the interim prime minister wold take place at the President House in Islamabad. President Mamnoon Hussain would administer oath to the caretaker prime minister at a ceremony where Senate Chairman, Deputy Chairman, politicians and military officials would be present. According to Geo News, the interim prime minister is expected to take oathRead More