Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018


Pak envoy upset at mass visa refusal of students by UK


LONDON, (DNA) – Pakistan’s new high commissioner to the United Kingdom Sahebzada Ahmed Khan has said that he will take up the issue of Pakistani students who aspire to get education in the UK but face extreme difficulties to obtain visas from British High Commission. In an interview, the envoy said that he is aware that thousands of Pakistani students fail to get visas to UK each year despite fulfilling all requirements but he stressed that he will be raising this issue with the Home Office soon and will advocateRead More

Pakistan committed to IP gas pipeline project, minister assures Iranian envoy


ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Islamabad is fully committed to implement Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline project without any foreign pressure, said Federal Petroleum Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan on Wednesday. He was speaking to Iranian Ambassador to Pakistan Mehdi Honardoost who called on the minister at his office in Islamabad. The ambassador congratulated the federal minister on behalf of his Iranian counterpart on assumption of new responsibilities and invited him to visit Iran to work on cooperation in petroleum sector and IP gas pipeline. The minister accepted the invitation to accept Tehran. The ambassadorRead More

Gilgit Naltar Expressway project launched by NLC


ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Work on Gilgit-Naltar Expressway project has been launched by National Logistic Cell. According to details, NLC will complete the project within next three years at a cost of over 2.6 billion rupees. Gilgit-Naltar Expressway project after completion not only provide batter travel facility to the people but also promote tourism in Gilgit Baltistan.

PM Imran Khan visits ISI Headquarters; meets top military leadership


ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Prime Minister (PM) of Pakistan Imran Khan visited HQ ISI. General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) and Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar DG ISI received PM on arrival. PM laid floral wreath at Yadgare Shuhada and offered Fateha. PM was briefed in details on various strategic intelligence and national security matters at the premier Agency. PM lauded contributions of ISI towards national security especially in the ongoing Counter Terrorism effort. PM said that ISI is our first line of defence and stands out asRead More

PM Imran picks Saudi Arabia for first foreign visit


ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan will soon be visiting Saudi Arabia on his first official foreign visit after he assumed charge last month. The Saudi Gazette cites Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry as saying that Imran will visit Saudi Arabia soon. However, a date for the prime minister’s visit to the Kingdom has not yet been finalized. Imran will meet Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense. Chaudhry said preparations for the visit are under way, report added.Read More

Mir Sarfraz Bugti secures vacated Senate Seat from Balochistan


QUETTA, (DNA) – According to unofficial results, Former Balochistan home minister Sarfraz Bugti was elected as a senator by grabbing 37 votes during by-election on a vacant seat of Senate from Balochistan. The voting for the by-election on a vacant seat of Senate started at 9 am and continued till 4 pm without any break. Provincial Election Commissioner Niaz Ahmed Baloch performed the duties of the returning officer. A total of five candidates including BAP’s Sarfaraz Bugti, Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal’s (MMA) Rehmatullah Kakar contested the elections for the vacated Senate seat.Read More