I have found Pakistan a great country to live, says Kenyan envoy ISLAMABAD, DEC 13 (DNA) = Colourful cultural performances and traditional Kenyan cuisines provided the guests with a real feast during the National Day reception hosted by High Commissioner of Kenya Julius Bitok. Federal Minister of Privatisation Muhammadmian Somroo and a large number of guests hailing from various walks of life attended the reception. Moreover, the ambassadors of all the all African countries share the stage with the host. High Commissioner Julius Bitok, ever since hisRead More
MAKKAH: (DNA) – Doors of Holy Kaaba were opened for Pakistani President Arif Alvi who is in Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah. According to reports, the president on Tuesday arrived in Makkah where he performed Umrah and prayed for the prosperity of his country. During his pilgrimage, the doors of Kaaba were opened for President Alvi where he offered Nawafil. Doors of holy Kaaba opened for President Arif Alvi Besides staff of Grand Mosque’s administration, diplomats from Pakistan’s Embassy also accompanied the president. Fool proof security arrangements during the president’sRead More
BHUBANESWAR, (DNA) – France’s World Cup dreams in field hockey ended Wednesday as they lost to defending champions Australia 3-0 in the quarter-finals in Bhubaneshwar. The Frenchmen, who came into the 16-team tournament ranked 20th in the world, won hearts after stunning Olympic champions Argentina 5-3 in the group stage. But top-ranked Australia, who made their 12th consecutive semi-final entry in a World Cup, proved too good for the emerging French team who were undone by the speed and accuracy of the Kookaburras. Australia skipper Aran Zalewski though heaped richRead More
LONDON, (DNA) – What happens to the Brexit process now Prime Minister Theresa May has defeated Wednesday´s challenge to her leadership? Her victory means she will continue to helm Britain´s exit from the European Union next March, and she will likely continue to press the bloc for concessions to sell her under fire withdrawal deal back home. But the EU has repeatedly vowed not to budge and with less than four months before the date when Britain is set to leave the European Union, the path forward remains highly uncertain.Read More
LAHORE, (DNA) – Australian High Commissioner (HC) Ms. Margaret Adamson called on Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar at his office to discuss matters of mutual interests. As per details, Margaret Adamson, the Australian HC called on Sardar Usman Buzdar in Lahore. During the meeting, both discussed different matters of mutual interest including promotion of Pakistan-Australia relations and enhancement of mutual cooperation in healthcare, education, livestock, skills-development, water-management and tourism sectors. Australian High Commissioner congratulated Usman Buzdar on assumption of the office of Chief Minister Punjab. Talking on the occasion,Read More
ISLAMABAD: (DNA) – President Dr Arif Alvi Wednesday met Saudi King and Custodian of the two Holy Mosques Salman bin Abdulaziz in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and discussed issues of mutual interests. They also discussed the bilateral ties, trade, investments and economic issues. President Arif Alvi meets Saudi King Salman Pakistan acting ambassador to Saudi Arabia Zeeshan Ahmed and Pakistan Consul General in Jeddah Shahryar Akbar Khan were also present during the meeting.