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Thursday, December 6th, 2018

 

President seeks strengthening of trade ties with Kenya

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ISLAMABAD, DEC 06 (DNA) – President Dr. Arif Alvi has said Pakistan wants close trade and investment ties with the African continent. He was talking to Kenyan High Commissioner Julius Kibet Bitok, who separately called on him in Islamabad on Thursday. The President said Pakistan greatly values its fraternal relations with Kenyan. President seeks strengthening of trade ties with African countries He also mentioned that Pakistan and Kenya enjoy cordial and cooperative relations based on mutual respect and understanding. The President highlighted the need for developing strong political relations withRead More


Terrorist killed, two security personnel injured in DG Khan shootout: ISPR

Terrorist killed, two security personnel injured in DG Khan shootout: ISPR

RAWALPINDI, (DNA) –  A terrorist was killed while other got injured in exchange of fire with security forces in DG Khan, said Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Thursday. According to ISPR, Pakistan Rangers Punjab met an encounter with the terrorists, who fired over them during patrolling in the area. “A terrorists was killed, another got injured in the shootout with the personnel of Punjab Rangers,” reads statement of ISPR. However, two security personnel namely, Colonel Ayub and Sepoy Rehan, were injured in exchange of fire. Earlier in the month ofRead More


ISPR DG warns PTM not to cross limits

ISPR DG warns PTM not to cross limits

ISLAMABAD: (DNA) – Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor has warned Pashtun Tahuffuz Movement (PTM) from crossing the limits. “They have three demands; missing persons, reduction in check-posts and clearance of mines. Pakistan Army has reduced number of check posts and with the completion of fence on Pak-Afghan border next year security situation would further improve,” DG ISPR addressed the media at GHQ on Thursday. “We can’t call back the troops given the cross border threats from Afghanistan. 43 teams are working on mines in different districtsRead More


From dream to nightmare: Afghan ‘Little Messi’ forced to flee

From dream to nightmare: Afghan ‘Little Messi’ forced to flee

KABUL, (DNA) – Murtaza Ahmadi moved the world with his love for footballer Lionel Messi in 2016. His dream of meeting the Argentinian came true, but now the seven-year-old boy is living a nightmare as one of thousands of Afghans displaced by war. Murtaza and his family abandoned their home in southeastern Ghazni province in November, along with hundreds of others fleeing intense fighting after the Taliban launched an offensive in the previously safe area. Now they are among the thousands of similarly uprooted people struggling to get by inRead More


Azam Swati resigns as Federal Minister

Azam Swati resigns as Federal Minister

ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Senator Azam Swati, who is under investigation over alleged misuse of authority, resigned from the post of federal minister for science and technology on Thursday. Swati submitted his resignation during a meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan. According to sources, Prime Minister Imran Khan has accepted the resignation and told Swati to present himself before the Supreme Court in the ongoing misconduct case. In his resignation, Swati said he could not continue working under the present circumstances. “I am upholding my moral responsibility and submitting myRead More


Ambassador of Germany calls on Foreign Minister Qureshi

Ambassador of Germany calls on Foreign Minister Qureshi

ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi received Ambassador Martin Koblerof Germany at the Foreign Office. The two sides appreciated the positive developments in bilateral relations and agreed to translate the existing friendship and mutual goodwill into strong political and economic partnership. The Foreign Minister expressed satisfaction at the burgeoning trade and investment relations between the two countries. The Foreign Minister welcomed the German automaker Volkswagen’s decision to start manufacturing vehicles in Pakistan. He invited other German companies to take advantage of Pakistan’s investor friendly policies, especially in theRead More