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Friday, December 7th, 2018

 

Raabta dialogue on Opportunities and Challenges at Serena

Raabta dialogue on Opportunities and Challenges at Serena

ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Serena Hotels hosted an evening of dialogue and discussion, under Raabta, a Public Diplomacy Initiative, on ‘The Dynamic Global Economy, Fostering the Pakistan Advantage’. The panel of experts, moderated by Sidra Iqbal,  included Zohair Khaliq, Member of the Prime Minister’s Task Force on IT and Communications, Melinda Good, Manager Operations at World Bank Pakistan, Sarim Sheikh, President and CEO of GE Pakistan, and HasaanKhawar, international development and public policy professional. Melinda Good said, “We’ve been looking at two trajectories for the country between now and its hundredthRead More


Saudi envoy meets Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar

Saudi envoy meets Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar

ISLAMABAD, DEC 07 (DNA) –  Saudi Ambassador Nawaf bin Said Al-Malki called on Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar in Islamabad on Friday. He briefed the Chief Justice about bilateral relationship between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. Saudi envoy meets Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar The Saudi Ambassador said both countries have common traditions and culture and share many similarities. The Ambassador expressed his good wishes for Chief Justice of Pakistan.


Pakistan lose final Test and series to New Zealand

Pakistan lose final Test and series to New Zealand

ABU DHABI:  (DNA) – Pakistan have been defeated by New Zealand on the fifth and last day of the third and final Test here at the Sheikh Zayed stadium on Friday. Chasing a 280 at a difficult pitch, Pakistan batting line failed as the whole team was allo out for 156. Thus, New Zealand won the final Test by a big margin of 123 runs and they also won the three-Test series 2-1. Pakistan lose final Test and series to New Zealand This is for the second time that NewRead More


Vintage cars show at Serena Hotel makes the day of capital dwellers

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ISLAMABAD, DEC 07 (DNA) – A unique show of vintage and classic cars which, held at the lush green lawns of the Islamabad Serena Hotel, provided a real feast to those having love and liking for the vintage cars. The cavalcade of these classic cars when reached Islamabad, from Lahore, it got a rousing welcome from people of Islamabad. The oldest car dated back to 1922 that remained center of attraction of the visitors throughout the show. Similarly cars from 1956 were also put on display. The holding of theRead More


Uzbekistan eyes $1 billion bilateral trade potential with Pakistan

Uzbekistan eyes $1 billion bilateral trade potential with Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, DEC 07 (DNA) – Uzbekistan is set to become the biggest trading partner of Pakistan from Central Asia as the bilateral trade between the two countries has improved from $36 million in 2017 to over $90 million in 2018. Uzbekistan has over $500 million bilateral trade with Afghanistan and with more serious efforts from both sides, Uzbekistan and Pakistan have the potential to increase the two-way trade volume up to $1 billion in next 5-6 years. This was observed by Furqat A. Sidikov, Ambassador of Uzbekistan while addressing businessRead More


Naval Chief, Saudi envoy discuss naval defense cooperation

Naval Chief, Saudi envoy discuss naval defense cooperation

ISLAMABAD, DEC 07 (DNA) – Saudi Ambassador Nawaf Saeed Al-Maliki called on Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi in Islamabad on Friday. Both leaders discussed matters relating to naval defense cooperation between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. The discussion also included matters of mutual interest, including maritime security. Naval Chief, Saudi envoy discuss naval defense cooperation The Naval Chief also apprised the Saudi ambassador on regional maritime security patrols in the Arabian Sea. Moreover, the Saudi Ambassador appreciated the efforts of Pakistan Navy for regional stability.