Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

January, 2019

 

Ambassador of Kazakhstan meets Deputy Chairman Senate Saleem Mandviwalla

Ambassador of Kazakhstan meets Deputy Chairman Senate Saleem Mandviwalla

ISLAMABAD, JAN 31: (DNA) –  Ambassador of Kazakhstan met with Saleem Mandviwalla, the Deputy Chairman of Senate of Pakistan. They discussed prospects of developing bilateral relations, particularly between the parliaments, as well as participation of Pakistani parliamentarians in the upcoming 4th meeting of Speakers of the Eurasian countries parliaments, to be held in September 2019 in Astana. In late 2018 the Senate of Parliament of Pakistan established a Kazakhstan- Pakistan Friendship Group.


Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman to arrive in Pakistan on February 16: envoy

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman to arrive in Pakistan on February 16: envoy

ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman will visit Pakistani on February 16, Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Nawaf Bin Saeed Al-Malki has confirmed. The Saudi Prince will arrive in Pakistan on two-day visit and will also address the Pakistani nation during his visit, the envoy said. He added that security arrangement for the visit of Saudi Prince Mohammad Bin Salman are underway in Pakistan. Earlier, according to sources Saudi ambassador held meeting with officials of Pakistan’s foreign minister and exchanged views on the visit of Saudi Prince.


Int’l Labor Organization (ILO) to work with PM’s Youth Programme

Int’l Labor Organization (ILO) to work with PM’s Youth Programme

ISLAMABAD, JAN 31 (DNA) – Muhammad Usman Dar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Youth Affairs held a meeting with Mr. Gabriel Bordado, ILO’s specialist on skills and employability to explore possible avenues of mutual collaboration with International Labor Organization (ILO) in order to enhance quality of demand-driven skills training for ensuring better employability of youth both locally and internationally. It was agreed in the meeting that International Labor Organization (ILO) would extend maximum support to Prime Minister’s Youth Programme not only in improving upon the quality of existingRead More


3-day Tableeghi Ijtema beginning in Karachi tonight

3-day Tableeghi Ijtema beginning in Karachi tonight

KARACHI, (DNA) – A three-day Tableeghi Ijtema is beginning in Karachi on Thursday evening. Tens of thousands of people are expected to attend the Ijtema that will be addressed by prominent religious scholars of Pakistan and other countries. Tight security arrangements have been made for peaceful conduct of the congregation. Sindh Home department has imposed ban on opening of shops, stalls and construction work in surrounding areas outside the boundary of Ijtehmagah from Thursday.


Pakistan rejects Indian objections to FM Qureshi’s telephone call to Mirwaiz Umar

Pakistan rejects Indian objections to FM Qureshi's telephone call to Mirwaiz Umar

ISLAMABAD (DNA) – The government of Pakistan categorically rejects the objections raised by India to the Pakistan Foreign Minister’s telephonic call to All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. We would like to reiterate that Kashmir is an outstanding dispute between India and Pakistan, and acknowledged as such through UN Security Council resolutions as well as numerous Pakistan-India documents including the Simla Agreement and Lahore Declaration. The Kashmir issue remains on the agenda of the UN Security Council. We also categorically reject any insinuation that seeks to projectRead More


Pakistan envoy to Saudi Arabia meets Foreign Minister Dr. Ibrahim Alassaf

Pakistan envoy to Saudi Arabia meets Foreign Minister Dr. Ibrahim Alassaf

RIYADH, JAN 31 (DNA) – : Foreign Minister Dr. Ibrahim Alassaf met with the appointed Ambassador of Pakistan to the Kingdom Raja Ali Ejaz, and received a copy of his credentials in preparation for submission to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud.