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Tuesday, January 1st, 2019


Turki Al-Shabanah appointed new media minister of Saudi Arabia

Turki Al-Shabana appointed new media minister of Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, JAN 01 (DNA) – Saudi Arabia has appointed Turki Al-Shabanah as the new minister of media in the recent Cabinet reshuffle. He is a media personality known for his association with Rotana, a popular TV network, as the chief executive officer. The media group operates a network of 13 leading channels, several radio stations, and the world’s largest Arabic movie and music libraries. Variety magazine recently ranked Al-Shabanah one of the 500 most influential media personalities of the world. He has held several key positions in the Arab mediaRead More

SHC seeks record of plea against Dr Arif Alvi’s election as president

SHC seeks record of plea against Dr Arif Alvi's election as president

ISLAMABAD, JAN 01 (DNA) – Sindh High Court (SHC) has ordered the petitioner to produce record of the plea he had filed against the election of Dr Arif Alvi as President of Pakistan. A two-member bench comprising Justice Iqbal Kalhoro and Justice Shamsuddin Abbasi heard the case on Tuesday. Petitioner, Azmat Rehan, argued that Dr Alvi was involved in tampering the court’s record. He claimed that the current SHC chief justice had also issued the orders against him. The petitioner said that Dr Alvi, in his affidavit in the caseRead More

4 security officials martyred in botched terrorist attack on FC centre

Terrorists attempt to attack residential compound of security forces

LORALAI, JAN 01 (DNA) – Terrorists attempted to attack residential / administration compound of security forces in a training centre of FC at Loralai, Balochistan. Terrorists were challenged at entry point and denied entry in to residential / administration compound. Failing in their primary target terrorist resorted to indiscriminate fire and entered in a compound adjacent to check-post which was immediately cordoned off by the security forces. The valiant and timely action of security forces denied entry of terrorists into residential area which would have resulted into more number ofRead More

Saudi envoy meets PM Imran Khan

Saudi envoy meets PM Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD, JAN 01 (DNA): Ambassador of Saudi Arabia, Nawaf Saeed Al-Malki called on Prime Minister Imran Khan, on Tuesday. The ambassador discussed matters of bilateral interest with Prime Minister Imran Khan during the meeting. Nawaf Saeed Al-Malki conveyed the special message of Saudi Arabia’s leadership to PM Imran during the meeting at PM’s office in Islamabad, the sources added. The sources said that Saudi Arabia’s leadership had already sent numerous goodwill messages to PM Imran, the sources said and added that both the countries are in contact with each otherRead More

President directs envoy to build strong ties with Kyrgyzstan

President directs envoy to build strong ties with Kyrgyzstan

ISLAMABAD, JAN 01 (DNA) – Ambassador of Pakistan to Kyrgyzstan, Faisal Niaz Tirmazi and Ambassador-designate of Pakistan to the United States, Asad Majeed Khan called on President Dr. Arif Alvi in Islamabad on Tuesday. President directed the ambassador to build strong relations with Kyrgyzstan and convince the investors for investment in Pakistan. Ambassador assured to the President Arif Alvi that he will put his best efforts to convince the businessmen of Kyrgyzstan to come to Pakistan and explore business opportunities.=DNA ==============

Pakistan, India exchange list of nuclear installations, facilities

Pakistan, India exchange list of nuclear installations, facilities

ISLAMABAD (DNA) – In accordance with Article-II of the Agreement on Prohibition of Attacks against Nuclear Installations and Facilities between Pakistan and India, signed on 31st December 1988, the list of nuclear installations and facilities in Pakistan was officially handed over to a representative of the Indian High Commission at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today, at 1000 hrs (PST). The Indian Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi handed over the list of Indian Nuclear installations and facilities to a representative of the Pakistan High Commission at 1030 hrsRead More