Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

February, 2019

 

Turkish president lauds Imran Khan’s initiative towards peace

Turkish president lauds Imran Khan’s initiative towards peace

ISLAMABAD, FEB 28 (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan received a telephonic call from President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan this evening. President Erdogan congratulated the Prime Minister on his Speech at the Parliament and his statesman like offers to India for de-escalating  the situation and working towards peace. He said that Islam is a religion of peace that underscores resolving disputes in a peaceful manner. President Erdogan appreciated the announcement by the Prime Minister to release the captured Indian Air Force pilot. He pointed out that this gesture wasRead More


Azerbaijan ambassador identifies areas of mutual cooperation

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RAWALPINDI, FEB 28(DNA) – The ambassador of Azerbaijan Ali Alizada said on Thursday Azerbaijan has a great attachment with Pakistan and both countries are enjoying cordial relationship. He said this during his visit to Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The envoy said that there are opportunities for bilateral cooperation in the field of tourism as Azerbaijan Government had eased the tourist visa process and also suggested to increase cooperation in citrus fruits, Kino, Mangoes food products, construction, tourism and defence production. Pakistan is a big market and we want to tapRead More


“Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) Concerns, Reservations and Aspirations: Mainstreaming GB”

“Mainstreaming of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Tribal Districts (KPTD), formerly FATA, into National/Political Architecture: Challenges and Solutions”

“Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) Concerns, Reservations and Aspirations: Mainstreaming GB” The biggest issue in mainstreaming Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Tribal Districts (KPTD) into the national/political architecture is implementation on the ground. Rebuilding of damaged infrastructure needs to be completed on priority basis. Awareness among policy-makers regarding local sensitivities and culture are need of the hour, as well as exhaustive consultations with the local population. Majority of FATA inhabitants are dependent on farming, therefore, channelizing water for agriculture in the form of small dams, isneeded. More than cross-border trade, strict border management over the short-Read More


PM Imran announces to release Indian pilot tomorrow as a peace gesture

Prime Minister Imran Khan has urged the Indian leadership not to push for escalation as war is not solution to any problem. Making a policy statement at the joint sitting of the parliament in Islamabad today, he warned if India moved ahead with the aggression, Pakistan will be forced to retaliate.

ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has urged the Indian leadership not to push for escalation as war is not solution to any problem. Making a policy statement at the joint sitting of the parliament in Islamabad today, he warned if India moved ahead with the aggression, Pakistan will be forced to retaliate. He said Pakistan is a peace loving country and desires peace and stability in the region. He said that as a peace gesture, the Indian pilot captured yesterday will be released tomorrow. The Prime Minister saidRead More


Pakistan’s armed forces on high alert along LoC: ISPR

Pakistan's armed forces on high alert along LoC: ISPR

RAWALPINDI, FEB 28 (DNA) – Due to prevailing environment Pakistan Army troops are at high alert along Line of control with all required safeguards along Eastern Border in place to thwart any Indian aggression. PAF and PN continue to stay fully alert. During last 48 hours Indian troops resorted to increased cease fire violations in KOTLI, Khuiratta and Tatta Pani Sectors along LOC. Pakistan Army troops responding effectively . Reports of casualties to Indian forces and damage to Indian posts. Indian deliberate firing on civilians resulted into shahadat of 4Read More


FM welcomes Trump’s statement to de-escalate Pak-India tension

FM welcomes Trump's statement to de-escalate Pak-India tension

ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Pakistan has welcomed the statement of US President Donald Trump regarding interference to de-escalate tension between Pakistan and India. Briefing media men following the cabinet meeting in Islamabad on Thursday, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said Pakistan has decade old relations with the United States and its interference will be helpful in establishment of peace in the region. He said President Trump has decided to interfere in view of prevailing tense situation in the region. Foreign Minister said India is jeopardizing the peace of the region forRead More