Sunday, February 10th, 2019
DUBAI , FEB 10 (DNA – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday met International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde in Dubai on the sidelines of the World Government Summit. During the meeting, matters pertaining to bilateral interests came under discussion. The meeting comes at a time when Pakistan is seeking its 13th bailout since the late 1980s to deal with a current account deficit that threatens to trigger a balance of payments crisis, but talks have been delayed by difficulties in reconciling IMF reform demands with IslamabadRead More
Prime Minister Imran Khan met HE Saad El-Din Rafik Al-Hariri, Prime Minister of Lebanon, on the sidelines of World Government Summit in Dubai. Prime Minister Imran Khan congratulated the Lebanese Prime Minister on formation of a new government in Lebanon and wished him all success in taking forward this national consensus government. Prime Minister Saad Hariri congratulated Prime Minister Imran Khan on his election and assumption of Office of the Prime Minister of Pakistan. The Lebanese Prime Minister underscored close, friendly and fraternal relations between the two countries. Both theRead More
MITHI, Feb 10 (DNA): Four more children died from complications caused by malnutrition and other waterborne diseases in the drought-hit Tharparkar district in the last two days, taking the death toll to 76 this year so far. Sources at the Civil Hospital, Mithi said the four children, who were brought to the medical facility for medical attention, died over the last two days. Children have become more vulnerable to waterborne diseases and infections owing to lack of facilities in the rain-dependent arid zone of the province. Read More
ISLAMABAD, FEB 10 (DNA)- : The Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan will take measures to develop academic relations with Morocco in order to promote higher education and collaborative research between higher education institutions of both the countries. This was stated by Dr. Tariq Banuri, Chairman HEC in a meeting with Mohamed Karmoune, Ambassador of Morocco to Pakistan during his visit to the Commission Secretariat. He said HEC will build linkages with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Morocco through the Embassy of Morocco in Islamabad.Read More
ISLAMABAD, FEB 10 (DNA)- Pakistan is hosting a high-level expert group meeting on the theme of “Preventing Drug Abuse in Educational Settings: Fostering Regional Cooperation and Partnership”, at the Foreign Ministry from 11-12 February. Senior officials from regional countries, including Afghanistan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan will participate. Representatives of Islamabad-based diplomatic missions will also attend the opening session on 11 February. This meeting is being convened pursuant to a resolution on this theme presented by Pakistan in March 2018 at the Vienna basedRead More
Prime Minister Imran Khan arrives at Dubai, UAE on a day long visit on the invitation of HH Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, Prime Minister of UAE & Ruler of Dubai to participate in the 7th edition of the World Government Summit. The Prime Minister was warmly received by Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, upon arrival at Royal Airwing Dubai, UAE.