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Friday, March 8th, 2019


South Korea pledges to enhance trade ties with Pakistan

South Korea pledges to enhance trade ties with Pakistan

RAWALPINDI, MAR 08 (DNA) – Korean businessmen have shown keen interest in joint ventures in LPG cylinders, auto-mobile batteries and oil lubricant manufacturing. The Korean business delegation expressed its desire during a visit to the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI), here on Friday. Alexander Lee who was leading the South Korean delegation said that their renowned company has started manufacturing of LPG cylinders, car batteries, Mobil oil and other products including construction material. The LPG cylinders have good quality and they are meeting European standards. He said bothRead More

PM Imran announces ‘health package’ for Tharparkar

PM Imran announces 'health package' for Tharparkar

THARPARKAR: (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday announced a massive health package for the residents of Tharparkar under the ‘Insaf Health Card’ scheme, which is expected to benefit 112,000 families. Addressing a public gathering in Chachro, PM Imran said he chose Tharparkar for his visit as it is the least developed area of the country. “The government is introducing the Sehat Insaf Card through which Rs720,000 will be made available per family.” Addressing the crowd, the premier said that while in India, minorities are being subjected to exploitation and discrimination, theRead More

Indian air force  MiG 21 crasehed

Pakistan Air Force downs two Indian aircraftsPakistan Air Force downs two Indian aircrafts

  NEW DELHI, MAR 8 (DNA). Indian Air Force MiG 21 crashed on Friday. A bird might have hit the plane. An officer of the rank of Colonel has been deputed to investigate the matter. The pilot ejected safely/

First lady attends women day function at Serena Hotel  

ISLAMABAD, MAR 8: Wife of President of Pakistan along with women hailing from various walks of life
cutting cake to celebrate International Women Day, organised by Serena Hotels. DNA PHOTO

ISLAMABAD, MAR 08 (DNA) – Serena Hotels hosted a breakfast morning to celebrate International Women’s Day and tohonour the women from all walks of life. Huge numbers of women from the twin cities showed up, comprising of diplomatic community, international agencies, Serena associates, Serena Business Complex partners, representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and friends of Serena. The hosts greeted the guests under a clear blue sky as ladies enjoyed various quiz and pop up games, winning prizes from Serena. Musicians played soulful melodies while a beautiful cake wasRead More

Nuclear exchange ‘most likely’ between Pakistan, India: NYT

Pakistani, Kashmiri community hold protest against Indian aggression in France

The current focus on North Korea’s growing arsenal obscures the fact that the most likely trigger for a nuclear exchange could be the conflict between India and Pakistan, the New York Times reported. Long among the world’s most antagonistic neighbors, the two nations clashed again last week before, fortunately, finding the good sense to de-escalate. The latest confrontation, the most serious between the two nations in more than a decade, gave way to more normal pursuits like trade at a border crossing and sporadic cross-border shelling. But this relative calmRead More

Pakistan, EU finalizing Strategic Engagement Plan: Romanian envoy


ISLAMABAD, March 8 (DNA) – European Union is close to finalizing the ‘Strategic Engagement Plan’ with Pakistan and the 28 member bloc would also strive for a “constructive and open” engagement between Islamabad and Delhi. This was stated by Romania’s Ambassador Nicolae GOIA, whose country currently holds the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union, while speaking at a round table discussion on “Romanian Presidency and Prospects for EU-Pakistan Cooperation” at Strategic Vision Institute (SVI). “We are working on a strategic engagement plan, which is in the lastRead More