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Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

 

PM Imran likely to meet Indian PM Modi mid June in Kyrgyzstan

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ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan likely to meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meeting in Kyrgyztan’s capital Bishkek mid-June whereas no decision has been confirmed yet. Rumors about meet up of both PM came after Imran Khan called Modi on Sunday to congratulate him on electoral win. Imran Khan had tweeted to PM Modi on his thumping win, “I congratulate Prime Minister Modi on the electoral victory of BJP and allies. Look forward to working with him for peace, progress and prosperity inRead More


PM Imran to attend 14th OIC Summit in Makkah on May 31

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ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan will attend the 14th Summit of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Saudi Arabia’s city Makkah on May 31, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi confirmed on Tuesday. “The OIC session is very important to discuss the Middle East conflict and also the proposed Peace Plan to diffuse the situation,” Qureshi told reporters here prior to his departure for Jeddah to participate in the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers’ meeting, preceding the summit-level meeting. Prime Minister Imran Khan will represent Pakistan at the OICRead More


Indian HC invites PM Imran, President on iftar dinner on June 1

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ISLAMABAD, MAY 28 (DNA) – The High Commission of India to Pakistan is  organising an Iftar party in Islamabad on 1st June and has extended an invite to Pakistani leadership including Prime Minister Imran Khan. Other Pakistani dignitaries invited include Pakistani President Arif Alvi, foreign secretary Sohail Mahmood and the Senate Chairman and the Speaker of the National Assembly. The Commission invites all dignitaries each year, but normally Prime Minister and President never attend. Ties between India and Pakistan were frayed in the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack. ButRead More


Indian High Commission invites PM Imran, President Alvi for Iftar

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ISLAMABAD, MAY 28 (DNA) – The High Commission of India to Pakistan has organised an Iftar party in Islamabad on 1st June and has extended an invite to Pakistani leadership including Prime Minister Imran Khan. Other Pakistani dignitaries invited include Pakistani President Arif Alvi, foreign secretary Sohail Mahmood and the Senate Chairman and the Speaker of the National Assembly. The Commission invites all dignitaries each year, but normally Prime Ministers never come. Ties between India and Pakistan were frayed in the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack. But on Sunday,Read More


Electricity prices increased by 55 paisa per unit

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ISLAMABAD, MAY 28 (DNA) – The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has approved to increase electricity prices by 55 paisa per unit. The decision has been made under April’s fuel price adjustment. An additional burden of Rs5.20 billion will be put on the consumers after the hike in the prices. The NEPRA has told that the Re-Liquefied Natural Gas (RLNG) based power plants were not used in April. According to the Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA), 22.94 percent electricity was produced from hydel resources in April, 10.34 percent fromRead More


Pakistan Railways to run five special trains on Eid-ul-Fitr

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LAHORE, MAY 28 (DNA) – Pakistan Railways on Tuesday has announced to run five special trains for commuters on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. According to the spokesperson, booking for special Eid trains will commence from May 29. The passengers can get their tickets via online or reservation offices. As per schedule, first special train will depart from Karachi City at 1045 hours for Peshawar on Sunday, while the second one will leave Quetta for Rawalpindi at 1130 hours on the same day. Third train will leave Karachi Cantt at 1100Read More