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Saturday, July 20th, 2019


Pakistan hires lobbying services of Holland & Knight in Washington DC

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WASHINGTON, JULY 20 (DNA): Pakistan Embassy in Washington and top US lobbying firm Holland & Knight have signed a contract in Washington for lobbying services. The firm will assist Pakistan Embassy in Washington to expand bilateral ties and further strengthen them keeping in view political landscape of the United States. On the occasion, leading Republican from New York, former Congressman and representative of Holland & Knight firm Tom Reynolds held a meeting with Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi. Speaking on the occasion, the Foreign Minister said Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visitRead More

Govt remained neutral during elections in Ex-FATA: Firdous Ashiq Awan

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ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan said successful holding of elections in erstwhile FATA today demonstrated that tribal people voted in large numbers to exercise their constitutional and democratic right. She said government remained neutral during the whole election process. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Saturday, Special Assistant paid tributes to the sacrifices of armed forces and civil institutions to restore peace and order in the area. She said the peaceful election also proved that people have expressedRead More

Biggest Pakistani gathering awaits PM Imran’s address at Washington stadium


ISLAMABAD, JUL 20 (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan, who will kick start his three-day visit to the United States of America on Sunday, is scheduled to address a record-setting gathering of the Pakistani community at a stadium in the downtown of the Washington DC. The prime minister will address the Pakistani community at Capital One Arena with a seating capacity of above 20,000 persons most of which had been booked already with more people still registering themselves to attend the event. The prime minister’s community address is distinctive inRead More

PM Imran Khan meets Qatar Airways CEO in Doha, en route to US


ISLAMABAD, JUL 20 (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday met Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Qatar Airways Akbar Albaker in Doha, Qatar during transit to Washington DC, a PM Office press release said. The prime minister along with a delegation is on his way to the United States of America on a three-day visit on the invitation of US President Donald Trump. Prime Minister Imran Khan left for the United States on a three-day official visit in the wee hours of Saturday. According to details, Prime Minister ImranRead More

Air chief witnesses static display of PAF C-130 aircraft at royal int’l air tattoo

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ISLAMABAD, JUL 20 (DNA) – Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Chief of the Air Staff witnessed the static display of PAF Hercules during his visit to Royal International Air Tattoo-2019 being held at Fairford, UK. The esthetically painted aircraft of the prestigious No 6 Squadron of PAF landed at Royal Air Force Base Fairford, UK yesterday. Hercules of the No 6 Squadron is vying for the coveted Concours D’ Elegance trophy at the mega event, which opened its doors for the general public. The Air Chief interacted with theRead More

Pakistani diaspora in America to hold welcome jalsa for PM Imran


ISLAMABAD, JUL 20 (DNA) – Pakistani diaspora in America announced to stage a landmark jalsa in Washington in the honor of PM Imran Khan and preparations in this regard are underway. According to the details provided by party’s Central Media Department PTI Senator Faisal Javed has reached America to oversee the preparations of the jalsa in Washington. Besides Prime Minister Imran Khan’s address to the gathering, an exclusive documentary film on his historic struggle will also be shown. Talking about the event Senator Faisal Javed stated that Pakistani community inRead More