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Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

 

Closing ceremony of re-integration program held at de- radicalisation centre 

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ISLAMABAD, AUG 22 (DNA) – Closing ceremony of re-integration program was held at de- radicalisation centre  Sabaoon Malaknad. Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mahmood Khan was the Chief Guest. Chief Guest congratulated the re-integrated juveniles for successful completion of their stay at Saboon and advised them to be useful citizens shunning extremism Chief Minister appreciated management of  Sabaoon  for imparting necessary training  and transforming them into better citizens. He also announced the shifting of Sabaoon Malakand to District Khyber and handing over of existing infrastructure to Malakand University for Women Campus.Read More


China urges foreign media to ‘help right public opinion wrongs’ on Hong Kong protests

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BEIJING, AUG 22 — Beijing has called on foreign media in China for “impartial” and “objective” reporting on the Hong Kong protests, sending letters to dozens of overseas news outlets in its latest effort to sway international opinion. As Hong Kong enters a third month of unprecedented political and social unrest, Beijing declared that its “most pressing task” is to “end the chaos and violence and to restore order”. To do that, it has ramped up rhetoric against protesters through state and social media. While China has effective control over domesticRead More


PM Imran to embark on US visit on Sep 23, to address UNGA

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ISLAMABAD, AUG 22 (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan will leave for the United States on four-day official visit on September 23. During the visit, the prime minister will address United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York. Imran Khan will also hold separate meetings with leaders of different countries. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi will arrive in the US before the prime minister. Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan had warned the global community about simmering tensions between nuclear-armed rivals Pakistan and India as the possibility of having a dialogueRead More


Foreign Minister’s Telephonic Call with Foreign Minister of the Swiss Confederation

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  Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a telephonic conversation with Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis of Switzerland today to brief him on the current situation in the Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir. The Foreign Minister highlighted the illegal and unilateral undertaking by India to change the disputed status of Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir and its demographic structure. He added that these steps were in contravention of the resolutions of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Jammu and Kashmir and International Law. The Foreign Minister underlined that actionsRead More


PPP issues white paper on PTI government performance during one year

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  ISLAMABAD (DNA) – A PPP Report on One Year (2018-2019) Performance of PTI Government Prime Minister Imran Khan took oath on the 18th of August 2018 after yet another controversial and violent elections leading Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari to greet him as the ‘Selected Prime Minister.” One year down the road, in August 2019, in a very selected PTI government, Pakistan is more unsafe, unstable, more economically vulnerable, and internationally weak. None of the slogans of the selected Prime Minister’s bombastic Tabdeeli or change have seen the light ofRead More


PM Imran Khan says he would no longer seek dialogue with India

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ISLAMABAD, AUG 22 (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has said he is done seeking dialogue with India after repeated rebuffs from the Modi government at his efforts for peace and negotiation. The premier, in an interview expressed his frustration at the attitude of the Indian officials. “There is no point in talking to them. I mean, I have done all the talking. Unfortunately, now when I look back, all the overtures that I was making for peace and dialogue, I think they took it for appeasement,” PM Imran said.Read More