Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

September, 2019


Pakistan strongly condemns the terrorist attack in Parwan province of Afghanistan


Pakistan on Tuesday strongly condemned the terrorist attack on an election rally of President Ashraf Ghani in Parwan province today, in which reportedly 24 civilians including women and children lost their lives. We offer our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families while praying for early recovery of those injured in the attack.   Pakistan condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. Pakistan fully supports the Afghan efforts for restoring complete peace and stability in the country through strengthening of the democratic process in Afghanistan.

Pak Army joins multi-nation military exercise ‘TSENTR 2019’ in Russia


RAWALPINDI (DNA) – Pakistan Army is participating in a week-long multinational massive military drills ‘TSENTR 2019’ (Centre 2019) under the ambit of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Russia, the military’s media wing said on Tuesday. Senior military officials from all participating countries, which are members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), attended the opening ceremony. Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Major General Asif Ghafoor further stated that the exercise would ensure regional stability and security. Apart from host Russia, military contingents from all SCO member states including Pakistan, Kazakhstan,Read More

Justice Faez Isa case: SC bench for hearing constitutional petition dissolved


ISLAMABAD (DNA) – A seven-member larger bench of the Supreme Court – formed to hear Justice Qazi Faez Isa’s constitutional petition pertaining to misconduct reference filed against him at the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) – has on Tuesday been dissolved. Justice Umar Atta Bandial – head of the bench – has forwarded the matter to Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa stating that some judges did not want become a part of the larger bench which had to take up the plea today. It is worth mentioning here that JusticeRead More

Jihad Azour, Director Middle East & Central Asia, IMF meets PM Imran Khan


ISLAMABAD, SEPT 17 (DNA) – Jihad Azour, Director Middle East & Central Asia, IMF met with Prime Minister Imran Khan at PM Office. Advisor Finance Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Governor State Bank, Secretary Finance were also present during the meeting.=DNA ===========

Germany commits € 109 million for development cooperation with Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD, SEPT 17 (DNA) – The bi-annual Negotiations on Development Cooperation between the Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany were held in Berlin from 11-12 September, 2019. The Pakistani Delegation was headed by Mr. Noor Ahmed, Secretary, EAD and included representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the provinces of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab. The Delegation of the Federal Republic of Germany was headed by Ms. Gisela Hammerschmidt, Director for Asia at the German Federal Ministry for Economic CooperationRead More

Multi national military exercise ‘TSENTR (Centre) begins at Donguz, Russia


MOSCOW, SEPT 17 (DNA) – A week long multi national military exercise ‘TSENTR (Centre) 2019 under the ambit of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) started  at Donguz , Orenburg, Russia.   Apart from host Russia, military contingents from all SCO member states including Pakistan are taking part in this international exercise.   The opening ceremony was attended by senior military officials of all the participating countries.   The exercise  CENTRE aims at evolving drills of the participating armies  in the fight against  international terrorism  ensuring security and stability in the region.=DNARead More