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Thursday, September 12th, 2019

 

  Russian Expobank official calls on PM Imran Khan

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  ISLAMABAD, SEPT 12 (DNA) – Igor Vladimirovich Kim, Director ExpoBank Russia, called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at PM’s Office at Parliament House Islamabad.   Federal Minister for Privatization Muhammad Mian Soomro, Adviser Finance Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Advisor Commerce Abdul Razzak Dawood were also present during the meeting.   During the meeting, Igor Kim expressed keen interest to invest in the financial sector of the country.   The Prime Minister welcomed the interest of ExpoBank and highlighted existing business opportunities and investment-friendly policies being pursued by the Government. Read More


Maj. Gen Talal Abdullah Al Otaibi calls on Army Chief

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RAWALPINDI, SEPT 12 (DNA) -Major General Talal Abdullah Al-Otaibi, Military Advisor to Minister of Defence, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff at GHQ, Thursday.   During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional security and measures to further enhance bilateral defence collaboration including Training Exchange Program were discussed. COAS affirmed Pakistan Army’s support towards capacity building of Royal Saudi Land Forces.   Visiting dignitary acknowledged Pakistan Army’s valuable contributions particularly towards regional peace and stability.   Nawaf Saeed Al Malkiy, KSA AmbassadorRead More


Indian hyper-nationalism has made the region a nuclear flashpoint: experts

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    ISLAMABAD, SEPT 12 (DNA) – The rising Hindutva hyper-nationalism in India is not a domestic issue of the country anymore. It is already spilling over to become a regional issue and has global implications, too! The region has become a nuclear flashpoint due to the current situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir. This threat was highlighted by leading security experts and defence analysts in Islamabad during a well-attended seminar “Expansionist Hindu Nationalism and Nuclear Politics” organized by Centre for Strategic and Contemporary Research (CSCR) held at a local hotelRead More


President Alvi delivers speech amidst opposition uproar

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ISLAMABAD: President Alvi delivered speech amidst opposition uproar on Thursday. The opposition started making hue and cry when President Alvi came to deliver his speech. The opposition parties changed slogans against the government and the Prime Minister and demanded resignation of the prime minister. The President in his address condemned Indian atrocities in Kashmir and urged the world community to take action againist India. The President also lauded role of friendly countries such as China and Turkey and hoped they will continue to play their role till the tile ofRead More


PM Imran to travel to Saudi Arabia later this month

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  ISLAMABAD, SEPT 12 (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan will travel to Saudi Arabia later this month, sources said. According to sources, the prime minister will travel to Saudi Arabia before his visit to United States where the prime minister will address the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly. During his visit to Saudi Arabia, the prime minister is expected to meet important leaders, sources added. During his last visit to the Kingdom, prime minister represented Pakistan at the 14th Summit of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)Read More


MoU signed for free treatment of cancer patients

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ISLAMABAD, SEPT 12 (DNA)-A Letter of Understanding was signed here on Thursday between Ministry of National Health Services and Novartis for public private partnership to provide free treatment to poor cancer patients in Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Kashmir.   On this occasion, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health Dr. Zafar Mirza said that cancer treatment is a priority of this government and public –private initiatives are encouraged.   This is another step forward in providing relief to the masses in line with the concept of welfare state envisioned byRead More