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Pakistan summons Afghan Ambassador to Foreign Office, seeks written explanation


ISLAMABAD, (DNA)  – Pakistan Foreign Office on Thursday summoned Afghanistan’s chargé d affaires in Islamabad. Pakistan has registered strong protest over the inordinate delay and manner of return of the body of martyred SP Tahir Dawar. The foreign office summoned a written explanation over the inordinate delay and manner of return of the body of martyred SP Tahir Dawar. FO spokesman Dr Muhammad Faisal said that an official delegation was sent to Afghanistan to bring back the mortal remain of the slain police officer. “We lodged a protest with Afghanistan over the delay inRead More

Pakistan Hockey Federation meets Governor Punjab


LAHORE, (DNA) – Pakistan Hockey Federation officials met Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar ahead of Hockey World Cup 2018. Governor Punjab encouraged the players for the mega event. He also extended his best wishes to the national team. President Pakistan Hockey Federation Brigadier Retired Khalid Sajjad Khokhar briefed Governor Punjab regarding the World Cup. An honorary Hockey stick was presented to Chaudhry Sarwar by Pakistan Hockey Federation. Head coach of National Hockey team Tauqeer Dar, assistant coaches and singer Waris Baig were also present in the meeting. On Wednesday, Pakistan’s hockeyRead More

IMF lauds BISP’s contribution in poverty elimination


ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – The visiting IMF delegation has appreciated the performance and contribution of Benazir Income Support Program towards the national social protection and helping the vulnerable to fight poverty. The delegation led by Team leader Harald Finger is in Pakistan to assess the economic and financial challenges faced by the country. Secretary BISP Omar Hamid Khan briefed the delegation on various initiatives, programmes and activities of BISP as well as its national and international partnerships. He said BISP is contributing towards women empowerment by supporting 5.7 Million marginalized womenRead More

SP Dawar’s murder in Afghanistan, behavior of Kabul regime raise questions: ISPR


RAWALPINDI, (DNA) – The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the media wing of the military has condemned the brutal murder of SP Tahir Dawar in Afghanistan. In his statements on Twitter, the Director General ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor said: “Brutal murder of SP Tahir Khan Dawar in Afghanistan is highly condemnable. We have lost a brave police officer. His abduction, move to Afghanistan, murder and follow up behavior of Afghan authorities raise questions which indicate involvement or resources more than a terrorist organisation in Afghanistan.” The director general further saidRead More

Startling disclosures in Jamal Khashoggi murder case: Pakistan welcomes indictment of culprits


======= Pakistan welcomes indictment of Khashoggi case culprits   ISLAMABAD, NOV 15 (DNA) –Pakistan on Thursday welcomed Saudi move to initiate the process of indictment of those responsible for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.   The foreign office spokesman said, commencement of this process demonstrates the resolve and commitment of the Saudi authorities to hold the culprits and their associates to account and fulfill the imperatives of justice, as has been mutually reaffirmed by both Saudi Arabia and Turkey.=DNA ============== ‏Riyadh,  (DNA) — The Public Prosecution said on Thursday inRead More

NAB chief orders inquiry into mal-functioning of surveillance cameras


ISLAMABAD Nov 15 (DNA) -:Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Justice ® Javed Iqbal on Thursday directed complaint verification of non functioning of 600 surveillance cameras of safe city from out of a total of 1800 cameras installed in the federal capital.   Taking notice of mal-functioning of surveillance cameras, he directed DG NAB Rawalpindi to submit details of expenditures incurred on the project and details of start of the project and reasons that why these cameras are not functioning.   The Chairman also directed the DG to investigate reasons ofRead More