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CPC National Congress enters second day


BEIJING. OCT 19 (DNA) – Senior officials from the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee met the press Thursday as the 19th CPC National Congress entered its second day. Qi Yu, vice minister of the Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee, briefed the media on how the party is organized, including explaining the selection process of officials, self-governance and training courses. He said the party has implemented a strict routine of oversight andRead More

ECP to deploy army soldiers at polling stations during NA-4 by-election


PESHAWAR, OCT 19 (DNA) – Election Commission of Pakistan has announced to deploy soldiers of Pakistan Army both inside and outside the polling station during NA-4 by-election which will be held in the Peshawar constituency on Oct 26. According to Radio Pakistan, “The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has decided to deploy Pakistan Army personnel inside and outside at all the polling stations of the NA-4, Peshawar-IV by-election, to be held on 26th of this month.” ECP said the decision is taken to maintain law and order situation. The district sRead More

Yao Jing appointed as new Chinese envoy to Pakistan


BEIJING, OCT 19 (DNA) – Yao Jing has been appointed as new Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan, an official of Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Thursday. Jing—who has served as envoy to Afghanistan—will soon assume his new assignment, he said in a statement issued here. He said that China and Pakistan are all-weather strategic partners and have always been maintaining good friendly relations, adding China accords importance to its diplomatic relations with Pakistan. He expressed confidence that two countries will further strengthen bilateral cooperation under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework.Read More

Lt Gen Zahid installed as AMC’s Colonel Commandant


ABBOTTABAD, OCT 19 (DNA) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has lauded the role of Army Medical Corps in saving valuable lives of servicemen taking part in war against terrorism, the military’s media wing said. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Gen Qamar has appointed Surgeon General of Pakistan Army Lt-Gen Zahid Hamid as Colonel Commandant of Army Medical Corps. The ceremony was held at the Army Medical Centre in Abbottabad where the COAS also attended the Commanding Officers’ Conference on Thursday. The outgoing ColonelRead More

Chinese language to be introduced in two OPF colleges


ISLAMABAD, OCT 19 (DNA) – Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) has decided to introduce Chinese language in two of its colleges in view of the importance of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project for the country and the region. OPF Managing Director Habibur Rehman Gillani said that the trend of learning Chinese language was witnessing a rise in the country. Initially, Chinese language courses would be introduced in Boys College H-8/4 and Girls College F-8/2, he added. He also said that learning Chinese would afford best opportunities to students seeking differentRead More

PML-N minister Riaz Pirzada urges Nawaz Sharif to step down as party president


ISLAMABAD, OCT 19 (DNA) – Criticizing his own party, Federal Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination Riaz Hussain Pirzada on Thursday urged Nawaz Sharif to step down as the PML-N president, saying the former premier was standing a trial over corruption charges. Speaking at Meet The Press event in Islamabad, Pirzada said it was important to list right as right if the PML-N wanted to stay intact. He also lambasted the policies of the ruling party. Sources in the PML-N said Pirzada implied that Nawaz Sharif must step down and give commandRead More