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IHC hears petition against JUI-F’s Azadi March


ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday has conducted hearing on the petition filed against Azadi March of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F). During the hearing, Chief Justice remarked that no court can abolish right of protest. Earlier, an application was also filed by advocate Hanif Rahi against the participation of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in Azadi March. Interior secretary, JUI-F chief, PML-N and Deputy Commissioner Islamabad were made parties in the plea. The application to IHC stated that PML-N leaders are facing National Accountability Bureau (NAB) cases and ex-primeRead More

Macron, Merkel meet to harmonise positions before EU summit


PARIS (DNA) – France’s Emmanuel Macron will hold talks Wednesday with Germany’s Angela Merkel for the second time in a week to chart a united front on issues ranging from Brexit to Syria ahead of this week’s EU summit. Macron goes into the two-day meeting in Brussels starting Thursday still smarting from the rejection of his pick for European commissioner, Sylvie Goulard. The resounding “No” by European MEPs to Goulard, who has been caught up in an investigation into fake jobs for parliamentary assistants, was seen as a blow toRead More

World Economic Outlook forecasts rise in unemployment in Pakistan


ISLAMABAD (DNA) – International Monetary Fund (IMF) issued World Economic Outlook report 2019 which indicates a rise in unemployment rate in Pakistan. The World Economic Outlook report indicates that the unemployment rate in Pakistan will increase up to 6.2 percent in the year 2019 from its current position of 6.1 percent. According to International Monetary Fund, the pace of economic growth is likely to reach 5 percent by the year 2024 while the inflation will decrease to 5 percent from its current position of 13 percent. The report further saidRead More

PM Imran meets custodian of two holy mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud


RIYADH, (DNA) – Meeting between Prime Minister Imran Khan and Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud has started.

Putin give Red Book Falcom Alfa grown in Kyrgyzstan to Sauid King


On 14th October 2019, President of the Russian Federation H.E. Vladimir Putin during an official visit to the capital of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh presented King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, the King of Saudi Arabia with a Red Book Falcon named “Alfa” grown in Issyk-Kul Region of the Kyrgyz Republic. The falcon was grown in the Russian-Kyrgyz Center Muras, based in the Tyup district of the Issyk-Kul region, Kyrgyzstan. In 2016, a pilot project was launched in the Issyk-Kul region, the Russian-Kyrgyz falcon center“ Muras ”was created. The aim ofRead More

Lieutenant Gen. Ahmed Bin Harith Al-Nabhani meets COAS Gen. Bajwa


RAWALPINDI, OCT 15 (DNA) – Lieutenant General Ahmed Bin Harith Al-Nabhani, Chief of Staff, Sultan’s Armed Forces, Sultanate of Oman visited GHQ and called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff. During the meeting matters of mutual interest were discussed. The visiting General lauded Pakistan Army’s achievements in fight against terrorism and continued efforts for regional peace and stability. Earlier on arrival at GHQ, the visiting dignitary was presented guard of honour . The visiting general laid floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada to pay homage to martyrs.=DNA ==============