KARACHI (DNA) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday visited forward troops in Gadra Sector in Sindh and commended operational preparedness and high state of morale of the troops. During the visit, the army chief said that Pakistan Army is fully committed to guard the frontiers of country. Lieutenant General Humayun Aziz, Commander Karachi Corps also accompanied him. Later, COAS visited Thar Coal Project. He was given detailed briefing on the progress of the pilot projects. Talking on the occasion, he said that internal securityRead More
ISLAMABAD, DEC 12 (DNA) –Students of NUML got a chance on Wednesday to exhibit their skills in the Japanese language when they participated in a debate contest held under the aegis of the Japanese embassy and the Japanese language department of NUML. Takashi Kurai, Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan and Madam Kurai attended the speech contest. The participants of the speech contest delivered their speeches fluently on variety of topics in Japanese language. The speech contest was followed by the songs and drama skits performed by the students in JapaneseRead More
KARACHI, DEC 12 (DNA) – General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Army Air Defence Centre Karachi. COAS installed Lieutenant General Hamood Uz Zaman Khan, as Colonel Commandant of Army Air Defence Corps. COAS appreciated the Corps for their contributions in war against terrorism. A large number of serving and retired officers and soldiers from Army Air Defence attended the ceremony.
ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Pakistan on Wednesday rejected the US decision to add the country to its blacklist of countries that violate religious freedom as “unilateral and politically motivated”. “Besides the clear biases reflected from these designations, there are serious questions on the credentials and impartiality of the self-proclaimed jury involved in this unwarranted exercise,” said a statement issued by the Foreign Office hours after US State Secretary Mike Pompeo said he had designated Pakistan among the “countries of particular concern” in a congressionally-mandated annual report, which means that the USRead More
Azerbaijan embassy marks 15th death anniversary of national leader Heydar Aliyev HARIPUR, DEC 12 (DNA) – The seminar on “Role of leaders in the empowerment of women” were held on Sarai Saleh, Haripur, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to Paksitan in collaboration with Pakistan-Azerbaijan Alumni Assosiation and Government Girls Degree College of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan. Emphasizing growing role of women in the socio-political, economic, and cultural life, Ambassador of Azerbaijan Ali Alizada said that gender equality has been one ofRead More
STRASBOURG, (DNA) – One person was killed and six others were injured in a shooting near a Christmas market in the eastern French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday. According to police the suspected gunman was on the run. Soon after the incident, the French interior ministry took to Twitter, saying: “Serious public security event under way in Strasbourg. Residents are asked to stay at home.” “Shooting in Strasbourg´s city centre. Thanks to all for staying at home until the situation has been clarified,” deputy mayor Alain Fontanel said in tweet.Read More