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Whirling dervishes swirl the souls of devotees at PNCA

ISLAMABAD, AUG 14: Artists from Turkey perform on the occasion of 70th independence day of Pakistan at Pakistan National Council of the Arts.=DNA PHOTO

ISLAMABAD, AUG 14 (DNA)- The whirling dervishes from the brotherly country Republic of Turkey swirled the souls of devotees with their affectionate performance  at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA). Specially flown from Istanbul to participate in the 70th Independence Day celebration of Pakistan, the Istanbul Historical Turkish Music Ensemble attracted a huge crowd to the Grand Music Show, one of the month-long series of events being organized by the PNCA to mark the Pakistan’s Independence Day. A 30-minute performance was an unusual experience of spiritual journey of tranquility,Read More


UK Foreign Secretary sends Independence Day message to Pakistan  

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  ISLAMABAD (DNA) The UK’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to mark Pakistan’s 70th anniversary of Independence.  In his message to Pakistan, Boris Johnson said: “On behalf of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, I wish the people of Pakistan the very best on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of independence. Muhammad Jinnah’s founding vision of a progressive, inclusive Pakistan is still something worth cherishing and celebrating, and Pakistan should be rightly proud of its culture and history over the last 70 years.   “The United Kingdom and PakistanRead More


Chinese vice premier arrives Islamabad

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ISLAMABAD, Aug 13 (DNA): Chinese Vice-Premier of the State Council of People’s Republic of China Wang Yang along with a high powered delegation Sunday arrived here on a two- day official visit. At the airport, he was warmly received by the high officials. According to the Foreign Office, Vice Premier Wang Yang is undertaking the visit to Pakistan on the directions of President Xi Jinping as a special gesture to participate in 70th Independence Day celebrations of Pakistan. During his visit, the Vice Premier will attend the flag- hoisting ceremonyRead More


General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff(COAS) visited Quetta

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General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff(COAS) visited Quetta today. COAS attended Namaz-e-Janaza of soldiers who embraced Shahadat in blast last night. Governor Balochistan, CM Balochistan, Federal Minister of Interior, Lt Gen Aamir Riaz Commander Southern Command and other Civil / military officials attended Namaz-e-Janaza. COAS also visited injured of Quetta blast at CMH Quetta Cantt. Later, COAS was briefed about the incident at HQ SC. COAS reiterated that our fight against terrorism shall continue till achievement of enduring peace and stability. He said that there is a needRead More


Classical dancers present a mesmerizing performance at PNCA

ISLAMABAD, AUG 12: Classical dancer presenting a mesmerizing performance at PNCA. DNA

ISLAMABAD, AUG 12 (DNA)  The National Performing Arts Group (NPAG) of the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) experimented a dance in the pure form of Bharatanatyam, the most authentic classical dance form in the South Asia, to present a creative visualisation of the contemporary life.   The thematic dance ‘barzakh’ showcased the life behaviours where the common people don’t find solace on either side of the life. They remain in between the negative and positive nodes quite confused and double minded.   The dance was performed by AmnaRead More


Wang Yang, the Vice-Premier of State Council of People’s Republic of China to visit Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD: Mr. Wang Yang, the Vice-Premier of the State Council of People’s Republic of China will lead a high powered delegation to Pakistan from 13-14 August 2017. As a member of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, Vice Premier Wang Yang is among the top leadership of China.   Vice Premier Wang Yang is undertaking the visit to Pakistan on the directions of President Xi Jinping as a special gesture to participate in the 70th Independence Day Celebrations of Pakistan. His visit on this important milestone forRead More