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COAS Gen. Bajwa chairs 218th Corps Commanders Conference at GHQ

COAS Gen. Bajwa chairs 218th Corps Commanders Conference at GHQ

RAWALPINDI, FEB 04 (DNA) – The 218th Corps Commanders’ Conference presided by Chief of the Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, at GHQ, on Monday. Forum reviewed geo-strategic environment and security situation of the country. Forum expressed satisfaction on improved internal security situation and progress on regional peace initiative especially Afghan reconciliation process. Forum discussed situation along Line of Control and Working Boundary with reference to continued cease fire violations and Indian atrocities against innocent Kashmiris. Forum reviewed state of preparedness along Line of Control/ Working Boundary and Eastern BorderRead More


Afghanistan desires role in CPEC, says Afghan envoy Dr Zakhilwal

Ambassador of Afghanistan Dr. Zakhilwal

Afghanistan’s Ambassador to Pakistan Dr Zakhilwal on Friday said Kabul absolutely supports China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and wants to become a part of the project. Dr Omer Zakhilwal, while talking to media in Islamabad, said “the CPEC was a great project that was equally relevant to Afghanistan like Pakistan, and anything that will be good for Pakistan will be good for the entire region.” The Afghan envoy asserted that the people of Afghanistan were “thirsty for development” and wanted to see their homeland prosper. “I think CPEC is not limited to Pakistan,Read More


India plans to completely seal border with Pakistan by Dec 2018

India plans to completely seal border with Pakistan by Dec 2018

NEW DELHI , OCT 8 (DNA) — The Indian government on Friday said that it will seal the entire stretch of 2300km long border it shares with Pakistan by the end of 2018. Speaking to media after reviewing the security situation on border with ministers and officials of four bordering states, Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh said India is planning to seal the entire border with Pakistan by December 2018 and a proper monitoring mechanism would be in place at the central and state government levels for it. “The action plan willRead More


US Senators, COAS visit NWA to review Zerb-e-Azb

US Senators, COAS visit NWA to review Zerb-e-Azb

NORTH WAZIRISTAN AGENCY, 04 JULY, (DNA) – Senator John McCain, Chairman of US Senate Arms Services committee, accompanied by a congressional delegation including senator Lindsey Graham and senator Joe Donnelly Monday went to North Waziristan Agency to visit areas cleared of terrorists in Operation Zerb-e-Azb. Having seen firsthand, the erstwhile hide outs and communication infrastructure, been cleared of terrorists, the delegation was highly appreciative of Pak Army’s accomplishment of cleansing the entire area of North Waziristan right upto Pak-Afghan Border. Senators also commended the rehabilitation work being carried out byRead More


ISPR says rescue operation in underway in Chitral

Chitral rain victims rescued by army

RAWALPINDI, July 03 (DNA): The army troops are engaged in relief and rescue operation in Chitral following the flash flood, said a press release issued by Inter-Services Public Relation (ISPR) on Sunday. According to the statement, as many as five houses of village Ursoon completely washed away and army troops are busy since last night in rescue and relief operation in the village. It may be noted that as many as thirty-one people have died while several others went missing due to heavy rain and flash flood in Drosh areaRead More


Stay of Afghan refugees in Pakistan extended for six more months

PTI files petition in NAB against Nawaz for corruption

ISLAMABAD, 29 JUNE (DNA) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has directed Ministry of Foreign Affairs and States & Frontier Regions Division to immediately engage with UNHCR and the government of Afghanistan for gradual relocation of refugee camps in Pakistan to Afghanistan. According to a press release issued by the Prime Minister House, it is stated, the stay of POR card holders Afghan refugees shall be extended for a further period of six months only, till 31st December, 2016; and, In order to facilitate relocation and as a gesture of continuedRead More