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Uzbekistan Tourist Information Centre opens in Pakistan

Uzbekistan Tourist Information Centre opens in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, MAR 3 (DNA) –  The Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Pakistan  Furqat Sidiqov along with Minister of State for Climate Change, Government of Pakistan Zartaj Gul inaugurated “Uzbekistan Tourist Information Centre” on Sunday. “Uzbekistan Tourist Information Centre” would help further promote Uzbekistan and its tourism along with Uzbek culture in Pakistan by providing information, guidance, support, help and contacts for tourism promotion as well as for educational and business opportunities present in Uzbekistan for people of Pakistan.Since Uzbekistan is the only country for Central Asia having direct flight contact (regular flightsRead More


Palestine ambassador pays farewell call on President Mamnoon

Outgoing Ambassador of Palestine, Walid A.M. Abu Ali paid a farewell call on President Mamnoon Hussain at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad on April 13, 2018.

SLAMABAD, APR 13 (DNA) – Outgoing Ambassador of Palestine Walid Abu Ali paid farewell call on President Mamnoon Hussain at the Aiwan –e- Sadr on Friday. The ambassador remained with the President for some time and briefed him about the latest situation in Palestine. The ambassador also briefed the President about Israeli occupation of Palestinian land and atrocities committed against the innocent Palestine people. The President appreciated services of the outgoing ambassador for promotion of bilateral relations. He wished him success for his future endeavours.=DNA


Modi terms Pakistan as ‘mothership of terrorism’, asks BRICS leaders to take actions against it

Modi Speaks with BRICS leaders

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a meeting with fellow BRICS leaders on Sunday in Goa urged them to take a strong united stand against the “mothership of terrorism” in the South Asian region, in a thinly veiled reference to Pakistan. Modi said a country in India’s neighbourhood held links to “terror modules” around the world, which BRICS ─ a bloc consisting of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa ─ should strongly condemn. “In our region, terrorism poses a grave threat to peace, security and development.” “Tragically the mothershipRead More


PPP takes out rally to honour Karsaz martyrs

PPP takes out rally to honour Karsaz martyrs

KARACHI, Oct 16 (DNA) – The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has taken out what it says will be a historic rally in Karachi today to honour the martyrs of Karsaz, who were killed in a bomb attack on slain prime minister Benazir Bhutto’s homecoming rally nine years ago.  The ‘Salam Shuhuda’ rally is being led by party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, who has mounted a special bomb-proof truck and is guarded by ‘Jaanisaran-e-Benazir Bhutto (Benazir Bhutto’s loyalists)’. Other leaders of the party are also part of the rally.  Addressing theRead More


Three FC men injured in a suicide attack in Kurram Agency

Three FC men injured in a suicide attack in Kurram Agency

KURRAM AGENCY, 15 OCT (DNA) – Three Frontier Corps (FC) personnel were injured in a suicide attack near a security check post at Pak-Afghan border on Saturday. Government sources said that a youth who entered in Pakistan from Afghanistan, detonated a suicide vest near a security check post at Kharlachi area of Kurram tribal region. Three FC personnel sustained injuries in the attack, security sources said. Jamaat-ul-Ahraar a splinter group of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), has claimed responsibility of the attack. Meanwhile, unknown armed men shot dead a police official inRead More


Cyril Almeida admits his story was based on assumptions: FO

Pakistan rejects blame of involvement in Uri attack

ISLAMABAD, 14 OCT (DNA) – The spokesperson for the Foreign Office, Nafees Zakaria, on Friday defended the government decision to place a travel ban on a prominent journalist over an article he wrote about an alleged rift between the military and the centre by saying Cyril Almeida himself admitted that the October 6 story was based on assumptions. Speaking to media in the federal capital, Zakaria said that the government has already denied the story of Cyril Almeida since in a bid to eliminate terrorism from the country; all state institutions were working together inRead More