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Parliamentary Elections in Tajikistan To bring peace, prosperity

Tajik people voted for stability and prosperity According to the statement by the Central Commission for Elections and Referenda of the Republic of Tajikistan Shermuhammad Shohiyen, during a briefing, the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDPT) has won a majority of votes of 65.2%, the Agrarian Party 11.8%, the Party of Economic Reforms (PERT) 7.6%,  and Socialist Party 5.2 percent. Thus, according to party lists, 16 representatives of PDPT, 3 from Agrarian Party, 2 from the PERT and 1 from the Socialist Party shall have representation in the parliament. The list ofRead More

History & Development of Brazilian Capoeira in Pakistan

Shayan Ali  Capoeira is a Brazilian traditional martial art that combines elements of dance, music, acrobatics, fighting and self-defense. It is a unique martial art in a sense that the objective of the game is not to defeat the opponent but to display the set of skills in a physical dialogue. Capoeira is very famous for fast and complex moves including a wide variety of kicks, spins, doges, fast counter-attacks and highly mobile techniques. The history of Capoeira starts in the beginning of 16th century in Brazil by African descendants withRead More

Capoeira’ builds important bridge between Pakistan and Brazil: envoy

ISLAMABABAD, 17 FEB, (DNA) – Ambassador of Brazil to Pakistan, Alfredo Leoni has said that the introduction of Brazilian martial art, Capoeira in Pakistan can build an important bridge between Pakistan and Brazil, and Brazilians and Pakistanis. The ambassador stated this while addressing to a ceremony in honour of two Pakistan athletes, Shayan Ali and Mirwais, who just came from Brazil, in Islamabad on Monday. These athletes were sent to Brazil by Brazilian Embassy in Islamabad for an advance training course in the Brazilian traditional sports Capoeira at ABADA Capoeira training centreRead More

Brazilian literature books launched in Urdu

ISLAMABAD, MAR 04 (DNA) – The Ambassador of Brazil, Alfredo Leoni, and the Director-General of the National Library of Pakistan Ch. Muhammad Nazir, inaugurated two books of classic Brazilian literature, published in Urdu and English languages, at a ceremony at the National Library, in Islamabad, on Wednesday. In order to make Brazilian literature better known in Pakistan, the Embassy of Brazil in Islamabad decided to publish the translation to Urdu and English languages of two major novels of the Brazilian literature of 19th century: “Iracema”, by José de Alencar, and “PosthumousRead More