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PM get briefed over Indo-Pak relations by Pak official to India

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit called upon Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad on Wednesday for a briefing on the state of Pakistan-India relations. Basit, who arrived from New Delhi early this morning, held a meeting with senior officials at the Foreign Ministry, briefing them about statements made by different Indian political leaders, including the spokesperson of the India Ministry of External Affairs. The High Commissioner to India also briefed Foreign Office officials about the future of Pak-India relations in light of recent developments between the two countries. ARead More

PCB names 15-member squad for Sri Lanka Test series

LAHORE, 03 JUNE (DNA) – Chairman PCB Shaharyar Mohammad Khan has approved Pakistan Test squad for the forthcoming three-Test away series against Sri Lanka following the recommendation of the four-member selection committee headed by Haroon Rashid. In naming the Test squad, the selection committee had also consulted with the Pakistan team management including Head Coach Waqar Younis and skipper Misbah-ul-Haq. The 15-member Test squad: Mohammad Hafeez, Ahmed Shehzad, Shan Masood, Azhar Ali (Vice-Captain), Misbah-ul-Haq (Captain), Younis Khan, Asad Shafiq, Haris Sohail, Sarfraz Ahmed  (Wicket keeper), Yasir Shah, Zulfiqar Babar, WahabRead More

Relations with Pakistan from cordial to excellent, says Italian envoy — Italian national day celebrated

ISLAMABAD, JUNE 03 (DNA) – Ambassador of Italy to Pakistan Adriano Chiodi Cianfarani has said relations with Pakistan are from cordial to excellent adding bilateral cooperation between the two countries has increased manifold.He expressed these views while speaking on the occasion of National Day reception of Italy.The ambassador further said, since 1948 when the first Italian ambassador to Pakistan landed in the then capital city Karachi, bilateral relations between our two countries started progressing on a path of solid friendship.

NAB underlines need for cooperation with China

ISLAMABAD, 03 JUNE (DNA) – Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday said that Chinese investment in Pakistan in various projects is encouraging; especially the Economic Corridor Project will further enhance it. There is a need to have closer cooperation on anti-corruption issues so that the fruit of development projects go directly to the masses, Qamar Zaman Chaudhry, Chairman NAB stated in a meeting with Sun Weidong, Ambassador of People’s Republic of China who called on him at NAB Headquarters. Matters of mutual interest including the visit of Huang Shuxian,Read More

Relatives protest after ‘criminal’ dies in police custody

KARACHI, 03 JUNE (DNA) – Family of an alleged criminal who died during detention at Karachi’s Aziz Bhatti police station protested in Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Center (JPMC) Hospital. The protest turned violent and the family attacked a policeman posted at the hospital’s mortuary ahead of the victim’s autopsy. Roads leading to the hospital were closed while more police contingents were called in to control the situation. Wasim, a wanted criminal belonging to a political party, mysteriously died overnight in custody at Aziz Bhatti police station in Karachi. Police hadRead More

Azerbaijan donates wheel chairs to handicapped children

ISLAMABAD, JUNE 03 (DNA) -On behalf of Mrs.MehribanAliyeva, President Heyder Aliyev Foundation, Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Pakistan DashginShikarov, handed over donation of Wheel Chairs to the Children of Al-Farabi National Center for Physically Handicapped Children (ACPHC) at Islamabad.The donation was made in order to help rebuild the lives of the children facing problems in having support to begin moving forward towards active and prosperous life.