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PM thanks Zimbabwean President for cricket team tour

ISLAMABAD, Jun 11 (DNA): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Thursday in a letter to the President of Zimbabwe thanked him for sending its national cricket team on Pakistan tour and helping the revival of international cricket in the country.”The government and people of Pakistan are grateful to you for your leadership, vision and solidarity with Pakistan and Pakistani cricket for helping make this entertaining cricket contest a reality,” the Prime Minister said in a letter to President Robert Mugabe.

Azerbaijan celebrates Salvation Day

By Waheed Hussain The day of 15 June, 1993 is marked as National Salvation Day of Azerbaijan and a turning point in the  history of independent Azerbaijan. There is no doubt that the Azerbaijan’s contemporary history is completely linked with the name of its National Leader Heydar Aliyev – a political leader who dedicated his whole life to his Nation in most dreadful times. On that very day, Heydar Aliyev, one of the most renowned politician of the former USSR, returned to capital city Baku to lead Azerbaijan which wasRead More

Influential persons of Sindh funding terrorism: Rangers

KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers Sindh has recommended a crackdown on terror-funding activities across Karachi, in which the law-enforcing agency claims several influential personalities of Sindh are directly involved. The director general (DG) of Rangers Sindh, Major General Bilal Akbar, had recently briefed the apex committee on terrorism-funding activities in Karachi, highlighting the involvement of several high-profile personalities in land grabbing and collecting extortion. According to a statement issued on Thursday, the Rangers DG told the apex committee that illegally acquired funds were channeled to various criminal outfits and individuals — includingRead More

Office of ‘Save the Children’ sealed on Govt’s orders

ISLAMABAD: The government of Pakistan has sealed the the office of “Save the Children” – a global children’s aid agency and ordered it to leave the country within 15 days, said a statement issued here on Thursday. The statement issued by the federal interior ministry said the international NGO was involved in ‘anti-Pakistan activities’. According to police, the country office of the organization has been sealed in the federal capital and its foreign staff has been directed to leave Pakistan within 15 days. It’s not the first occasion the NGORead More

Senate passes resolution condemning Indian Leaders’

ISLAMABAD, 11 JUNE (DNA) – The Senate today passed a unanimous resolution strongly condemning the recent disturbing pattern of provocative and hostile statements by Indian leaders including threatening attacks against Pakistani territory. The resolution was moved by Leader of the House Raja Zafarul Haq. The resolution said such crude attempts by India are unacceptable and Pakistan rejects this hegemonic mindset. It said the House wishes to emphasis that Pakistan will never allow its territory to be violated by India under any pretext. The Pakistan armed forces are fully capable toRead More

PM directs civil servants to enhance efficiency

ISLAMABAD, 11 JUNE (DNA) – Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has directed the civil servants to enhance their efficiency to steer the country on the path of progress and development. He was talking to the officers recently promoted to BS 22 in Islamabad Thursday. He said a government officers should work in the best interest of the country and nation without any political bias.   Senior officers should present themselves as role models of integrity and efficiency to their subordinates. Nawaz Sharif said the government does not believe in political victimizationRead More