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Wednesday, June 17th, 2015


Russia vows to support Pak in war against terror

MOSCOW: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif called on the Russian Federation’s Duma State chairman who appreciated Pakistan’s efforts for stability in region and ongoing operation against terrorists. In a statement, the DG ISPR said that the Duma chief had said that they would stand by Pakistan in its fight against terrorism and extremism for stability in the region.   “Our independent and consistent relations will further grow,” he quoted the Duma chief, as saying. He said that Pakistan and Russia were taking keen interest in enhancing cooperation in defence. Meanwhile, COAS General Raheel Sharif visited a defence exhibitionRead More

Air Chief signs MoU with Turkish Air Force

IZMIR: Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force has signed an MoU with Turkish Air Force at the opening ceremony of Multinational Military Flight Crew Training (MMFCT) Centre at Izmir, Turkey on Wednesday. Both the Air Forces have agreed to exchange two pilots for training every year. This would enhance the bilateral relations at grass root level. The main purpose of Multinational Military Flight Crew Training Centre (MMFCT-C) is to provide comprehensive training solutions to Fighter Pilots of Allies and to develop flight trainingRead More

Ramazan moon not sighted, 1st fast on Friday

KARACHI: The central moon-sighting committee— Ruet-i-Hilal— headed by Mufti Muneebur Rehman has commenced its session in Karachi to determine the beginning of Ramazan. Several zonal committees are also in session in various parts of the country including Lahore, Quetta and Peshawar. However, the moon has not been sighted and now Ramazan will commence on Friday. Lunar sighting has often created a controversy in the country and this conflict over the onset of Ramazan and Eid celebration usually begins in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), where evidence of the Shawal moon sighting ofRead More

Romania keen to help Pakistan have access to EU markets: Emilian ION

ISLAMABAD, JUNE 17 (DNA) – Emilian ION ambassador of Romania to Pakistan has said his country attaches great importance to relations with Pakistan and high level of exchange visits between the two countries clearly manifests this fact.The Romanian ambassador was speaking on the occasion of a Pakistan-Romania Business Forum held here on Wednesday.The Romanian ambassador further said, 50 years ago, Romania and Pakistan officially established diplomatic relations, at Embassy level. It was the start of a partnership which has proven over time that geographical distance and geopolitical differences could notRead More

Statement from the Revolutionary Government of Cuba on situation in Ecuador

Given recent destabilization efforts undertaken by sectors of the Ecuadoran oligarchy, the Revolutionary Government of the Republic of Cuba expresses its firm, unconditional solidarity and support to the sister people of Ecuador, to the government of the Citizens’ Revolution, and its leader, compañero Rafael Correa DelgadoSince this past June 8, the government of Ecuador, led by President Rafael Correa Delgado, has faced, in several cities, acts of violence and calls for the overthrowal of the Citizens’ Revolution government.