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Friday, August 14th, 2015


14th August celebrated at Pak High Commission New Delhi

The 69th Independence Day of Pakistan was celebrated with national zeal and spirit at the High Commission Friday, says a press release received from New Delhi, India. Mr. Abdul Basit, High Commissioner raised the flag to the tune of national anthem in an impressive ceremony which was held on the Chancery’s lush green lawns. Speaking on the occasion, the High Commissioner said Pakistan had always wanted to have a normal and cooperative relationship with India. To this end, it was necessary to settle all the outstanding issues, particularly the JammuRead More

Pakistan Independence Day celebrated in Kabul

KABUL: The 69th Independence Day of Pakistan was celebrated at the premises of Pakistan Embassy, Kabul, with great national fervour and enthusiasm, Friday. The ceremony was inaugurated with the recitation of Holy Quran followed by national anthem and flag hoisting by Pakistan Ambassador to Afghanistan, Syed Abrar Hussain. The messages of the President and Prime Minister of Pakistan were also read out on the occasion. The Ambassador, in his address, highlighted the sacrifices rendered by our forefathers for achieving a separate homeland for the Muslims of the Sub-Continent. He paidRead More

Democracy strengthening in Pakistan, says Philip Barton

ISLAMABAD, AUG 14(DNA) – British High Commissioner to Pakistan Philip Barton has said it is up to the British police to look into Altaf Hussain’s statements whether they are inflammatory or not and the British government has nothing to do with this issue.The British government is however fully aware of sentiments of Pakistani people because of Altaf Hussain’s statements, Philip Barton said while giving an interview to a private TV channel. He further said he had a number of meetings with Pakistan interior minister Ch. Nisar Ali Khan however heRead More