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Pakistan to welcome joint ventures in diverse sectors with Bosnia: President

BEIJING, Sep 04 (DNA): President Mamnoon Hussain on Friday said Pakistan values its ties with Bosnia and Herzegovina and said it would welcome joint ventures and investment in power generation, construction and textiles.The President expressed these views while talking to Bosnian President Dragan Covic, as the two leaders met here on the sidelines of the commemorative events of China’s 70th anniversary of victory in World War II.President Mamnoon appreciated the excellent cooperation between the two countries at international fora and emphasized the need for greater contacts at official level asRead More


PM, Army Chief discuss security situation

ISLAMABAD, Sep 04 (DNA): Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad on Friday.Matters pertaining to internal security came under discussion during the meeting. The two leaders exchanged views on the security of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project.General Raheel Sharif assured that full security will be provided to the CPEC and other similar projects.The CPEC involves energy and infrastructure projects linking the neighbors economies and creating an “economic corridor” between Pakistan s Gwadar port and China s western Xinjiang region.


ANOTHER ‘BUSH’ By Yousaf Alamgirian

Another Bush from the Bush family has emerged as presidential candidate for the upcoming US elections. This time it will be a Jeb Bush in the run. There was a time when the world used to idealize America for its peace loving efforts and was considered a country which raised voice for the human rights world over. But it was the time when Bush Sr. was the Vice President of the USA and Ronald Reagan was the President. The moment Reagan retired and Bush Sr. was elected as President inRead More


Dilemma of Rohingya Muslims BY Ambassador Khalid Mahmood

What is actually the problem? Over 1.5 million Rohingya Muslims living in Myanmar have a long history of exclusion, repression, discrimination and persecution. The United Nations has described them as one of the most persecuted minorities in the world. Stripped off their identity and nationality, they are denied fundamental social, political and economic rights. They have been forced to flee the country to seek refuge somewhere and those left behind are living a confined life in miserable conditions. The issue has many aspects. While some of them require immediate attention,Read More