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Friday, January 1st, 2016


Major Gen. (R) Jayanath Lokuketagodage new Sri Lankan envoy

ISLAMABAD: Major Gen. (R) Jayanath Lokuketagodage, the new Sri Lankan High Commissioner to Pakistan, presented his credentials to President Mamnoon Hussain at the Aiwan -e- Sadr on Thursday, 31st December 2015.He is a versatile committed dedicated and an experienced senior retired Sri Lanka Army officer, served 35 years in the Sri Lankan army since 1980. In his professional career he was Commander of Security forces Headquarters, Brigade Commander, 553 Brigade, Centre Commandant, Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment and Commanding officer, United Nation Peace keeping in Haiti. He has been achieved severalRead More

Civil-Military leadership on same page: CM

QUETTA, 01 JAN, (DNA) – Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri says the political and Military leaderships are on the same page to turn the province a hub of peace. Chairing a high-level meeting in Quetta, he said no compromise would be made on the improvement of law and order situation. The Chief Minister said steps would be taken to further improve law and order situation. Earlier, the Chief Minister was briefed that terrorism, kidnapping for ransom, sectarian violence, robbery and other crimes have reduced. =DNA ==========

COAS says terrorism to be totally eliminated in 2016

General Raheel addressing US CENTCOM

GWADAR, 01 JAN, (DNA) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Friday said that 2016 will be a year of national unity and peace. The Army Chief gave these remarks during meeting with Baloch elders in Gwadar. General Raheel Sharif expressed hope that nexus of terrorism, crime and corruption will be completely eliminated this year. “By God willing, more progress will be achieved in 2016 with support of the nation,” he added. He said that armed forces will not hesitate in rendering any sacrifice for country’s peace.Read More

24th National Senior Judo Championship concluded

PESHAWAR, 01 JAN, (DNA) – 24th National Senior Judo Championship, initiated on 29th December 2015 at Qayyum Stadium Peshawar, concluded. The Championship was held in 10 different weight Categories in which all Province along with the affiliated units of Pakistan Judo Federation. The Competitors of Pak Army and Wapda jolted in Competition hall. Pak Army got 115 points by securing 4 Gold, 5 Silver and 1 Bronze medal, Wapda got 105 with 5 gold, 2 Silver and 2 Bronze, Railway with 3 Silver and 5 Bronze medals got 55 pointsRead More

PM announces Voluntary Tax Compliance Scheme

ISLAMABAD, 01 JAN, (DNA) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday announced “Voluntary Tax Compliance Scheme” in Islamabad for registration of non-filer traders. Addressing the ceremony, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said the Government has taken the challenges head on to steer the country out of crisis and put on the path of progress and prosperity. The Prime Minister said we have to defeat challenges at every cost. He said as a result of measures taken by the Government, the situation is much better that it was three to four yearsRead More

Dr Maliha Lodhi calls on Prime Minister

ISLAMABAD, 01 JAN, (DNA) – Dr Maleeha Lodhi, Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations (UN) called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at PM House Islamabad this morning. Dr Maleeha Lodhi briefed the Prime Minister on the endeavours of the Mission for protecting and promoting Pakistan’s interests. The Permanent Representative informed the Prime Minister that the international community supports Pakistan’s successful counter-terrorism efforts. While appreciating the able representation of Pakistan at UN, Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif said that the Mission’s responsibility in strengthening Pakistan’s role and contributionRead More