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Monday, February 22nd, 2016


Pakistan, India in contact over stranded citizens

ISLAMABAD, Feb 22 (DNA): Foreign Office has said Pakistan’s High Commission in New Delhi is in touch with Indian authorities for the assistance of stranded Pakistanis. Foreign office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria, in a statement in Islamabad on Monday, said currently the Samjhota Express train and Dosti bus services are suspended, which has created problems for the Pakistanis who are currently in India and intend to return home. Similarly, the Indian High Commission has also requested for help to Indians stranded in Pakistan because of the suspension of bus and trainRead More

Isb Mayor promises to set up complaint cell after oath

ISLAMABAD, FEB 22 (DNA) –      Sheikh Ansar Aziz, Mayor of Islamabad has said that after taking oath and establishing office, he would set up a complaint cell to register the complaints of citizens including business community for redress of their issues. He said this while  meeting a delegation of ICCI that called on him on Monday. He said business community was playing an important role in developing the local economy and he would take all possible measures to address their key issues. He said that measures would be taken toRead More

American and Pakistani musicians blend musical traditions

ISLAMABAD, FEB 22 (DNA) – The Ari Roland Jazz Quartet from the United States joined local musicians for a performance blending American jazz and Pakistani classical music at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts.  Approximately 450 people attended the event, which was organized by the U.S. Embassy in partnership with the Foundation for Arts Culture and Education.  “We were extraordinarily inspired by the Pakistani classical musicians. Their technique is simply astounding, and yet everything they play is filled with emotion and storytelling,” quartet leader Ari Roland said. “It wasRead More

Pakistan, and Romanian economies growing rapidly: Emilian ION

TAXILA, FEB 22 (DNA) – Dean of Europe Emilian ION Ambassador of Romania has said Pakistan’s economy was growing at a fast speed and so was the case with the Romanian economy adding both countries are exploring more avenues of cooperation in diversified fields.He said, citrus played a key role in Pakistan’s swelling reserves and hoped the Pakistani exporters would continue to increase their exports benefiting their country at the end of the day.