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Monday, March 14th, 2016


Army Chief for consolidation of operations’ gains

RAWALPINDI , 14 MAR (DNA) – Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif, Monday called for consolidation of the gains achieved during a series of operations in the tribal regions for long term stability.The army chief was speaking at the Corps Commanders Conference at the GHQ, the ISPR said.The forum dwelt at length on internal and external security situation and other professional matters. Participants of the conference also took holistic view of the emerging geo-strategic environment and its relevance to security of Pakistan.

Genuine concerns over women protection bill to be addressed: PM

LAHORE, 14 MAR (DNA) – Jamiat-e-Ulema-Islam-F Chief Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman held a meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Lahore on Monday and discussed Women Protection Bill.Later, talking to media, Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman said that the Prime Minister has assured him to address the reservations of the Islamic scholars on the Women Protection Bill, recently adopted by the Punjab Assembly.He said during the meeting he apprised the prime minister in detail about his reservations on the bill.He said the Prime Minister directed the concerned review committee to resolve matter at the earliest.Read More

PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari meets party leaders

ISLAMABAD, MAR 14 (DNA) – Chairman Pakistan People’s Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari during his Islamabad visit met different delegations of party office bearers at Zardari House Islamabad on Monday.Chairman PPP talking to delegations said party workers are his strength and realization of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto’s dreams is his goal. He said PPP has a history of struggle for human rights and democracy.

President Barack Obama’s visit to Cuba

Cuba reaffirms its will to advance in relations with the United States, on the basis of respect for the principles and purposes of the United Nations Charter and the principles of the Proclamation of Latin America and the Caribbean as a Zone of Peace.President Barack Obama of the United States of America will make an official visit to Cuba this coming March 20-22. This will be the second time a U.S. president comes to our archipelago. The only previous US president to do so was Calvin Coolidge who landed inRead More