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Sohail Aman meets Iraqi counterpart at Air Headquarters

ISLAMABAD, 04 APR (DNA) – Lieutenant General Anwar Hamad Ameen Ahmed, commander of the Iraqi air force commander on Monday paid a visit to the federal capital and held a meeting with Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman. According to spokesperson for Pakistan Air Force (PAF), Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Chief Marshal Aman welcomed the Iraqi counterpart on his arrival at Air Headquarters. Contingent of the air force presented guard of honour to the Iraqi leader. Lt General Ahmed laid wreath at martyrs’ monument. Spokesperson further that the AirRead More

NA Speaker says collective efforts require eliminating terrorism

ISLAMABAD, 04 APR (DNA) – Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that the menace of extremism and terrorism has adversely affected the region’s progress and needed collective efforts to overcome it. The Chairman of the Shura Council of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Dr. Abdullah Bin Mohammad Bin Ibrahim Al-Sheikh called on the Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq in Parliament House along with the delegation on Monday. During the meeting, the Speaker appreciated Saudi Arabia’s role for peace and stability in the region. During the meeting, they exchangedRead More

Waqar Younis resigns as Pakistan coach

ICC Test mace

LAHORE: Pakistan’s head coach Waqar Younis resigned on Monday weeks after his team’s humiliating exit from the World Twenty20 in the group stages. “I am resigning from my post today with a heavy heart,” a dejected Waqar said while addressing reporters outside the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore. The former captain said the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) failure to implement his recommendations after the 2015 World Cup and the ‘leak’ of his confidential report after the team’s disastrous run at the World T20 played a ‘big’ role in him walking away fromRead More

Peshawar Zalmi owner rewards Darren Sammy with $20,000

PESHAWAR: Peshawar Zalmi franchise owner Javed Afridi, on Monday announced a reward of $20,000 for West Indies T20 skipper Darren Sammy after the all-rounder lead the Caribbean side to World T20 glory. “I hereby announce a sum of USD:$20,000 for @darrensammy88 from Peshawar Zalmi platform for his excellent team spirit & overall performance,” tweeted Afridi. West Indies beat England by four wickets to lift the World T20 title for the second time in four years after Carlos Brathwaite’s smoked Ben Stokes for four consecutive sixes in the last over ofRead More

Rashid rejects allegations of corruption against Sharif family

ISLAMABAD, 04 APR (DNA) – Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid on Monday strongly rejected allegations of corruption leveled by Panama Papers against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members. Talking to media in Islamabad, The Minister claimed that the Prime Minister has no foreign assets. He said his two sons are doing businesses abroad like hundreds of thousands of other Pakistanis doing the same in other countries.  Their assets are in accordance with the law as they pay the taxes and they have established their businesses through white money, heRead More

COAS lauds unflinching faith of nation on armed forces

General Raheel addressing US CENTCOM

ISLAMABAD, 04 APR (DNA) – Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif visited training area near Pabbi and witnessed conclusion ceremony of Pakistan Army Team Spirit (PATS) competition. The team spirit matches were held in mountainous terrain near Mangla from 31st Mar to 4th Apr. Apart from team from all the Corps of Pakistan Army, Sri Lankan Army Team also participated in the competition.  It is worth mentioning that 16 Officers from six Countries including China, KSA, Sri Lanka, Kazakistan and Maldives also came to attend the competitionRead More