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Pak Sarzameen Party comes into being. Whither MQM?

ANSAR MAHMOOD BHATTI On March 23 Mustaf Kamal along with his cohorts announced to form a new political party named Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP). The former MQM members, some of them even big guns, have already joined this new party while greater efforts are under way to bring more and more people to this newly-born outfit. The creation of this party has led to speculations about who will ultimately head this party and what will be the future of Mutahidda Qaumi Movement (MQM)?

US to provide nine AH-1Z Viper Attack Helicopters to Pakistan

WASHINGTON, April 05 (DNA): The United States (US) Navy has awarded a $170.1 million contract to Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. for the manufacture and delivery of nine AH-1Z aircraft, and nine auxiliary fuel kits for the government of Pakistan under the Foreign Military Sales program, the US Department of Defence has announced.The Bell AH-1Z Viper is a twin-engine attack helicopter based on the previous AH-1W SuperCobra model that was developed for the United States Marine Corps. The Viper has a top speed of 255 miles per hour (420 km/h) andRead More

Japan sets best examples of Technology Transfer in Pakistan: FPCCI

KARACHI, April 05 (DNA): Khalid Tawab, Senior Vice President FPCCI encouraged the role of Japanese Companies in Pakistan by setting the best examples of technology transfer in Pakistan and more sectors are looking for joint ventures with Japan in agriculture, information technology, energy, housing, industries, engineering and construction.The Senior Vice President FPCCI expressed his sentiment in a meeting with Consul of Japan Atsushi Murata who visited FPCCI Karachi. He further said that Japan has established the automobile industry in Pakistan in real sense and also several Japanese brand in differentRead More

Pak-China bilateral cooperation expansion will provide stability in region

RAWALPINDI, April 05 (DNA): Pakistan is keen to further develop the existing cooperation with ALIT China, including the defence sector, for the mutual benefit of the two countries and prosperity and stability in the region.This thought reached during call on of Shi kelu,Chairman and President of Alit China with Rana Tanveer Hussain, Minister of Defence Production (MoDP).

PTI announces to raise Panama Leaks case in Parliament

ISLAMABAD, April 05 (DNA): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi stated that the Panama Leaks has shaken the entire world and has become a subject of debate everywhere around the globe but the Pakistani government has been unable to come up with a substantial response to the matter.Qureshi was addressing the media after the meeting of the core committee of the party that was called after the Panama Papers matter surfaced. He stated that the Panama Leaks shook the conscience of the whole world as it has become aRead More

Sri Lankan Army Orchestra performs at PNCA

ISLAMABAD, APR 05 (DNA) – A fifteen member Sri Lankan Army Orchestra comprising of classical and traditional musicians performed here at PNCA Auditorium in Islamabad.The event was organized by High Commission of Sri Lanka in Pakistan in collaboration with Pakistan National Council of the Arts.