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Saturday, April 9th, 2016

 

Serena Hotels golf tournament draws huge response

ISLAMABAD, APR 09 (DNA) – The Serena Hotels hosted, “A Day of Golf” an annual tournament under the Sports Diplomacy initiatives of the Hotel.Ambassadors, dignitaries and businessmen participated in the fourth tournament and Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry, Foreign Secretary, was the chief guest on the occasion. Sports Diplomacy has emerged as an integral part of Serena’s efforts to build stronger relations with communities. Sports bring people together and participation in sports help in improving leadership, teamwork, and communication skills along with promoting a healthier lifestyle.


Nisar urges opposition to avoid politics over Panama Papers

ISLAMABAD, April 09 (DNA): Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has urged the opposition parties not to indulge in political brawl or allegations over the issue of Panama disclosures.Talking to media at Kallar Syedan in Rawalpindi on Saturday, he urged the opposition parties to cooperate with the government if they are sincere to unveil the truth from the whole matter.


Cultural performances at Lok Mela entertain visitors

ISLAMABAD, APR 09 (DNA) – The on-going Folk Festival of Pakistan “Lok Mela”, organized by the National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa), here at Shakarparian is immensely contributing towards documenting and preserving traditional folk crafts and projecting craftspeople. The glimpses of rural folk and traditional heritage of different provinces and regions including remotest parts have coloured the grounds of the federal capital for ten consecutive days. Besides several other features for families and children, exhibition of Artisans-at-work is a major attraction for the visitors at Lok Mela.


Palestinian ambassador fetes newly-arrived ambassadors

ISLAMABAD, APR 09 (DNA) – Walid Abu Ali Ambassador of Palestine hosted a dinner to welcome the newly-arrived ambassadors of Afghanistan and Indonesia and to bid farewell to the outgoing head of OCHA. Walid Abu Ali while speaking on the occasion lauded the outgoing country head of OCHA which he rendered during his tenure in Pakistan. The Palestine ambassador wished him best of luck in his future endeavours. Likewise while welcoming the new ambassadors of Afghanistan and Indonesia Walid Abu Ali assured them of his fullest support during their stayRead More