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Speakers call for right to self determination for Kashmiri people

ISLAMABAD, JUNE 04 (DNA) – Speakers from Pakistan and Indian held Kashmir who took part in an international conference arranged by Meseac Research Center, called for right to self determination to people of Indian held Kashmir. National Security Advisor, General Nasir Jangua was the chief guest. Speakers from China, India and Pakistan presented their papers. A large number of diplomats including High Commissioner of Australia, Ambassador of Norway, Qatar, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Uzbekistan, and senior diplomats of China, Russia, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Egypt, South Korea, North Korea, Bangladesh, UK, Labia,Read More

New budget to create jobs, alleviate poverty, says Ishaq Dar

ISLAMABAD, June 04 (DNA): Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar says the thrust of the new federal budget is on growth, job creation, poverty alleviation and improving lot of the common man. He was explaining salient features of the budget at a news conference in Islamabad Saturday. The Minister pointed out that agriculture sector posted negative growth this year and with this in view incentives were announced by the Prime Minister, a few months back, which would continue next year.

PPP supports China’s principled position on South China Sea, says Sherry

ISLAMABAD, JUNE 04 (DNA) – Reviewing political parties ties with the Communist Party of China after a bilateral meeting between the former and the PPP on their digital platform, Sherry Rehman, Vice President of the PPP said that the Pakistan Peoples Party has always been, and remains committed to, cementing Pakistan’s relationship with the CPC and People’s Republic of China. She expressed these views while speaking on the occasion of a lecture hosted by Oxbridge, at a local hotel on Saturday.

Tajik embassy introduces e-Visa system

ISLAMABAD, JUNE 04 (DNA) –The Tajikistan embassy has introduced new portal for issuance of electronic visas e-Visa, ( which enables foreign citizens willing to enter the country with tourist or business visas to complete the electronic application and receive the electronic visa without visiting consulate representatives of Tajikistan abroad, commences its operation. The electronic visa system e-Visa will allow foreign citizens to receive Tajikistan visa online, relieving them from necessity to stand in queues in Tajikistan consulates or at the border.

National day of Portugal celebrated

ISLAMABAD, JUNE 04 (DNA) – Charge d Affaires of Portugal embassy Joao Sabido Costa hosted reception to celebrate national day of Portugal. The reception was attended by members of civil society, media people and diplomats. Federal Minister for Industries Ghulam Murtaza Jatoi who was chief gust, in his brief comments said both Pakistan and Portugal enjoyed excellent relations adding these relations are poised for a quantum leap. The minister further said, Portugal being a key country in the European Union can help Pakistan have access to the EU markets. Pakistan,Read More