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Blaming Pakistan for instability in Afghanistan is unfortunate: COAS

RAWALPINDI, 10 JUNE, (DNA) – Commander Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan General John Nicholson and US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Ambassador Richard Olson called on Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif in Rawalpindi on Friday. Regional Security Situation, with particular reference to border management and peace and stability in Afghanistan in the post-21 May US drone strike environment came under discussion. Expressing his serious concern on the US drone strike in Baluchistan as a violation of Pakistan’s sovereignty, the army chief highlighted as to how it hadRead More

Mazari submits a privilege motion to Speaker NA

Shah Mahmood Qureshi did not praise PM Nawaz: Shireen Mazari

ISLAMABAD, 10 JUNE, (DNA) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNA Shireen Mazari submitted a privilege motion to Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, demanding an apology from PML-N lawmaker Khawaja Asif for using ‘unparliamentarily’ language against her in the National Assembly. “I wish to submit a privilege motion pertaining to the breach of my privilege as a Member of the N ational Assembly (MNA) when Khwaja Asif used unparliamentarily and personalized abuse of my person in the course of his speech during the budget session on 8 June 2016,” Mazari statedRead More

US-Pakistan drift needs to end to defeat terrorism: Zardari

DUBAI, 10 JUNE, (DNA) – Former President Asif Ali Zardari has said that in order to defeat terrorism the US-Pakistan drift needs to be ended. In an article published on the editorial page of Chicago Tribune, Asif Zardari has wrote that he can challenge those US Congressmen who doubt the intentions of Pakistan. “I would challenge any faction in Congress that holds this view to come to Pakistan and bear witness to our solidarity and resolve. Pakistan continues to suffer mass-casualty attacks by the Taliban and Al-Qaeda, including at theRead More

War against terrorism cost Pakistan losses worth $14.80 bn in 2 years

KARACHI, 10 JUNE, (DNA) – Losses suffered by Pakistan in the War against terrorism over the past one year have been reduced by $4 billion as a result of the success achieved by Pakistan Army in Operation Zarb-e-Azb. The 20-point National Action Plan (NAP) formed to curb terrorism in the country has been greatly able to minimise losses suffered in the war against terrorism and forms the backbone of Pakistan army’s achievements in Operation Zarb-e-Azb as the country suffered losses worth $118 billion in the previous fourteen years of theRead More

Swiss, Netherlands Envoys call on Ishaq Dar

ISLAMABAD, 10 JUNE, (DNA) – Ambassador of Switzerland, Mr. Marc George and Charge d’ Affaires, Embassy of Netherlands, Renate Pors called on Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar here on Friday. They discussed with the Finance Minister the current investment portfolio as well as future investment plans of Swiss and Netherlands companies in Pakistan. They opined that overall improvement in security environment and improved economic stability in the country was attracting foreign investors to Pakistan. Finance Minister apprised the two envoys about the liberal investment regime and a level playingRead More

President stresses protection of women at workplace

ISLAMABAD, 10 JUNE, (DNA) – President Mamnoon Hussain says protection of women against workplace harassment is inevitable for their effective participation in national progress and prosperity. He was talking to Federal Ombudsperson for Protection against Harassment of Women at Workplace Justice (Retired) Yasmin Abbasi in Islamabad Friday. President Mamnoon Hussain said that effective participation by women in the workforce is necessary to ensure national development but to achieve this objective they must be provided with confidence and security for which Federal Ombudsman for Protection against Harassment of Women at theRead More