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Pakistan, Tajikistan to increase cooperation in energy field

ISLAMABAD, 15 JUNE (DNA) – Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Mr. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi met his Tajik counterpart Mr. Usmanoli Uzmonzada here in Islamabad. Both the Ministers discussed issues of mutual interest and vowed for increased cooperation in the field of energy in future. The Meeting was also attended by Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Jam Kamal Khan; Federal Secretary for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Mr. Arshad Mirza; Tajikistan Ambassador to Pakistan, Mr. Jananov Sherali and senior officials of the Ministry. DNA

Govt to focus on achieving high economic target: Ishaq Dar

ISLAMABAD, 15 JUNE (DNA) – The federal Minister for Finance and Revenue, Muhammad Ishaq Dar said that the government has prepared a future road map for next three years to achieve the GDP growth as high as 7 percent. According to this road map measures will be taken to raise the foreign reserves to $30 billion, fix the fiscal deficit below 4 per cent of GDP and maintain the inflation with in single digits. He was addressing at the SECP head office to facilitate all the stake holders of capitalRead More

Virat Kohli better than Sachin Tendulkar in hard situations: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD, 15 JUNE (DNA) – Former team captain and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Wednesday termed Indian player Virat Kohli better than cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar in critical moments, reported HindustanTimes. Imran Khan clearly appreciated Virat Kohli’s batting in all cricket formats and said that Kohli has spark to play outstandingly. He said that Viv Richards, Brian Lara and Sachin Tendulkar were considered to be dazzling players but now, Kohli has won the hearts of cricket loverswith his versatility. “Apart from his talent and technique, he has aRead More

Sherry admonishes fed govt for landing Pakistan in a state of ‘strategic drift’

Call Indian atrocities “terrorism” & may be then world will notice: Sherry

ISLAMABAD, 15 JUNE, (DNA) – “Pakistan is in a state of strategic drift, thanks to the confusion in government circles,” Senator Sherry Rehman said in a statement on security challenges mounting in the region and beyond. “After the martyrdom of Pakistan’s Major Ali Jawad Changezi in border shelling from Afghanistan, I hope the government has finally woken up from its policy slumber of three years to understand that this muddle-through is not going to get the country through multiple crises,” she said. “In Washington,” said the PPP Vice President, “theRead More

Imran Khan attends Iftar dinner hosted in honour of ambassadors

ISLAMABAD, 15 JUNE, (DNA) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) senior leader and former Senator Dr. ShahzadWaseem hosted an Iftar dinner in honour of Ambassadors at his residence. Chairman Pakistan Tehreek e InsafImran Khan attended Iftar dinner as chief guest along with senior PTI leaders Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Jahangir Khan Tareen, Asad Umar, Abdul Aleem Khan, NaeemulHaq. Good number of local and foreign dignitaries was also present. Speaking at the occasion Chairman PTI Imran Khan said that Pakistan wants friendly and cordial relations with its neighboring countries and is working for peaceRead More

Pakistan holds protest against Afghanistan over Major’s martyrdom

ISLAMABAD, 15 JUNE, (DNA) – Pakistan has registered a strong protest against Afghanistan over Major Ali Jawad Changezi’s martyrdom during cross-border in the wake of latest tension that simmered the third day at Torkham Border. In the wake of recent unprovoked firing from Afghanistan, Pakistan had launched a strong protest against Afghanistan calling Afghan ambassador to Pakistan Foreign Office slamming all the allegations made by the Afghan government. Pakistan had also demanded Afghan government to take immediate initiatives to implement ceasefire as cross-border firing entering the third day was worrisome.Read More