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COAS meets Czech Chief of General Staff, Deputy Defence Minister

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday met with Czech Republic’s Chief of General Staff Lieutnant General Josef Becvar and the country’s Deputy Defence Minister. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) department, General Raheel was given a guard of honour in Czech Republic’s capital Prague on Wednesday after he arrived in the country for a one-day visit. Army chief met with the Czech Chief of General Staff and Deputy Defence Minister and had discussion over enhancing defence co-operation between Pakistan and Czech Republic.

PM Nawaz takes notice of Sabri’s murder, seeks report from CM Sindh

ISLAMABAD, 22 JUNE, (DNA) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday has strongly condemned renowned Qawwal Amjad Sabri’s demise who has been shot dead in Karachi, spokesperson PM House has stated. Furthermore, PM had sought a report from Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Qaim Ali Shah in this regard. PM had also directed to arrest the culprits and bring them to justice as soon as possible. Nawaz Sharif also conveyed deepest condolences for the family members of the deceased. He also said that his Sabri’s services were unforgettable and will alwaysRead More

Mufti Qavi’s Ruet-e-Hilal Committee membership suspended

ISLAMABAD, 22 JUNE, (DNA) – Snapping selfies with self-proclaimed model and singer Qandeel Baloch has proved too costly for Mufti Abdul Qavi whose Ruet-e-Hilal Committee membership has been suspended by the Ministry of Religious Affairs Wednesday. The decision was taken two days after a video and selfies of the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee member with social media sensation Qandeel Baloch took the internet by storm. The ministry has also directed the Ulema and Mashaikh Council to initiate inquiry against the Mufti. Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee of Pakistan is the department which announces theRead More

Baligh distributes Laptop among PIEAS students

ISLAMABAD, 22 JUNE, (DNA) – Minister of State for Education and Professional Training, Engr. Muhammad Baligh Ur Rehman attended the Laptop Distribution Ceremony as a chief guest along with the Rector Dr. Muhammad Aslam (PIEAS) and executive Director HEC, at PIEAS (Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences) Wednesday. Speaking on the occasion, the minister said: “It is my pleasure to be here at PIEAS, for the first time, in one of the top-most engineering universities of Pakistan, said the minister in his opening remarks”. “I feel proud of theRead More

President pays visit to Shrine of Imam Bukhari (RA)

TASHKENT: President Mamnoon Hussain, who arrived in Samarkand, Uzbekistan on Wednesday, paid a visit to the shrine of Imam Bukhari (RA). On the occasion, the President appreciated the services of Imam Bukhari (RA) for Islam who compiled the most authentic book of ‘Ahadiths’. The President is visiting Uzbekistan to represent Pakistan at the meeting of Shanghai Cooperation Organization beginning on Thursday in Tashkent. At the meeting, Pakistan is expected to sign ‘Memorandum of Obligations,’ which will pave the way for the country to become a full member of SCO. PriorRead More

SECP launches swift incorporation scheme to facilitate businessmen

ISLAMABAD, 22 JUNE  (DNA) –  The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has launched swift incorporation scheme with the aim to ensure ease in doing business in the country and facilitate entrepreneurs for registration of companies. Under the scheme the documents for the incorporation of a company shall be processed on the same day as against two working days, if applied online with short Memorandum and Articles of Association placed on the SECP’s website at and the documents are received by 10 am. Further, if the documents areRead More