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US Senators, COAS visit NWA to review Zerb-e-Azb

US Senators, COAS visit NWA to review Zerb-e-Azb

NORTH WAZIRISTAN AGENCY, 04 JULY, (DNA) – Senator John McCain, Chairman of US Senate Arms Services committee, accompanied by a congressional delegation including senator Lindsey Graham and senator Joe Donnelly Monday went to North Waziristan Agency to visit areas cleared of terrorists in Operation Zerb-e-Azb. Having seen firsthand, the erstwhile hide outs and communication infrastructure, been cleared of terrorists, the delegation was highly appreciative of Pak Army’s accomplishment of cleansing the entire area of North Waziristan right upto Pak-Afghan Border. Senators also commended the rehabilitation work being carried out byRead More

Three blasts in Saudi Arabia; casualities feared

Three blasts in Saudi Arabia; casualities feared

JEDDHA, JULY 04 (DNA) – A suicide blast has occurred in the Saudi Arabia city of Khateef. A suicide bomber reportedly blew himself up near a mosque where people were offering prayers. Many people are feared killed in this attack. It may be mentioned here that the blast took place in the Eastern city of Khateef of Saudi Arabia. The Saudi Arabia has witnessed many blasts in the near future. Reports state the United States consulate is also located near the place of blast and eye witnesses are of theRead More

The case for Pakistan by Ali Sarwar Naqvi

As an advanced and experienced nuclear capable state with strong non-proliferation credentials and supplier potential, Pakistan feels that its mainstreaming into the expert control regimes would be mutually beneficial for the international community, NSG member states in particular. In view of this consideration, Pakistan applied for membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group on May 19, a few weeks before the Special Session of the Group in Vienna on June 9, and the subsequent Annual Plenary in Seoul June 20-24. If granted membership, Pakistan intends to play its due and constructiveRead More

Ambassador Javed’s efforts secure release of 82 Pakistani Prisoners in Bahrain

Bahrain releases 82 Pakistani prisoners

BAHRAIN, 04 JULY, (DNA) – Special efforts by Ambassador Javed Malik and Pakistan Embassy in Bahrain have been instrumentally successful in the release of 82 Pakistanis prisoners that received a Royal Pardon by King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa on the happy occasion of Eid Ul Fitar. In May 2016, Ambassador Javed Malik had personally visited the central jail in Bahrain along with a team of officials from Pakistan Embassy in Bahrain to meet with the Pakistani prisoners and take up their matter with the relevant authorities in Bahrain. SpeakingRead More

Four members of a family shot dead in Rawalpindi

four dead in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI, 04 JULY, (DNA) – As many as four members of a family were shot dead in Dhoke Paharian, Adiala Road area of Rawalpindi on Monday. The deceased have been identified as Sher Afzal and his wife Asiya. One of the girl is Afzal’s daughter and other is his niece while the victim‘s another daughter Naila is reportedly missing. Relatives mourn killing of four family members. They were weeping at the scene and imprecating evil on those who have brutally killed their siblings. They also demanded early arrest the culprits.Read More

Pakistan for closer ties with Azerbaijan: Tariq Fatemi

ISLAMABAD, July 04 (DNA): Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) Tariq Fatemi held a meeting with Ambassador-designate of Azerbaijan Ali Alizada on Monday and discussed bilateral relations and regional developments.The SAPM underlined the importance Pakistan attaches to its fraternal ties with Azerbaijan during a meeting held here at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.