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Pak improving connectivity with Afghanistan: Abrar Hussain

Pakistan’s Ambassador to Afghanistan, Syed Abrar Hussain

KABUL, 29 SEPT (DNA) – Pakistan’s Ambassador to Afghanistan, Syed Abrar Hussain Thursday said that his country was vigorously working on improving road and aerial connectivity with Afghanistan. In this regard, Pakistan built 75 km Torkham-Jalalabad road, he stated, and increased the number of flights between Islamabad and Kabul. The Ambassador expressed optimism that these measures would not only improve regional connectivity but would also facilitate and bring the people of the two countries closer. He expressed these views while inaugurating the new office of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) inRead More

Pakistan denounces Indian ceasefire violations at LoC 

ceasefire Violations at LoC by India

ISLAMABAD, 29 SEPT (DNA) – Pakistan has strongly condemned unprovoked ceasefire violations at Line of Control (LOC) by Indian forces. Foreign Office spokesman, Nafees Zakria in a statement in Islamabad on Thursday said the valiant Armed Forces of Pakistan have given and will continue to give a befitting response to any aggression. He said Pakistan also rejected the baseless Indian claim that it has “carried out surgical strikes into Pakistan”. He said the Indian side has chosen to share this falsified claim with the Indian media. He said such falsified,Read More

I will show Nawaz how to respond to Modi: Imran

Imran Khan, PTI

LAHORE: Following Indian aggression on the Line of Control that killed two Pakistani soldiers, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairperson Imran Khan on Thursday told reporters he will respond to Indian prime minister Narendra Modi during his Raiwind March. “Initially I had to give a message to Nawaz Sharif, but tomorrow I will send a message to Modi too,” the cricketer-turned-politician said, adding that the march will go ahead as scheduled, despite the LoC incident. “People from all over Pakistan should participate in the march to display unity,” PTI chief said. “IRead More

Pakistan captures 1 Indian soldier, kills 8 at LoC

India plans to completely seal border with Pakistan by Dec 2018

MUZAFFARABAD: The Pakistan Army on Thursday captured an Indian army soldier and killed eight others in retaliation to India’s firing at the first line of defence at the Line of Control (LoC) at Tatta Pani, confirmed security sources. The capture and the casualties sustained occurred when the Indian army opened fire across the working boundary, killing two Pakistani soldiers. In his show Capital Talk on Geo News, Hamid Mir said that 14 Indian soldiers were killed in two sectors. Defense analyst Major General (Retd) Ijaz Awan, who was on hisRead More

COAS hails Pak Army as the most battle hardened in the world

Pak Army most battle-hardened forces in the world

RAWALPINDI, 29 SEPT (DNA) – Pakistan’s Army Chief General Raheel Sharif on Thursday said that armed forces of the country are the most battle-hardened forces in the world. The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Abbottabad and witnessed the finals of 4th COAS Young Soldiers Inter Central PACES (Physical Agility and Combat Efficiency System) Championship at FF Centre. He also awarded prizes to the winners on the occasion, said a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). “Pakistan Army is the most battle hardened army in the world and thisRead More

Fund-supported programme helped Pak restoring macroeconomic stability: IMF

Pak restoring macroeconomic stability

ISLAMABAD, 29 SEPT (DNA) – International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said that Pakistan’s Fund-supported programme has helped the country restore macroeconomic stability, reduced vulnerabilities, and made progress in tackling key structural challenges. In a statement issued by the Fund after its Executive Board Completed the Twelfth and Final Review under the Extended Fund Facility for Pakistan on Wednesday said that Pakistan’s Economic growth has gradually increased and inflation has declined. The IMF said the External buffers have been bolstered, financial sector resilience has been reinforced, and the fiscal deficit hasRead More