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Trump hails Israel as ´beacon of hope´

Trump hails Israel as ´beacon of hope´

Jerusalem, (DNA) :US president-elect Donald Trump hailed Israel as a “beacon of hope to countless people” on Friday in his first public message to the country since his upset victory. “Israel and America share so many of the same values, such as freedom of speech, freedom of worship and the importance of creating opportunities for all citizens to pursue their dreams,” Trump said in the message published by the Israel Hayom newspaper. “Israel is the one true democracy and defender of human rights in the Middle East and a beaconRead More


Pakistan ratifies Paris climate change accord at UN ceremony

Pakistan ratifies Paris climate change accord at UN ceremony

NEWYORK, (DNA): Pakistan on Thursday ratified the Paris Agreement on Climate Change that commits nearly every country to lowering planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions to help stave off the most drastic effects of global warming. Pakistan’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Dr Maleeha Lodhi deposited the instrument of ratification signed by the President of Pakistan at a ceremony held at United Nations Headquarters in New York. With today’s ratification, Pakistan has become 104th country to ratify the agreement, which entered into force earlier this month. Pakistan had signed theRead More


PM inaugurates Pindi Bhattian-Faisalabad Motorway interchange

PM inaugurates Pindi Bhattian-Faisalabad Motorway interchange

PINDI BHATTIAN, NOV 11, (DNA):  Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif reached Sangla Hill Interchange and inaugurated Pindi Bhattian-Faisalabad Motorway interchange on Friday. The Prime Minister also addressed a gathering where he criticised the previous governments and said that the governments in the past even conned pilgrims. In his speech, Nawaz said the journey towards development would continue. “You people need to question those who try to hinder development,” the prime minister said, adding that people would reject those who put hurdles in the way of progress. “We are building a newRead More


‘Progress will not stop,’ vows PM Nawaz

'Progress will not stop,' vows PM Nawaz

SANGLAHILL, NOV 11, (DNA):  Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday vowed the agenda of “those people trying to stop progress” would not be successful. “Progress will not stop,” he promised while addressing a public gathering in Islamabad. “The people who brought loadshedding to Pakistan… Those people who are trying to stop progress… These people don’t want loadshedding to end, they don’t want electricity prices to come down. Their agenda will be unsuccessful,” he roared. “The map of Pakistan is changing with the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. Go look at Gwadar. GoRead More


Gen Raheel lauds Swat People for their stand against reign of terror

Gen Raheel lauds Swat People for their stand against reign of terror

MANGORA, NOV 11, (DNA) :  Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Friday extended his gratitude towards the people of Swat for their valiant stand against reign of terror and standing alongside the security forces to throw terrorists out of the valley for ever. The army chief, accompanied by Khyber Pukhtunkhwa chief minister and governor, also laid the foundation stone of Swat Cantonment during the visit to Mangora, Kaju and Khwazakhela areas of Swat. Gen Raheel reaffirmed the military’s commitment to continue playing a solid role in ensuringRead More


Denmark supports the indigenous culture of Gilgit-Baltistan

ISLAMABAD, NOV 11 (DNA) -: Pakistan is culturally a very rich country, as it possesses a diversity of cultural goods and services that has a huge potential for being harnessed for economic, social and sustainable development.  This was stated by Ambassador of Denmark, Mr. Ole Thonke during his visit to Gilgit-Baltistan, where he met with the Hashoo Foundation (HF), a partner of the Danish Centre for Culture and Development (CKU) working to promote art and culture in Pakistan. Talking to representatives from the Hunza Arts and Culture Council, Ghizer ArtsRead More