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Pakistan fully capable to defend any aggression: PM

'Progress will not stop,' vows PM Nawaz

ISLAMABAD, NOV 14, (DNA):  Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif has expressed his profound grief and sorrow over the loss of precious human lives in the latest violation of the Line of Control (LoC) by the Indian forces. Paying high tributes to the martyred Pakistani soldiers, the prime minister said that it is extremely unfortunate that Indian forces have continuously violated ceasefire agreement at the LoC, in the recent days, according to a statement issued by the PM’s Media Wing here on Monday. “We are fully capable of defending ourRead More


PTI to review boycott decision ahead of Erdogan visit

PTI to review boycott decision ahead of Erdogan visit

ISLAMABAD, NOV 14, (DNA):  Turkish Ambassador has advised the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf to review its decision of boycott of joint session of the parliament that would be addressed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on November 17, said Shah Mehmood Qureshi after a meeting with the envoy on Monday. Qureshi said the PTI would review the advice given by the Turkish envoy in a party meeting. He, however, said the party wants its “principled stance and decision” to be understood. “It was friendly meeting, not a diplomatic one,” he said andRead More


PM Nawaz Sharif condemsn LoC violations by Indians

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has expressed his profound grief and sorrow over the loss of precious human lives in the latest violation of Line of Control (LoC) by the Indian forces. Paying high tributes to the martyred Pakistani soldiers, the Prime Minister said that it is extremely unfortunate that Indian forces have continuously violated ceasefire agreement at LoC, in the recent days. The Prime Minister said that “We are fully capable of defending our soil against any aggression. The Indian Forces have resorted to escalating tension on LoC onlyRead More


President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Pakistan

Erdogan to address parliament on 17th

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey is visiting Pakistan on 16-17 November 2016 at the invitation of President Mamnoon Hussain. While the Turkish President has been to Pakistan on a number of occasions, this would be his first bilateral visit to Pakistan since assuming office. President Erdogan will be accompanied by a high-level entourage, including Ministers and senior officials, as well as a large business delegation. Besides meeting with President Mamnoon Hussain, President Erdogan would be holding talks with Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.  The exchange of views between theRead More


France, HEC sign accord for need-based scholarships progarrame

ISLAMABAD, NOV 14 (DNA) -Martine Dorance, Ambassador of France to Pakistan and Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, Chairman, Higher Education Commission, signed, a grant agreement of 250 000 euros for the next phase of the Needs Based Scholarship Program.   Since 2012, France has been offering hundreds of scholarships to promising underprivileged young people, hailing primarily from FATA, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan, to pursue their education in top universities of Pakistan.   These scholarships will focus on Bachelor degrees in the fields of Business Administration, Engineering, Information technology/Telecoms, Natural Sciences and SocialRead More


British detectives asking help in identifying a man with a connection to Pakistan

British detectives are asking help in identifying a man with a connection to Pakistan whose body was found in Saddleworth, near Oldham in Greater Manchester. On Saturday 12 December 2015, the body of the man was found on a nearby hill, and was late found to have died of Strychnine poisoning – an extremely potent rat poison which is not sold in the UK and many other countries in Europe. At the time of his death, he was described as being white, of slim build, had a receding hairline withRead More