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COAS reaches Presidency for farewell reception

COAS reaches Presidency for farewell reception

ISLAMABAD, NOV 25, (DNA) -Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Friday reached the Presidency to attend a farewell reception hosted by President Mamnoon Hussain. Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Naval Chief Admiral Zaka Ullah, Prime Minister’s Advisor on National Security Nasir Janjua and federal ministers Ishaq Dar, Abdul Qadir Baloch and Rana Tanvir among others also attending the reception. On Thursday, a farewell reception for Gen Raheel was also hosted by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the Prime Minister House. On the occasion, Nawaz Sharif while paying tributeRead More

Nawaz, Turkmen president discuss TAPI gas pipeline project

Nawaz, Turkmen president discuss TAPI gas pipeline project

ASHGABAT, NOV 25, (DNA) -Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov met here Friday and discussed matters of bilateral interests, according to a PM House statement. The two sides discussed matters relating to Turkmenistan Afghanistan Pakistan India (TAPI) gas pipeline and re-establishing of air links between their countries, a statement from the PM House said. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would usher in a new era of prosperity in Pakistan and in the entire region. He said the future of the region’s population wasRead More

COAS visits Okara Garrison, lauds performance of troops


OKARA, NOV 25, (DNA) -: During one of his farewell visits, Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif addressed officers of Multan and Bahawalpur Corps at Okara Garrison on Friday, the ISPR said. COAS appreciated the officers over their professionalism and dedication in maintaining an effective vigil along the international border in harsh desert environment, the ISPR said. According to the ISPR, Gen Raheel lauded them for achieving highest training standards and reaching out to people for help in case of calamities and disasters. Upon his visit, the Army Chief inaugurated aRead More

Zalmi owner hopes to play matches against IPL teams, meets BCCI president


KARACHI, NOV 25, (DNA) -In an attempt to restore hopes for the resumption of India-Pakistan cricket, Javed Afridi — the owner of PSL Peshawar Zalmi — on Friday met the Board of Control for Cricket In India (BCCI) president Anurag Thakur in New Delhi. Afridi, after the meeting, stated that the meeting was aimed as a step towards finding ways to resume cricketing ties between the two nations. “My plan is to have a series of matches between Peshawar Zalmi and some IPL teams, I have met with some ownersRead More

PIA CEO says air hostesses are future of the airline


KARACHI NOV 25 (DNA) – CEO PIA, Mr. Bernd Hildenbrand said on Friday air hostesses were future of the airline.   CEO PIA was chief guest at the passing out ceremony of the 375th batch of female Flight Service Basic Training course at PIA Training Center (PTC) here this morning.   15 freshly recruited airhostesses underwent this 12-week training program on various aspects of safety, first aid, grooming and customer care for ATR and A-320 aircraft. Later, some of them would be upgraded to A-330, after undergoing few short trainingRead More

Reception for General Rashad at Staff Headquarters

Rawalpindi, November 25, 2016: A special ceremony was held at Joint Staff Headquarters, Chaklala as the Armed Forces of Pakistan bid farewell to General Rashad Mahmood, the outgoing Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, who retires tomorrow after 41 years of commissioned service. While addressing the audience and expressing feelings for his association with the uniform, CJCSC said, “I am very proud to be part of Pakistan Armed Forces and am convinced that the forces are geared up to address Pakistan’s national security challenges.” He lauded the high spirit ofRead More