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Gen. Qamar Bajwa appointed chief of army staff

RAWALPINDI, NOV 26: Govt has appointed Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa has been appointed Chief of Army Staff while Gen. Zubair Mahmood Hayat has been appointed as Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee. DNA had already reported last week that either General Bajwa or Gen Ramday shall be picked up as new army chief. Now the govt has appointed Gen. Qamar Bajwa as new army chief. Qamar Bajwa has served in 10 corps which is the most important corps. LT. Gen Ashfaq Nadeem Ahmed and Lt. Gen. Javed Iqbal Ramday haveRead More

Pakistan allows Russia use of Gwadar Port


ASHGABAT,NOV 26, (DNA) -Pakistan has decided to accord approval to the Russian request for using the Gwadar Port for its exports as Moscow has also showed its willingness to be part of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Following Iran and Turkmenistan, Russia has also decided to use the Gwadar Port for trade to have an access to warm waters, a top official privy to the development told. On top of it, Russia also wants to join the CPEC to reap the maximum dividends. In addition, Russia aspires to developRead More

Revolutionary Cuban icon Fidel Castro dies at 90


HAVANA, NOV 26, (DNA) -Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary leader who built a communist state on the doorstep of the United States and for five decades defied US efforts to topple him, died on Friday, state-run Cuban Television said. He was 90. Castro was in poor health since an intestinal ailment nearly killed him in 2006. The bearded Fidel Castro took power in a 1959 revolution and ruled Cuba for 49 years with a mix of charisma and iron will, creating a one-party state and becoming a central figure inRead More

Pakistan embassy in Paris hosts Award Girls

Paris, 25th November, 2016. Embassy of Pakistan hosted a reception to honor Ms. Gulalai Ismail cofounder of NGO “Aware Girls” who was conferred with Chirac Prize for Conflict Prevention by President Jacques Chirac Foundation yesterday in Paris. This was in recognition of “Aware Girls” contributions toward development of a culture of peace and non-violence in Pakistan through active involvement of women and youth.


ISLAMABAD 26 NOVEMBER, 2016:- General Raheel Sharif, Chief of the Army Staff, paid farewell visit to Air Headquarters, Islamabad today. On his arrival at Air Headquarters, he was received by Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force. A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Air Force presented the Guard of Honour. He was introduced to the Principle Staff Officers of Pakistan Air Force. Later on he called on Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force in his office.Read More