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Friday, December 2nd, 2016


Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs visits Cuban Embassy, signs ‘Condolence Book’

DEC 02, (DNA) – Mr. Sartaj Aziz, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs visited Cuban Embassy in Islamabad today to convey condolences to the government and people of Cuba on the sad passing away of their Historical Leader of the Revolution, Commander-in-Chief Dr. Fidel Castro Ruz. He was received by Ambassador Gabriel Tiel Capote. Signing the condolence book, the Adviser noted that Dr. Castro was an iconic leader, not only deeply admired and revered by the people of Cuba but also inspired millions across the globe with hisRead More

PM House, not FO running foreign affairs, Sherry

Islamabad, December 2, 2016: Vice President PPPP and former Ambassador to the US, Senator Sherry Rehman expressed shock and dismay over the government’s bizarre release of a readout of the phone call between President-elect Donald Trump and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The phone call between the two leaders took place on Wednesday to discuss future prospects between the US and Pakistan.   The former Ambassador said, “Releasing that unabridged readout without permission represented a total breach of diplomatic norms and has placed Pakistan in a poor light”.   The government’s decision to release theRead More

Ambassador of China Sun Weidong meets Gen Zubair

awalpindi, December 2, 2016: H.E Mr. Sun Weidong, Ambassador of China, called on General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee at Joint Staff Headquarters, Rawalpindi. During the bilateral talks, both sides reaffirmed the commitment; that being ‘Iron Brothers’ and ‘All-Weather’ friends, Pakistan and China would continue to forge deeper strategic ties.

National projects full swing under CPEC objectives: FWO

  KARACHI, DEC 02 (DNA ) -Frontier Works organization (FWO) is committed to make prosperous country and its best resources utilizations under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor CPEC objectives, which is now turned into reality for world of opportunities in the region. Director General FWO Major General Mohammed Afzal has emphasized on the significance of CPEC projects in Pakistan is vital for the regular operationalization of Gwadar Seaport, which is a key factor in the sustainable development of the Pakistan economy, so that efforts required to speed up projects and these opportunitiesRead More

Turkish Airlines announces concession fares for traders

RAWALPINDI, DEC 02 (DNA) – Turkish Airlines has announced attractive concession to the business community for its operational roots all over the world as traders would explore new business avenues by availing the opportunity. This was stated by Yunus Mert General Manager Turkish Airlines at the signing ceremony of memorandum of understanding (MOU) between RCCI and Turkish Airlines. Raja Amer Iqbal, President Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI), senior vice President Rashid Waien, members of the executive committee, members and secretary general Irfan Manan were present at the signingRead More

COAS Gen. Bajwa spends busy day at LoC

General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army staff spent his day visiting Headquarters 10 Corps Rawalpindi and troops on forward locations on the Line of Control. He was briefed in detail about prevailing security situation at LOC in view of recent violations and escalation by Indian troops and own response. Appreciating troops for their operational readiness and befitting response given to unprovoked Indian firing in violation of cease fire agreement, COAS directed them to keep highest level of vigil at all times. Each violation of any kind must be respondedRead More