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High level transfer postings made in Pakistan Army, Navid Mukhtar DG ISI

High level transfer postings made in Pakistan Army

ISLAMABAD , DEC 11, (DNA): 1. Lt Gen Bilal Akbar has been appointed Chief of General Staff. Lt. General Navid Mukhtar has been appointed Director General ISI. 2. Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar presently DG ISI has been appointed President NDU 3. Lt Gen Nazir Butt presently President NDU has been appointed Corps Commander Peshawar (11Corps) 4. Lt Gen Hidayat ur Rehman, Presently Corps Comd Peshawar has been appointed Inspector General Training and Evaluation (IGT&E) at GHQ 5. Lt Gen Asim Salim Bajwa, presently DG ISPR has been appointed Inspector General ArmsRead More

Youth cleans up Margalla Hills Trail-5 to mark Mountain Day

ISLAMABAD, DEC 11 (DNA) -Over 150 students from different universities cleansed up the Margalla Hills Trail-5 on Sunday in connection with the 6th Pakistan Mountain Festival, the annual flagship event by the Development Communications Network (Devcom-Pakistan) to commemorate the International Mountain Day. The participants collected huge mass of waste including plastic bottles, wrappers, tins, plastics, and shopping bags and food-packing. The Trail-5 clean up was organised in collaboration with the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI). Zeeshan Shah, the Deputy Mayor, Metropolitan Corporation of Islamabad, was the chief guest, and DrRead More

Media reports about ATR-42 aircraft, crashed on December 7 clarified

Media clarified reports about ATR-42 aircraft, crashed on December 7

ISLAMABAD, DEC 11, (DNA) -Spokesman PIA has strongly rebutted media reports that propeller of one the engines of the ATR-42 aircraft that crashed on December 7, had started to spin in reverse, or had some known defect prior to take off, which led to this accident. These reports are mere speculations which may mislead the public into drawing wrong conclusions. Fact of the matter is that both engines of the aircraft were fully operational at the time of takeoff from Chitral and some problem developed during flight. The whole incidentRead More

Pakistan strongly condemns terrorist attack in Istanbul

VPakistan strongly condemns terrorist attack in Istanbul

ISLAMABAD, DEC 11, (DNA) – It is with deep sorrow and grief that we have learnt about the terrorist explosions in the Besiktas district of Istanbul in which reportedly precious lives of 27 policemen and 2 civilians have been lost and 166 are wounded.  Pakistan condemns this heinous act of terrorism in the strongest possible terms. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those who have lost their loved ones.  We extend our profound sympathies and condolences to the brotherly  people and Government of Turkey. We also pray for theRead More

Traffic plan for Rabiul Awwal processions announced


KARACHI, DEC 11, (DNA) –  The Karachi traffic police have announced a traffic plan for the 12th Rabi-ul-Awwal on Monday. The main processions in connection with Eid Milad-un-Nabi will be organised on MA Jinnah Road. A procession will be taken out at 2:30pm and its route will be: Shaheed Masjid Kharadar, Plastic Market, Denso Hall, Light House, Jamia Cloth, Saeed Manzil, Frere Chowk, left turn from Nasira School and then to Masjid-e-Gulzar-e-Habib. Another procession at 2:30 pm will start from Memon Masjid and then proceed towards MA Jinnah Road, TibetRead More

PIA starts flight operation to Barcelona


ISLAMABAD, DEC 11, (DNA) – PIA started its flight operation to Barcelona this morning, as a B-777 aircraft left for the Spanish city via Paris from Benazir Bhutto International Airport here this morning. Due to the tragic December 7 incident, all festivities planned earlier for the launch of this flight had been cancelled. In a somber mood CEO PIA, Mr. Bernd Hildenbrand saw off the passengers. Expressing his views on they occasion Mr. Hildenbrand said that with the resumption of flights to Barcelona, after a gap of nearly two years, passengersRead More