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Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa meets General John Nicholson

RAWALPINDI, DEC 14: Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa meets General John Nicholson, Commander Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan on Wednesday.=DNA PHOTO

RAWALPINDI, DEC 14, (DNA) – General John Nicholson, Commander Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan called on Chief of Army Staff General Qamar  Javed Bajwa  today. Matters of mutual interest including regional security issues and border management mechanism along Pakistan-Afghanistan border were discussed. General John Nicholson lauded the achievements of Pakistan army in fight against terrorism and continued efforts for peace and stability in the region.=DNA =============

Trump Presidency signals uncertainty for Pak-US ties: experts

ISLAMABAD, DEC 14 (DNA) – With the Pak-US bilateral relationship entering a period of heightened uncertainty in the wake of the election victory of Donald Trump in the United States, it was doubly important for both sides to continue to work to stabilize ties. This was one of several assertions made by policy experts gathered at a roundtable convened by the Jinnah Institute in collaboration with the Stimson Center on Wednesday to discuss US foreign policy towards South Asia a new administration in Washington.  Chairing the roundtable, Jinnah Institute PresidentRead More

Pakistan conducts successful test of Babur Cruise Missile

RAWALPINDI, DEC 14: A view of successful test of Babur Cruise Missile, on Wednesday.=DNA PHOTO

RAWALPINDI, DEC 14, (DNA) – Pakistan today conducted a successful test of an enhanced version of the indigenously developed Babur Cruise Missile. Babur Weapon System version – 2 incorporates advanced aerodynamics and avionics that can strike targets both at land and sea with high accuracy, at a range of 700 kilometers. It is a low flying, terrain hugging missile, which carries certain stealth features and is capable of carrying various types of warheads. Equipped with state of the art navigational technologies of Terrain Contour Matching (TERCOM) and all time DigitalRead More

CCP holds seminar at Islamic Varsity on competition advocacy

ISLAMABAD, DEC 14 (DNA) – The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) held a seminar at the International Islamic University Islamabad in connection with the ‘Competition Advocacy Academia Drive’ started by CCP to create awareness of the competition law. Professor Dr. Eatzaz Ahmad, Director International Institute of Islamic Economics, in his address said that the presentations on competition law given at the seminar are relevant to the courses being taught at the university and both faculty members and students will benefit from the information shared by CCP. He appreciated CCP forRead More

Army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa visits Corps and Rangers Headquarters

KARACHI, DEC 14: Army Chief Gen, Qamar Javed Bajwa being briefed about security situation in Sindh and Karachi during his visit to Corps and Rangers Headquarters.=DNA PHOTO

KARACHI, DEC 14, (DNA) – General Qamar Javed Bajwa, COAS today visited Corps Headquarters and Rangers HQ Karachi. COAS was given detailed briefing about operational preparedness of the formation and security situation in Sindh particularly City of Karachi. Overall accomplishments of the op so far and way forward remained the focus of briefing. COAS commended Army, Rangers, Law Enforcement Agencies and Intelligence Agencies for noticeable improvement in the law and order situation. He said that Karachi is economic hub of the country and security in the metropolitan has direct bearingRead More

‘New Balochistan in the making’ – PM inaugurates key part of CPEC western route

‘New Balochistan in the making’ - PM inaugurates key part of CPEC western route

TURBAT, DEC 14, (DNA) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday inaugurated 448km Hoshab-Sorab highway under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Addressing the inauguration ceremony in Turbat, the prime minister said not only is a new Balochistan in the making but also a new Pakistan, adding that the government is simply fulfilling the rights of the people of Balochistan. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said the Hoshab-Sorab highway under CPEC would prove to be a game changer for the region. Lamenting that the province had largely been deprived of development in theRead More