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Pakistan stands firm with Turkey in its fight against terrorism: Sartaj Aziz 

Aziz

ISLAMABAD, 15 DEC (DNA) – Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz has said, “The Government and people of Pakistan stand firm with Turkey in its fight against terrorism and extremism.” He expressed these views during his visit to the Turkish Embassy in Islamabad to sign the condolence book on the terrorist attack that took place in Istanbul on 10th December 2016, said a statement issued by the foreign office on Thursday. The Adviser further said, “Those seeking to disturb Turkey’s peace and stability would fail in theirRead More


Pakistan wants solution to all issues with India through dialogue: Lodhi 

UN

UNITED NATIONS, 15 DEC (DNA) –  Pakistan wants peace in South Asian region and desirous of resolving all issues including Kashmir with India through dialogue. This was stated by Pakistan’s permanent representative to the United Nations Dr Maleeha Lodhi while speaking with VOA Pashto Service. She also said Pakistan is committed to peace in Afghanistan and favours dialogue among all Afghan groups to achieve the cherished goal. DNA ———————————————————-


Solar lighting project at F 9 Park inaugurated

ISLAMABAD, DEC 15 (DNA) – Solar Lighting Project was inaugurated at F 9 park on Thursday. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar was the chief guest. Mr.Sun Weidong, the Ambassador of People’s Republic of China and Mr.AnserAziz,the Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman CDA were also present at the ceremony. On the occasion of the Finance Minister congratulated the Citizens of Islamabad, Chinese government and Chairman CDA on completion of the Solar power project in Fatima Jinnah Park in F-9 sector. He thanked the Chinese Government for grant assistance of 33.1 Million RenminbiRead More


COAS attends funeral prayers for pilot of crashed PIA plane

COAS attends funeral prayers for pilot of crashed PIA plane

RAWALPINDI, 15 DEC (DNA) – Funeral prayers for Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) pilot Ali Akram, one of the 47 victims of the deadly PK-661 crash, were offered in Rawalpindi on Thursday. The prayers were held at Army Ground, Rawalpindi, which were also attended by Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa. Strict security arrangements were in place while performing of last rites of the late pilot. Former Pakistan skipper Saqlain Mushtaq and former wicket-keeper Rashid Lateef were also present at the funeral. Later, the army chief condoled familyRead More


Air Commodore Faheem Ullah promoted to rank of Air Vice Marshal

Commodore

ISLAMABAD, 15 DEC (DNA) – Air Commodore Malik Faheem Ullah Thursday promoted to the rank of Air Vice Marshal.He was commissioned in GD (P) Branch of PAF in January, 1988 and was a qualified Flying Instructor, a Pakistan Air Force (PAF) press release issued here said. During his illustrious career, he had commanded a Fighter Squadron, a Fighter Wing and an Operational Air Base. In his staff appointments, he had served as Director Training Officers at Air Headquarters and Senior Staff Officer (Operations) at Central Air Command. He was aRead More


Govt decides to continue consultations on FATA reforms package

Govt decides to continue consultations on FATA reforms package

ISLAMABAD, 15 DEC (DNA) – The government has decided to hold further consultations on FATA reforms package. A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the federal cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad on Thursday. Later briefing the media persons along with Minister of State for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb, Minister for States and Frontier Regions Abdul Qadir Baloch said the FATA reforms committee headed by Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz will contact Jamiyat Ulema-e Islam (F) and Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party to addressRead More