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Tuesday, March 7th, 2017


Financial irregularities in Brazil embassy reported

Diplomatic Reporter/DNA ISLAMABAD:  Gross financial irregularities have been reported in the Brazilian embassy in various disciplines to the tune of millions of rupees.A special audit team from Brazil was here to investigate the matter. The audit team during the course of investigations found gross financial bungling committed during the previous tenure.According to details, the irregularities were allegedly committed by a Brazilian accounts officer, who prepared fake invoices and receipts on behalf of various Pakistan vendors. Details further reveal, during the previous tenure a lot of printing and development work wasRead More


United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres while making his first address to the Security Council after taking office called on the Security Council to take more action to prevent conflicts rather than just responding to them as he vowed to strengthen the world body’s mediation capacity. Guterres said, “People are paying too high a price,” adding, “we need a whole new approach.” War has existed since prehistoric times, and terrorism goes back at least to the days of the Old Testament (e.g., when Samson brought down the temple of the Philistines inRead More

Border crossings at Torkham, Chaman reopen


CHAMAN, MAR 07, (DNA) -Pak-Afghan border crossing points at Torkham and Chaman were reopened for two days. Officials said the crossings will remain open on Tuesday and Wednesday to provide an opportunity to those nationals of Afghanistan who had come to Pakistan on valid visas and wish to return to their country. The crossing points will also remain open for those nationals of Pakistan who had gone to Afghanistan on valid visas and wish to return to Pakistan. The decision has been conveyed by Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj AzizRead More

CPEC Tower to be built in Islamabad


ISLAMABAD, MAR 07, (DNA) – The government has decided to build ‘The CPEC Tower’ in Islamabad which will be the tallest building in the capital city to serve as a symbol of socioeconomic progress Pakistan is making across all the fronts. Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms (PD&R), Ahsan Iqbal noted that the iconic tower willattract investors & will serve as a symbol of branding Pak-China Friendship. The decision was taken in a meeting chaired by Minister Ahsan Iqbal at Planning Commission in Islamabad on Monday. Senior officials from the PD&R,Read More