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General Zubair Mahmood Hayat meets HM King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud in Saudi Arabia

American Embassy Leads Trade Mission to Promote Innovation in Agriculture

RAWALPINDI, MAY 03, (DNA) – General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee called on HM King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud during his official visit to Saudi Arabia. He also called on General Abdur Rehman bin Saleh Al-Bunyan, Chief of General Staff, Royal Saudi Armed Forces at Jeddah. Regional security issues and matters of bilateral interests were discussed. HM King Salman appreciated Pakistan’s fight against terrorism and continued efforts for peace and stability in the region King Abdul Aziz Medal of Excellence, the highest military awardRead More

Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif Khonsari meets General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ

2nd Pakistan Army Team Spirit competition continues near Jhelum

RAWALPINDI, MAY 03, (DNA) – Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mr Javad Zarif Khonsari called on COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ today. Issues of bilateral interest and regional security were discussed. Both sides agreed on improving bilateral boarder coordination to deny any space to the terrorists. Tremendous bilateral cooperation potential was identified in various fields. The visiting dignitary appreciated the efforts of Pakistan and Pak Army against terrorism. COAS said that Pakistan is committed to have lasting relations with Iran and will keep up its efforts to reduce friction amongst brotherlyRead More

Pakistan China’s iron brother: Sun Weidong

ISLAMABAD MAY 03 (DNA) . The Ambassador of China Sun Weidong has said Pakistan is China’s iron brother and this relationship will grow even in the coming days. He expressed these views while speaking on the occasion of a seminar on Wednesday. Here is the text of his speech. “Aslam Alegum and a very good afternoon to all of you! Welcome to this lecture on the Belt and Road Initiative. China-Pakistan friendship is a model of state-to-state relations nurtured by the peoples of China and Pakistan for decades and generations.Read More

Salim Baig appointed PIO

LAHORE, MAY 03: Laborers taking bricks towards a construction site, on Wednesday.=DNA PHOTO SINDHU

ISLAMABAD, MAY 03 (DNA) – The govt has appointed Salim Baig as acting Principle Information Officer (PIO) in place of Rao Tehseen Ali who has been removed after Dawn leak inquiry report. Salim Baig is a seasoned officer of information group and has served previously as PIO.

Senate Special Committee on CPEC visits Gwadar


GWADAR, MAY 03, (DNA) – A delegation led by Senator Taj Haider, the Special Committee of Senate on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) visited Gwadar to observe the port city’s development and meet key stakeholders. The team visited Medical Care Center being developed by China Red Cross Foundation, and met with the Chairman of Gwadar Development Authority to exchange notes on the development activities in the city. The fast-paced development in Gwadar is changing the fortune of locals who are being provided with jobs and are becoming a primary part ofRead More

Gold price drops by Rs200 per tola


KARACHI, MAY 03, (DNA) – International market witnessed a decrease of $12 in gold price on Tuesday, and per ounce rate of gold was $1256. Due to this drop in international market, the local rate of gold also plummeted by Rs200 per tola to settle at 50,550. Similarly, the price of ten grams of gold became 43,328 after reduction of Rs172. The rate of silver was recorded Rs730 per tola after lowering down ten rupees.=DNA ==============