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Nepal, Pakistan friendship as tall as Himalaya: Ambassador Sewa

Thanks Pakistan govt for taking care of Buddha sites; proud to visit Taxila, Lahore and Swat museums ISLAMABAD, MAY 11 (DNA) – Ambassador of Nepal to Pakistan Ms. Sewa Lamsal Adhikari has said Nepal and Pakistan established formal diplomatic relations in 1960.  However, the bond of friendship is as tall as the mighty Himalaya, and as old as the Gandhara civilization. Both the countries deeply value the teachings of Gautam Buddha which underpins peace, love, harmony and shared prosperity among the people.  Ambassador of Nepal expressed these views during anRead More

Complete consensus on Dawn story probe: Nisar

Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar at a press conference in Islamabad on Thursday claimed there was complete civil-military consensus on the Dawn leaks inquiry report. “It wasn’t as big of an issue as it was made out to be,” Nisar told reporters a day after Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor announced the decision to withdraw the ISPR’s controversial tweet rejecting the prime minister’s directives on the recommendations of the report of the inquiry committee, set up to probe the publication of a Dawn story regarding aRead More

‘Achieving Peace in Afghanistan: Challenges and Prospects’

‘Peace and stability in Afghanistan is an important objective for us. Effective Pak-Afghan border management is required in order to curb malicious terrorist activities and is the need of the hour.’ This was emphasized by MsTehminaJanjua, Foreign Secretary of Pakistanin Islamabad today at the concluding session of theinternational conference on ‘Achieving Peace in Afghanistan: Challenges and Prospects’ organized by the Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) in collaboration with the Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF). Addressing a packed hall of delegates from Kabul, Washington, Tehran, Beijing, Belfast, and Moscow, MsJanjuastressed that PakistanRead More

RCCI Rawal Int’l Expo 2017 formally inaugurated

  RAWALPINDI, MAY 11 (DNA) –The five day International Rawal Expo 2017 being organized by Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) has been formally inaugurated here at Topi Rakh Auditorium Ayub Park Rawalpindi. Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Minister for state Information Broadcast and National Heritage Maryam Aurangzeb were the chief guest on the occasion. Federal Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi appreciated the role of RCCI in promoting business activities in the region and congratulated on successful organizing of Rawal Expo 2017.  He said thatRead More