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CPEC core project of Belt and Road initiative: PM Nawaz


BEIGING, MAY 14, (DNA) –  Prime Minister (PM) of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif has declared China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) a core component of the visionary initiative of the One belt and One Road project while addressing the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing on Sunday. In his remarks, Nawaz Sharif said this project will link three subcontinents and affirmed that One belt and One Road project is a gift for next generations while speaking to the event that was attended by leaders of 29 countries. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said ChineseRead More

Envoys show great interest in RCCI’s Rawal Expo

RAWALPINDI, MAY 14 (DNA) – The Nepal ambassador Sewa Lamsel Adhikari and Tunisian envoy Adel elarbi paid a visit to the Rawal International Expo 2017 being organized by Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) at Ayub National Park Rawalpindi.   While visiting different stalls, the envoys appreciated the role of RCCI in promoting trade activities through exhibitions.   The envoys took keen interest in Auto car show where vintage and classic cars were placed to attract large number of children and families of the cities.   They enjoyed the musical eveningRead More

  APNS announces Federal Committee members


ISLAMABAD, MAY 14(DNA): The All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) has announced members of its Federal Capital Committee. The members are elected for one year.   The Federal Capital Committee comprises following members. Khushnood Ali Khan (Chairman), Sardar Khan Niazi (Vice Chairman). Mehtab Khan (Ausaf), Waseem Ahmed (Awam), Manzoor Malik (Khabrain), Ghulam Akbar (Al-Akhbar), Bilam Mahmood (Nawai-e-Waqt), Munir Hussain (Express), Ansar Mahmood Bhatti (Centreline), Rukhsana Saulat (Nikhar), Danish Iftikhar ( Asas), Tahir Owais (Dawn), Tahir Mughal (Nawai Pak), Makhdoom Arshad ( Jurat) and Gauhar Zahid Malik (Pakistan Observer).   The committeeRead More

Pakistan greatly values ties with Vietnam: PM

2nd Pakistan Army Team Spirit competition continues near Jhelum

BEIJING, MAY 14, (DNA) – Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Sunday said Pakistan considered Vietnam as an important country of the region and desires to maintain economic and political relationship with it. In a meeting with President of Vietnam Tran Dai Quang on the sidelines of Belt and Road Forum, the Prime Minister stressed the need for the two countries to strengthen and explore their business and investment opportunities. The Prime Minister expressed satisfaction over the bilateral political consultation and working of Joint Ministerial Commission and Joint Trade Commission betweenRead More

Spanish Flamenco-Jazz Band La Bejazz performs in Capital

ISLAMABAD, MAY 14 (DNA) -The Embassy of Spain and Serena Hotels collaborated to host a fundraising gala dinner featuring a performance by renowned Spanish Band, La Bejazz. The proceeds of the evening amounted to five million rupees and were donated to the Aga Khan University and Hospital to finance children’s heart surgeries. La Bejazz is a group of musicians from the south of Spain, who perform an extraordinary fusion of two distinct musical styles, Jazz and Flamenco. Their performances are masterful, harmonious and balanced where the fantastic worlds of JazzRead More

India skips China’s Belt and Road Forum, no delegation seen at opening ceremony


BEIJING, MAY 14, (DNA) – India has strong reservation over the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, a flagship project of the connectivity initiative that is expected to figure prominently in the two- day Belt and Road Forum summit. India on Sunday skipped the opening ceremony of China’s Belt and Road Forum following sovereignty concerns over the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). No Indian delegation was seen at the opening ceremony addressed by Chinese President Xi Jinping. When inquired, Indian diplomats here pointed to the statement issued on Saturday night. No country can acceptRead More