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I promised, America will not seek to impose our way of life on others: Trump

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RIYADH, MAY 21, (DNA) – US President Donald Trump has implored Muslim leaders to take the lead in fighting extremism, speaking at a high-level summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The president, who is on his first foreign visit since taking office, spoke at the Arab Islamic US Summit in Riyadh. King Salman spoke before Trump’s address, saying that Saudi Arabia had succeed in thwarting several terror attempts. He mentioned the US-Saudi agreement, announced today, to establish a center to fight sources of terror financing. “We look forward to more countries joining theRead More


Role of World Organization for Animal Health is vital for rural poverty alleviation

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PARIS, MAY 21, (DNA) – Pakistan greatly values its partnership with World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) for its livestock development, disease control and overall poverty alleviation. This was stated by Mr. Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan, Pakistan’s Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research during his speech delivered at the 85th General Session of OIE in Paris, today. The event was attended by delegates from 180 countries besides observers from regional and international organizations. While addressing the Plenary Session, the Minister said that the role of World Organization for AnimalRead More


First Orange Line Metro train to reach Lahore in July 2017

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LAHORE, MAY 21, (DNA) – The first of twenty-seven trains designed for Orange Line Metro will reach Lahore in July this year.  the first train will be handed over by Chinese company to Punjab government and the remaining twenty-six will reach at the end of this year. China and Pakistan have signed a framework agreement to build the Orange Line of rapid mass transit system in Lahore. The 26-kilometer line Orange Line Metro Train will have twenty-six stations, two of which will be underground. In his tweet, Punjab Chief MinisterRead More


Fire erupts in Karachi plastic factory

Karachi

KARACHI, MAY 21, (DNA) – Fire erupted in a plastic factory in Labour Square area of SITE Sunday morning. However, labourers were not present inside the factory as it was a day off. Therefore, no loss of life has been reported. The police and fire brigade personnel tried to contain the fire from reaching the roof of the factory as gas cylinders were installed there. Besides, a grid station of K-Electric and CNG station were also situated close to the factory. Initially, five fire brigades were reportedly sent to the site but wereRead More


PM Nawaz Sharif arrives in Saudi Arabia to attend US-Arab-Islamic Summit

Mohabat Raqas Karti Hai

ISLAMABAD, MAY 21, (DNA) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has embarked on a three-day visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) from 21-22 May 2017 to participate in the first trilateral US-Arab-Islamic Summit, to be held in Riyadh on Sunday. In addition to King Salman and US President Donald J. Trump, 55 Heads of State and Government from the Muslim world have been invited to participate in the Summit. The Summit in Riyadh will provide an opportunity for the participating countries to discuss how to overcome the menace ofRead More