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Monday, May 22nd, 2017


Pak Embassy to France convens First Pakistani youth convention

PARIS May 21, 2017 (DNA) – The first ever convention of young Pakistani professionals and students was held in the Embassy of Pakistan to France in Paris, today. The Convention was presided over by the Ambassador of Pakistan to France H.E. Mr. Moin ul Haque and was attended by over 100 youth leaders and students representing different cities and regions of France. While addressing the Youth Convention, the Ambassador said that Pakistani youth are the true ambassadors of Pakistan who are playing a vital role in promoting Pakistan in France.Read More

Uzma appeals IHC for permission to travel India


ISLAMABAD, MAY 22, (DNA) – Indian woman Uzma, who married a Pakistani man, has submitted a medical report of daughter, asking the authorities to allow her to travel India. During the hearing, Uzma’s lawyer appealed the court to permit his client to meet her daughter who is suffering from thalassemia after which the judge has summoned Tahir and Uzma to record their statements on Wednesday. The court has also directed Tahir to present immigration form of Uzma on Tuesday. Meanwhile, an Indian diplomat identified as Lalit Kumar Gehlot was barredRead More

David Hale, US Ambassador meets Army Chief Staff General Bajwa at GHQ


RAWALPINDI, MAY 22, (DNA) – Mr David Hale, US Ambassador to Pakistan met Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ today. Matters of mutual interest including regional security issues were discussed during the meeting. COAS reiterated Pakistan’s stance that its soil is not being used for terrorist activities against any other country nor shall we tolerate any such action against Pakistan. The Ambassador acknowledged Pak Army’s efforts in securing control of areas on Pakistan side of the border and said that both countries can carry forward theRead More

France supporting Green Energy Development in Pakistan


MANGLA, MAY 22, (DNA)- Mrs. Martine Dorance, Ambassador of France along with H.E. Jean-François CAUTAIN, Ambassador of European Union visited the construction site of the national Hydropower Training Institute (HPTI) in Mangla and participated to the corner stone ceremony hosted by WAPDA’s member Water, Mr. Nasir Hanif. France and EU through the French Agency for Development (AFD) have provided the Government of Pakistan with a 4 million euros funding. The grant of 2.5 million Euros was delegated to the AFD by the European Union as part of the Asia InvestmentRead More

Dead line will not be extended beyond 60 days, Supreme Court

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) formed to probe the Panama Papers evidence will submit its first report in the Supreme Court (SC) today (Monday). Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has also decided to go to the Supreme Court today to witness the report sharing proceedings. According to PTI spokesman Fawad Chaudhry, PTI chairman Imran Khan will be present in the apex court on the occasion of report sharing. He further said that senior party leaders will also accompany Imran Khan. PTI leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that the first JIT report will clear all the ambiguities. He asserted that this will be the first time when the summons for Prime Minister will be decided over the initial report of JIT. Two weeks back, a six-member JIT constituted by the Supreme Court initiated probe into Panama Papers case at the Federal Judicial Academy. The JIT includes officials from Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Military Intelligence (MI), State Bank (SB), Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) and National Accountability Bureau (NAB) while director-general level FIA officer will head the team. JIT will have jurisdiction to travel abroad for investigation.

ISLAMABAD, MAY 22, (DNA) –  Joint Investigation Team (JIT) head Wajid Zia has submitted first report pertaining to Panama case probe in Supreme Court on Monday. The hearing is being conducted by a three-member bench headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal. The bench is reviewing the interim report which comprises of two parts. Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan is also present in the courtroom. While responding to a journalist’s question outside the SC that whether PTI will demand the court to open the report, he replied that decision will beRead More

Pak-Afghan officials to discuss border tensions today


KABUL, MAY 21, (DNA) – A high-level meeting between Pakistan and Afghanistan is scheduled to be held on Monday (today) to diffuse border tensions between the two countries, it has been reported. Officials from Pakistan, Afghanistan and United States will be attending the meeting. As per details, Bab-e-Dosti on Pak-Afghan border remains closed on the 17th consecutive day. However,  census activities have continued at Kalli Luqman and Kalli Jahangir area of Balochistan peacefully for the third day on Sunday.