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Wednesday, May 24th, 2017


PM to inaugurate first 660MW unit of Sahiwal power plant today


SAHIWAL, MAY 25, (DNA) – Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif will inaugurate first 660 MW unit of the Sahiwal Coal Power Project tomorrow. The project comprises of Two 660 MW plants with a total capacity of 1320 MW and is one of the early harvest projects of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The ground breaking ceremony was held on 30th May, 2014, by the Prime Minister of, Pakistan. M/s Huaneng Shandong Ruyi Pakistan Energy Private Limited has completed the civil, electrical and mechanical works at the project. The project hasRead More

Two Chinese nationals abducted in Quetta

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QUETTA, MAY 24, (DNA) – Unidentified armed men have abducted two Chinese nations in Jinnah Town area while firing left their personal guard injured on Wednesday. Law enforcement agencies reached the crime site after learning about the news and collected evidence. Miscreants resorted to fire upon foreign national’s resistance leaving their security guard wounded. Reportedly, police have launched a search operation in light of witnesses’ statements. The two foreign citizens were teachers of Chinese language. Civil and military leadership of Pakistan have assured China of providing security to her nationalsRead More

Pakistan offers lucrative business, trade and investment opportunities

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PARIS, MAY 24, (DNA) – The Ambassador of Pakistan to France Moin ul Haque promoted Pakistan as a preferred destination for French businesspersons, traders and investors during his three days visit to Normandy region of France from 17-19th may, 2017. The visit was organized by French Senator Mr. Pascal Allizard, President, Pakistan-France Friendship Group in the French Senate and Mayor of Condé-en-Normandie. During the visit Ambassador was hosted by Mayors of three cities including Caen, Arromanches and Conde-en-Normandie. He met with local Pakistanis and visited a number of business and industrialRead More

2 hardcore terrorists executed: Military Courts

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RAWALPINDI, MAY 24: 2 hardcore terrorists, who were tried by Military Courts have been executed today. These terrorists were involved in committing heinous offences relating to terrorism, including attack on Army Public School Peshawar, killing of innocent civilians, attacking Armed Forces of Pakistan and Law Enforcement Agencies. Detail of each case is attached. 1. Atta Ullah S/O Muhammad Sultan. The convict was an active member of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. He was involved in attacking Law Enforcement Agency which resulted in death of several soldiers and injures to an officer and aRead More

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy new consul general for Norway in Karachi


KARACHI, MAY 24, (DNA) – Ms. Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy was invested as the new honorary consul general of the Kingdom of Norway in Karachi. Ms. Obaid Chinoy takes over from Mr. Muhammad Moonis, who is retiring after 38 years as the consul general of Norway in Karachi. The handover took place at a reception at Ms Obaid Chinoy’s home in Karachi. Norway’s ambassador Tore Nedrebo thanked Mr. Moonis for his extraordinarily long and dedicated service for Norway. He welcomed Ms. Obaid Chinoy in her new function, saying that she embodiesRead More

IHC allows Uzma to travel back to India


ISLAMABAD, MAY 24, (DNA) – Indian citizen Uzma, who married a Pakistani man, has been given the permission to travel to India by the IHC. An Islamabad High Court bench, headed by Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani, returned Uzma her original immigration form, submitted by her husband on Tuesday. The court also ordered the police to provide her security until she reaches Wagah Border. When Tahir expressed his wish to meet her in private, Uzma refused. Justice Kayani remarked that if Uzma does not want to meet Tahir she won’t be coerced.Read More