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Wednesday, June 7th, 2017


Govt announces 26-28 June Eid Holidays


ISLAMABAD, JUN 07 (DNA) – The federal government has announced three-day public holidays on account of Eid ul Fitr. According to the notification issued by the interior ministry, Eid holidays will be observed across the country on the 26th, 27th and 28th of June 2017.

Pakistan signs multilateral competent authority agreement at OECD headquarter

PARIS, JUN 07 (DNA) – On behalf of the Government of Pakistan, Ambassador Moin ul Haq signed Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD’s) for the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit (BEPS) at OECD headquarter, Paris, today. Around 70 countries simultaneously signed this Convention today in the OECD Centre in the presence of Secretary General OECD Mr. Angel Gurria. Speaking after the ceremony, the Ambassador said that Pakistan now will be part of global efforts to develop solutions to close theRead More

Prime Minister Telephones Newly Elected President of French Republic

Prime Minister Telephones Newly Elected President of French Republic

ISLAMAABAD, JUN 07 (DNA) – Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif telephoned French President Emmanuel Jean Michel Frederic Macron today and congratulated him on his election as President of the French Republic. On behalf of the government and people of Pakistan, and on his own behalf the Prime Minister extended sincere felicitations to Mr. Emmanuel Jean-Michel Frederic Macron on his historic win in the elections and assumption of office as the President of the French Republic. The Prime Minister re-affirmed his commitment to further strengthening of the friendly ties between theRead More

PM expresses concerns over deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan


ISLAMABAD, JUN 07 (DNA) – Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday expressed concerns over deteriorating law and order situation in Afghanistan. Chairing National Security Committee meeting in Islamabad, Nawaz Sharif rejected Afghan authorities’ allegations on Pakistan and its agencies for worsening security condition in their country. He said Pakistan has not only remained committed to a peaceful and stable Afghanistan but also worked with all regional and global initiatives to that end. The meeting observed that Pakistan is the only country in the Afghan scenario which has achieved clearRead More

Pakistan, Romania to explore mutual cooperation in Defence Production

ISLAMABAD, June 07 (DNA): Pakistan and Romania on Wednesday agreed that there is a great potential for joint collaboration and mutual cooperation in Defence Production, which may be explored. The understanding came at a meeting between inister for Defense Production Rana Tanveer Hussain and Ambassador of Romania to Pakistan Nicolae Gola in Islamabad. The Minister warmly welcomed the dignitary. In the welcome words he appreciated the ambassador for his efforts to further strengthen relations between the two countries. Minister stressed to identify areas of mutual interest so that both countriesRead More

South Africa start carefully after winning toss at Edgbaston


BIRMINGHAM, JUN 07 (DNA) –  In the crucial encounter of Group B, it’s the South African side that will take on the unpredictable Pakistan in Edgbaston. Pakistan lost to India in their first face-off of ICC Champions Trophy while South Africa ease past Sri Lanka in their first match. South African skipper AB de Villiers won the toss and opts to bat first at Edgbaston. After the humiliating show in the last match against India, Pakistan have decided to give green cap to Fakhar Zaman who will be replacing AhmadRead More