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Tajik president expresses grief over Bahawalpur tragedy

DUSHANBE, JUNE 27 (DNA) -President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon has expressed deep sorrow over Bahawalpur tragedy. In a message he said “With deep sorrow learned about the fire in Bahawalpur, Punjab province, which caused deaths and injured a large number of people. I express profound sympathy for victim’s families’ and I pray to Almighty Allah for their patience and healing to all injured people. With Sorrow’.

AJK President questions US sanctions on Syed Salahuddin


MUZAFFARABAD, JUN 28 (DNA) – President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Sardar Masood Khan has raised concerns on Tuesday over the sanctions imposed by the United States on Hizb-ul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin. The US State Department declared Salahuddin a globally designated terrorist on Tuesday, just moments ahead of the meeting between President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Masood Khan said the nexus between Trump and Modi could prove dangerous for the regional peace.  He warned about the ties between both countries and, while discussing theRead More

Air Chief extends condolences with Ahmedpur East tragedy victims

LAHORE, JUN 27 (DNA) – Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff Pakistan Air Force visited Jinnah Hospital Lahore today, and met the burn victims of  Ahmadpur East incident.  He inquired their well being, showed solidarity with their families and prayed for the quick recovery of the injured. While talking with victims and their families, the Air Chief said that PAF and the entire nation stand shoulder to shoulder by the victims and families of tragic incident. He also ensured that the PAF would continue to provide assistanceRead More

Kashmiris struggling for independence from 70 years: FO

ISLAMABAD, JUN 27 (DNA) – Pakistan has reiterated its commitment to eradication of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria in a statement today (Tuesday) stated that the people of Pakistan have rendered immense sacrifices in both blood and material to end this scourge, which has been acknowledged by the international community. He said the 70 year old indigenous struggle of Kashmiris in the Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir remains legitimate. He said the gross and systematic violations of human rights of the Kashmiri peopleRead More

Army Chief visits Parachinar to meet blast victims


RAWALPINDI, JUN 27 (DNA) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa will spend the second day of Eid in Parachinar to express solidarity with victims of the latest terrorist attack. Army Chief said the enemy s attempts to create sectarianism shall not be allowed to succeed. He said the nation is united as Muslims and Pakistanis. Meanwhile, talking to Ulema, the Army Chief asked the religious scholars belonging to different schools of thoughts to play their positive role for promotion of sectarian harmony in the country. The UlemaRead More

PM sympathizes with Chinese counterpart on devastation caused by landslide

ISLAMABAD, JUN 27 (DNA) – Prime Minister sent the following message to Chinese Premier H.E Mr. Li Keqiang on devastating landslides in China: “I have learnt with great distress and sorrow the news of the devastation caused by the recent landslides in China. On behalf of the Government and people of Pakistan, I extend my deepest sympathies to the victims and their families. The Pakistani nation stands in solidarity with our Chinese brothers in this difficult time as they face the devastation caused by the landslides with strength and grace.”