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Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa meets international football players

RAWALPINDI, JUL 08 (DNA) – Ronaldinho along with his fellow international football players including Ryan Giggs, Robert Pires, Nicolas Anelka, George Boating, David James and Luis Boa Morte met General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) today. COAS thanked them for their visit to Pakistan.  COAS said that Pakistan is a peace and sports loving country. “Sports promote peace and your visit is most welcomed by all Pakistanis especially young footballers” COAS remarked. The visiting players thanked COAS for organizing their tour and the support. They said thatRead More

China’s Xi says will fulfil Paris climate deal obligations

BEIJING, JUL 08 (DNA) – Chinese President Xi Jinping told his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Saturday that China will fulfil its obligations under the Paris climate change agreement, China’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement. The two were meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in the German city of Hamburg.

Sacrifices of Wani against Indian atrocities are testimony of his resolve: COAS

RAWALPINDI, JUL 08 (DNA) – On the first death anniversary of the Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani, Director General (DG) Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor took to Twitter on Saturday to share the message of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa. General Bajwa said that the Kashmiris have right of self-determination. Sacrifices of Burhan Wani and generations against Indian atrocities are a testimony of their resolve, said COAS. On the other hand, government forces threw tear gas and clashed with stone-throwing protestersRead More

Raheel Sharif returns to Pakistan for two days

LAHORE, JUL 08 (DNA) – Former army chief general (r) Raheel Sharif returned to Pakistan from Saudi Arabia on Friday, reports said on Saturday. Raheel, now the head of the Saudi-led Islamic Military Alliance to Fight Terrorism (IMAFT)  will stay in Pakistan for two days. Some Saudi friends are accompanying him.The former army chief landed in Lahore via private airline. According to reports, he is in Pakistan due to personal reasons.=DNA ========

Election campaign for PS-114 by-poll ends

KARACHI, JUL 08 (DNA) – As by-election in Sindh assembly’s constituency PS-114 Karachi nears, political rivals have unleashed verbal onslaught against each other in bid to secure the seat. Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto lambasted Muttahida Quami Movement and termed it sole cause of agonies of constituency’s residents. He also took a dig at top brass of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). He was addressing election campaign rally. Bilawal termed Nawaz Sharif and Imran Khan two sides of same coin and tagged them by-productsRead More

8 top footballer including Ronaldinho arrive in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, JUL 08 (DNA) – Eight top footballers from around the world, including Brazilian legend Ronaldinho and Manchester United great Ryan Giggs reached Pakistan on Saturday for two exhibition matches. The players, who will play with a group of Pakistani players for two seven a side matches in Karachi and Lahore, reached Islamabad early on Saturday morning via a private jet. Pakistan Army has arranged security for the visiting footballers and the event was made possible only after its security clearance. COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa will also host aRead More