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Sports Events by Pakistan community in France earning goodwill for Pakistan

PARIS, JUL 23 (DNA) – The Ambassador of Pakistan to France Moin ul Haque has said that holding of various sports and cultural activities by the Pakistani Community in France is earning good name for the Pakistani community and for Pakistan. The Ambassador said this at a Pakistani community Volley Ball tournament held near Paris yesterday. The tournament was witnessed by a large number of French public and members of Pakistani community. The Ambassador congratulated the organizers for successful organization of the tournament, which also coincided with the celebrities ofRead More

Chaudhry Nisar postpones his press conference

ISLAMABAD, JUL 23 (DNA) – Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali has postponed his press conference that was scheduled to be held on Sunday. As per details made available, the presser has been delayed for one day, and will now be conducted on Monday. It has been leant that the reason behind this adjournment is Chaudhry Nisar’s illness, as he is suffering from back pain and has been advised to take rest. Let it be known that this is not the first time that the interior minister has suffered from backRead More

Aizaz Chaudhry urges US firms to explore investment opportunities in Pakistan

WASHINGTON, JUL 23 (DNA) – Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States Aizaz Chaudhry says Islamabad’s counter terrorism efforts have resulted in a significant decline in terrorist attacks in the country. Talking in Washington, he said that Pakistan has been a victim of terrorism and has paid a staggering human and financial cost in the fight against this menace. The envoy said that Pakistan is maintaining the momentum in fighting terrorism as is evident through Operation Rad-ul-Fasaad and the recently launched Operation Khyber-IV. Meanwhile, Pakistan’s Ambassador to United States Aizaz AhmedRead More

PTI failed to provide money trail of his assets: Marriyum Aurangzeb

ISLAMABAD, JUL 23 (DNA) – Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb says under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan will continue taking strides towards progress and prosperity. In a statement, she said the highest objective of making Pakistan a developed nation will be achieved. The Minister of State vehemently quashed speculations that PML-N is considering some alternative names for premiership in case of disqualification of the Prime Minister. She said those speculating in this regard and spreading rumors in the media will be provenRead More

Palestinians die in new clashes over Jerusalem holy site

JERUSALEM, JUL 23 (DNA) – Two Palestinians died in clashes with Israeli forces Saturday as the army moved in to seal off an attacker’s home after violence over security measures at an ultra-sensitive holy site. The UN Security Council will hold closed-door talks Monday about the spiralling violence after Egypt, France and Sweden sought a meeting to “urgently discuss how calls for de-escalation in Jerusalem can be supported”. The deaths followed bloodshed on Friday, when a 19-year-old Palestinian killed three Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank and three PalestiniansRead More

Can’t give any relaxation to drivers involved in accidents: Kh Saad

LAHORE, JUL 23 (DNA) – Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique has made it quite clear that no relaxation can be given to those drivers who are involved in accidents. The minister held a press conference in Lahore and gave strict warning to the drivers to not act like ‘wicked children’ and come back to their duties. He also let it be known that all trains are operational at the moment. It is worth mentioning here that trains remained stranded whole night as a result of the drivers’ strikeRead More