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People to People contact further enhances friendly ties with Sri Lanka – Pakistan Envoy

COLOMBO, AUG 01 (DNA) – A 17-member Pakistan Army Rugby Team, which is currently in Sri Lanka to play a bilateral series with their counterparts in Sri Lanka Army under Army-to-Army sports exchange program, visited the High Commission of Pakistan today. On the occasion, the Acting High Commissioner of Pakistan, Dr. Sarfraz Ahmed Khan Sipra congratulated Pakistan Rugby team for their good performance by winning both matches. He underlined that such visits would not only help in grooming young players but would also be strengthening relations between the two countries.Read More

India needs to understand Jadhav is no ‘ordinary’ Indian: Abdul Basit

NEW DELHI, AUG 01 (DNA) – New Delhi to understand that alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav is no ordinary Indian citizen, outgoing Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit on Tuesday informed that since the former’s arrest, he has provided a lot of useful information leading to the busting of several sleeper cells. Basit said, “There is a process involved and currently his (Kulbhushan’s) mercy petition is pending with Army Chief. A decision has to be taken in this matter. It’s not an ordinary case; and we will wait toRead More

Pakistan invites Azerbaijan to join CPEC

ISLAMABAD, AUG 01 (DNA) – Pakistan has invited Azerbaijan to join China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) due to its strategic location as a transit hub for East-West China Europe Corridor, a part of Chinese bigger regional connectivity Silk Road plan. Pakistan gives immense importance to its trade and economic relations with the central Asian states, said a statement on Monday. Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif laid emphasis on converting the fraternal relations between the country and central Asian republics (CARs) into strong economic partnership. He directed the ministry of commerce toRead More

Indus Hospital to construct 550-bed general hospital, medical college

PESHAWAR, AUG 01 (DNA) – Indus Hospital, a privately run and free of charge medical facility, has initiated a project to construct a 550-bed general hospital and a medical college in Peshawar. The hospital will provide 100% free of cost, high-quality health care treatment to the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, announced The Indus Health Network Regional Board Founding Chairman Mian Muhammad Ahsan. Speaking to a gathering of prominent businessmen, technocrats and dignitaries of the city on Monday, Mian Ahsan said that the Indus Hospital in Peshawar will be built in threeRead More

AIOU to provide free education to prisoners, disabled and dropouts

ISLAMABAD, AUG 01 (DNA) –  Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will provide free education to prisoners, disabled of all categories and dropout girl students, with additional support that includes the provision of textbooks and allied material. These marginalised sections of the society will be eligible to take admission in any academic program, as already approved by the university’s Executive Council; this was announced by the Vice Chancellor Dr Shahid Siddiqui while addressing a ceremony arranged by Officers Welfare Association (OWA), in which the university’s retired employees were given shields asRead More

Justice Asif Khosa never met Imran Khan privately: SC

ISLAMABAD, AUG 01 (DNA) – Supreme Court spokesperson clarified the widespread perception claiming Imran Khan and leader of 5-member Panama case bench Justice Asif Saeed Khosa met privately before the hearings of the case against Sharif family. Such reports were denied and it was stated that the court’s observations were interpreted wrongly. It was added that Justice Khosa neither met PTI chief privately nor he knows him personally. It is unfortunate to air the November 1 remarks of the senior Supreme Court judge in the form of an interview, theRead More