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China happy to see smooth power transition: Sun weidong

ISLAMABAD, AUG 03 (DNA) – Chinese Ambassador HE Sun Weidong called on PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at PM Office today. The Ambassador congratulated the Prime Minister on assuming the office of the Prime Minister of Pakistan. The Chinese Ambassador conveyed the congratulatory message of the Chinese Premiere to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on election as the Prime Minister of Pakistan. The Chinese Ambassador said that the Chinese leadership is happy to see the smooth transition in Pakistan and it will continue to support the government of Pakistan in theRead More

Pakistan Constructing 6 Dams In PoK With China’s Assistance

NEW DELHI, AUG 03 (DNA) – Pakistan is constructing six dams on the Indus river in PoK with China’s assistance and India has made demarches to both Islamabad and Beijing conveying that it is in violation of its sovereignty and territorial integrity. According to the government’s information, Pakistan is constructing six dams on the Indus river in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir with assistance committed to those projects by China, Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh said in a written reply. “India has a clear and consistent position that theseRead More

Azerbaijan president calls for unity among Muslim nations

BAKU, AUG 03 (DNA) – “Our solidarity and national diversity are our great wealth. It is no secret that last year was declared ‘Year of Multiculturalism’ in Azerbaijan. I believe Azerbaijan was the first in history to come up with such an initiative,” Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said during a meeting with public figures in Balakan. The head of state that this was a message to the world that people of diverse nationalities and ethnicities can peacefully coexist together. With regard to the declaration of 2017 as ‘Year of IslamicRead More

Khawaja Asif to be new foreign minister

ISLAMABAD, AUG 03: Former Minster for Water and power Khawaja Asif is tipped as new foreing minister of Pakistan. Final announcement shall be made tomorrow when cabinet will take oath.

EU says Iran deal sound, all parties stick to terms

BRUSSELS, AUG 03 (DNA) – The European Union, which supervises the implementation of the landmark July 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, says all parties to the agreement remain committed to its implementation. Catherine Ray, a spokeswoman for EU foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, said on Thursday that the EU was on the opinion that all the seven parties to the agreement had implemented their commitments and would do so in the future. “So far we consider that all parties have been implementing their commitments under the deal,”Read More

Nisar will no longer be part of federal cabinet

MURREE, AUG 03 (DNA) – Sources claimed that Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan will no longer be part of the federal cabinet, having served as interior minister in Nawaz Sharif era before his disqualification on July 28. Mutual consultation between members of the senior Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leadership in Murree continued on the second consecutive day as it is yet to name the final list of cabinet members. The meeting was attented by newly appointed PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Nawaz Sharif Punjab CM Shehbaz Sharif, Pervez Rashid and others. It isRead More