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Pakistan expresses deep anguish at violence against the Rohingya muslims

ISLAMABAD, SEPT 04 (DNA) – Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has expressed deep anguish at the ongoing violence against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. He emphasized that the plight of the Rohingya Muslims was a challenge to the conscience of the international community OIC’s position condemning the renewed violence affecting the Rohingya Muslim minority resulting in thousands fleeing their homes as well as the systematic and organized destruction of their villages and homes. Call by the OIC-IPHRC for immediate and effective action to bring an end to all human-rights violationsRead More

Pakistan made tremendous sacrifices in war against terrorism: China

BEIJING, SEPT 04 (DNA) – China has said that Pakistan has made tremendous sacrifices in the war against terrorism. “The world community should acknowledge these sacrifices,” said China. It said that Pakistan is in the front of the line of countries that are combating terrorism. According to the media reports in China, a spokesman of the Chinese Foreign Ministry said this while speaking with the media. He said that China would jointly work with Pakistan to combat terrorism because it is in the interest of all stake holders.

Maryam says Kalsoom Nawaz will win a clear majority

LAHORE, SEPT 04 (DNA) – Maryam Nawaz, who is conducting the campaign on behalf of her ailing mother for NA-120 by-election, said on Monday that Kalsoom Nawaz will win a clear majority in the by-poll. During a meeting held at Model Town, Lahore, Maryam spoke with the female workers of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and asked them to speed up process pertaining to the campaign; she said that Kalsoom Nawaz will be among them shortly. Kalsoom Nawaz is currently in London at the residence of her son, after undergoing a successfulRead More

Pakistan summons Indian Deputy High Commissioner over ceasefire violation

ISLAMABAD, SEPT 04 (DNA) – The Director General (SA & SAARC), Dr. Mohammad Faisal, summoned the Indian Deputy High Commissioner, Mr. J.P. Singh and condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces in Chirikot Sector (Kakuta, Nullah and Polas Villages) on 02 September 2017, resulting in the shahadat of an 8 years old girl, Momina, resident of village Polas. Despite calls for restraint, India continues to indulge in ceasefire violations. In 2017 to date, Indian forces have carried out more than 700 ceasefire violations along the Line of ControlRead More

ICC’s security team reaches Lahore to assess security arrangements

LAHORE, SEPT 04 (DNA) – In order to review the security arrangements for international cricketing stars visiting the country to play a three-match series against Pakistan – Independence Cup 2017, to be played on September 12, 13 and 15 at the Gaddafi Stadium – International Cricket Council’s (ICC) two-member special security team arrived in Lahore on Monday The World XI will be captained by South Africa’s Faf du Plessis and comprises a star-studded lineup of 14 players from seven different countries. It has been learned that PCB officials will briefRead More

Malala calls on Pakistan government to take in Rohingya refugees “fleeing violence and terror”

SEPT 04 (DNA) – Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yusufzai has called on her fellow Nobel Laureate, Aung San Suu Kyi, to condemn the ongoing violence against the Rohingya Muslim community in Suu Kyi’s native Myanmar, where they are facing ethnic persecution. She also urged the government of her home country Pakistan to follow the example of Bangladesh, which has been the main outlet for taking in fleeing and exiled refugees from Myanmar. Expressing the “heartbreak” she faces every time she sees the situation of the Rohnigya community, Malala laidRead More