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Air Chief calls upon world Ski players to project true image of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, FEB 4 (DNA)- Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force has thanked the international players for their participation in Ski events and hoped that they would take along cherished memories of Pakistan’s magnificent beauty and traditional hospitality.   He urged the foreign players to act as the ambassadors of Pakistan and portray the true picture of this land of wonders in their respective countries. Air Chief Marshal who is also the Patron-in-Chief of Winter Sports Federation of Pakistan expressed these views duringRead More


AIOU announces admission of its merit-based programs

AIOU announces admission of its merit-based programs

ISLAMABAD, FEB 04 (DNA) – Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) on Monday announced the ‘admissions schedule’ of its merit-based programs offered in the current semester spring, 2019. The last date for the admission is March 5. The programs offered on prescribed merit include: Ph.D, MS/M.Phil/M.Sc(Honors), COL (Commonwealth of Learning) MBA/MPA, BS programs, M.Sc (Statistics, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Microbiology, EPM, Mass Communication, Sustainable Environmental Design, Environmental Science and Betony). All those interested for admission in these programs have been advised to send their application form directly to the concerned department withoutRead More


Govt introduces new visa regime; will it really help? By Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

The Pakistan government has announced “drastic’ steps to woo especially foreign tourists by introducing a new visa regime whereby the government has extended ambit of e-visa and allowed people from over 50 countries to get visas on arrival in Pakistan. The announcement is significant in the sense that it may increase flow of visitors from other countries provided the incumbent government is able to provide them with an atmosphere free from insecurity. Law and order ostensibly has been the main stumbling block in the way of foreign direct investments andRead More


Asad Umar to chair ECC meeting today

Asad Umar to chair ECC meeting today

ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Federal Minister for Finance Asad Umar will chair Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) in Islamabad on Monday. According to details, the members will discuss ways to provide opportunities to the immigrants and will also devise strategy regarding payment of compensation money. Earlier, ECC had approved to launch Islamic Sukuk bond amounting to Rs200 billion for the payment of circular debt. The bond will be issued through the consortium of Islamic banks. The committee had also approved to export additional 500,000 tonnes of wheat.