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Notices sent to Indian news channels for airing ISPR briefing

Notices sent to Indian news channels for airing ISPR briefing

RAWALPINDI, (DNA) – The Indian government sent on Monday show cause notices to as many as 13 news channels for airing the recent news briefing by DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor, in which he issued an unambiguous warning to New Delhi: “Don’t mess with Pakistan”.  The Indian information ministry, accused media houses of violating the advisory issued in the aftermath of the Pulwama attack. Following the suicide attack in occupied Kashmir in which over 40 Indian paramilitaries were killed, the ministry had asked to not air any content that mightRead More


NAB summons Mian Mansha, sons on February 28

NAB summons Mian Mansha, sons on February 28

LAHORE (DNA) – National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday summoned the owner of Nishat Group Mian Mansha on February 28. Details suggest that the accountability watch dog has summoned Mansha along with his two sons in personal capacity. They will be interrogated over the purchase of St James Hotel and Club Ltd. in London. Mian Mansha was earlier questioned in August last year. He had bought the hotel in 2010 for a large sum of money. NAB will also investigate them about the funds transferred from Pakistan to London forRead More


BUKHARA DECLARATION: Ziyarah Tourism has great potential for improving cultural and humanitarian ties

BUKHARA, UZBEKISTAN, FEB 25 (DNA) – The First International Forum on Ziyarah Tourism held in Bukhara affirmed that Ziyarah Tourism has great potential for improving cultural and humanitarian ties around the world. A declaration was also issued at the end of the two-day forum. Here is the text of the declaration. “Bukhara Declaration on Ziyarah Tourism Adopted at the First International Forum on Ziyarah Tourism February 22, 2019, Friday (17 Jumada Al-Akhirah, 1440) in the city of Bukhara, Republic of Uzbekistan. The State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan forRead More


Govt to bring reforms, change in all sectors: President

Govt to bring reforms, change in all sectors: President

ISLAMABAD, FEB 25 (DNA) – President Dr Arif Alvi has said the present government will bring reforms and change in all sectors including education and health. He was addressing a National Seminar on Education: The way Forward in Islamabad on Monday. The President regretted the education sector was neglected in the past but said we can exploit the potential of our youth by educating them keeping in view the modern trends. He stressed that syllabus should be framed keeping in view the demands of the market. The President said thatRead More


Inaugural session of Pakistan-Malaysia bilateral consultations held in Islamabad

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ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – The inaugural session of Bilateral Consultations between Pakistan and Malaysia was held in Islamabad today. The Pakistan side was led by Foreign Secretary, Tehmina Janjua. Mr. Dato Sri Muhammad Shahrul Ikram bin Yakob, Secretary General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia headed the Malaysian side. The Bilateral Consultations provided an opportunity to exchange views on the priorities of each side and to build on the decisions taken during Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to Malaysia on 20-21 November 2019. The potential areas for further cooperation were identifiedRead More


Pakistan keen to diversify its export to Qatar: President Alvi

Pakistan keen to diversify its export to Qatar: President Alvi

ISLAMABAD, FEB 25 (DNA) – President Arif Alvi has said Pakistan is keen to diversify its export to Qatar especially in the sectors of construction material, pharmaceuticals, engineering goods, medical equipment, sports goods and fabrics. Talking to Commander Qatar Emiri Naval Forces Staff Maj Gen (Sea) Abdullah Bin Hassan Al-Sulaiti in Islamabad on Monday, he underscored that Pakistan is very conducive for foreign investment. He invited Qatari investors to invest in Pakistan in various sectors especially tourism. The President also appreciated Qatar’s decision to extend visa on arrival facility forRead More