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Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019


Pakistan, Japan FMs agreed to enhance bilateral cooperation

TOKYO, APR 23: Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, and Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, addressing a joint press conference.=DNA PHOTO

TOKYO (DNA) – Addressing a joint news conference along with his Japanese counterpart in Tokyo on Tuesday evening, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Pakistan and Japan have agreed to enhance bilateral cooperation in various sectors including trade, investment, Information Technology, and agriculture. Shah Mahmood Qureshi said a Memorandum of Understanding has been signed under which Japan will import technical human resource of young Pakistanis. Shah Mehmood Qureshi said he has held useful meetings with the Japanese authorities in a cordial environment and discussed matters of mutual interest to furtherRead More

Medicines price hike: NAB chief orders investigation


ISLAMABAD: (DNA) – National Accountability Bureau Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal Tuesday took notice of unprecedented increase in the prices of medicines and directed to investigate the alleged corruption of Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination and Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP). According to NAB spokesman, he said the abrupt increase of upto 300 percent in the prices of medicine had made the essential medicines from out of the reach of the common man.

Law Minister hints at bringing Presidential system


ISLAMABAD, APR 23 (DNA) – Federal Law Minister Farogh Naseem on Tuesday hinted at bringing Presidential system through a referendum.  He expressed that an amendment would be required with a two third majority for this purpose. The Minister further said that currently no such change in law is under consideration adding that PM can get approval from a joint parliament session. He said if presidential system comes in constitutional way then it would be democratic too. If masses want a presidential system then government would surrender before their demand, heRead More

Pakistan Navy successfully test fires indigenous missile


KARACHI, APR 23 (DNA) – Pakistan Navy on Tuesday successfully test-fired indigenously made missile in the Arabian Sea. Vice Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Kalim Shaukat witnessed live missile firing. Fast Attack Craft of Pakistan Navy fired the missile from sea to land. The missile hit the target successfully, the Pakistan Navy spokesperson said.=DNA =============

Pakistan team depart for England for ODI series, World Cup


LAHORE (DNA) – Pakistan cricket team left Lahore in the wee hours of Tuesday for England via Dubai to play ODI series against England and also participate in the ICC World Cup Pakistan will play a Twenty20 International and five ODIs against England before participating in ICC World Cup. A 17-member team included Sarfraz Ahmed (captain), Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Abid Ali, Babar Azam, Haris Sohail, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Hafeez, Imad Wasim, Yasir Shah, Hasan Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Junaid Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Mohammad Hasnain. Muhammad Amir and Asif Ali wereRead More

Book on Indian surgical strike stratagem launched

4th Session of the Pakistan-EU Strategic Dialogue held in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD, April 23 (DNA): “India’s ‘ Surgical Strike’ Stratagem,  Brinksmanship and Response’ authored by Professor Dr. Zafar Nawaz  Jaspal, was launched here at School of Politics and International  Relations, QAU, Islamabad.   The panelists included Dr. Maria Sultan, Director General SASSI and  Khalid Banuri, former DG ACDA while Vice Chancellor Quaid I Azam  University Professor Dr. Muhammad Ali was the chief guest of the  occasion.   Dr. Jaspal introduced his book to the audience and told that he  conceived this idea after the first sham surgical strike ofRead More