Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Sunday, April 28th, 2019


Azerbaijan to host 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue on May 02


BAKU, APR 28 (DNA) – Azerbaijan is set to organize the 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue from 2 to 3 May in Baku, the motto of this Forum is ‘Building dialogue into action against discrimination, inequality and violent conflict’. The Forum will examine the critical role of Intercultural Dialogue as an actionable strategy for building human solidarity and helping localities counter the violence and discrimination in diverse communities. The Forum aims to be an international platform to enable and encourage people, countries and organizations to advance concrete actions to support diversity, dialogue and mutualRead More

Consular Matters Related to The United States of America


ISLAMABAD, APR 28 (DNA) –  “We have seen media reports about a US Federal Registry notification on “introduction of new rules” on consular matters. The insinuations made in the media reports are misleading. There are ongoing discussions between Pakistan and the United States on consular matters including repatriation issues. Both countries are working bilaterally on these issues consistent with their respective laws and have made considerable progress. We understand that the US government would continue the normal consular operations at their Embassy in Islamabad and that the ongoing discussions doRead More

PM Imran attends Beijing Horticultural Expo, visits Pakistan’s pavilion


BEIJING (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan along with other world leaders participated in the opening ceremony of Beijing International Horticultural Expo and visited Pakistan Pavilion here on Sunday. Chinese President Xi Jinping inaugurated the six-month-long expo and sought cooperation in face of environmental challenges during his address. The prime minister also visited Pakistan Pavilion set up at Asian Garden of the expo. He was briefed about the exhibition plan and activities of Pakistan Pavilion. Pakistan will take the exhibition as a platform for demonstrating its newest horticulture achievements andRead More

Pakistan a place of spirituality; tolerance says EU ambassador

EU ambassador, Jean Francois Cautain to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan visitsHazrat Qalandar Lal Shahbaz.

  LARKANA/HYDERABAD:APRI 28 (DNA) – EU ambassador, Jean Francois Cautain to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan along with delegation visited the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalander and 5000 old civilization Moen Jo Daro some 20KM here. He watched Dhamal of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar also, this spritual dance by groups of devotees and individually before Shrine. It was high security in around during arrival of EU ambassador, Jean Francois Cautain to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan with a delegation. He said that due to 767 annual Urs celebrations, he visited theRead More

Pak-Afghan Track-II dialogue begins in Islamabad on Monday

Pakistan expresses concern over India's anti-satellite weapon test

    ISLAMABAD, April 28 (DNA): A two-day Afghanistan-Pakistan Track-II Bilateral Dialogue will begin in Islamabad on Monday, organizers said on Sunday.   This is the oldest Afghanistan track sponsored by the Regional Peace Institute (RPI) with the support of the Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF), the RPI’s chief Raoof Hasan said.   The previous six rounds have been held in Islamabad and Kabul and the next round will also be held in the Afghan capital towards the end of June this year.   “This conference is being held at a criticalRead More

RCCI ask FBR to consult businessmen on tax amnesty scheme  


  RAWALPINDI, APR 29 (DNA)  The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) President Malik Shahid Saleem has asked federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and Finance Ministry  to include the inputs of business community, professionals and representatives from tax bar associations for bringing reforms in such schemes. In a statement, President RCCI said it has been observed that these schemes were not given attraction nor state met the desired results as all such scheme had less inputs from the relevant stakeholders, the business community, he added. Last year, an amnestyRead More