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Azerbaijan greatly values ties with Pakistan: Hikmat Hajiyev

By Ansar M Bhatti in Baku BAKU, MAY 01 (DNA) – Hikmat Hajiyev Head of Foreign Policy Affairs Department, office of the President of Azerbaijan has said Azerbaijan accords immense importance to its relations with brotherly country Pakistan. He said Pakistan in fact was the third country after Turkey and Romania that recognized Azerbaijan therefore our relations are deep-rooted and have historical perspective. He expressed these remarks while meeting with a delegation of senior Pakistani journalists, who are in Baku to attend 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue starting fromRead More

Army chief visits Frontier Force Regimental Centre, Abbottabad

ABBOTTABAD, (DNA) – General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Frontier Force Regimental Centre, Abbottabad. COAS installed Lieutenant General Aamir Abbasi as Colonel Commandant of FF Regiment. Outgoing Colonel of FF Regiment Lieutenant General Ghayur Mahmood Awan, Retd, and large number of serving and retired officers and soldiers attended the ceremony. Upon arrival COAS laid floral wreath at martyrs monument. COAS appreciated the contributions and sacrifices of FF Regiment for the defence of motherland during conventional as well as in war against terrorism.

Asad Qaiser for more parliamentary links between Pakistan, Kazakhstan

ISLAMABAD, APR 30 (DNA) – The Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has said that only the Parliamentary diplomacy can pave the way for mutual development and progress in all socio-economic fields. He said that the challenges faced by the world can be tackled by mutual dialogue and stressing on the need for Parliaments to engage in meaningful dialogue for resolving all present challenges. He said that Parliaments can start debate and can start taking action on the agenda of mutual economic growth and social harmony. He expressed these views whileRead More

Mushahid calls for making ‘Islamabad plastic-free’

ISLAMABAD, APR 30 (DNA) – Senate Sub-Committee on Climate Change, which met at COMSATS, has launched a campaign to making Islamabad plastic-free by August 14, 2019 so that the Federal Capital becomes “Clean and Green”. This was stated by Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, Chairman of the Senate Sub-Committee on Climate Change during a meeting at the COMSATS where he addressed the students and the faculty of the COMSATS and sought their support for this cause. He also announced that the Committee would seek to finalize a landfill site for theRead More

PM Imran to perform ground-breaking of Mohmand Dam on May 2

ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan will perform the ground-breaking of Mohmand Dam on May 2. Senator Faisal Javed, in a tweet, announced the ground-breaking and thanked the donors for contributing for the dam. In February, the Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) Chairman Lt-Gen (retd) Muzammil Hussain informed the Senate Standing Committee on Water Resources that the Mohmand Dam would be completed in five years and eight months. The Wapda chief had said the proposed time could be reduced with the use of modern technology. “Unfortunately, the projectRead More

Tunisia keen to promote bilateral trade with Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, APR 30 (DNA) – Adel Elarbi, Ambassador of Tunisia said that his country was keen to promote bilateral trade with Pakistan as both countries have great potential to do trade in many items. He said that governments were responsible to facilitate the connectivity between private sectors while it was the role of businessmen to explore new avenues for trade and exports. He said Tunisia enjoyed strategic location and was a gateway for Pakistan to enter big African and European markets. He was addressing the business community during his visitRead More