Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Monday, May 20th, 2019

 

Foreign Minister’s participation in SCO Ministerial Meeting in Bishkek

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ISLAMABAD, MAY 20 (DNA) – The SCO Council of Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (SCO-CFM) is being held in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, on 21-22 May 2019. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi will lead the Pakistan delegation at the meeting. Foreign Ministers of all SCO Member States are expected to attend. This CFM will approve important documents which will later be adopted by the Council of Heads of States (CHS) meeting, to be held in Bishkek in June 2019. During the CFM, the Foreign Minister will deliver remarks at the Plenary Session. OnRead More


Conference “International and Regional Cooperation on Countering Terrorism and Its Financing held in Dushanbe  

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DUSHANBE (DNA) -On 16-17 May 2019, a High-Level Conference on “International and Regional Cooperation on Countering Terrorism and its Financing Through Illicit Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime” was hosted by the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan in cooperation with the United Nations (UN), the European Union (EU) and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). During this conference 500 of representatives from 52 countries and 29 internationa  l and regional organizations, Foreign Ministers and heads of delegations, as well as civil society, scientific institutions and the diplomaticRead More


Special Secretary to the Pakistani Ministry of Interior Says He Fell in Love with Dushanbe

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DUSHANBE,  – In an interview with Khovar’s correspondent Akramkhoja Akbarov, which was held on the sidelines of the high-level conference International and Regional Cooperation in the Fight Against Terrorism and Its Financing Sources, Including Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime, the Special Secretary to the Ministry of Interior of Pakistan Mian Waheed-ud-Din told of his love for Dushanbe. “Dushanbe is a city of nature loving people, with many flowers, gardens and parks. I have fallen in love with your city and would like to visit it again,” said Waheed-ud-Din. During the interview,Read More


Tajik President Emomali Rahmon for collective efforts to fight terrorism

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Speech of President  at the Opening Session of the High-Level Conference “International and Regional Cooperation on Countering Terrorism and Its Financing Through Illicit Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime” Excellency Under-Secretary General of the United Nations! Distinguished Heads of Delegation! I welcome you all and your delegations to sunny Tajikistan. Currently, the entire world community has been facing global security challenges and threats, which urge all of us to explore new ways of counteraction to them. Indeed, ensuring sustained peace and security is a key and an important criteria to ensuring constructiveRead More


Biometric verification of ‘Govt Hajj’ scheme starts on Wednesday

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ISLAMABAD, MAY 20 (DNA) – The mandatory biometric verification of the intending pilgrims of Government Hajj Scheme, who missed their scheduled verification, would be started from Wednesday, said Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony official. He said the pilgrims, who have failed to conduct their biometric verification as per schedule time and date, should contact their nearest Eitemad biometric visa centre for mandatory verification. The biometric verification of the intending pilgrims of Government Hajj Scheme was started from first week of April. The schedule of conducting verification had alreadyRead More


Federal minister to attend World Health Assembly in Geneva

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ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Minister of State for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Dr Zafar Mirza Monday reached Geneva as head of Pakistani delegation to attend 194 nations World Health Assembly. On his arrival, he said today’s world health is a shared responsibility, involving equitable access to essential care and collective defense against transnational threats, a statement received here said. He said the World Health Assembly is the supreme decision-making forum where nations of the world converge to deliberate and devise strategies for promoting health and reducing disease burden. HeRead More