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Pak-Turkmenistan to discuss TAPI gas pipeline groundbreaking

ISLAMABAD, JULY 08 (DNA) – Pakistani and Turkmen experts are set to meet next month to review arrangements and finalize modalities for groundbreaking of Pakistan-section of TAPI gas pipeline, scheduled to be performed in Chaman in October 2019. According to an official of Petroleum Division, a meeting between experts of the two countries is scheduled to be held in August. He said Pakistan is determined to start practical work on its section of the multi-billion dollar Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India gas pipeline project during the current year and complete it within the stipulatedRead More

Bosnian envoy indebted to Pakistan for support in difficult times

ISLAMABAD, JUL 8 (DNA) – Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina Sakib Foric has said Bosnia will never forget support of Pakistani people to survive terrible war ethnic cleansing, massive killings and massacre of Bosnian people. Today is the day to stay together and never forget Srebrenica. The ambassador expressed these views while speaking on the occasion of a conference held in connection with the Bosnian genocide and Srebrenica massacre 1992-95, organized jointly by the Bosnian embassy and CGSS. Ambassador Foric further said are commemorating 24th anniversary of Srebrenica genocide inRead More

Money laundering case: Faryal Talpur’s physical remand extended till July 22

ISLAMABAD (DNA) – An accountability court in Islamabad on Monday extended Faryal Talpur’s physical remand for another 14 days in the mega money laundering through fake bank accounts case. This has allowed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Rawalpindi to further interrogate her till July 22. Later, former president Asif Ali Zardari asked NAB investigation officer in an ironic manner: “Will you ask for our remand too as we are habitual criminals?” “Will you take us into remand for 90 days?” Zardari further questioned him. To these questions, the investigation officerRead More

ADEL ELARBI : It was an honour to serve in Pakistan

  The Ambassador of Tunisia and Dean of African Group Adel Elarbi talked to CENTRELINE and DNA news agency on a variety of issues. He also talked about his priorities as Dean of African Group. Ambassador Adel is leaving Pakistan in July after completing his term. He particularly mentioned his efforts that he made to promote bilateral relations during his tenure. Here are excerpts from his interview. By ANSAR MAHMOOD BHATTI Q1: Since you are leaving Pakistan after completing a successful term in Pakistan. Please share with us the effortsRead More

First Hajj flight departs from Quetta

QUETTA (DNA) – The pre-Hajj operation from Quetta has begun on Sunday and the first flight departed from Quetta to Madina Munawara at with 150 pilgrims. It is pertinent to mention here that for the first time Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has started direct Hajj flights from Quetta this year. The post-Hajj flight operation will take place from August 17 to September 14 this year. According to sources, 55 Hajj flights will carry at least 8,220 pilgrims to Madina Munawara directly from Quetta.

Maryam’s drama to hoodwink people flopped: Firdous Ashiq

ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan Monday said Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) vice president Maryam Nawaz’s drama to hoodwink people has flopped. Referring to Maryam Nawaz’s address to a public meeting in Mandi Bahauddin, Firdous Ashiq Awan said she cannot succeed by spending public money over such rallies. “I will not call it a rally, it was a routine movement and Maryam Nawaz failed despite consuming all resources. “How did you [Maryam] succeed? You were sentenced by the court. TheRead More