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Friday, September 6th, 2019


IRS holds roundtable with EU acting ambassador


ISLAMABAD, SEPT 6 (DNA) -: The Institute of Regional Studies held a roundtable with Ms. Anne Marchal, acting ambassador of the European Union Delegation in Pakistan on“EU’s Global Strategy” (EUGS) 2016 and its 2019 report on Looking Forward. Ms. Marchal’s power point presentation showed that EUGS set out the EU’s core interests and principles for engaging in the world, expressed in the “alphabetical soup” of a more connected, contested, and complex world. While EU’s strategy primarily focused on its immediate neighbourhood with migration as a key issue, EUGS expands theRead More

Pakistan is incomplete without Kashmir: COAS


ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday has  vowed to fight for the rights of Kashmiris till last breath, soldier and bullet. Addressing a main ceremony in connection with Defence and Martyrs Day at the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi, the army chief said Pakistan is incomplete without Kashmir and that we have always stressed on peaceful negotiations to maintain regional security. He emphatically stated that Pakistan’s armed forces have not and will not refrain from any sacrifice for the defense of the motherland. TheRead More

PM, president say Pakistan ready to give fullest response to enemy’s misadventure


ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the Pakistani nation was fully alive to any kind of misadventure by the enemy and was prepared to give the enemy the fullest possible response. “I have informed the world that Pakistan does not want war, but at the same time, Pakistan cannot remain oblivious to the challenges posed to its security and integrity. We are prepared to give the enemy the fullest possible response,” the prime minister said in his message to the nation on Defence and Martyrs Day beingRead More

Defence Day: Change of guard ceremony held at Mazar-e-Quaid


KARACHI (DNA) – Change of guard ceremony was held at the mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah [Mazar-e-Quaid] in Karachi on Friday on the occasion of 54th anniversary of the 1965 war as nation celebrates Defence and Martyrs Day today. A contingent of the Pakistan Air Force, clad in ceremonial dresses, presented the guard of honour and assumed the ceremonial guard duties at the mausoleum. Chief guest Air Vice Marshal Hamid Rashid Randhawa inspected the parade. He laid a floral wreath at the grave and offered Fateha. National anthem ofRead More

Message of Foreign Minister on the Defence Day, 2019


ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Today as we observe the Defence Day of Pakistan, we are also expressing solidarity with our Kashmiri brothers and sisters. Today we send a message to the Indian Government that Pakistan and the Kashmiris categorically reject the illegal and unilateral actions of India in Indian occupied Jammu & Kashmir (IOJ&K). Today we send a message that a nation that is strong enough to defend its own borders and give a befitting response to unwarranted aggression like it did in 1965 also possesses the capacity to defend theRead More