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Monday, September 30th, 2019


China Spurns US Criticism of Economic Cooperation With Afghanistan: Yao Jing


ISLAMABAD, Sept 30 (DNA): Ambassador of China to Pakistan Yao Jing has rebuked the United States for being “ignorant” about his country’s ongoing key economic contributions and cooperation with Afghanistan. Arrangements are being worked out to enhance the cooperation with Kabul even under Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Yao Jing, the Chinese ambassador to Pakistan told VOA. He hailed Saturday’s successful Afghan presidential election, saying China hopes they will boost peace-building efforts in a country wrecked by years of conflicts. “We hope that with the election in Afghanistan, withRead More

Munir Akram replaces Dr. Maleeha Lodhi at UN


ISLAMABAD, SEPT 30 (DNA) -The Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan has made following appointments:   Ambassador Munir Akram has been appointed as Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations in New York, in place of Dr. Maleeha Lodhi.   Muhammad Aejaz, Additional Secretary (AIT) at MoFA has been appointed as Ambassador of Pakistan to Hungary.   Syed Sajjad Haider, presently serving as Charge d’ Affaires (ap) of Pakistan to Pyongyang has been posted as Ambassador of Pakistan to Kuwait.   Khalil Ahmad Hashmi, presently serving as Director General (UN) atRead More

Saudi land forces chief calls on army chief


Rawalpindi, 30 September 2019: Lieutenant General Fahad Bin Abdullah Mohammad Al-Motair, Commander of the Royal Saudi Land Forces (RSLF) called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) at GHQ, today. Matters of mutual and professional interests including regional security situation were discussed during the meeting. COAS affirmed Pakistan Army’s support towards capacity building and training of RSLF. Visiting dignitary expressed his appreciation for Pakistan Army’s professionalism and efforts towards regional stability. Earlier on arrival at GHQ, Commander RSLF laid a floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada and was presentedRead More

Indonesian embassy, agri varsity agree to deepen cooperation


FAISALABAD, SEPT 30(DNA) – Indonesian Ambassador to Islamabad, Mr. Iwan Suyudhie Amri on Monday visited to Faisalabad Agriculture University and met with Vice Chancellor, faculty and students of the University. UAF is one of the universities that have collaborated with the Indonesian Embassy in Islamabad in conducting seminars on oil palm health. In addition to discussing the implementation of the follow-up of the MoU between UAF and IPB, it was also agreed on a plan to hold a joint seminar, culinary exhibition, tourism and Indonesian arts in Faisalabad. The IndonesianRead More

Hats off to PM Khan for speaking truth about Muslims, Islamophobia & Kashmiris: Siraj Teli


KARACHI: Chairman Businessmen Group (BMG) & Former President Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) Siraj Kassam Teli, while terming Prime Minister Imran Khan’s speech at United National General Assembly as “excellent”, stated that hats off to PM Imran Khan for vocally, vibrantly and fearlessly speaking the truth about Muslims, Islamophobia and Kashmiris which has never ever been done by any other President or Prime Minister. Speaking at the 58th Annual General Meeting of KCCI, Chairman BMG said that irrespective of the economic and political issues, delivering such an impressive speechRead More

Pakistan registers protest over LoC unprovoked fire


ISLAMABAD, Sept 30 (DNA): Pakistan has summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner Gaurav Ahluwalia to protest against firing along the Line of Control (LoC), the de facto border between both countries in disputed Kashmir zone, that left two civilian killed and three others injured, Foreign office said in a statement on Monday. According to the statement, the Director General (SA & SAARC), Dr. Mohammad Faisal, summoned the Indian Deputy High Commissioner Mr. Gaurav Ahluwalia again and condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along the Line of ControlRead More