Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Thursday, October 17th, 2019


Tashkent Institute of Irrigation included in the list of world’s best universities


The Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Agricultural Mechanization Engineers (TIIAME) for the first time has been included in the 2020 QS University Rankings: Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA). According to the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education, this is the result of the ministry’s cooperation with leading international agencies such as Times Higher Education and QS for the last two years to enhance the international status of higher education institutions in the country. The Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Agricultural Mechanization Engineers is ranked among TOP-350 universities ofRead More

Thousand Islands: Jewel of Indonesia  


FAMTRIP 2019 team visited Thousand Islands Compiled by Ansar Mahmood Bhatti in Jakarta JAKARTA, OCT 17 (DNA) -On Thursday October 17, 2019 the FAMTRIP team visited Thousands Islands located a few kilometers away from Jakarta. Kepulauan Seribu” literally meaning: the Thousand Islands is the name given to the many tropical islands scattered in the Bay of Jakarta. But only very few people know, that there are exactly 110 islands only, that together form a District, encompassing the Pulau Seribu National Marine Park in the province of Jakarta. This cluster ofRead More

Foreign Minister of Kyrgyzstan meets Mukhtar Tleuberdi Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan


Foreign Minister of Kyrgyz Republic H.E. Mr  Chingiz Aidarbekov  met with Foreign Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan H.E. Mr. Mukhtar Tleuberdi in Nur-Sultan. The sides discussed bilateral cooperation of the two countries and preparation for the upcoming state visit of President H.E. Mr. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev to Kyrgyzstan. The sides agreed that Deputy Foreign Ministers of the Kyrgyz Republic and Republic of Kazakhstan will soon hold diplomatic consultations in Bishkek.

Lt General Ahmed Bin Harith Al Nabhani, Chief of Staff of Sultan’s Armed Forces


Lt General Ahmed Bin Harith Al Nabhani, Chief of Staff of Sultan’s Armed Forces, called on Prime Minister Imran Khan today. During the meeting, views were exchanged on bilateral, regional and international issues. Prime Minister Imran Khan highlighted the close, cordial relations between Pakistan and Oman and reiterated the resolve to further deepen bilateral cooperation in diverse fields. Matters related to enhancement of trade and transportation links were also discussed. The Prime Minister apprised him of the grave human rights and humanitarian situation in the Indian Occupied Jammu and KashmirRead More

India resorted to war mongering and nuclear threats for short-term electoral gains: Qureshi


ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Thursday that India s hegemonic pretensions presented a clear danger to Pakistan s security and regional stability. Addressing a ceremony in Islamabad, he said India has resorted to war-mongering and issued nuclear threats for short-term “domestic electoral gains.” The minister said New Delhi refused to bilaterally engage in dialogue and rejected proposals aimed at risk reduction, confidence-building and nuclear and missile restraint. Qureshi said Pakistan desired peace and strategic stability in order to focus on its socio-economic development agenda. He said ourRead More

Air chief meets military command of Nigeria


ABUJA, (DNA) – Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force met the Nigerian military command during his visit to Nigeria. On arrival at Nigerian Air Headquarters, he was received by Air Marshal SB Abubakar, Chief of Air Staff, Nigerian Air Force. He was presented Guard of Honour by a smartly turned out contingent of the Nigerian Air Force.  Later Air Chief called on his counterpart in his office. During the meeting, the Air Chief said that the excellent mutual cooperation had always beenRead More