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Vice President of Cuba calls on Prime Minister Imran Khan

  The visiting Vice President of Cuba, Mr. Roberto Morales Odeja, called on the Prime Minister today. The Prime Minister said that Pakistan and Cuba had historically enjoyed close and cordial ties. He noted that the Cuban leaders including former President Fidel Castro were held in high esteem by the people of Pakistan. The Prime Minister particularly recalled Cuba’s medical assistance for the victims of 2005 earthquake and for medical education of over 900 Pakistani students, both initiatives of President Castro. The Prime Minister added that the visit by theRead More

JUI-F’s Azadi March marches towards its final destination

LAHORE  – Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Azadi March addressed the provincial capital of Punjab, Lahore, today (Oct. 30) and departed for its final destination, Islamabad, to topple the incumbent government. According to the details, the JUI-F march is headed for the GT Road Islamabad. The caravan will depart to its destination after a brief stay in Gujjar Khan. Sources privy with the matter told the media on Wednesday that the marchers would move towards Gujjar Khan tonight, and the leadership would take the decision about spending the night after consultation. The participantsRead More

Pakistan regrets Afghan govt stand on firing incident

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has noted with serious concern the statement of 29 October 2019 issued by the Afghanistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs on cross-border firing by the Afghan military across the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. The Ministry would like to put the record straight that on 27 and 28 October 2019, Afghan military resorted to un-provoked mortar and heavy weapon firing on Pakistan military’s newly-established posts, which resulted into serious injuries to six Pakistan military soldiers. Despite this aggressive action by the Afghan military, the Pakistani side exercised utmost restraintRead More

100,000 people expected to converge on Islamabad for Azadi March

ISLAMABAD: Around one hundred thousand (100,000) workers of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) are expected to converge on the capital Islamabad next week for a march in a push to dislodge the federal government. The size of the march can match the rallies of political parties in recent past against the governments, easily outnumbering the “2014 dharna” arranged by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). JUI-F chief Fazlur Rehman claims to have the support of other political parties protesting against the PTI policies, which according to him, are pushing the country into deep “chaosRead More

Pakistan values its relations with Cuba, says President

ISLAMABAD, OCT 30 (DNA) –  The President noted that the decades’ old friendship between Pakistan and Cuba was based on the shared ideals of respect for sovereignty, integrity, peaceful co-existence, equality and mutual benefit. He also recalled the historic visit of revolutionary leader Che Guevara to Pakistan 60 years ago, as well as special contribution of President Fidel Castro to the fortification of Pakistan-Cuba relations.   The President thanked for Cuba’s medical mission to assist the victims of 2005 earthquake and the subsequent scholarship programme for the Pakistani students forRead More

Pakistan has rich multi-cultural heritage, President tells Thai Monk

ISLAMABAD, OCT 30 (DNA) – President Dr. Arif Alvi on Tuesday said that Pakistan had a rich multi-cultural heritage and there were various Gandhara heritage sites all over the country. He was talking to The Most Venerable Arayawangso, Thai Monk, who along with a 15-member delegation from Thailand called on him at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, a press release issued by the President’s Media Office here said. The President highlighted the opening of Kartarpur corridor and facilitation being extended by the Government to religious pilgrims and tourists. The delegation thanked the President forRead More