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Friday, November 8th, 2019


  Firdous says opposition trying to weaken democracy


    ISLAMABAD, Nov 8 (DNA):Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Friday said that one year after the elections, making hue and cry over” rigging in elections” was an effort to hoodwink the people and weaken the democratic system. In a tweet, she said Maulana Fazalur Rehman should not take revenge from the nation after being rejected by the masses. The SAPM asked Ameer Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F) not to torture his party workers in cold weather and give up his stubbornness andRead More

President for joint action to save planet from environmental degradation


    ISLAMABAD, Nov 8 (DNA):President Dr Arif Alvi on Friday called for joint efforts at international level for preservation of environment to make the globe a better place to live for coming generations. Addressing here at the concluding session of three-day 7th International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Asia Regional Conservation Forum (RCF), the President said world leaders and stakeholders had an important role to play in sensitizing their nations on environmental issues including water conservation and reduction in consumerism and  waste material. President Alvi said Pakistan hadRead More

Australia beat Pakistan in T20 by 10 wickets


SYDNEY (DNA) Australian on Friday beat Pakistan to clinch the third T 20 match. Australia defeated Pakistan by 10 wickets. Pakistan scored 106 runs which Australian scored without losing any wicket.

Pervez Khattak invites JUI-F for dialogue


ISLAMABAD, Nov 08 (DNA):Federal Minister for Defence Pervez Khan Khattak on Friday once again invited the Jamiat Ulema-e Islam (F) leadership for dialogue to solve the issues in an amicable manner. Speaking on a point of order in National Assembly, he said, “If you want democracy to flourish in the country, then come on the negotiation table for solving the issues rather than Darna politics”. About the formation of the team for the negotiation with the JUI-F leadership, the minister said he had been appointed head of the committee andRead More

Pakistani peacekeepers build children’s park in Kabkabiya, North Darfur


UNITED NATIONS, Nov 08 (DNA):A children’s park constructed by Pakistani peacekeepers serving the United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) in Kabkabiya, a district of North Darfur state, Sudan, was recently inaugurated by the Mission Commander, Lt .General Leonard Ngondi, according to a message received at UN Headquarters in New York on Thursday. The park, the first of each kind in the locality, was built by Pakistan Battalion-8 Contingent members within the school grounds of the Jebel Cee Girls School, in Kabkabiya using local resources. The Contingent members, according toRead More

Envoy asks KCCI to send business delegation to Sri Lanka

KCCI-Sri Lankan CG Img

KARACHI: Consul General of Sri Lanka G. L. Gnanatheva, while suggesting numerous measures for enhancing trade and investment ties between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, asked the Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) to send a delegation to Sri Lanka to explore trade and investment opportunities, besides seek ways and means on how to improve this existing ties with the Sri Lankan business community. Speaking at a meeting during his visit to KCCI, he stressed that the business communities of Pakistan and Sri Lanka will have to make collective effortsRead More