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Thursday, November 21st, 2019


CPEC key to Pakistan’s economic future, says NA Speaker


Umar Ayub says CPEC contributing to Pakistan’s energy independence, Mushahid terms CPEC as national strategic project above party or government, Report on energy launched.   ISLAMABAD, NOV 21 (DNA) – Speakers at a diverse and distinguished audience from including China and Pakistan, organized by Pakistan-China Institute along with Power China, lauded CPEC as the “economic future of Pakistan” and termed CPEC as a “success story”.  The function was organized at a local hotel to present Report on Energy Projects of CPEC including a specific one on the first power project,Read More

Army chief calls on PM Imran


Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa called on Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday. During the high-level meeting, the two reportedly discussed matters related to national security. This is this second publicised meeting between the two with in a span of around a week.

Prime Minister Imran Khan telephones Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa

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Prime Minister Imran Khan telephoned His Excellency Mahinda Rajapaksa to felicitate him on his appointment as the Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. The Prime Minister lauded the progress made by Sri Lanka during Mr. Rajapaksa’s two terms as the President. Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed the desire to work closely with the Sri Lankan Prime Minister to further strengthen Pakistan-Sri Lanka bilateral relations in all dimensions. The Prime Minister also extended an invitation to Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa to visit Pakistan. The Sri Lankan PrimeRead More

Custodian of the two holy mosques patronizes laying foundation stone ceremony for Diriyah gate project


Diriyah, (DNA) – Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud patronized today the laying foundation stone ceremony for Diriyah Gate Project which aims at restoring the historical area as a cultural heritage project and returning this historical area to its ancient past in the 18th century in order to become a local and international tourist destination. Upon his arrival at the venue, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques was received by Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Region; His Royal HighnessRead More

Stumps: Pakistan bowled out for 240 in first Australia Test


BRISBANE (DNA) – Pakistan batting Thursday collapsed after a solid start by openers Azhar Ali and Shan Masood on the opening day of the first Test match against Australia at the Gabba in Brisbane. The visitors were subsequently bowled out for 240 runs in 86.2 overs. Pakistan – who at one stage were 75 without loss – collapsed to 94/5 and lost four wickets for three runs at one point. Asad Shafiq remained the top-scorer with 76 runs which included seven boundaries. Skipper Azhar Ali (39), Mohammad Rizwan (37), ShanRead More

ECP approves daily hearings of foreign funding case against PTI


ISLAMABAD: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Justice (R) Sardar Raza on Thursday gave the go-ahead for daily hearings of the foreign funding case against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). A day earlier, the opposition parties’ Rahbar Committee had requested the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to conduct daily hearings of the case before the chief election commissioner completes his tenure next month. According to Geo News, the chief election commissioner and member Election Commission Khyber Pakhtunkhwa granted the request. The ECP, as per sources, has directed the scrutiny committee to wrap up the foreignRead More