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Monday, December 2nd, 2019


International marine oil spill exercise commenced in Karachi

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Islamabad, 02 Dec 2019:      The 10th edition of International Exercise Barracuda formally commenced at the Headquarters Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) today, with an impressive flag hoisting ceremony. The ceremony was attended by 24 observers from 11 friendly countries and officers of Pakistan Navy and PMSA.   The flag hoisting ceremony was followed by an opening brief of the exercise at a local hotel in Karachi, where State Minister for climate change honorable Zartaj Gul was the Chief Guest .Observers from 11 friendly countries and delegations from various national stakeRead More

PAFWA celebrates 1st annual day at PAF Complex Islamabad

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ISLAMABAD, DEC 02 (DNA) – PAFWA Educational System (PES) Primary School celebrated 1st Annual Day at PAF Complex, Islamabad, on Monday. Begum Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, President Pakistan Air Force Women Association was the chief guest at the occasion. The students of the school presented an impressive tableau and a well-synchronized P.T show. A large number of lady wives and parents of the students were also present on the occasion. President PAFWA lauded the efforts of the teachers and the allied staff in providing quality education to theRead More

Ex-FIA DG Bashir Memon resigns ahead of retirement


ISLAMABAD, DEC 02  – Former Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Director General Bashir Memon on Monday has resigned ten days before his retirement. According to details, Memon has forwarded his resignation to the establishment division for further process. He said that has stepped down in a protest against sacking him from the post of FIA director general few days before his retirement. It is to be mentioned here that Wajid Zia, who had supervised Joint Invetsigation Team (JIT) to probe Panama Leaks case, was appointed as Memon’s replacement.

Japanese envoy grieved over demise of ex PM Yasuhiro


  ISLAMABAD, DEC 02 (DNA) – MATSUDA Kuninori, Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, has expressed deep grief and sorrow over the passing of Former Prime Minister of Japan NAKASONE Yasuhiro who had been an ardent supporter of Japan-Pakistan friendship.   “I feel deeply saddened over the sad demise of former Prime Minister Nakasone and greatly eulogize his services towards the friendly relations between Japan and Pakistan. He was in a true sense a great friend of Pakistan”, said Ambassador Matsuda in his condolence message.   Former Prime Minister Nakasone hadRead More

Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chohan reappointed as Punjab Minister for Information and Culture


LAHORE, DEC 02   – After certain administrative alterations in Punjab amid much criticism from the opposition parties, provincial minister Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chauhan has been reappointed as Punjab Minister for Information and Culture. Mr Chauhan has been granted an additional charge of the information ministership beside the Provincial Minister for Colonies. Mr Aslam Iqbal had excused himself for the additional charge of handling information ministry responsibilities. On March 5, Mr Chohan had resigned from his ministry amid intense criticism over his derogatory remarks directed against the Hindu community. The firebrand PTI leader’sRead More

Australia whitewashes Pakistan in Test series


MELBOURNE – Australia on Monday whitewashed Pakistan in the second Test match of the series with an innings and 48 runs at Adelaide Oval after its yesterday’s clever decision of enforcing a follow-on on the tourists. Nathan Lyon grabbed five wickets to push Australia to victory on day four of the one-sided match. The tourists were all bowled out for just 239 runs in their second innings, after hosts yesterday’s clever decision of enforcing follow-on. Mohammad Rizwan could grab only 45 runs with four boundaries and failed to make hisRead More