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Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

 

Shehbaz Sharif lashes out at PM Khan, says assets frozen after Niazi-NAB Nexus

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LONDON, DEC 04 – PML-N President and Opposition leader in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif said that his all assets were frozen after close nexus of Prime Minister Imran Khan and National Accountability Bureau (NAB).   He said he worked hard under the leadership of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for the development of the country and claimed that innocence of his brother and other leaders of the PML-N was gradually appearing before the public.   “I must talk about my assets that were frozen by the NAB authorities, said ShehbazRead More


Diversity of Pakistan’s culture and tradition celebrated in France

PIC The cultural diversity and rich heritage of Pakistan was celebrated in Marseilles, the major port city in the South of France (1)

MARSEILLES, DEC 04 (DNA) – The cultural diversity and rich heritage of Pakistan was celebrated in Marseilles, the major port city in the South of France. The event organized by the Mayor of Marseilles-2 was attended by French officials and a large number of French public and expatriate Pakistanis who had come from different cities of France to participate and attend the event. Deputy Head of the Mission Amjad Aziz Qazi who was the chief guest thanked the Mayor, city officials and Pakistani community for organizing the event to showcaseRead More


Supreme Leader urges “Islamic mercy” for fuel price rioters

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TEHRAN, Dec 4,  – Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei called on the country’s judicial authorities on Wednesday to act with “Islamic mercy” with those who were involved in the recent riots that followed a sharp rise in petrol prices. “The faster these cases are considered, the better and those who are suspected of being close to any group should be dealt with in a way that is closer to Islamic mercy,” replied Ayatollah Khamenei to a report by Iran’s Supreme National Security Council about the recent unrest in theRead More


State of cyber security bleak in Pakistan: experts

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ISLAMABAD, DEC 04 (DNA) – Major chunk of resources are reported to have been consumed by the ruling political, bureaucratic and military elites of the country, said former Finance Minister Dr Hafeez Pasha, suggesting that the  government should reduce electricity line losses and speed up privatization process to get rid of circular debt and losses incurred by the public sector enterprises. He was speaking at the 3rd leg of the 22nd Sustainable Development Conference here at a penal discussion on Pakistan Economy: Stabilization with a Human Face, organized by Sustainable Development Policy Institute underRead More


US welcomes improvement in Pakistan’s credit outlook by Moody’ 

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WASHINGTON, DEC 04 (DNA) – United States Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells on Wednesday welcomed the improvement in Pakistan’s outlook by credit rating agency Moody’s Wells, in a tweet issued on behalf of her by the US State Department said, “With bold economic reforms, Pakistan can boost growth, attract private capital, and expand exports. The US diplomat credited the change due to the the reforms undertaken by the finance ministry and the recent International Monetary Fund programme implemented by the country Moody’s Investors ServicesRead More


Nato summit: Leaders meet for 70th anniversary amid rows

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Nato leaders are meeting near London, as tensions between members threaten to overshadow a summit marking the military alliance’s 70th birthday. The three-hour talks are expected to cover issues such as cyber-attacks and the strategic challenge posed by China. In opening remarks, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson reminded members of the alliance’s principle of “one for all, and all for one”. Tuesday saw sharp exchanges between the US and French leaders over many topics. The highly choreographed anniversary gathering, intended to show unity, has been unable to hide deep differencesRead More