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Saudi Arabia bans Iran from participating in OIC meeting

TEHRAN, FEB 02 (DNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Abbas Mousavi has said that the Saudi government’s has slapped a ban on Iran’s participation in the Jeddah meeting. Following the unveiling of the Zionist plan called the “Deal of the Century” by the US president, at the suggestion of the Palestinian Authority and at the invitation of the secretary-general of Organization of Islamic Cooperation was scheduled to hold a special meeting of the Organization’s Executive Committee at the level of the Foreign Ministers of the member states on Monday, FebruaryRead More

Iran, Turkey reject Trump plan

Tehran, FEB 02 (DNA) – The Foreign Ministers of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Turkey this afternoon discussed the latest developments in the Islamic world, especially occupied Palestine, and the so-called “deal of the century”, emphasizing the need for the Islamic world to firmly oppose the sale of Palestine.

PM Imran to leave for Malaysia on Jan 03

ISLAMABAD, FEB 02 (DNA) — On the invitation of Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, Prime Minister Imran Khan is visiting Malaysia on 3-4 February 2020. He will be accompanied by a high-level delegation including Cabinet members and senior officials. During the visit, the two Prime Ministers would have *tete-e-tete*, followed by *delegation-level talks*. They will witness *signing of important Agreement/MoUs*, and have *joint press stakeout*. Prime Minister Imran Khan will also address a think-tank event organized by the *Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS)* of Malaysia. The Prime Minister’s visitRead More

Govt, PPP oppose bill seeking raise in parliamentarians’ salary

ISLAMABAD FEB 02 (DNA) :  Government and Pakistan Peoples Party opposed a bill requesting to increase salaries of lawmakers. Speaker of National Assembly Asad Qaiser has termed the proposed raised in salaries as ‘unreasonable’ and said that country has not come out of economic crises yet. He urged lawmakers to demand increase in salaries when national exchequer can afford it. Deputy Chairman Senate Saleem Mandviwala distanced himself from the proposed bill and said that he did not voice his support for increase in salaries. He urged government to provide relief toRead More

Two Pakistanis return from virus-hit China after clearance

PESHAWAR, Feb 02 (DNA) – Amid growing concerns over a deadly virus outbreak that has so far sickened thousands, the overwhelming majority in China, and killed over 300 people, including a first overseas death from the disease in Philippines, two Pakistani nationals arrived in Peshawar from China. They flew to Doha from the virus-hit country and then headed to Pakistan. They were screened upon arrival at the Peshawar airport. According to private television channel reports, that the individuals have been shifted to an isolation ward.  They will be quarantined for a 14-day period as part of safetyRead More

PM Imran Khan to invite Turkey to join CPEC projects

ISLAMABAD, Feb 02 (DNA): Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that he will be inviting Turkey to join the multi-billion dollar CPEC projects. He said that he hopes to strengthen ties with Turkey. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected to visit Islamabad mid-February, which he hopes will build on the brotherly relationship between Islamabad and Ankara. “We are enhancing our trade ties,” the premier said, adding that Pakistan is grateful for the way Turkey stood with the people of Kashmir. “The statement given by President Erdogan on what is happening to the people of Kashmir by a veryRead More