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Azerbaijan: Parliamentary Elections held in a peaceful atmosphere

Voters thronged to Polling Stations despite severe cold weather to exercise their voting rights BAKU, FEB 9 (DNA) -:Despite snow fall and severe cold the Azerbaijanis thronged to the Polling Stations to exercise their voting right for the election of 125 Parliamentarians ( MilliMajlis ) on Sunday, February the 9. The peaceful completion of this huge exercise obliged the Foreign observers and media men to appreciate the Central Election Commission for the arrangements it under took for the conduct of this gigantic exercise. It is important to mention here thatRead More

President felicitates organizers for holding successful winter sports at Malam Jabba

MALAM JABBA, Feb 9 (DNA): President Dr Arif Alvi Sunday appreciated the efforts of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) and Winter Sports Federation of Pakistan (WSFP) for the promotion of winter sports in Pakistan and congratulated all the stakeholders for successfully holding mega events featuring international skiers. He was addressing a prize distribution ceremony of 3rd Malam Jabba International Alpine Ski Cup, 4th CAS Karakoram International Alpine Ski Cup and 27th National Ski Championship held at Malam Jabba ski resort. The president was the chief guest on the occasion. Air MarshalRead More

Finance Adviser discusses issues pertaining to power sector

ISLAMABAD, Feb 09 (DNA): Advisor to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Hafeez Shaikh chaired a meeting in Islamabad today to discuss issues pertaining to the power sector. The meeting discussed various proposals, including uniform power tariff for the consumers for a period of 12 to 18 months to save them from the inflationary pressures. The Finance Adviser asked the Energy Division to take input from other stakeholders as well to build a final proposal with the objective of saving the energy consumers from inflationary pressures and providing easeRead More

Seminar in Pakistan denounces US terrorist attack to assassinate Gen Soleimani

ISLAMABAD, Feb 09 (DNA): Pakistani politicians and experts strongly condemning US policies in the region and its anti-Iran plots viewed conspiracy of Deal of Century, and the US terrorist attack to assassinate General Soleimani, saying the US conspiracy will backfire and further strengthen the resistance. Pakistani experts delivered lectures to a seminar jointly organized by Palestine Foundation in Pakistan and Islamabad Policy Institute (IPI) at a local hotel. Former Senator and senior member of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Babar urged Pakistan government to remain vigilant against US anti-Iran plots. HeRead More

Pakistan to hold Int’l Conference on Afghan Refugees,17-18 February 2020

ISLAMABAD, FEB 09 (DNA) – The Government of Pakistan, in collaboration with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), is convening an International Conference to mark “40 years of Afghan Refugees Presence in Pakistan: A New Partnership for Solidarity”, on 17-18 February 2020. The two-day Conference, to be held in Islamabad, will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Imran Khan. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, Ministers and senior officials from around 20 countries, who have been supporting the Afghan refugees across the globe and in Pakistan,Read More

Pakistan conveys condolences over life loss in Thailand shooting

ISLAMABAD, Feb 9 (DNA) – Pakistan on Sunday expressed condolences over the loss of life in a shooting incident took place in Korat city of Thailand killing above two dozen people and leaving some others injured. “The Government and people of Pakistan are deeply saddened at the tragic loss of life in Korat, Thailand. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the innocent victims of the incident,” the Foreign Office spokesperson said in a statement. The spokesperson conveyed the deepest condolences and sympathies to the bereaved families and Pakistan’s support forRead More