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Wednesday, February 12th, 2020


Youth genuine asset of the country: President Alvi


SIALKOT, FEB 12 (DNA) – President Arif Alvi has said that “Prime Minister Kamyab Jawan Programme will change the thinking of youngsters because the youngsters are real asset of country while the present government do not want youngsters to beg rather the government want to give better future. While addressing in a meeting on Wednesday, President Arif Alvi said that the youngsters will start their own business under this programme and they will not wait to get amount 10 to 15 years. He said that the youngsters can give realRead More

Leading candidates in 7 constituencies at Azerbaijani parliamentary elections revealed


BAKU, FEB 12 – Candidates who gained the greatest number of votes in seven constituencies at the parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan have been defined. These are the following MP candidates: 17th Yasamal District 3 – Elnur Allahverdiyev (41 percent) 35th Khatai District 3 – Rauf Arifoglu (49.2 percent) – independent candidate 42nd Sumgayit District 2 – Tahir Mirkishili (50.1 percent) –YAP 44th Sumgayit-Khizi District – Mushfig Mammadli (45.8 percent) – YAP 77th Astara District – Rashad Mahmudov (57.6 percent) – YAP 123rd Kalbajar District – Agil Mammadov (71.7 percent) –Read More

Pakistan, Indonesian academic ties to be strengthened


FAISALABAD, FEB 12 (DNA) – Indonesian Ambassador to Pakistan Iwan Suyudhie Amri has said that  agriculture and academic ties between Indonesia and Pakistan will be further strengthened to get benefit from each other’s experiences. He inaugurated the Pak-Indonesia Food and Nutrition Festival staged at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad.  It was organized by National Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFSAT) UAF in collaboration with Indonesian Embassy.   He also chaired the international conference on palm oil at NIFSAT.  Faculty of Food, Nutrition and Home Sciences UAF Dean Dr Masood Sadiq Butt and DGRead More

Legal regime imperative for social enterprises to help lift the social sector, experts


ISLAMABAD, FEB 12 (DNA) : Given the potential to address core societal issues and helping the government in enhanced public service delivery, the social enterprise sector in Pakistan is struggling for survival mainly due to lack of recognition in the legal regime. In order to help thrive the social enterprises, a holistic legal framework and law is imperative for the sector. Experts express these views in the “Orientation Workshop on Social Enterprise Policy Toolkit for Pakistan” organised by the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) in collaboration with British Council, Pakistan officeRead More

Turkish PM Tayyip Erdogan arrives on Thursday


ISLAMABAD, FEB 12 (DNA) -On the invitation of Prime Minister Imran Khan,  President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be visiting Pakistan from 13-14 February 2020. President Erdogan will be accompanied by a high-level delegation comprising cabinet members and senior government officials, as well as heads and CEOs of leading Turkish corporations. During the visit, Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Erdogan will have tete-a-tete, after which they will co-chair the 6th Session of the Pakistan-Turkey High Level Strategic Cooperation Council (HLSCC) in the joint cabinet format. At the conclusion of theRead More

Govt to ensure business-friendly environment for traders: Razzaq Dawood


ISLAMABAD, FEB 12 (DNA) – Advisor to Prime Minister Razzaq Dawood has said that we aim to provide friendly environment to business community. Advisor to PM Razzaq Dawood expressed these views while chairing the Second meeting of Steering Committee on Pakistan Regulatory Modernization Initiative held at Ministry of Commerce to review the progress and discuss a way forward. The aim of the meeting was to identify difficulties in areas related to business and hold dialogue to find solution. Mr. Zubair Gillani Chairman Board of Investment said we need to developRead More