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Friday, February 14th, 2020


Pak-Turkish leadership affirm to support each other on issues of national interest


ISLAMABAD, Feb 13 – : President Dr Arif Alvi and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday affirmed that Pakistan and Turkey would continue to extend mutual support on issues of each other’s core national interest. They also underscored the importance of fully realizing the immense potential of relationship between the two countries and transforming it into a strong and dynamic trade and economic partnership. President Erdogan, who along with a high-level delegation arrived here on a two-day visit to attend the 6th Session of High Level Strategic Cooperation CouncilRead More

Kashmir’s solution lay in just, peaceful solution, not oppression: Erdogan


ISLAMABAD, Feb 14 (DNA): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday, stressing a ‘peaceful and just solution’ to the Kashmir dispute, said Turkey would continue to extend unflinching support to the stance of Kashmiri brethren at all fora. “Turkey believes that the Kashmir issue can not be resolved through oppressive means, but on the basis of principles of justice and peace,” the Turkish president said in his address to the joint session of Parliament. This was the fourth time Tayyip Erdogan addressed the Parliament of Pakistan – earlier twice asRead More

Remittances up by 9.36pc, says Finance Advisor


Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh says the country’s remittances are on the rise. In a tweet on Friday, he said the remittances increased by 9.36 percent last month as compared to the same month of last year. The Advisor said remittances during last seven months also increased by 4.1 percent when compared to the corresponding period of last year.

Japanese calendars exhibition opens


ISLAMABAD, FEB 14 (DNA) – The Embassy of Japan in cooperation with the MEXT Alumni Association of Pakistan has organized an exhibition of Japanese Calendars 2020 at the Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agricultural University, Rawalpindi. Matsuda Kuninori, the Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, inaugurated the three-day exhibition together with the Vice Chancellor Arid University Dr. Qamar-uz- Zaman and other distinguished guests. Japanese Calendars Exhibition is an annual feature of the cultural activities organized by the Embassy and is very popular among the people of Pakistan. This year, around 90Read More

We want guys to get absolute clarity in their positions: Morgan


England captain Eoin Morgan, speaking after England s one run defeat to South Africa, explained why he believed his side could take a lot from the game. With the ICC Men s T20 World Cup 2020 just six months away, Morgan believes the lessons learned during their narrow loss would stand them in good stead come the tournament. “It was an outstanding game of cricket,” the England skipper said during the post-match presentation. “Experiences like this, particularly with a World Cup around the corner, are just so valuable to the team.” EnglandRead More

China virus death toll nears 1,400, US bemoans ‘lack of transparency’


BEIJING, FEB 14 — The death toll from China’s virus epidemic neared 1,400 on Friday, as the United States complained of a “lack of transparency” from Beijing over its handling of a crisis that has fuelled global panic. Nearly 64,000 people are now recorded as having been made ill by the virus in China, with the last two days showing a steep rise after a change in diagnostic methods. The National Health Commission disclosed a statistical error, however, saying it removed 108 deaths in Hubei that had been double-counted, butRead More