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Saturday, February 15th, 2020


British HC welcomes Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, FEB 15 (DNA) –  Christian Turner, CMG the British High Commissioner to Pakistan hosted a reception to welcome Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) to Lahore and to celebrate the Pakistan Cricket Board’s efforts to bring international cricket back to Pakistan. MCC, one of the world’s oldest cricket clubs, is currently touring Pakistan and playing under the captaincy of its current president Kumar Sangakkara. The reception was also an opportunity to show the warmth of enduring UK-Pakistan ties and the power of sport to strengthen people to people connections. Speaking atRead More

Hungary supports sovereignty and territorial integrity of Azerbaijan: Minister

BUDAPEST, FEB 15  —  “Hungary supports the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Azerbaijan,” said the country’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto at the 7th meeting of the Azerbaijan-Hungary Intergovernmental Commission held in Budapest. “This is our honest and fair position. Our relations are built on this very strategic point,” the minister added. The 7th meeting of Azerbaijan-Hungary intergovernmental commission was held in Budapest. The meeting featured the signing of the protocol on future directions of bilateral interaction between the two countries.

Engro, Shell sign agreement

ISLAMABAD, Feb 15 (DNA): During a speech at the Pakistan Energy Reform conference in Islamabad today the CEO of Engro Elengy Terminal Ltd (EETL) Jahangir Piracha announced the signature of heads of agreement (HOA) with Excelerate and with Shell for the expansion of the Elengy Terminal in Port Qasim. The EETL terminal is a joint venture between Engro Corporation and Royal Vopak of the Netherlands. It is Pakistan’s first floating LNG import terminal, which began operations in March 2015 and is recognized as the most utilized FSRU worldwide. It currentlyRead More

2020 is the year of change: Bilawal

ISLAMABAD, Feb 15 (DNA): Saying that 2020 is the year of change, Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that the state should not be run through conspiracies rather it should be run according to the wishes of the people. “We do not accept this selected and will not accept any other selected. We only believe in democracy. We can protect people’s economic rights through democracy,” said PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto in an interview with a private television channel. Chairman Bilawal said that the opposition is not confusedRead More

ICT Police apprehends 14 outlaws including two hardened criminals

ISLAMABAD, Feb 15 (DNA): Islamabad Police has arrested 14 outlaws including two hardcore criminals and recovered snatched mobile phones, narcotic  and weapons from their possession, police said. According to details, on specials orders of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Aamir Zulfiqar Khan, DIG Operations Waqar Uddin had categorically directed all zonal officers to intensify their efforts against criminals and for safety and security of citizens. These criminals are involved in numerous street crimes in the area of PS Barakahu, PS Karachi Company and District Rawalpindi. Police team hasRead More

FAO to support Pakistan for controlling Locust: DG

ISLAMABAD, Feb 15 (DNA): Director General of the Food & Agriculture Organization of United Nations (FAO) Qu Dongyu is visiting Pakistan from February 14-16. He called on the Minister for National Food Security & Research Saturday in his office along with other senior officials of FAO. Senior officials from the Ministry of NFS&R were also present during the meeting, a press statement said here. The Minister welcomed DG (FAO) to Pakistan and appreciated contribution of FAO for development of agriculture sector. Pakistan and FAO have long history of collaboration whichRead More