Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020


Pakistani diplomats visit China’s Wuhan to meet trapped students


ISLAMABAD, FEB 18 (DNA) – A two-member team of diplomats from Pakistan Embassy in Beijing is currently visiting Wuhan city to meet with Pakistani students there. On the request of the Foreign Office, the Chinese Foreign Ministry granted special permission to the diplomats to visit Wuhan, by easing the travel restrictions. The special team met with the students of various Universities and assured them that the Government of Pakistan remained committed to promoting and protecting the welfare of students and easing their hardship. The team also met the authorities ofRead More

Pakistan Senate passes resolution against US ‘Middle East’ Peace plan


Pakistan’s Senate or upper house of parliament unanimously adopted a resolution Monday to oppose U.S. President Donald Trump’s controversial Middle East peace plan announced last month. The resolution, tabled by Senator Mushtaq Ahmad Khan from Jamaat-e-Islami, the country’s main religious party, was supported by all treasury and opposition members, state-run Pakistan Television reported. Expressing concern over Trump’s so-called “Deal of the Century,” which declared Jerusalem the “capital of Israel,” the senators said it was tantamount to an instrument of humiliating surrender by Palestinians to their oppressors. The resolution also called for the issueRead More

British Deputy High Commissioner visits SCCI


SIALKOT, FEB 18 (DNA) – British Deputy High Commissioner Karachi and Trade Director Pakistan Mike Nithaviranakis has said that the Pakistan and United Kingdom have always enjoyed warm friendly relations that have evolved and strengthened over the last 7 decades. While addressing at Sialkot Chamber of Commerce And Industry (SCCI) on Tuesday. Mike said that the United Kingdom want to increase good and better trade relationship whereas the Sialkot is an export oriented city whereas the various items export from Sialkot to United Kingdom and people of United Kingdom likesRead More

UN Chief’s statement on Kashmir victory of Pakistan: Dr Firdous


ISLAMABAD, FEB 18 (DNA) : Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan said that United Nations Secretary General’s remarks about Kashmir are a victory of Pakistan’s stance on the issue. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Tuesday, she welcomed the statement and expressed hope that the United Nations will play its due role in resolving the issue in lines with UN Security Council’s resolutions. She urged the United Nations to play its due role in stopping massive human rights violations committed by Indian troopsRead More

NAB unearths assets of Younus Kidwai, Iqbal Memon in mega money laundering case


ISLAMABAD, FEB 18 (DNA) :  National Accountability Bureau (NAB) acquired records of assets of key suspects Younus Kidwai and Iqbal Memon in mega money laundering case. NAB Rawalpindi received response from Securities and Exchange Commission (SECP) and Excise Office regarding assets, shares and vehicles owned by the accused. Accused own several vehicles and are major share holders in several private companies including Sana Pvt Ltd, Tameer-i-Mashrique Ltd. The accused are nominated for their alleged involvement in fake accounts and Park Lane case.

PM Imran orders strict action against hoarders causing artificial inflation


ISLAMABAD, FEB 18 (DNA) :  For providing the poor with relief, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday ordered strict and speedy crackdown against profiteers and hoarders “who are responsible for spike in the prices of essential food items and creating artificial inflation.” The premier further directed the concerned authorities to review prices of essential food items, and reduce the prices by 15 to 20 percent. The PM stressed that the essential food items should not be hoarded illegally. “Benefit of the poor surpasses everything else.” PM Khan also held a meetingRead More