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Friday, February 28th, 2020


Morocco, Pakistan determined to boost security cooperation


Rabat, FEB 28 – Morocco and Pakistan are looking to strengthen bilateral cooperation in several fields including security, joint military training, intelligence sharing, and counter-terrorism. Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, who recently visited Morocco as part of an initiative to boost bilateral cooperation, met with several high-ranking Moroccan officials to explore defense cooperation between two countries. Facing shared challenges During his visit, the Pakistani official notably met with Inspector General of Morocco’s Royal Armed Forces General Abdelfattah Lourak and Minister-Delegate for National Defense Abdellatif Loudiyi. The officials examined howRead More

Inaugural Session of BPC between Pakistan, Kazakhstan held in Islamabad


ISLAMABAD, FEB 28 (DNA) – The Inaugural Session of Bilateral Political Consultations (BPC) between Pakistan and Kazakhstan was held in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Pakistan side was led by Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood, while First Deputy Foreign Minister Shakhrat Nuryshev led the Kazakh side.   Bilateral Political Consultations is an important mechanism between the two Foreign Ministries to review the entire spectrum of bilateral relations and explore new avenues for future cooperation. The Consultations focused on boosting bilateral engagement in diverse areas such as commerce, banking, connectivity, education,Read More

PSL 2020: Multan Sultans beat Karachi Kings by 52 runs


MULTAN – Multan Sultans beat Karachi Kings by 52 runs in the tenth match of the fifth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) in Multan. Playing first, Multan Sultans set a target of 187 runs for Karachi Kings. Sultans had lost their first wicket against Kings in the fifth over when Zeeshan Ashraf (23 off 13) was dismissed leaving his team at 31/1 in 4.1 overs. Earlier, Karachi Kings won the toss against Multan Sultans in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) and decided to field first at the MultanRead More

‘Screening of more than 600 pilgrims coming from Iran completed’


KARACHI, FEB 28 (DNA) – Sindh government has completed screening of more than 600 pilgrims coming from Iran. No new case reported till now. According to legal advisor of Sindh government Murtaza Wahab, citizens are not required to get annoyed; educational institutions will be opened from Monday. During press conference, he said 28 friends and family members of corona-affected patient Yahya Jaffery have been declared clear. He further went to say that around 400 people are stranded in Iran. Murtaza also said government is cracking down on those who hoardedRead More

Wheat sacks worth millions stolen from govt’s warehouse in Shikarpur


KARACHI, FEB 28 (DNA) – A team of anti-corruption unit seized records of a government warehouse in Sindh’s Shikarpur after finding theft of thousands of wheat sacks worth over Rs250 million. The anti-corruption authorities have exposed a wheat theft scandal as thousands of sacks were vanished from a warehouse of Sindh’s Food Department in Shikarpur over alleged misappropriation by some influential persons. Sources revealed that the theft has been traced during a raid where the officials matched the records provided in the government’s statistics and the entries of warehouse. TheRead More

CGSS, Kazakh Dy Foreign Minister hold talks


ISLAMABAD, FEB 28 (DNA) – A meeting was held on Friday between the Ministerial Delegation from the Republic of Kazakhstan and the senior management of Center for Global & Strategic Studies (CGSS). The visiting delegation from Kazakhstan was headed by Shakhrat Nuryshev – First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Kazakhstan. The participants of the meeting stated that Pakistan and Kazakhstan enjoy close, friendly ties marked by trust and understanding. The participants stated that bilateral collaboration between the two countries is rapidly growing in various sectors. The discussion focusedRead More