Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020


7 soldiers embraced Shahadat in two separate incidents in Balochistan.


IED attack in Pir Ghaib, Mach, Balochistan late last night on FC vehicle returning to base camp after routine patrolling duty. Six soldiers including a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) & a civilian driver embraced shahadat. Shaheeds include . Naib Subedar Ihsan Ullah Khan . Naik Zubair Khan . Naik Ijaz Ahmed . Naik Maula Bux . Naik Noor Muhammad . Driver Abdul Jabbar In an another incident, during exchange of fire with terrorists near Mand, Kech, Balochistan, Sepoy Imdad Ali embraced shahadat

PAF welcomes court orders for commencement of immediate refund to affectees of Fazaia Housing Scheme

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ISLAMABAD, MAY 19 (DNA) – Directorate of Estate Projects, Air Headquarters, Pakistan Air Force welcomes the orders passed today by Honorable High Court of Sindh for commencement of immediate refund to the affectees of Fazaia Housing Scheme, Karachi as per its insistence and persistent efforts. Throughout the process, the Directorate of Estate Projects, Air Headquarters, PAF has made substantial efforts in securing the interest of Fazaia Housing Scheme, Karachi affectees and would continue to remain involved until the completion of the refund process in the interest of General Public.=DNA ==============

Joint Statement by the Special Representatives on Afghanistan Affairs of Pakistan, China, Russia and Iran

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ISLAMABAD, MAY 19 / DNA /  =  On 18 May 2020, the Special Representatives on Afghanistan Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, People’s Republic of China, Russian Federation, and Islamic Republic of Iran held a virtual meeting, and exchanged views on the current situation in Afghanistan and the peace and reconciliation process thereof.   The Special Representatives on Afghanistan Affairs of the four sides:   Reiterate their respect for the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of Afghanistan, and the decision of its people on their future and development path;Read More

PM Khan to attend emergency session of World Economic Forum


ISLAMABAD, MAY 19 / DNA / = Prime Minister Imran Khan will attend an emergency session of the World Economic Forum on May 20, his special assistant said Tuesday. The Pakistan premier will attend the meeting through a video link, according to PM’s aide Shahbaz Gill. He would speak about the impact of coronavirus on Pakistan’s economy and the measures to protect the poor people through his government’s Ehsaas Programme. PM Khan would apprise the forum of how to aid millions of Pakistanis in these difficult economic circumstances, according toRead More

Govt wants airports outsourced to meet international standards


ISLAMABAD, MAY 19 (DNA) – The Pakistan government is looking to outsource its airports, says Federal Information Minister Shibli Faraz. He was briefing the media after the cabinet meeting Tuesday evening. He said the first agenda of the meeting was on airports and outsourcing Pakistan’s major airports. Faraz explained that the aim of this agenda was so the country’s airports could be at par with international standards. He said the outsourcing process can’t start till there is clarity on the legal framework front, which is expected by June 30. “WeRead More

Japanese envoy expresses condolences over loss of Pak Army Soldiers’ lives in Quetta

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ISLAMABAD, MAY 19 (DNA) – Matsuda Kuninori, Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan has expressed his profound grief and sincere condolences over the loss of precious lives of the Frontier Corps soldiers in two separate attacks in Balochistan on May 18. “I was deeply shocked and would like to express my condolences and sympathies to all the bereaved families. Terrorism cannot be justified for any reason. In close cooperation with Pakistan and the international community, Japan is determined to resolutely stand up against terrorism” said Ambassador MATSUDA on Tuesday.=DNA ===============