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Pakistan rejects remarks by spokesperson of Indian Ministry of External Affairs

DNA ISLAMABAD, JUNE 26 – Pakistan firmly rejects the remarks by the spokesperson of the Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and outrightly dismisses the fabricated news reports in Indian media falsely claiming another “extension” in Pakistan’s continuation on the Grey List due to “failure” to complete the Action Plan, in the recently concluded virtual FATF plenary session. We also completely reject the MEA spokesperson’s terrorism-related allegations against Pakistan.   Pakistan was prepared to present its progress report to FATF in the Plenary Meeting which was scheduled for June 2020.Read More

Despite disruptions, UNICEF delivers critical life-saving supplies to over 100 countries

ISLAMABAD, JUN 26 (DNA) – With the COVID-19 pandemic upending the lives of millions of children around the world, UNICEF is delivering life-saving supplies despite unprecedented transport and logistical constraints caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. “From supply shortages to transport constraints, COVID-19 has brought enormous challenges to our supply operations,” said UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore. “However, with support from our partners, we were able to meet some of the most pressing needs and keep children and communities safe.” According to a press statement issued by the UN Information CenterRead More

CDA to complete work for construction of pedestrian bridge

DNA Islamabad: June 26, 2020: Capital Development Authority will complete work for construction of pedestrian bridge over Constitution Avenue in first week of July. Construction work on site of the project is therefore in full swing .After completing foundation casting, erection work on the bridge is in progress. Pre-fabricated steel bridge has been transported at the site while erection machinery has also been reached at site. The pedestrian bridge is being constructed over Constitution Avenue in front of Pak Secretariat. CDA has planned to install this bridge during the weekend soRead More

Pakistan’s First Digital Fitness Network ‘C1 Fitness’ to be launched

DNA  Islamabad June 26,2020:- Dot Republic Media, one of the biggest YouTube MCN (Multi-Channel Network) in the region, in collaboration with their talent partner Alchemists, has announced the launch of ‘CreatorsOne Fitness’, a first of its kind fitness platform in Pakistan. As the current situation continues to cause hindrance in the health and fitness regimes for people across Pakistan, the popularity of the digital fitness space has grown considerably over the past few months. According to Google’s May Report, the search interest for “health clubs” has increased by 1.5x and “fitnessRead More

NAB believes in “Zero Corruption, 100% Development”: Chairman

DNA ISLAMABAD: June 26, 2020: Mr. Justice Javed Iqbal, Chairman NAB has said that NAB strongly believes in “Zero Corruption, 100% Development”. NAB absolutely committed to root out corruption with iron hands in an atmosphere of renewed energy and dynamism, where fight against corruption is being taken as national duty. He said these remarks while chairing a meeting of NAB DGs via video link at NAB Headquarters by maintaining social distancing and ensuring all precautionary measures  and said that our Father of the Nation Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah in his address to the Constituent Assembly ofRead More

Huawei Pakistan launches all-inclusive educational certification programme

DNA Islamabad 26 June, 2020:- With all education institutions still remaining closed in Pakistan, following the impact of COVID-19, both learners and educators have struggled to cope with the disruptions to traditional education, interruptions that threaten to widen pre-existing learning gaps in different regions, thus aggravating the growing digital divide. To help bridge this gap, Huawei Pakistan launched the “Learn ON for All” program in Pakistan, to ensure widespread accessibility to high-quality education. Prior to the launch of the ‘Learn On for All’ program, Huawei Pakistan has already conducted six onlineRead More