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Monday, June 29th, 2020


HEC condoles demise of DG Bahria University Karachi Campus


ISLAMABAD, JUNE 29 (DNA) – Chairman HEC Tariq Banuri has condoled the death of Rear Admiral Mukhtar Khan Jadoon, Director General, Bahria University, Karachi Campus. He passed away in Karachi on Sunday morning. Banuri, on behalf of the HEC and the higher education fraternity, sent heartfelt condolences to his family, friends, faculty and students, particularly of Bahria University Karachi Campus. He prayed for the departed soul and his family and said that “we would like to offer our deepest and most sincere sympathies to his family at this sorrowful time.”Read More

Specialized committee meeting of industry, investment held via video link


DNA KARACHI, JUNE 29 – The Specialized Committee Meetings of Industry, Investment and SMEs Promotion of ECO Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ECO-CCI) was held via video link and attended by representatives of the Chambers of Commerce & Industry of member countries including Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey and Pakistan and ECO Trade and Development Bank. Mr. Sheikh Sultan Rehman, Vice President of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), Mr. Abrar Ahmed FPCCI Convener and Mubashir Butt Member of the Specialized Committee Industry, Investment and SMEs Promotion onRead More

Khalilzad leaves for Doha, Islamabad, Tashkent: State Department


WASHINGTON, JUN 29 (DNA) – The US State Department has said Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad has departed for travel to Doha, Islamabad, and Tashkent. “At all three locations, Ambassador Khalilzad will urge support for all Afghans to meet their remaining commitments ahead of intra-Afghan negotiations, specifically reduced violence and timely prisoner releases,” a statement said. Ambassador Khalilzad is joined by U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) CEO Adam Boehler and his team. Afghan peace, economic growth, and regional connectivity are closely linked and mutually supportive. TheRead More

Bilawal blasts PM Khan, says he now has only two options


ISLAMABAD, JUN 29 (DNA) – Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, speaking during the ongoing budget session in the National Assembly on Monday, blasted Prime Minister Imran Khan over the government’s Covid-19 response. He said the premier now has only two options: either ask the public and the assembly for forgiveness for what he claimed destroying the national economy and endangering public lives or step down and let someone qualified take charge. He said when the premier took notice of the wheat, flour, sugar, and masks issues, their pricesRead More

Masood Khan urges Turkey to play role of mediator to resolve Kashmir dispute


DNA ISLAMABAD, JUNE 29 –  Sardar Masood khan, President Azad Jammu and Kashmir, has said that the people of Pakistan and Kashmir have reposed their full trust in the Turkish leadership who have recognized the Kashmir matter as not a bilateral one but as an issue between Pakistan, India and the people of Jammu and Kashmir. “We urge Turkey to play a mediatory role in helping resolve this long-standing dispute”, said the President. The President made these remarks while addressing the opening session of the two-day international conference on “Kashmir: RegionalRead More

Terrorist attack on heart of economy cowardly: EFP


KARACHI, JUN 29 (DNA) – Ismail Suttar, President of the Apex Body of Manufacturers, The Employers Federation of Pakistan (EFP), has said that the Pakistan Stock Exchange terrorist attack of June 29th 2020 is a direct and blatant attack on the heart of the economy. It is highly condemnable and at all levels, Employers Federation of Pakistan. In a statement Monday, Ismail Suttar said that the country is faced with a severe COVID crisis and the government and business community are striving assiduously to somehow miraculously retract the economy towardRead More