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Friday, July 24th, 2020


Afridi urges world to take note of Kashmiri women activists incarcerated by India


DNA ISLAMABAD: JUL 24 – Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir Shehryar Khan Afridi has welcomed the resolution passed by the Senate to express solidarity with Kashmiri resistance leader and Dukhtaran-e-Millat chairperson Aasiya Andrabi. Lauding the resolution presented by Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, Mr Afridi said that the entire Pakistani nation and the conscious people across the world support the resolution passed today. Aasiya Andrabi, her aide Nahida Nasreen and media secretary Sofi Fehmeeda are lodged in India’s infamous Tihar jail for the last three years after the fascistRead More

AJK President hails performance of state Ombudsman


ISLAMABAD, JULY 24 (DNA) – The Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan has appreciated the performance of the state Ombudsman’s secretariat for dispensing prompt and inexpensive justice to the people and protecting their rights. He was talking to the AJK Ombudsman Zafar Hussain Mirza who called on him on Friday and presented the report of the performance of his institution for the year 2019 to the state president. While hailing the setting up of special implementation cell under the supervision of the ombudsman, the AJK president saidRead More

CAA allows Omani airline to operate repatriation flights


ISLAMABAD, JULY 24 (DNA) – The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Friday granted permission to Oman-based airline, Salam Air, to operate six repatriation flights from Muscat to Pakistan. A spokesperson for the CAA said that the decision has been taken so that the stranded Pakistanis in Muscat could celebrate Eidul Azha with their families. The airline has been allowed to operate six flights from Muscat to six cities of Pakistan from July 26 to August 2. “The permission is subject to the condition that no disembarkation of flight crew shallRead More

Shifa Int’l Hospital launches plantation drive


  ISLAMABAD, JUL 24 (DNA) – A ceremony was held at Shifa International Hospital (SIH) to plant trees as part of the Nationwide Clean & Green Pakistan Campaign. Chief Guest of the ceremony Ch. M Saleem, Deputy Inspector General (HQ) Islamabad Police lauded the efforts of doctors and healthcare professionals during COVID-19 pandemic and planted a tree at the compound as a symbol of hope and courage to fight the pandemic. Addressing the ceremony, Mr. Taimoor Shah, Chief Operation Officer SIH emphasized the importance of plantation in maintaining biodiversity andRead More

Eighteen collaborates with WWF for tree plantation


ISLAMABAD, JUL 24 (DNA)  – Eighteen the leading luxury real estate destination in the twin cities, has signed an agreement with WWF-Pakistan (World Wide Fund for Nature) for a Tree Plantation Campaign that aims to uplift the green spaces in the capital’s urban areas and to improve the environment of the region. The agreement was signed between Tarek Hamdy CEO Eighteen and Rab Nawaz Senior Director Programmes, on behalf of Hammad Naqi Khan CEO / Director General WWF-Pakistan at the EIGHTEEN Head Office in Islamabad on July 24th, 2020. PhaseRead More

FPCCI organizes webinar on “Impact of BREXIT on Trade and Economy of Pakistan”


DNA KARACHI, JUL 24 – Pakistan must have same level of market access with UK after BREXIT which Pakistan is enjoying with EU, this was stated by Sheikh Sultan Rehman Vice President of the Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) in a webinar on “Impact of BREXIT on Trade and Economy of Pakistan” organized by FPCCI Head Office Karachi, Regional Office Lahore and Capital Office Islamabad via Zoom Video Conference. The Webinar was attended by Kamal Shahryar, Adviser on GSP Plus Trade Development Authority of Pakistan, Ms. Aaisha Makhdum andRead More