Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

August, 2020


Hafeez Shaikh chairs meeting on SOEs


DNA ISLAMABAD, AUG 31- Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh chaired the meeting of Cabinet Committee on State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) here at the Cabinet Division. The Adviser was given a detailed briefing on the triage of State Owned Entities. The triage was undertaken for  i) Liquidation, ii) Privatization and iii) Retention under government ownership, on the basis of economic rationale and financial performance of SOEs. The CCoSOEs discussed in detail the proposed SOEs for retention, privatization and for restructuring. The Advisor directed thatRead More

Sindh CM takes notice of devastated situation of Mirpur Khas


MIRPUR KHAS, AUG 31 (DNA) – Chief Minister of Sindh (CM) Murad Ali Shah on Monday has taken notice of devastated condition in Mirpur Khas after torrential monsoon downpour. According to details, the CM has telephoned deputy commissioners of Thar, Mirpur Khas, Umar Kot, Badin and Sajawal and discussed post-rain situation in these area. The CM has also directed all the deputy commissioners to provide relief to the affectees at any cost. He also ordered to supply water and food items to the rain victims. =DNA =================================

Pakistan, China to sign MoU to promote literary relations


ISLAMABAD, AUG 31 (DNA) – Pakistan and China will sign formal Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote literary relations between two countries. The development took place during a meeting between Mr. Zhang Heqing the cultural Counselor of Chinese Embassy in Pakistan and Chairman Pakistan Academy of Letters Dr. Yusuf Khushk in Islamabad on Sunday. The meeting discussed promotion of literature and cooperation between two friendly neighboring countries possess rich cultural heritage and powerful literary traditions. The Chinese cultural Counsellor Zhang Hewing appreciated role of Pakistan Academy of letters in extendingRead More

PARC organizes hands-on training in pesticides residues analysis 


ISLAMABAD, AUG 31 (DNA) – NARC under the umbrella of Pakistan Agricultural Research Council organized two weeks long “Hands-on Training in Pesticide Residue Analysis” from 17-28 August 2020 at NARC to impart training on theoretical and practical aspects of pesticides residues analysis. Dr. Azeem Khan, Chairman, PARC highlights the significance of Pesticide Residue Analysis by saying that it is an extensively used method in agriculture to control pests and improve yield of crops. This project and trainings are substantial towards safe and sustainable agriculture. He further added that PARC isRead More

Pakistan, Qatar enjoy excellent cooperation at multilateral forums: Sanjrani

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ISLAMABAD, AUG 31 (DNA) – Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani has said that Pakistan and Qatar enjoy cordial relations and both sides have stood together in testing times. Chairman Senate expressed these views  during a meeting with the Ambassador of Qatar Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman bin Faisal Al-Thani, here at Parliament House on Monday. Sadiq Sanjrani said that with improved security situation, investment opportunities have increased manifold in Pakistan especially in Gwadar region and the projects included in the CPEC. He said that an increase in the parliamentary relations and exchangeRead More

Pakistan, UAE agree to boost cooperation in diverse fields

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ISLAMABAD, AUG 31 (DNA) – Ambassador of United Arab Emirates (UAE) Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salem Al Zaabi met Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani on Monday. Ambassador said that Pakistan and UAE enjoying cordial bilateral relations based on shared values and traditions. The existing economic cooperation needs to be enhanced in line with tremendous potential for trade and business between two countries. He said that exchange of Parliamentary delegations would steer the agenda to enhance bilateral ties and economic relationship. He said that UAE can benefit from the improved security situation inRead More