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Wednesday, October 7th, 2020


“Pakistan Air Force” A true symbol of pride for the nation: Murad Saeed

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DNA ISLAMABAD, OCT 7 – PAF fighter aircraft landed on the Islamabad Lahore motorway as it carried out Road Runway operations today.   Mr Murad Saeed, Federal Minister for Communications & Postal Services was the Chief Guest at the occasion. On his arrival at the venue, he was received by Air Vice Marshal Zaffar Aslam, Air Officer Commanding , Central Air Command. Fighter jets along with trainer aircraft from various Squadrons of PAF, participated in the exercise. After landing on the carpeted road, the aircraft were refueled before taking off forRead More

Pakistan’s Diplomatic Strides

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Abdul Rashid Shakir In a stream of consciousness if we flash back on the timeline a couple of years ago, a plethora of diplomatic challenges come to fore. We were confronted with never-ending US pressure of ‘Do More’, nabbing threat of inclusion in the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) grey list, a cruel apathy of international community towards our views on massive human rights violations in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJ&K), a challenging friction with Iran on our South Western border, and a terrorizing tension with Afghanistan inRead More

COVID test mandatory for Pakistan-bound travelers from UK: Bukhari


ISLAMABAD, Oct 07 (DNA): Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari has said that the government had made COVID-19 test mandatory for Pakistan-bound travelers from the United Kingdom (UK). “As per government of Pakistan’s policy, all those intending to travel from the UK to Pakistan have to get themselves tested for COVID-19,” he tweeted. He said the COVID tests from all the verified sources would be admissible.“However, there is ‘NO Compulsion’ on where to get those tests done. Tests fromRead More

PIA announces 15% fare cut on Canada flights

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KARACHI, OCT 07 (DNA) – The national flag carrier, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), on Wednesday announced a 15 per cent reduction of fares on its outbound flights to Canada. According to a spokesperson for the airline, passengers traveling to Toronto from Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore and Islamabad International Aiport through PIA flights will be able to avail the fare cut. Earlier, on September 11, the national flag carrier had reduced fare on inbound flights from Toronto to Pakistan by up to 15 per cent. It also announced a reduction of upRead More

70 countries support China at UNGA regarding HK, Xinjiang: FM

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BEIJING, OCT 07 (DNA) – China has received support from about 70 counties including Pakistan on its stance and policies on Hong Kong and Xinjiang-related issues at the Third Committee of the 75th UN General Assembly, Chinese Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Hua Chunying said on Wednesday. Pakistan made a joint statement on issues related to Hong Kong on behalf of 55 countries, and Cuba made a joint statement on issues related to Xinjiang on behalf of 45 countries, supporting China’s position and measures, she said in a statement issued here. “These countries believeRead More

IHC summons Nawaz Sharif via newspaper ads


ISLAMABAD, OCT 07 (DNA) – The Islamabad High Court (IHC) in the hearing on the non-bailable arrest warrant for Nawaz Sharif has ruled on Wednesday that public notices be placed and newspaper advertisements be issued to summon him in the next hearing. It noted in the hearing on Wednesday that if the suspect does not turn up in the court within 30 days of ads and public notices, the court will declare him an absconder. The hearing on Wednesday was scheduled after the Pakistan High Commission in London submitted their statement inRead More