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November, 2020


OIC reaffirms strong, unequivocal support for Kashmir cause


DNA ISLAMABAD – In a Resolution adopted unanimously by the 47th Session of the OIC in Niamey today, the Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) reaffirmed its strong support for the Kashmir cause. The OIC categorically rejected illegal and unilateral actions taken by India since 5 August 2019. The Resolution demands that India “cancel the issuance of domicile certificates to non-Kashmiris” as well as other unilateral and illegal actions, including “Jammu & Kashmir Reorganization Order 2020”, “Jammu & Kashmir Grant of Domicile Certificate Rules 2020”, “Jammu and Kashmir Language Bill 2020” andRead More

District administration cuts off electricity amid preparations of PDM Multan rally


MULTAN, Nov 28 (DNA): Preparations are underway for the November 30 PDM rally in Multan, but the district administration has cut off electricity connections of the venue in a bid to create hurdles for the organizers. Workers at Qasim Bagh Stadium alleged that the equipment brought for the rally has been seized by the police and they were trying to bring in generators for the rally after the power connections were cut off. Earlier, outraged PDM workers stormed into Multan’s Qila Kohna Qasim Bagh which had been sealed by theRead More

Int’l Squash League best opportunity to project Balochistan’s positive image: CM


QUETTA, Nov 28 (DNA): Chief Minister of Balochistan Mir Jam Kamal Khan said that Balochistan International Squash League was the best opportunity to project province’s positive image besides providing local talent a unique opportunity to compete with the international players. “I think this is a great message that Pakistan is hosting a squash event where international players have come in. This shows how conducive the environment is for sports and especially in Balochistan and Quetta. That is a very good message that should go to international community,” the chief ministerRead More

Foreign Minister meets the Prime Minister of Niger


DNA ISLAMABAD – Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi met Prime Minister Brigi Rafini of Niger today. Foreign Minister Qureshi expressed satisfaction at the close brotherly relations between the two countries, marked by common faith and convergence of views and shared perspectives.   Highlighting the need for expanding economic and commercial ties between the two countries, the Foreign Minister offered to continue assisting Niger through various capacity building programmes. He informed the Prime minister that Pakistan has offered immediate flood relief to the flood affected people.   Foreign Minister reiterated Pakistan’s supportRead More

Qureshi meets Kuwait Foreign Minister


ISLAMABAD, NOV 28 (DNA) – Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi had a bilateral meeting with Foreign Minister Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al Mohammed Al Sabah of Kuwait on the sidelines of the 47th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) of the OIC in Niamey, Niger.   The two sides exchanged views on bilateral relations, COVID-19 situation, the worsening situation in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu & Kashmir (IIOJK) and regional security.   Foreign Minister Qureshi stated that Pakistan and Kuwait enjoyed close historical and fraternal relations.   The ForeignRead More

Govt focusing on development of backward areas: Shibli Faraz

KOHAT, NOV 28: Senator Shibli Faraz, Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting and Chairman Kashmir Committee, Sheryar Afridi being  briefed about the progress on the construction of Hakla-Kohat Road.=DNA PHOTO

KOHAT, Nov 28 (DNA): Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz has said that the government is focusing on infrastructural improvement of the country and providing facilities to the people.   Talking to media at Kohat Press Club on Saturday, the Information Minister said resolving public issues is one of the top priorities of the Prime Minister of Pakistan.   Shibli Faraz has said that due to effective and vibrant foreign policy of the government the country was considered as important player at international level.   The Information MinisterRead More