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Saturday, November 21st, 2020


Online training week on “Pakistan-Uzbekistan Women Entrepreneurs in Textile Industry” organized

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ISLAMABAD, NOV 21 (DNA) – Center of Global and Strategic Studies (CGSS) Islamabad, Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry (WCCI), Lahore Division, and Uzbekistan Business Women Association, Tashkent jointly organized the Online Training Week on “Pakistan-Uzbekistan Women Entrepreneurs in Textile Industry” on Saturday. The session aimed to bring together business experts and women entrepreneurs from Uzbekistan and Pakistan on one platform to discuss and exchange ideas for the strengthening of bilateral ties between the business communities of both countries. The session was commenced with a panel discussion with speakers fromRead More

King Salman lauds G20 coronavirus efforts ahead of summit


RIYADH, NOV 21 — Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman said that Saudi Arabia is pleased with the meeting of leaders of the G20 countries in which our country chaired this year’s work. In a tweet on his official Twitter account on Saturday, King Salman stressed that the G20 has demonstrated its strength and ability to join efforts to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the world. “Our responsibility was — and will remain — to move toward a better, healthy, and prosperous future for all”, KingRead More

PDM members playing reckless politics with people’s safety: PM Imran


ISLAMABAD, Nov 21 (DNA): Prime Minister Imran Khan Saturday said that political parties that are member of Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) are playing reckless politics with safety of people by holding rallies despite surge in coronavirus cases. Imran Khan, while retweeting a tweet of Federal Minister for Planning and Development, said “the same PDM members who had wanted a strict lockdown and criticized me earlier now playing reckless politics with people’s safety. They are even defying court orders and holding a jalsa when cases are rising dramatically.” Earlier, Asad UmarRead More

US welcomes PM Imran Khan’s visit to Afghanistan


ISLAMABAD, Nov 21 (DNA): The United States of America has expressed pleasure over Prime Minister Imran Khan’s recent visit to Afghanistan and stressed on the cooperation between the two countries. The US State Department’s Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs (SCA) in its statement in Washington said it is pleasing to see Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to Kabul to underscore Pakistan’s commitment to peace and to further cooperation with Afghanistan on security, refugees, trade, and regional connectivity. “Pleased to see PM Khan visiting Kabul to underscore Pakistan’s commitmentRead More

Huge turnout for TLP chief Khadim Rizvi’s funeral at Lahore’s Minar-i-Pakistan


LAHORE – The funeral prayers for Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) chief Allama Khadim Hussain Rizvi, who passed away on Thursday night, were offered at Lahore’s Minar-i-Pakistan on Saturday afternoon. Thousands of people gathered at the site to attend the funeral prayers with many complaining of mobile signal outages. The city of Lahore started experiencing the impact of the death of the firebrand cleric when all entry points to the city and roads leading to his mosque faced traffic pressure, reporting long queues and jams. The pressure was set to grow today as thousandsRead More

Restructuring the agriculture sector can ensure food security: Shahid Rasheed


DNA ISLAMABAD – Former President ICCI Shahid Rasheed Butt on Saturday said almost one billion people are food insecure in the world but food worth one trillion dollars is being wasted. Coronavirus virus is contributing to global hunger and many countries are running the risk of famine but not a single country seems interested in reducing the wastage, he said. Shahid Rasheed Butt said that a major part of food is wasted in developed nations due to excess buying while it is lack of transport, storage and other facilities whichRead More