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Thursday, November 26th, 2020


Afghan soil would not be used against Pakistan: Ambassador Najibullah

ISLAMABAD, NOV 26 (DNA) – Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on National Security Dr Moeed Yusuf on Thursday raised the issue of Indian Dossier highlighting its atrocious and nefarious terrorist activities in Pakistan before the Afghan Ambassador. The SAPM met with Afghan Ambassador Najibullah Ali Khel and discussed various matters pertaining to regional peace and security, said a press release. Dr Moeed said that the two countries shared common geographical, historical, religious and cultural ties. The SAPM also discussed the recent visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to Kabul.Read More

Mouth-watering Italian cuisines at Zigolini

  Italian Food Week is a regular feature and we celebrate it every year, says Ambassador of Italy Andreas Ferrarese Ansar M Bhatti ISLAMABAD – Food enthusiasts in the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi thronged to the Zigolini restaurant, Islamabad Marriott Hotel to enjoy mouth-watering Italian cuisines. The hallmark of the event was a special cooking session spearheaded by Ambassador of Italy Andreas Ferrarese and his wife Albana Ferrarese. Ambassador of Italy while speaking on the occasion said Italian Food Week is a regular feature and we celebrate itRead More

No ban on Pakistani workforce export to UAE

  AGENCIES ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Sayed Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari Thursday rejected the rumors circulating in some section of media that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) had banned hiring of Pakistani workforce. “Contrary to media reports, UAE Minister for Human Resources & Emiratisation Nasser bin Thani Al Hamli stated that there is no ban on export of Pakistani workforce,” he tweeted after speaking to his counterpart through a video link. Extending his gratitude to the UAE minister for hisRead More

CDA to strictly implement zoning regulation

ISLAMABAD : Capital Development Authority (CDA) decided to strictly ask the owners of housing societies and schemes to implement CDA and ICT Zoning Regulation here on Thursday. Offices of a number of illegal housing schemes and societies have been sealed. According to detail, Islamabad was divided into 5 zones according to ICT Zoning Regulation of 1992. Under zoning regulation the planning and development for housing schemes can be done in E-11 sector of Zone 1. Similarly the work can also be done in Zone 2 and Zone 5. CDA amendedRead More

PTI’s Syed Amjad Ali elected Gilgit Baltistan Legislative Assembly Speaker

GILGIT : PTI’s Syed Amjad Ali has been elected as the Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly’s Deputy Speaker after securing 18 votes. The outgoing speaker, Fida Muhammad Nashad, announcing the results said that joint opposition’s candidate Ghulam Mohammad secured eight votes. The polling was being conducted via secret balloting and the result. Outgoing speaker Nashad has administered the oath to newly elected speaker Amjad Ali. On Wednesday, a few newly elected members of the GB Legislative Assembly took their oath. Today, PTI member retired Col Ubaidullah Baig from Hunza took oath asRead More

Ijaz Shah thanks China for support in fight against COVID-19

ISLAMABAD : Interior Minister Ijaz Shah on Thursday thanked China for its support to Pakistan in the fight against COVID-19. Shah said this while talking to the Chinese envoy Nong Rong, who called on him at the ministry of interior in Islamabad. The meeting discussed matters related to mutual interests between both countries. The minister said China always supported Pakistan on every front and the current ongoing corporation in the fight against coronavirus is highly commendable. On CPEC, Ijaz Shah said that concrete steps have been taken to ensure foolproofRead More