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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 (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

Sydney Thunder becomes Women’s Big Bash League 2020 champions

Sydney Thunder won the Women’s Big Bash League 2020 after registering a seven-wicket win over Melbourne Stars in the final on their home turf on Saturday. Stars’ decision to bat first came back to haunt them as the side were restricted to 86-9 in their 20 overs. Katherine Brunt was the top scorer for Meg Lanning’s side as she made a cautious 27-ball 22 while Annabel Sutherland hit a boundary and a six on her way to run-a-ball 20. The Sydney side put on a clinical display with the ballRead More

Google pays tribute to Bano Qudsia on 92nd birthday

Google is celebrating Pakistani novelist, playwright and spiritualist Bano Qudsia’s 92nd Birthday, on Saturday with a doodle. Born on November 28, 1928 in Firozpur, British India, She was popularly known as Bano Aapa, which means Elder Sister. Renowned for her message of love and hope, Qudsia earned enormous acclaim for Urdu classics like her television play Aadhi Baat and novel Raja Gidh. She wrote 25 novels and founded her own magazine called Dastango. Some of her famous stories include Aatish-i-Zer-i-Paa, Aik Din, Amer Bail, Asay Pasay, Chahar Chaman, Chotaa Sheher Baray Log, Footpath kiRead More