Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021


Statements of British MPs on rising human rights violations in IIOJ&K lauded


ISLAMABAD, FEB 23 (DNA) – Chairman Jammu & Kashmir Salvation Movement (J&KSM) Altaf Ahmed Bhat and President TeK UK Raja Fahim Kayani welcomed the statements of British MPs for showing their concern about the rising human rights violations in IIOJ&K saying following the statement of the UN rapporteurs, world and International Bodies should come forward to settle the IIOJ&K dispute once for all as per the aspirations of Kashmiri people to make South Asia peaceful. The United Nations special rapporteurs have confirmed the international and widespread concern about the unilateralRead More

Efforts to ensure water supply during summer continues: Chairman CDA


ISLAMABAD, FEB 23 (DNA) – The work of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) for ensuring the water supply during summer is continued. Old pipelines are being repaired, new pipelines are being installed and the work of repairing of tube wells, water tankers, filtration plants is underway. A new water project is also being considered. According to detail, the administration of CDA is committed for providing basic facilities to the citizens. Planning for a new project of water supply is also underway. The department of water supply repaired various pipelines, tubeRead More

PM Imran Khan holds talks with Sri Lankan Counterpart in Colombo


COLOMBO, FEB 23 – Prime Minister Imran Khan held a one-on-one meeting with his Sri Lankan Counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees in Colombo on Tuesday, and exchanged views on a wide range of issues with particular emphasis on further strengthening the bilateral relations in diverse fields. The one-on-one meeting was followed by delegation-level talks. The talks covered all areas of Pakistan-Sri Lanka bilateral cooperation including trade and investment, health and education, agriculture and science & technology, defence and security, and culture, and tourism. Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan reachedRead More

CCP, CMA launch capacity building programme


ISLAMABAD, FEB 23 (DNA) – The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP), in collaboration with the United Kingdom’s Competition and Market Authority (CMA), has launched a series of capacity building workshops wherein the CMA’s officials and experts will train the CCP’s staff on different enforcement techniques and methodologies. As part of this renewed collaboration between the CCP and CMA, two sessions on ‘Generating Case Leads and Planning Cartel Investigations’ were held online, which were attended by 30 officers of the CCP enforcement team. Mr. Mujtaba Ahmad Lodhi, who is currently inRead More

Japanese ambassador condemns terrorists Attack in North Waziristan


ISLAMABAD, FEB 23 (DNA) – Matsuda Kuninori, Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, has condemned the terrorist gun attack in North Waziristan area which took place on Monday 22nd February, in which four female vocational trainers were shot dead and their driver injured while reportedly driving through a village to provide vocational training to local women. In his message, Ambassador MATSUDA on Tuesday said, “I am deeply saddened and shocked by the killing of four innocent women in North Waziristan area. I extend my deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences to theRead More

Masroor Khan assumes charge of Chairman OGRA


ISLAMABAD, FEB 23 (DNA) – Masroor Khan has assumed the charge of Chairman OGRA bringing 30 years of local and international experience notably in the field of Downstream Retail fuel, Engineering, Project Management, Oil Asset Management, Joint Venture Governance/Management, Cross Country Oil Pipeline, Downstream Assets acquisition portfolio projects, and operational experience in the oil and gas industry including LNG & CNG. Masroor Khan’s vast experience in the energy sector includes Oil infrastructure development and formation of corporate alliances. He has both national and international industrial exposure, as he has hadRead More