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Troops pullout: Pakistan reacts cautiously on Biden statement

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday reacted cautiously to US President Joe Biden’s call for withdrawing troops from Afghanistan. Without commenting on the US President decision, the Spokesperson said that we have seen the statement of U.S. President Joe Biden announcing that the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan will start on 1 May 2021 and will be completed by 11 September 2021.  Pakistan has been consistently supporting and facilitating the efforts for durable peace and stability in Afghanistan. We believe there is no military solution to the conflict in Afghanistan andRead More

Army Chief visits Fauji Foundation in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Fauji Foundation in Rawalpindi. On the occasion, he was given a detailed briefing on ongoing and future projects of Fauji Foundation. The Army Chief appreciated the performance and commitment of Fauji Foundation towards provision of quality services and assured of his full support in all its future endeavors. During the visit, the Army Chief also inaugurated 100-bed hospital and Foundation University Institute School of Nursing.

“COVID-19 and its influence on the world drug problem: Norov

BEIJING: The Secretary General of SCO Vladimir Norov delivered a speech on the  occasion of conference on drug and pandemic. The Russian Federation arranged the moot. The text of the speech of the Secretary General is given below. I would like to express my gratitude to the Russian Federation for inviting me and organizing the side-event on the influence ofthe COVID-19 pandemic on the world drug problem. The forced widespread introduction of strict quarantine measures and restrictions led to growing contactless sales of illicit substances through the Darknet, postal andRead More

Pakistan, Japan agree to deepen cooperation

Ambassador of Japan Kuninori Matsuda calls on Finance Minister Hammad Azahar; both sides discuss future projects ISLAMABAD: The Finance Minister Hammad Azhar has  stated that Pakistan and Japan have enjoyed cordial and friendly relations over the years and this relationship will continue to become even stronger with every passing day. The Finance Minister appreciated the support extended by the Government of Japan for infrastructural and institutional development in Pakistan. Japan is a major development partner of Pakistan, he added. He expressed these views during his meeting with Kuninori Matsuda, theRead More

Pakistan Post mobile app gaining popularity in postal customers

ISLAMABAD, Apr 15 :Pakistan Post Mobile application has been making its name in postal customers across the country due to it’s wide range of quality services.                                                          Pakistan Post was taken several steps in last two years by introducing modern system in the shape of mobile application, Electronic Money Order (EMO) at doorstep and digital franchise post offices.                                                                                            He said that mobile app is providing several postal services including complaint registration, e-commerce facility, tariff, parcel collection and updated information. The official said people are taking keen interest inRead More

Deep-Fried food shops witnessing rush of customers despite virus risk’

ISLAMABAD, Apr 15 (DNA) : With the start of holy month of Ramazan, a large number of faithful were seen in various city markets and traditional deep-fried food shops for purchasing their favorite fried snacks like pakora, samosa and kachorees, ignoring the basic standard operating procedures (SOPs) like wearing face masks. Like previous years, this year too the sale of traditional fried edibles such as samosas, kachorees and pakoras increases manifold as outlets selling fried food appear on every nook and corner of the cities to attract the buyers.  “OnlyRead More