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Alvi, Xi vow to deepen Pak-China ties

ISLAMABAD: As Pakistan and China observe 70th anniversary of the establishment of bilateral diplomatic relations on Friday, President Dr. Arif Alvi and Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed to deepen bilateral cooperation and achieve high quality development of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Both the leaders exchanged congratulatory letters to each other wherein they extended greetings to each other on behalf of their respective governments and people. “On this historic occasion, we reaffirm our commitment to further elevate Pakistan-China friendship to new heights and build Closer China-Pakistan Community of Shared Future inRead More

Pak, Japan think-tank vow to deepen ties

Ambassador of Japan Matsuda terms contacts at intellectual level a significant development Mahnoor Ansar ISLAMABAD:  Developing intellectual exchange between two countries by facilitating exchange of sophisticated information and various perspectives through experts will contribute to mutual understanding. From this viewpoint, the Embassy of Japan has always been committed to promoting think-tank cooperation between Japan and Pakistan. In this context, we welcome that the Institute of Developing Economies (IDE-JETRO) in Japan and the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) held the first online workshop. Starting from the opening remarks and mutualRead More

Morocco whole-heartedly supports Palestinians

Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita says His Majesty the King firmly opposes any attempt to change the legal and historic status of Al-Quds and Al-Aqsa Mosque and to undermine the tranquility of the populations of the holy places, in addition to the illegal eviction of residents of the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood News Desk NEW YORK: Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Expatriates, Nasser Bourita, reaffirmed at a meeting of the General Assembly of the United Nations, the unwavering commitment of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, Chairman of Al-Quds Committee,Read More

Korea to provide $ 4mn to preserve Buddist heritage

The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, Suh Sangpyo meets Minister Shafqat Mahmood; both sides discuss enhancement of mutual cooperation as well Saifullah ISLAMABAD: The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, Suh Sangpyo called upon the Federal Minister for National Heritage and Culture Division, and for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood in Islamabad. Shafqat Mahmood was accompanied by his core teams from both of the Ministries under his portfolio. Suh Sangpyo discussed with Shafqat Mahmood the rich Buddhist heritage that exists in Pakistan and the need for itsRead More

World opinion changing on Israel: Imran

“We now have the power of the social media. The public opinion is shifting,” he said, in a video message broadcast on television ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday said that it is the voice of the thousands of people across the world that will turn the tide in the Palestinian crisis. “We now have the power of the social media. The public opinion is shifting,” he said, in a video message broadcast on television. He paid tribute to the nation for raising their voices for the Palestinian causeRead More

Pak welcomes Israel-Hamas truce

NEW YORK, MAY 21 (DNA) – Pakistan has welcomed the ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, which rules Gaza, hoping it may lead to peace in Palestine. “This is the power of collective, unified action. This is the effort of every person and every nation, together for a just cause,” Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi wrote on the Twitter. “May this ceasefire be the first step towards peace in Palestine,” he added. The ceasefire announcement came after 11 days of deadly Israeli airstrikes that drew retaliatory rockets fired by Hamas fightersRead More