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CPEC gives new dimension to Pak-China ties: Fawad

Staff Report ISLAMABAD, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Friday said the multi-billion dollars China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project had given a new dimension to Pakistan-China ties. Extending heartfelt greetings to the two nations on the 70th anniversary of establishment of their diplomatic relations, Fawad, in a video message, said he felt proud of the ties, which were based on love and mutual respect, and had roots in the hearts of two peoples. The minister said Pakistan reaped massive benefits from the One Belt One Road visionRead More


FM Qureshi message on Palestine solidarity day

DNA ISLAMABAD, MAY 21 – Foreign Minister of Pakistan, Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that I reaffirm Pakistan’s consistent and unstinted support to the Palestinian cause, which has always been a defining principle of Pakistan’s foreign policy. We strongly condemn the Israeli air strikes that resulted in deaths and injuries to hundreds of Palestinians, including women and children. We also condemn the assault on Al-Aqsa Mosque during the holy month of Ramadan, and the forced eviction of Palestinians from different neighborhoods of Al-Quds Al-Sharif. All these actions are blatant violationsRead More


Antony Blinken sets to visit Middle East in coming days

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is set to visit Middle East in coming days.  In the statement, the State Department spokesman Ned Price announced this after ceasefire agreement between Israel and Hamas. During the visit, he will meet with Israeli, Palestinian and regional leaders to discuss peace efforts and working together to build better futures for Israelis and Palestinians.


China to support Pakistan’s transformation from geo politics to geo economic pivot: Envoy

China has expressed the resolve to continue supporting Pakistan’s transformation from geo politics to a geo economic pivot to enhance regional connectivity and economic and trade cooperation. This resolve was expressed by Chinese Ambassador Nong Rong has during an exclusive interview with Radio Pakistan, on the occasion of 70 anniversary of Pak-China diplomatic relations, today (Friday). He said both countries share a common vision and are committed to changing destiny of the region and jointly safeguarding peace, development and prosperity. He said the cooperation between the two countries benefits theRead More


Balochistan govt notifies reopening of educational institutes after NCOC decision

QUETTA, MAY 21 (DNA) – Balochistan government has decided to reopen educational institutes in the province except for Quetta following a decision from National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) after COVID-19 cases witnessed a decline nationwide. According to a handout issued by the provincial education department, the educational institutes will remain shut in Quetta owing to an National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) decision recommending closure in areas reporting more than a five per cent positivity ratio. The National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) has allowed the reopening of educationalRead More


Nuclear tech to achieve sustainable development goals

Dr. Syed Javaid Khurshid In 2015, 195 nations of the world agreed under the auspices of the United Nations(UN) to set out seventeen sustainable development goals to be achieved by 2030. If these goals are achieved it would have a lasting impact on the reduction of poverty &making health and education facilities more accessible for the common people in the less developed countries. All the countries agreed to adopt these goals that would improve the lives of their citizens through Agenda 2030. These countries have to work devotedly to achieveRead More