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COAS lauds Bill & Gates Foundation efforts for Polio eradication

RAWALPINDI: General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) and Mr. Bill Gates, Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) had a telephone conversation, today. Matters related to Pakistan’s commitment for comprehensive Polio eradication and COVID-19 were discussed. COAS said that it was a national cause and national effort. He said that we will only call it a success when no child is affected by Polio anymore in Pakistan. Credit goes to the grass roots workers including mobile polio teams, Law Enforcement Agencies and health representatives. Mr. GatesRead More

President confers Hilal-e-Pakistan award to President UNGA

ISLAMABAD: President Dr. Arif Alvi conferring the award of Hilal-e-Pakistan upon President UN General Assembly, Mr. Volkan Bozkir, at Aiwan-e-Sadr, on 27-05-2021.

UAE envoy calls on Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani

ISLAMABAD: 27 May 2021: UAE Ambassador to Pakistan H.E Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Al-Zaabi called on Chairman of the Upper House, Sadiq Sanjrani here in Parliament House on Thursday. Both the dignitaries discussed matters of mutual interest, inter alia, including trade, tourism, bilateral cooperation, and the overall situation in the region. The Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani said that Pakistan and UAE enjoy cordial relations based on mutual trust. The fraternal linkages between the two countries are getting stronger over time. The brotherly relations between the two countries have spanned half aRead More

HC of Malaysia calls on President Alvi

ISLAMABAD: May 27, 2021: President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan attaches significant importance to its ties with Malaysia as the two countries enjoy excellent relations in various fields and unanimity of views on regional and international issues. He underscored the need for increasing cooperation in the areas of trade, culture and technology for the mutual benefits of the two brotherly countries.  He made these remarks while talking to the outgoing High Commissioner of Malaysia to Pakistan, Mr. Ikram Bin Mohammad Ibrahim, who called on him, at Aiwan-e-Sadr, today.Read More

IPS’ study on ‘Forced Conversions’ discussed in KU’s session

ISLAMABAD: In an online interactive session organized by Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) in collaboration with the Department of Mass Communication, Karachi University, students of media research deliberated on the methodology and findings of a recent IPS’ study titled ‘Forced Conversions or Faith Conversion: Reality and Rhetoric’ with its researchers. Dr. Ghulam Hussain Sufi, IPS research officer and author of the study, Syed Nadeem Farhat, senior research officer at IPS, responded to the questions and comments of the media research students, whereas Samina Qureshi, assistant professor, mass communication, moderated theRead More

Uzbekistan keen to expand scientific ties with Pakistan

Uzbekistan keen to expand scientific ties with Pakistan Prof. Dr. Asif Ali, Vice-Chancellor, MNS University of Agriculture, Multan meets Aybek A. Usmanov, Ambassador of the Republic of Uzbekistan to Pakistan Saifullah ISLAMABAD: A meeting was held between Prof. Dr. Asif Ali, Vice-Chancellor, MNS University of Agriculture, Multan, H.E Aybek A. Usmanov, Ambassador of the Republic of Uzbekistan to Pakistan, and Mr. Khalid Taimur Akram, Executive Director, Center for Global & Strategic Studies (CGSS), Islamabad. The meeting was held at the Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Islamabad and Prof. IrfanRead More