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PM Imran, Abu Dhabi crown prince speak over phone

DNA ISLAMABAD, MAY 31 – Prime Minister Imran Khan held a telephone conversation with Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces. The two leaders reaffirmed the close fraternal relations between the two countries and discussed ways to further cement and diversify bilateral ties. Prime Minister Imran Khan conveyed his appreciation for UAE’s cooperation and steadfast support including at multilateral fora. The Prime Minister underscored the importance of responsible withdrawal and steady progress by the Afghan parties towardsRead More

COAS Gen. Bajwa visits Command & Staff College Quetta

DNA ISLAMABAD, MAY 31: General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Command & Staff College (C&SC), Quetta and addressed officers and faculty of Command & Staff College. COAS address to staff course-2020/21, focused on professional matters, internal & external security situation and matters concerning regional security environment. Speaking on the occasion, COAS emphasized Pakistan’s resolve and determination to confront global phenomenon of terrorism by adopting whole of Nation approach. COAS said that future of enduring peace and stability in South Asia hinges on ability to resolve longRead More

Joint stance crucial to combat challenges, hostilities against Islam: Turkish Speaker

ISLAMABAD, May 31 (DNA): Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey (GNAT) Dr Mustafa Sentop has stressed for a joint stance of the Muslim Ummah to combat challenges and hostilities towards Islam, besides setting up a strong communication network with the rest of world to convey a message of peace. The Turkish Speaker, who arrived here on Monday to attend Second General Conference of the Parliamentary Assembly of Economic Cooperation Organization (PAECO) from May 31 to June 3, said there was need to adopt new and more effective approaches toRead More

Abrar ul Haq appeals to nation to come forward to help Palestinians

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Red Crescent Society is trying its best to help the victims of Gaza and will continue its struggle along with the government of Pakistan till the last wounded Palestinian recovers completely, said PRCS Chairman Abrar ul Haq while addressing a press conference at the National Headquarters.  “If I had to go from house to house to ask for donations for our Palestinian brothers, I am ready for this even. I will do my best to heal the wounds of the Palestinians,” he said. He expressed thanks toRead More

NHSR&C, PRCS, WHO sign LoI to raise awareness on tobacco hazards

Under the initiative, thousands of PRCS volunteers will be trained to raise community-level awareness about hazards of using tobacco products DNA ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of National Health Services and the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS), whereby thousands of volunteers registered with the country’s premier humanitarian organization across Pakistan will be trained to participate in campaigns designed to promote awareness about the hazards of using tobacco and other substances inimical to health. Special Assistant to Prime MinisterRead More

NHA arranges Sinovac Covid-19 vaccination for employees and families

DNA ISLAMABAD, MAY 31 – In order to control spread of Corona, National Highway Authority has undertaken measures for injecting vaccine to its employees and their families. To this effect, about 100 employees and their family members were vaccinated today at NHA head office by SINOVAC Covid-19. This process of corona vaccine will also continue in the future. The objective of such steps is to further the efforts being made by the Government to control the corona in the country. The Welfare Section of National Highway Authority has asked itsRead More