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AIERD organizes a webinar on CPEC to promote Pak-Kuwait ties

He appreciated the role of government officials of Kuwait, especially of Nassar Abdulrahman Al-Mutairi for strengthening the bilateral relation. Mr. Mudassir Tipu, DG China Desk, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, threw light on brief history of China-Pakistan relations and CPEC DNA ISLAMABAD: Mr. Zahid Latif Khan, chairman AIERD, welcomed the guests by congratulating Nassar Abdulrahman Al-Mutairi and Syed Sajjad Haider for their efforts to resolve the visa issue, which was a matter of concern for many years, while talking at the webinar organized by Asian Institute of Eco-civilization Research and DevelopmentRead More

Corruption breeds injustice, poverty, undermines social, economic norms

ISLAMABAD: Mr. Justice Javed Iqbal, Chairman NAB has said that corruption breeds injustice, poverty, undermines social, economic norms of societies and affects the countries around the world. NAB being the focal agency of Pakistan under United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) is determined to weed out this scourge of corruption and to make Pakistan Corruption free by adopting “Accountability for All” policy. NAB being the apex anti-corruption agency and mandated to eliminate corruption, corrupt practices, is operating through a three pronged strategy of Awareness, Prevention and Enforcement. In order toRead More

Inland Revenue seize huge cache of illicit counterfeit cigarettes

ISLAMABAD: In pursuit of the vision of Prime Minister to contain the menace of trade of counterfeit and illicit tobacco, Federal Board of Revenue’s Directorate General of Intelligence & Investigation – Inland Revenue has issued stringent directives to expedite the enforcement measures against the trade of counterfeit/Non-Duty Paid cigarettes.  A team of DG I&I-IR (Tobacco Squad), through its intelligence network intercepted a vehicle in the vicinity of Burhan Interchange on Motorway. During search of the vehicle, a huge cache of 500 pack rites (5,000,000 sticks) of local brands of cigarettes,Read More

Chinese envoy call on Foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Chinese Ambassador Mr. Nong Rong called on Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today. During the meeting, views were exchanged on China-Pakistan bilateral relations, CPEC, 70th anniversary of Pakistan-China diplomatic relations and vaccine cooperation between the two countries. The Foreign Minister underscored that Pakistan and China were iron brothers. He highlighted that, with joint efforts of successive generations and leadership, this relationship had transformed into ‘All-Weather Strategic Cooperative Partnership.’ Both countries needed to further expand this relationship to realize closer China-Pakistan Community of SharedRead More

Economic ties between Pak, Tajikistan urged

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani has said that Pakistan attaches high importance to its relations with Tajikistan based on strong historic, religious and cultural links and there is a dire need to enhance the trade and economic ties in accordance with a true potential for mutual benefit of the people in both countries.  He expressed these views during a meeting with Emomali Rahmon, President of Tajikistan here on Thursday.  Deputy Chairman Senate Mirza Muhammad Afridi and Ambassador of Pakistan in Tajikistan Imran Haider were also present during the meeting.Read More

Indonesian envoy lauds NIH role in tackling virus

Indonesian envoy lauds NIH role in tackling virus ED NIH Maj General Dr. Aamer briefs the ambassador about Covid situation and steps taken by the govt to deal with the pandemic Staff Report ISLAMABAD:  The Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia Adam M. Tugio visited the National Institute of Health (NIH) and received by Executive Director National Institute of Health, Islamabad, Major General Dr. Aamer Ikram.  The two officials exchanged views on the current pandemic situation in Pakistan and Indonesia. Ambassador Tugio was briefed on the measures, which were takenRead More