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Govt utilizing all-out resources For development of education sector

By FAISAL MUNIR / DNA ATTOCK: The government was utilizing maximum resources for the development of education sector to enhance literacy rate and to ensure provision of quality education to the students. CEO Education Attock, Malik Mohsin Abbas said this while addressing a function held in Govt Boys High School Dakhner in connection with distribution of LED lights to different schools provided by social welfare department of PPL(Pakistan Petroleum Department . On the occasion education officers, school faculty and notables of the village were also present. CEO Malik Mohsin AbbasRead More


Minister of Defence Production of Pakistan attends MILEX-2021 Exhibition in Minsk

DNA MINSK, JUN 23 – Zobaida Jalal, Federal Minister for Defence Production of Pakistan attended the opening ceremony of International Defense Technology Expo (MILEX-2021) in Minsk. Ambassador of Pakistan to Belarus Sajjad Haider Khan accompanied the Minister. The event was opened by the Prime Minister of Belarus Mr. Roman Golovchenko, which will continue till 26 June.  Subsequent to the opening ceremony, the honourbale Minister visited a few stalls in the expo pavilion and received briefings on the displayed products. She also held bilateral meetings with Mr. Andrei Zhuk, Acting MinisterRead More


Pakistan highly values its relations with Kenya: President

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi says Pakistan highly values its relations with Kenya and wants to further enhance bilateral cooperation in the areas of trade, economy and defence for the mutual benefit of two countries. He was talking to Chief of Defence Forces of Kenya, General Robert Kariuki Kibochi in Islamabad today (Wednesday). Dr Arif Alvi underlined the need for enhanced engagements at high political and military levels to further boost mutual cooperation. The President said under Pakistan’s ”Look Africa Policy”, Kenya is deemed as an important East-African country. HeRead More


PM Imran chairs NICC meeting at ISI Secretariat

DNA ISLAMABAD, JUN 23 – A special meeting of recently established “National Intelligence Coordination Committee” was chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan at Inter Services Intelligence Secretariat Islamabad. Lieutenant General Faiz Hamid, Director General Inter Services Intelligence welcomed the Prime Minister and Federal Ministers. National Intelligence Coordination Committee, “a platform for Intelligence Coordination/ Cooperation for unified and wholesome National Intelligence Assessment was notified by Government on 22 January 2021”.  Meeting was attended by Mr Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed, Interior Minister, Mr Fawad Chaudhary, Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Heads of Services’Read More


British-Palestinian delegation meets Pakistan High Commissioner in London

DNA LONDON, JUN 23 – High Commissioner Moazzam Ahmad Khan received a delegation of the leaders of British-Palestinian/Muslim communities, led by Mr. Zaher Birawi at the High Commission on 22 June 2021. On behalf of the Palestinian Forum in Britain, the delegation expressed its gratitude to the leadership, government and people of Pakistan for their principled stance and support to the cause of Palestine, and stated that Pakistan’s unwavering commitment to the Palestinian issue was greatly appreciated. The High Commissioner reaffirmed Pakistan’s long-standing position that an independent, viable and contiguousRead More


Pension regime needs comprehensive reforms: Report

DNA Islamabad: Additional Secretary Finance, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,Safeer Ahmed, has said that Khyber Pakhtunkwa is the first province to revise the retirement age to properly manage pension liabilities. The provincial government in this regard has introduced a contributory scheme for new employees to address the growing pension expenditure. He said this while addressing the launching ceremony of a report on ’Government pensions and future fiscal sustainability,’ organized by Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), in collaboration with Sustainable Energy and Economic Development (SEED) here on Wednesday. Safeer Ahmed said thatRead More