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Zobaida Jalal interacts with Pakistan community in Minsk

MINSK: At a dinner hosted by Ambassador Sajjad Haider Khan at his residence, the Federal Minister for Defense Production interacted with a group of nine PAF officers currently in Minsk for training session. A special guest on this occasion was the Pakistani student Saba Javed who secured 1st position in the Medical University becoming the only  “Red Diploma’ holder amongst the 220 foreign students. The honorable Minister lauded her commitments and presented a special gift as a mark of appreciation for her hard work. Amongst the other participants were theRead More

Zobaida Jalal meets Pak-Belarus PFG

DNA MINSK: On 28 June, Federal Minister for Defence Production of Pakistan, Zobaida Jalal held a detailed meeting with members of Pak-Belarus Parliamentary Friendship (Pak-Belarus PFG) at Belarus Parliament. Chairman of the standing committee on International Affairs Andrei Savinykh extended a warm welcome to the Minister and delegation, shared his perspectives on the regional situation and shared the desire for closer collaboration between the two countries. Ms Zobaida Jalal highlighted on the current state of bilateral relationship and prospects for future development of cooperation in different domains. Expressing her completeRead More

Over 1,000 Schengen visa stickers stolen from Italian embassy

According to details, more than 1,000 Schengen visas were stolen from the Italian embassy in connivance with an Italian lady from the visa section. The lady was afterwards transferred to another country Staff Report/DNA ISLAMABAD: More than 1,000 Schengen visa stickers have been stolen from the Italian embassy. Sources have revealed the robbery took place during the shifting of the embassy. According to details, more than 1,000 Schengen visas were stolen from the Italian embassy in connivance with an Italian lady from the visa section. The lady was afterwards transferredRead More

Parliament expressed faith in PM: Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry said that the budget passed “with great ease”, adding that “such a huge development budget has never been passed in Pakistan’s history”. He noted that nearly all government representatives were in attendance, while also observing that the PML-N’s numbers had been low. “The parliament once more expressed its faith in the prime minister by a heavy majority,” he said. Meanwhile, Chaudhry questioned the absence of the Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif. “It appears that the power crisis within PML-NRead More

NA approves budget with majority vote

Business community reposes full confidence in leadership of Imran Khan, armed forces

Special Correspondent ISLAMABAD: The government’s proposed Finance Bill 2021 was passed on Tuesday by the National Assembly by a majority vote. The NA session will resume tomorrow at 11:30am and Prime Minister Imran Khan is due to deliver an address. According to the state-run agency, 240 lawmakers participated in the debate on the federal budget. The motion was passed with majority vote which led to the passage of Finance Bill, 2021 after clause by clause reading as well as voice voting along with amendments. The session was first chaired byRead More

Kyrgyz, Tajik leaders meet for first time since border conflict

DUSHANBE – Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan leaders met for the first time in Tajik’s capital, Dushanbe, on Tuesday following conflicts at the border. Kyrgyz President Sadyr Japarov visited Dushanbe and was received with an official ceremony at the Palace of Nations before meeting his Tajik counterpart Emomali Rahmon, according to a statement by Kyrgyzstan’s Presidential Press Center. The two men had a one-on-one meeting, and Rahmon said Tajikistan was ready to discuss the status and expectations of relations. Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan are in a multilateral and constructive interaction, he added. JaparovRead More