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Gen Bajwa pins rank on Punjab Regiment’s new Colonel

DNA RAWALPINDI, JUL 2 – General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Punjab Regimental Centre (PRC), today. During the visit, COAS installed Lieutenant General Majid Ehsan, Inspector General Arms as Colonel Commandant of the Punjab Regiment. Outgoing Colonel Commandant of the Punjab Regiment Lieutenant General Shahid Baig Mirza (Retired), large number of serving and retired officers and soldiers attended the ceremony. While interacting with the officers and troops, COAS appreciated the Regiment for displaying the highest standards in all professional pursuits, including their exemplary performance in operations.Read More

Spanish court rules against UEFA in case over European Super League

A Spanish court on Thursday ordered European soccer’s governing body UEFA to cancel all legal sanctions imposed on Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus for planning the creation of the breakaway European Super League. The court also ordered UEFA to not take any steps to try and exclude the three clubs, who are the last ones standing from the 12 teams that were originally behind the breakaway league, from its different competitions, including the Champions League.

UNGA recognises Islamophobia as emerging terror threat: Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, JUL 02 (DNA) – The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), in an initiative by Pakistan to recognise Islamophobia as an emerging threat, has unanimously adopted the revised Global Counter Terrorism Strategy (GCTS) calling upon the international community to take measures to address new terrorist threats on the basis of “xenophobia, racism and Islamophobia”. “The initiative for the recognition of Islamophobia as an emerging terrorist threat under the GCTS was spearheaded by Pakistan, together with other OIC countries,” the Foreign Office said Friday as the revised strategy was adopted aRead More

Economic development is on right path: Ali Nawaz Awan

PM always promotes Quaid’s ideology; government sets record of $26 billion exports Saifullah ISLAMABAD:  Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Ali Nawaz Awan has said that the government has taken some pragmatic measures to uplift country’s economic situation. “Under the leadership of Imran Khan, the federal government has sincerely started moving forward on the path of economic development by eliminating the fiscal deficit of 20 billion dollar this year,” Ali Nawaz added He expressed these views at a dinner hosted by Zafar Bakhtawari Secretary General UBG in honor of visitingRead More

Serena Honors Sports Journalists

DNA ISLAMABAD, JUL 2: Serena Hotels in collaboration with Rawalpindi-Islamabad Sports Journalists Association held a reception to honor sports journalists on World Sports Journalists Day, as part of Serena Hotels Sports Diplomacy Initiative. The prominent journalists of print and electronic media from the twin cities were invited to an exclusive get together at Islamabad Serena Hotel, followed by a cake cutting ceremony. Farrukh Habib, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting along with Shahbaz Gill, Special Assistant to the PM were the Chief Guests on the occasion World Sports JournalistsRead More

Govt to focus on promoting mango exports: Razak Dawood

ISLAMABAD, JUL 2 (DNA) – Abdul Razak Dawood, Advisor for Commerce and Investment said that besides traditional markets, Pakistani mangoes were now entering the Australian and Japanese markets while the current government would focus on providing all possible facilitation and support to mango producers and exporters to tap more new markets for enhancing the exports of mangoes. He said that taxes and duties on raw material of mango packaging and processing would be abolished. He said that a special committee led by him has been formed for the promotion ofRead More