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Japanese envoy says KJ Programme an important project for youth empowerment in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, JUL 6 /DNA/ – Matsuda Kuninori, Ambassador of Japan along with Mr. Ishii Kensuke, Economic Counsellor and Head of Economic & Development Section called on Usman Dar, SAPM on Youth Affairs at PM Islamabad. Welcoming the delegates, Mr. Dar appreciated the assistance extended by the government of Japan in various fields and sectors. He underlined the importance for further cooperation, especially for youth development in Pakistan. “ We are facing the challenge of creating jobs for bout two million youth added to job market every year”, said Mr. Dar.Read More


AIOU to adopt online admissions from autumn 2021 semester

ISLAMABAD, JUL 06 (DNA) – Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has announced to offer admission via fully automated mechanism from autumn 2021 semester.  Prospectuses and admission application forms for all programs will be available online on the university website (www.aiou.edu.pk). Applicants will not only be required to fill online application form but also upload relevant documents on online admission portal. However, printed prospectuses and admission forms will be available in those areas where internet facilities are either nonexistent or very scarcely available. Moreover, students can also deposit admission fee onlineRead More


Wreckage of Russian An-26 plane found, no survivors reported in crash

MOSCOW, JUL 6 – Wreckage from a plane that went missing Tuesday in Russia’s Far East region of Kamchatka was found around five kilometers (three miles) away from a runway at an airport on the coast where it was supposed to land, officials said. The governor of Kamchatka, Vladimir Solodov, told the Interfax news agency that the aircraft’s fuselage was found on land near the coast, while other wreckage was found nearby in the Okhotsk Sea. According to Russian media reports, none of the 28 people on board have survived the crash. The plane belonged toRead More


Trade Unions at RCCI urges for Presidential Ordinance to remove anomalies in budget

RAWALPINDI, JUL 6 (DNA) – An important meeting of the city-wide traders’ association was held at the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI). At the meeting, the business representatives unanimously strongly demanded that Section 203A be completely abolished via Presidential Ordinance and anti-business clauses be withdrawn. Taxpayers should not be harassed. If the concerns are not addressed, a shutter down call can be given. RCCI President Nasir Mirza in his address said that tere are a number of legal loopholes and anomalies in the fiscal budget that could leadRead More


CDA approves increased number of beds at capital hospital

ISLAMABAD, JUL 6 (DNA) – Chairman CDA has approved to increase the number of beds in the new under construction block at Capital Hospital from 100 to 150 to provide maximum medical facilities to the people. The Chairman CDA while instructing the management in view of the increasing number of patients and public needs said that the number of beds in the under construction block in CDA hospital should be increased from 100 to 150 in which male and female wards with 31, 31 beds will be constructed on groundRead More


Ali Alizada pays farewell call on COAS Gen. Bajwa at GHQ

RAWALPINDI, JUL 6 /DNA/ – Ali Alizada, Azerbaijan Ambassador to Pakistan paid a farewell call to General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) at GHQ. During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional security situation, including Afghan Peace Process and measures to further enhance bilateral and defence cooperation were discussed. COAS thanked Ambassador for his services in Pakistan and acknowledged his contributions towards strengthening Pak-Azerbaijan relations. Visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan’s role for ensuring peace and stability in the region and also pledged to contribute positively towards Afghan peace.=DNARead More