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Pakistan’s trajectory will see it help poor nations instead of ‘begging’ itself: PM Imran

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday said that the trajectory Pakistan is on would see it help poor nations of the world instead of “begging for financial assistance” itself. He made these remarks during PTI’s rally in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) as part of his party’s canvassing for the general elections in AJK due on July 25. The premier said a day will come when Pakistan would help poor nations. “Unfortunately, we have been seeking aid from foreign countries and never thought of becoming self-sufficient [ourselves],” he said. “NoRead More

Biden pledges appeal of ‘deeply disappointing’ DACA ruling

President Joe Biden said Saturday that the Justice Department intends to appeal a federal judge’s ruling deeming illegal an Obama-era program that has protected hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation and he renewed his calls for Congress to create a permanent solution. He said in a statement that Friday’s decision was “deeply disappointing,” and although the judge’s order did not affect those already covered by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, it “relegates hundreds of thousands of young immigrants to an uncertain future.” The program has allowedRead More

Govt implementing its agenda of economic stability: Razak Dawood

SIALKOT, July 17 (DNA): Adviser to Prime Minster on Commerce andInvestment Abdul Razak Dawood has said that the government issuccessfully completing its agenda of economic stability. He was addressing a meeting of exporters at the Sialkot Chamber ofCommerce and Industry (SCCI) here on Saturday. SCCI President Qaisar Iqbal Baryar, Senior Vice President (SVP) KhurramAslam Butt, Vice President (VP) Ansar Puri, Chairman AirSial AirlineFazal Jillani, Chairman Sialkot International Airline Limited (SIAL)Khwaja Masood Akhtar (Sitara Imtiaz), SCCI former presidents and a largenumber of business community members were also present. Dawood said: “WeRead More

Work begins on beautiful wooden railings to further renovate Federal Capital

ISLAMABAD: /DNA/ -On the special directions of CDA Management, various types of beautiful wooden structures have been started on major highways and intersections across the city to make Islamabad more beautiful and attractive.  Railing work has started, the installation process of which will begin as soon as possible.On the direction of CDA Management, the M&RM Department has started the work of installation of beautiful wooden railings. It should be noted that these railings are not only used for safety along bridges and drains across Islamabad. It will be an exampleRead More

Afghan ambassador’s daughter manhandled in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD, JUL 17 /DNA/ – As reported to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs by the Embassy of Afghanistan in Islamabad, yesterday, the daughter of the Ambassador was assaulted while riding a rented vehicle. Immediately after this disturbing incident was reported, the Islamabad Police launched a thorough investigation. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and relevant security authorities are closely in contact with the Ambassador and his family and extending full support in the matter. While the security of the Ambassador and his family has been beefed up, law enforcement agencies areRead More

CDA management briefed on way forward regarding flats at Lehtrar road site

ISLAMABAD, JUL 17 – /DNA/ – FWO and Director special projects briefed CDA management on progress and way forward regarding flats at Lehtrar road site. CDA is in process of constructing multiple housing projects at Lehtrar road and now the FWO is mobilized in the area and base camp has been established. Three distinct projects are planned in the area. More than 4000 apartments shall be constructed in total. The project is in self financed mode and part of the govt plan to serve housing  needs. In this context nearlyRead More