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PM Imran Khan shares glimpses of his Bukhara visit

The prime minister concluded his stay in Uzbekistan by visiting the mausoleums of great Islamic personalities in the historic cities of Samarkand and Bukhara Special Correspondent TASHKENT: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday shared more glimpses from his Uzbekistan visit, detailing his visit to the ancient city of Bukhara. In a message from his personal Twitter handle, Imran Khan said that the ancient city of Bokhara which he visited last Friday was the centre of learning for centuries. “Changez Khan was so impressed by the height of the tower thatRead More

CA & SA conference brings laurels to Uzbekistan

The conference indeed provided both Pakistan and Uzbekistan to comer further close to each other. The agreement to form the strategic partnership, of course, is a landmark step in terms of strengthening and deepening bilateral relations Ansar Mahmood Bhatti TASHKENT: The good thing with the new Uzbekistan is that it gives you an absolutely new look whenever you visit this fast emerging economy. The country can surely be proud of being a house of the vibrant peoples and thriving business and touristic hub. A few years ago perhaps nobody couldRead More

Construction on Dasu Project to resume soon: CGGC

The Chinese company also nullified an earlier notification about termination of contract of employment ISLAMABAD: The Chinese construction company CGGC has declared its earlier notice null and void about contract termination of employment of Pakistani labour working with it on Dasu HydropowerProject. Thereafter, construction work on Dasu Hydropower Project would now be resumed very soon, said a notice issued on Sunday. Meanwhile, later clarification was also issued from the foreign office regarding the notification of termination of the employment contract of the Pakistani personnel working on the Dasu Hydropower Project.Read More

Qureshi, Chinese envoy visit CMH

Nehal Miraj RAWALPINDI: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong Sunday visited the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) here and inquired after the well-being of Chinese nationals, injured in Dasu incident. They wished them speedy recovery.  The foreign minister assured the injured Chinese nationals for all out support and medical care, said a press release.   He also expressed his satisfaction over the treatment given to them and the recovery being made by the Chinese nationals. “Our projects will be completed soon,” he further added. On theRead More

Elect honest leaders, PM Imran tells Kashmir

The premier was addressing PTI rallies in Bhimbar and Mirpur as part of the party’s election campaign BHIMBAR: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday said that when one goes to vote in the Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly polls on July 25, they must ask themselves if the party leader is honest (sadiq) and trustworthy (ameen). He was addressing a PTI rally in Bhimbar as part of the party’s election campaign ahead of the polls, and later, addressed one in Mirpur, where he urged the crowd to do the same.Read More

Turkey’s official unhappy with EU top court decision on Muslim rights

Turkey‘s presidential spokesman on Sunday expressed disappointment with the European Court of Justice‘s decision on headscarves, calling it disrespect for Muslim women’s religious freedom. “The decision by the European Court of Justice on the headscarf in the workplace is another blow to the rights of Muslim women with headscarves and will play right into the hands of those warmongers against Islam in Europe,” said Ibrahim Kalın on Twitter. “Does the concept of religious freedom now exclude Muslims?” he questioned. The European Court of Justice on Thursday ruled on two cases brought by Muslim women in Germany who were suspended from theirRead More