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Pakistan condemns blast in Sadr City of Baghdad neighbourhood

ISLAMABAD, JUL 20 /DNA/ – Pakistan has joined the international community in strongly condemning the bomb blast at a crowded market in Sadr City of Baghdad neighbourhood on 19 July, which resulted in loss of 35 precious human lives and injuries to many others. We convey our deepest condolences to the bereaved families and pray for speedy recovery of those injured in this heinous terrorist attack. Pakistan condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations and stands in solidarity with the brotherly government and people of Iraq in their fightRead More

Hope fades for missing South Korean amputee climber on Broad Peak

South Korean amputee climber Kim HongBin, 57, is presumed missing on Broad Peak (8047m) since early Monday that he fell on the Chinese side of the mountain after detaching from the safety rope. The South Korean climber, hailed as the “fingerless maverick” with no fingers, had become the first person with disability to complete the coveted 14 x 8,000 challenge. Kim was leading the 14-member International Broad Peak Expedition 2021 which had climbers from Korea, the US, Belgium and Canada. The 8,000ers are 14 of the tallest mountains in theRead More

Erdogan presses hard line on Cyprus invasion anniversary

Nicosia: Turkey’s visiting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan insisted Tuesday on a two-state solution in Cyprus, in an uncompromising speech on the 47th anniversary of his country’s invasion that divided the Mediterranean island. “We don’t have another 50 years to waste,” he told a crowd at a parade in the north of the capital Nicosia, referring to decades of failed UN-led efforts to reunite the Greek and Turkish Cypriot-controlled sectors of Cyprus. “No progress can be made in negotiations without accepting that there are two peoples and two states with equalRead More


KARACHI: In line with the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan to promote tourism and regional connectivity in the country, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued a licence to a newly launched private airline to operate flights in Pakistan. According to details, the PCAA has approved the issuance of Tourism Promotion & Regional Integration (TPRI) licence to the country’s private airline named Alvir Airways (Pvt) Ltd for a period of five years under National Aviation Policy 2019. “The license has been issued in line with the vision of theRead More

RCCI to organize ICEE2021 on July 31

Rawalpindi, JUL 20 /DNA/ – The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) is going to organize a three-day Exhibition on Interior, Construction, Electrical and Electronics, ” ICEE2021″ on July 31. Giving the details, Rawalpindi Chamber President Mohammad Nasir Mirza said that the purpose of the exhibition was to promote the industries related to the construction sector and to highlight the challenges faced by allied Industries such as Interiors, HVACR, Home Appliances, Sanitary, Electric and Electronics. He said that in line with the vision of the Prime Minister of Pakistan,Read More

Quality Health Services in Punjab

By Hamid Javaid Awan Punjab government has Introduces revolutionary reforms in the health sector in a short period of time to provide quality healthcare services  to the people Universal Health Insurance is  government’s flagship program under which, free medical  treatment facilities will be made available to 110 million people by December 31. The program has been started in Dera Ghazi Khan and Sahiwal Divisions. Each family will get treatment facilities of Rs. 720,000 annually. Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Bazdar said that our government has introduced revolutionary reforms in theRead More