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S. Waziristan: 5 terrorists killed in IBO

DNA RAWALPINDI: Security forces have killed five terrorists during an intelligence-based operation (IBO) in South Waziristan District, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement on Wednesday. The military’s media wing mentioned that during an intense exchange of fire, seven soldiers were also martyred, with the forces conducting a cordon and search operation to eliminate any other terrorist found in the area. The development comes hours after security forces had killed two terrorists as they conducted an IBO after being informed of their hideout in Datta Khel of theRead More


Govt open to pardon for TTP members if they give up terror activities, surrender: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD, SEPT 15: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that the Pakistani government would be “open to giving” a pardon to members of the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) if they promise not to get involved in terrorist activities and submit to the Pakistani Constitution. In an interview with The Independent in Islamabad whose video was posted on social media by the state-run Associated Press of Pakistan on Wednesday, the foreign minister said Pakistan was concerned about the reports of TTP figures being released from prisons in the wake of the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan. “IfRead More


PMDA: Media conveys concerns to govt

DNA ISLAMABAD: A meeting was held between the Federal Information Minister, Fawad Chaudhry, Minister of State Farrukh Habib and representatives of PBA, APNS, CPNE, PFUJ and AEMEND. Issues relating to media regulation and proposed PMDA were discussed with the information minister. The Joint Action Committee expressed its reservations on the proposed PMDA and termed it as unacceptable. It was mutually agreed to form a committee to address the issue amicably. The committee will address the issue of fake news particularly on social media, the rights of the media workers andRead More


PM to attend SCO summit in Dushanbe

Staff Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will be paying a two-day official visit to Tajikistan on the invitation of President Emomali Rahmon of Tajikistan on 16-17 September 2021. The Prime Minister will be accompanied by a high-level Ministerial delegation. This will be the third visit of the Prime Minister to Central Asia, underlining Pakistan’s enhanced engagement with the region. The Prime Minister will participate in the 20th Shanghai Cooperation Organization Council of Heads of State (SCO-CHS) Summit in Dushanbe. He has earlier participated in SCO-CHS held in Bishkek, KyrgyzRead More


Russian envoy extols Pak efforts for regional peace

Pakistan, Russia pledge to further cement and enhance bilateral relations DNAISLAMABAD: In a virtual meeting with Russian Ambassador Danila Ganich, Deputy Chairman Senate Mirza Muhammad Afridi underlined the need to work together to counter the challenges of climate change, poverty, Human rights and other issues of mutual concern. “Relations with Russia remains a key priority of Pakistan’s foreign policy”, said Deputy Chairman Senate while speaking virtually with the Russian Envoy here on Wednesday. During the meeting, issues of mutual interest, Afghan situation and overall regional situation were discussed. Afridi underscoredRead More


Kazakhstan biggest economy in Central Asia: envoy

The key point in Kazakh-Pak relationship front the beginning is a total absence of any profound disagreements, what makes our countries able to develop cooperation in any field: Ambassador Yerzhan Kistafin Ansar M Bhatti Ambassador of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Kistafin gave an exclusive interview to Daily Islamabad POST. This was his first-ever interview to any Pakistani media house, after assuming charge of the office of the Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Pakistan. Ambassador Kistafin recently presented his credentials to the President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi. Attired in the traditional Kazakh dressRead More