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Diversifying ties with Pakistan my priority: Amb Kistafin

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. First part of the interview was published on September 16, 2021.  The interview will also be published in the October 2021 issue of CENTRELINE magazine. Exclusive Ansar M Bhatti Bilateral relations On the occasion of presenting my credentials to theRead More

Pakistani businessman gets Japanese award

Ambassador Matsuda hopes that this contribution will further promote and strengthen economic relations and mutual understanding between Japan and Pakistan Mahnoor Ansar ISLAMABAD: The Government of Japan has conferred the 2021 Spring Imperial Decoration, “The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette” upon Mr. Syed Feroz Alam Shah, Honorary Technical Advisor, Federal Board of Investment (BoI) and Director of National Engineering Corporation (NEC), in recognition of his dedicated contributions to promoting economic relations and mutual understanding between Japan and Pakistan. MATSUDA Kuninori, the Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan,Read More

Pak rejects references in US senate bill

“We find all references inconsistent with the spirit of Pakistan-U.S. cooperation on Afghanistan since 2001,” says the FO spokesperson Ali Furqan ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Wednesday described the draft legislation introduced in the US Senate as “completely unwarranted”, and “inconsistent with the spirit of Pakistan-U.S. cooperation” in Afghanistan since 2001. “We see that a debate is underway in Washington both in the media and on Capitol Hill to reflect on and examine the circumstances leading to the US withdrawal from Afghanistan,” said Foreign Office Spokesperson Asim Iftikhar in response to mediaRead More

NK successfully tests new hypersonic gliding missile Hwasong-8

North Korea has successfully tested a new hypersonic gliding missile Hwasong-8 from Jagang province. According to State media it would be the latest advance in weapons technology as Pyongyang seeks to increase its defense capabilities a thousand-fold. Hypersonic missiles move much faster and are more agile than standard ones making them much harder for missile defense systems.

Cabinet approves amendments to controversial social media rules

ISLAMABAD, SEPT 29: The federal cabinet on Tuesday approved amendments to digital media rules introduced last year under which social media companies would have to set up offices in Pakistan within six months and take action against objectionable content in 48 hours. Parliamentary Secretary for Law Maleeka Bokhari confirmed to that the rules, which were framed under Section 37 (unlawful online content) of the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act, 2016 (Peca), were approved by the cabinet. According to the amended rules — Removal and Blocking of Unlawful Online Content (Procedure, OversightRead More

Rolls Royce announces fully electric car for late 2023

Westhampnett, SEPT 29: Rolls-Royce on Wednesday announced its first fully electric car, the “Spectre”, will be available in late 2023, the luxury BMW group brand adding that all its vehicles will be electric by 2030. “This is not a prototype. It’s the real thing, it will be tested in plain sight and our clients will take first deliveries of the car in the fourth quarter of 2023,” said CEO Torsten Mueller-Otvoes. “I am proud to announce that Rolls-Royce is to begin the on-road testing programme for an extraordinary new productRead More