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9th Virtual Khuli Katchery with Pakistani Community in Belgium and Luxembourg

The Embassy of Pakistan, Brussels, organized the 9th Khuli Katchery in a virtual format with the Pakistani diaspora in Belgium, and Luxembourg. Ambassador of Pakistan to the European Union, Belgium, and Luxembourg, Mr. Zaheer A Janjua, briefed the participants about the continued efforts of the Mission to provide efficient and seamless services to the community. Referring to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s address at the UN, the Ambassador underscored that the Prime Minister strongly conveyed Pakistan’s perspective on important global and regional issues, including COVID 19, Climate Change, Islamophobia, Illicit FinancialRead More

Us ‘Lost’ The 20-Year War In Afghanistan: General Mark Milley

WASHINGTON : The top US general conceded in a stark admission on Wednesday that the United States “lost” the 20-year war in Afghanistan. “It is clear, it is obvious to all of us, that the war in Afghanistan did not end on the terms we wanted, with the Taliban in power in Kabul,” General Mark Milley, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, told the House Armed Services Committee. “The war was a strategic failure,” Milley told a committee hearing about the US troop pullout from Afghanistan and theRead More

Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarship portal reopens to award 50,000 scholarships

ISLAMABAD, Sep 30 :The Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarship portal has been reopened on Thursday to receive fresh applications from the students for the academic year 2021-22. The scholarship portal will be opened online till November 30, 2021. Newly admitted students of Fall 2021 session under 4–5-year undergraduate degree programmes in any of the HEC recognized 135 public sector universities are eligible to apply, if their family income is less than Rs. 45,000 a month. This academic year, 50,000 merit cum need based scholarships will be provided to deserving students under EhsaasRead More

APHC concerned over dire situation created by Indian troops in IIOJK

ISLAMABAD, Sep 30 : All Parties Hurriyat Conference has expressed deep concern over the dire situation created by more than one million Indian troops through their constantly engaged in the worst state terrorism in the territory,In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir. The APHC leader, Syed Bashir Ahmed Andrabi, in a statement issued in Srinagar strongly condemned the ransacking of houses and brutal thrashing of civilians by Indian Army in Seer Jageer area of Tral in Pulwama district, Kashmir Media Service reported. He deplored that Indian troops have unleashed aRead More

Pakistan’s coastline, adjoining maritime zones possess enormous economic potential: Governor

KARACHI, Sep 30 : Governor Sindh Imran Ismail Thursday observed that the Pakistan had over 1000 kilometers long coastline and adjoining maritime zones with unique geo-strategic location possess enormous economic potential. Addressing an event held in connection with World Maritime Day, at a local hotel here, he said that the ‘Regional Economic Networking’ projects under CPEC had provided the much-desired impetus to these vital avenues, said a statement. Imran Ismail asserted that the present government was working seriously on sustainable development of national ports and competitive shipping and maritime businessRead More

AIOU wins ‘Right to Information Champion Award’

ISLAMABAD, Sep 30 : Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has won ‘Right to Information Champion Award’ for the year 2021 which was received by Bibi Yasmin, Additional Registrar, AIOU the other day in an award distribution ceremony organized by Center for Peace and Development Institute (CPDI). It is to mentioned here that this award is given to a journalist, a citizen and a public information officer (PIO) as an acknowledgment of their proactive role in using and in the implementation of the RTI laws in Pakistan. Prof Dr Zia UlRead More