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Over 700 Pakistani’s names exposed in Pandora’s Papers

Finance Minister Shaukat Tareen name also included; various international figures also exposed; it took the ICIJ almost two years to organise this investigation that involved more than 600 journalists in 117 countries Special Correspondent ISLAMABAD:  Over 700 Pakistanis including ministers, civil servants and ex military officials have been exposed in recently divulged Pandora’s Papers details. According to details Finance Minister Shaukat Tareen, Provincial Minister Abdul Aleem Khan, PTI senior leader Fasisal Vowda, PPP’s Sharjeel Memon, Federal Minister Khusro Bakhtiar, Monis Elahi’s names are included the Pandora’s Papers. It may beRead More

Pak-Bulgaria agree to enhance bilateral economic cooperation

Staff Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Bulgaria on Sunday agreed to enhance the bilateral economic cooperation in different sectors and intend ensure in the investment in different potential areas of both sides. Both the countries were agreed to initiate the proposal for the investment in different potential areas including Information Technology (IT), food Processing and Tourism Sectors for Investment, said press release issued by Board of Investment (BOI) here. Secretary Board of Investment (BOI), Ms. Fareena Mazhar received Bulgarian Ambassador to Pakistan, Ms. Irena Gancheva in her office for discussed the different areas of cooperationRead More

UAE official says time to manage rivalry with Iran and Turkey

The United Arab Emirates is trying to manage long-running rivalries with Iran and Turkey through dialogue to avoid any new confrontations in the region as the Gulf state hones in on its economy post Covid-19, a senior official said. Anwar Gargash, diplomatic adviser to the UAE president, told a conference on Saturday there was uncertainty about the United States commitment to the region and concern about a “looming cold war” between Washington and Beijing. Gulf states, which have strong economic ties with China, are also heavily reliant on the US military umbrellaRead More

State of Palestine calls for urgent international protection for Palestinian people

ISLAMABAD, OCT 3 (DNA) -In the face of escalating and systematic settler terrorism, the State of Palestine urgently calls on the international community and the United Nations to assume their responsibilities and provide international protection for the Palestinian people. There is an unprecedented and severe protection crisis that cannot be ignored.Israeli settler terrorism rests upon an illegal colonial foundation, rooted in land theft, assumed supremacy and exceptionalism, discrimination and racism, to justify the subjugation and eventual displacement of the Palestinian people. To that end, settlers and the official Israeli establishmentRead More

New archaeological sites to help promote tourism in Punjab: Buzdar

LAHORE, Oct 03 (DNA): Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has saidthat the discovery of new archaeological and historical sites, artifactsand developing tourist points will help make the province a tourism hub. According to official sources here, the CM said that discovery ofarcheological sites would not only attract foreign tourists andresearchers but also improve the local economy. University of the Punjab’s Archaeology Department Chairman Dr MuhammadHameed said that according to the local traditions, the newly discoveredTalajah Fort was built 5,000 years ago but, according to preliminaryresearch, it was about twoRead More

Duterte daughter running for president in 2022 elections

Philippine President Rodrigo’s daughter would run for president in next year’s election and her father’s long-time aide, who filed his vice-presidential candidacy, would be her running mate, reported late on Saturday. Sara Duterte-Carpio is currently mayor of Davao, the Philippines’ third-largest city, and filed on Saturday to run for mayor again. She has previously said she would not run for national office next year. ABS-CBN news based its report on an interview that Duterte had with a broadcast journalist right after he announced that he was retiring from politics while accompanying hisRead More