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Wednesday, October 13th, 2021


PM Imran lauds Iran’s steadfast support on Kashmir

ISLAMABAD, OCT 13 /DNA/ – Prime Minister Imran Khan received Major General Mohammad Bagheri, Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces of Iran.The Prime Minister welcomed the visiting dignitary and highlighted upward trajectory in bilateral engagement between Pakistan and Iran. The Prime Minister recalled meeting President Raisi in Dushanbe on the margins of SCO Summit, which had imparted further impetus to bilateral cooperation. The Prime Minister underscored Pakistan’s commitment to enhance closer bilateral trade relations as well as enhanced economic and energy cooperation. He described the Pakistan-Iran border as aRead More

Iranian CGS meets COAS Gen. Bajwa at GHQ

RAWALPINDI, OCT 13 /DNA/ – Major General Mohammad Bagheri, Chief of General Staff (CGS) of Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran accompanied by a high-level delegation visited GHQ. On arrival, the Iranian CGS was presented Guard of Honour by a smartly turned-out contingent of the Pakistan Army. The visiting dignitary laid floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada and prayed for the Martyrs of Pakistan. Later, the Iranian CGS called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS). During the meeting, a wide range of issues including the AfghanistanRead More

White House calls on North Korea to refrain from escalatory actions

WASHINGTON, OCT 13: White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan, in a meeting with his South Korean counterpart Suh Hoon, stressed the need for North Korea to “refrain from escalatory actions and also reaffirmed U.S. support for inter-Korean dialogue and cooperation,” the White House said in a statement on Tuesday.

EU encourages Pak SMEs to seek opportunities in EU Single Market

LAHORE, OCT 13: /DNA/ – As part of its efforts to support Pakistani SMEs to access opportunities in the European Single Market and maximize the benefit from GSP+, the European Union held the EU-Pakistan Business Forum for Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) in Lahore today. The EU-Pakistan Business Forum aims to provide opportunities for both EU and Pakistani businesses to work together to become engines of development and partnership and contribute to enhancing bilateral trade. The event was attended by representatives from the Government, European Union Member States and localRead More

FM al-Thani: Abraham Accords not to resolve Mideast peace crisis

DOHA, OCT 13: Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul Rahman al-Thani on Wednesday ruled out that Arab-Israeli normalization agreements will resolve the Middle East peace crisis. This came during the second day of the Global Security Forum held in the Qatari capital, Doha. Al Thani stressed that the regional peace process does not have any horizon and therefore the Abraham Accords between Arab countries and Israel cannot contribute to the resolution to the Mideast crisis. “We do not see any prospects for the peace process, and therefore we believe that the Abraham Agreement (signed by the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, MoroccoRead More

“Launch of the Special Edition of the PIVOT Magazine”

ISLAMABAD, OCT 13 /DNA/ – China-Pakistan Study Centre (CPSC) at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) organised Launch of the Special Edition of its PIVOT Magazine titled “Seventy Years of Pakistan-China relations” on October 12, 2021. Mr. Ali Muhammad Khan, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs graced the occasion as Chief Guest, while Ambassador Naghmana Hashmi, Dr. Moeed Pirzada and Mr. Faraz Zaidi, DG China Division delivered keynote speeches. During his introductory remarks, Dr. Talat Shabbir, Director CPSC, extended his gratitude to all the participants for gracing the occasion.Read More