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Ambassador MATSUDA congratulates PJLF for publishing Urdu translation of Japanese novel “Genji Monogatari-The Tale of Genji”

Islamabad: 14th October 2021 : H.E. Mr. MATSUDA Kuninori, Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, has appreciated and extended his congratulations to Mr. Khurram Sohail, President of Pakistan-Japan Literature Forum (PJLF), for publication of the Urdu translation of the classic Japanese novel “Genji Monogatari-The Tale of Genji” which was written one thousand years ago by a famous female novelist in Japan. Ambassador MATSUDA expressed these views while speaking at an introductory session of the book which was held here on Thursday October 14th at his official residence and was attended byRead More

Women across the world subject to discrimination: Sharmeela

DNA ISLAMABAD: The 2nd Day of 14th Annual Rural Women Conference began with the dynamic presence and speech by Sharmeela Rasool, Country Representative UN Women Pakistan who enlightening the participants with her experience said that women needed to believe in themselves to do wonders in the world. Sharmeela Rasool, Country Representative UN Women Pakistan was addressing during the 2nd day of 3-day Annual Rural Women Conference organized by PODA-Pakistan in LokVirsa, Islamabad. The 3-Day conference started (Wednesday 13th October) and it will culminate on a comprehensive set of resolutions tomorrowRead More

Pakistan intends to expand trade and investment ties with Korea, Says Sadiq Sanjrani

Sanjrani appreciated the assistance and cooperation extended by the EXIM Bank of South Korea in initiating work on the construction of establishing the Information Technology Park at a cost of US$ 88.80 million in Islamabad. Islamabad, 14 October 2021: Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani has accentuated the need to further strengthen bilateral relations between Pakistan and South Korea in diverse fields including Trade and Economy. Talking to Korean Ambassador, Mr. Suh Sangpyo, who called on Sadiq Sanjrani here at Parliament House on Thursday, the Chairman said that Pakistan cherishes itsRead More

SC directs Foreign Ministry to submit details regarding immunity granted to WHO

ISLAMABAD,  14 Oct 2021 : The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to submit details regarding immunity granted to the World Health Organization (WHO). A two-member SC bench comprising Justice Ijaz Ul Ahsan and Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar heard the case regarding donations of ambulances. The WHO purchased ambulances and armored vehicles through a private firm. The private firm had approached the court for non-payment of Rs 1.44 million. During the course of proceedings, the court asked the Foreign Ministry to inform on what matters theRead More

Patriotic War: Azerbaijan embassy holds exhibition

A large number of people hailing from all walks of life witness the exhibition Staff Report ISLAMABAD: Embassy of Azerbaijan arranged an Exhibition dedicated to the 44 Days (27.09.2020 – 10.11.2020) of Patriotic War of Azerbaijan on Thursday at Centaurus Mall, Islamabad. A large number of people hailing from various walks of life witnessed the exhibition. Ambassador of Azerbaijan Khazar Farhadov received the visitors and briefed them about the salient features of the patriotic war. The visitors witnessed various presentations highlighting struggle of the valiant forces of Azerbaijan who successfullyRead More

Ashrafi for highlighting women, minority rights in Friday sermons

ISLAMABAD, 14 Oct 2021(DNA) : Special Representative to the Prime Minister on Religious Harmony and Middle East, Hafiz Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi, on Thursday urged Ulema and prayer leaders to highlight the rights of women and minorities in light of the Seerat un Nabi (Teaching of Holy Prophet (PBUH) in their respective Friday sermons. The across country prayer leaders in their Friday sermons would appraise especially the youth that the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) had stressed upon ensuring the rights of minorities and women, said a news release issued here.Read More