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Islam is protector of rights of non-Muslims and women: Tahir Ashrafi

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ISLAMABAD, OCT 15 /DNA/ – Ulemas-Mashaykh and religious scholars delivered Friday sermons on the topic of “Rights of Women and Minorities in the light of ‘Sirat-e-Mustafa’ (SAW) all over the country stating that Islam is the protector of the rights of non-Muslims and women and there is no concept of coercion in Islam, if anyone tries to make someone forcibly convert to Islam, he should be punished severely. On call of Pakistan Ulema Council, Friday Sermons all over the country were held here on Friday on the topic of “RightsRead More

UAE Embassy, IDC Organize Breast Awareness Program

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Islamabad, OCT 15 /DNA/ – The Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in the Islamic Republic of Pakistanin partnership with Islamabad Diagnostic Center launched an awareness and preventive campaign for breast cancer to promote health awareness and empowerment of community through provision of 50% discount on breast cancer diagnostics including xray mammography for the month of october, 2021 at IDC to enhance community support services. The eventto support Pink Ribbon campaign for Breast Cancer Awarenesswas attended by a large number of people alongwith the representatives of the attached offices andRead More

Pakistan, Belarus Cooperation in Information Technology (IT) discussed


Belarus, OCT 15 /DNA/ – Ambassador Sajjad Haider Khan accompanied by the Deputy Head of Mission Abdullah Amin and Mr. Shahmir Amir ( who has been recently ranked the third most accomplished bug hunter in the world by Dark Reading) visited Hi-Tech Park. Deputy Head of the Park Mr. Kirill Zalessky, Head of the Global Cooperation Office Ms. Lyubov Mayorova and the Chief Specialist of the Public Relations and International Cooperation Department Mr. Timur Luksha received the delegation and briefed them on the company and its achievements.The Ambassador shared theRead More

Govt to introduce new mechanism for imported gas billing: Hammad Azhar


ISLAMABAD, OCT 15: Energy Minister Hammad Azhar announced on Friday that the government planned to introduce a new pricing mechanism to bill consumers for imported gas. In this connection, he also said that it had been decided to halt all the ongoing schemes and new connections of Sui gas companies until legislation for the new mechanism was completed. “Local gas reserves [are] depleting at a rate of 9pc per annum. Govt does not have legal mechanism to collect costs of imported gas from consumers. We have forged a consensus onRead More

National Incubation Centre Lahore stresses on innovation in SMEs


Lahore: /DNA/- Recognizing Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) as the backbone for economic activity in Pakistan, the European Union hosted a business forum to discuss strategies for enhancing trade with the European Single Market and benefit from the Generalised Scheme of Preferences Plus (GSP+). The daylong event held at a local hotel in Lahore was attended by delegates from the government, European Member States, local industry and academia. In his keynote address, the Chairman of the National Incubation Centre Lahore (NICL) at LUMS, Saleem Ahmad, presented a compelling case for corporate innovationRead More

RCCI organizes Taxpayers recognition awards ceremony


Rawalpindi, OCT 15 /DNA/ – The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) in collaboration with the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) organized an awards ceremony in recognition of the taxpayers. The purpose of the event was to appreciate the role of taxpayers and business institutions in various fields. Moreover, the aim was to highlight the government’s efforts to recognize the facilities and services for taxpayers. President Dr. Arif Alvi was the chief guest at the function held at the Awan e Sadar while Federal Minister for Privatization Muhammad MianRead More