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Azerbaijan’s Independence Day celebrated

Asad Qaisar says ties between two countries excellent Staff Report ISLAMABAD: The 30th anniversary of Independence of Azerbaijan was celebrated in Islamabad on Monday. Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser was the chief guest on this occasion. He, along with the Ambassador of Azerbaijan and other diplomats have cut the cake. During the meeting, the Speaker National Assembly extended greetings to Azerbaijani ambassador on his Independence day. He said that both countries enjoy excellent relations adding Pakistan whole-hearted supported Azerbaijan in the patriotic war against Armenia. The Azerbaijan ambassador Khazar FarhadovRead More


Pak, Iran FM’s hold telephonic talk

ISLAMABAD, OCT 18 /DNA/ – Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi received telephone call from Foreign Minister of Iran Dr. Hossein Amir Abdollahian today. ​During the call, the two Foreign Ministers exchanged views on the regional security situation, particularly Afghanistan. Foreign Minister Dr. Abdollahian invited Foreign Minister Qureshi to participate in the second Ministerial meeting of the neighboring countries of Afghanistan, to be held in Tehran next week, stressing that Iran fully supported Pakistan’s initiative for a regional approach on Afghanistan.  Foreign Minister Qureshi thanked his Iranian counterpart for the invitationRead More


Scientists, engineers urged to promote research culture

ISLAMABAD, OCT 18 (DNA) – Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Senator Syed Shibli Faraz on Monday asked the scientists and engineers to promote a culture of research which could practically be implemented to resolve the issued being faced by the country. He was speaking at the inaugural session of the 17th International Symposium on Advanced Materials (ISAM-2021) organized by Pakistan Advance Materials Forum (PAMF) began here. Shibli Faraz said that the future of Pakistan was depending upon advancement in the field of Science and Technology which is inevitable forRead More


Pentagon chief: U.S. watching China’s weapons development

WASHINGTON, OCT 18: U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Monday Washington was closely watching China‘s development of advanced weapons systems, while declining to comment directly on a report that Beijing had tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile. The Chinese foreign ministry denied the report in the Financial Times newspaper, which said Beijing had launched a rocket in July carrying a hypersonic glide weapon. Beijing said it was a space vehicle, not a missile. The United States and Russia have both tested hypersonic weapons, usually defined as missiles which fly more than five times the speed of sound, in a race for a new generationRead More


Schedule for Lahore NA-133 by-election announced

LAHORE, OCT 18 (DNA) – The Election Commission of Pakistan has announced the schedule of by-election on a recently vacated seat of NA 133, Lahore declaring that the by-polls will be held on Dec 5. The ECP on Monday announced the by-election schedule for the constituency NA 133, Lahore which fell vacant following the death of PML-N MNA Pervez Malik. According to the announcement, the by-poll contenders could submit their nomination papers between Oct 21 to 25. The scrutiny of the nomination papers will be completed till Oct 30. TheRead More


PM lauds Japanese ambassador’s services for cementing bilateral ties with Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, OCT 18 /DNA/ – Kuninori Matsuda, Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, called on Prime Minister Imran Khan. The Prime Minister congratulated the Ambassador on the successful completion of his tenure in Pakistan and conveyed best wishes for future assignment. Ambassador thanked the Prime Minister for addressing a letter to the new Prime Minister of Japan, H.E. Mr. Fumio Kishida, and recalled Prime Minister’s engagement with the Japanese dignitaries on various issues. Prime Minister Imran Khan underscored the high importance Pakistan attached to its relationship with Japan, which was embeddedRead More