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Uzbek envoy stresses people to contacts for regional connectivity

CGSS, Uzbek embassy organize roundtable Staff Report ISLAMABAD: A Roundtable conference was arranged to discuss “New Uzbekistan- New Elections”. The roundtable was jointly organized by Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan to Pakistan and Center for Global & Strategic Studies (CGSS), Islamabad, Pakistan. Aybek Arif Usmanov, Ambassador of the Republic of Uzbekistan to Pakistan in his opening remarks stated that people to people contact is very significant for regional connectivity. The economic cooperation is very important keeping in view the current global developments. HisExcellency also stated that Pakistan is theRead More


Country’s armed forces fully prepared to defend homeland: Rashid

Islamabad : Interior Minister Shaikh Rashid Ahmad has said they have no objection to the protests of opposition parties, if they remain within the ambit of law. Talking to the media persons in Rawalpindi on Wednesday, he however said the opposition should not pursue the course of creating anarchy in the country. The Interior Minister said Prime Minister Imran Khan is personally monitoring the situation regarding inflation. He said the Prime Minister will complete his mandated tenure. To a question, he said the country’s armed forces are fully prepared toRead More


‘Pakistan has private investment opportunity of over $96b in infrastructure related SDGs’

Islamabad : Minister for Economic Affairs Omar Ayub Khan says Pakistan has private investment opportunity of ninety six point two billion dollars in infrastructure related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) including power, digital access, transport and clean water and sanitation. Participating in an online session of UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, he stressed that involvement of private sector is paramount in achieving Sustainable Development Goals. Pakistan is developing the first SDGs Investor Map to attract the private sector investment. The Minister also briefed about the participantsRead More


PTI only party which provided complete details of accounts to ECP: Farrukh

Islamabad : Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib has said the PML (N) and the PPP will have to give details of their party accounts to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). Talking to the media persons in Islamabad on Wednesday, he said our chartered accountants will now scrutinize the accounts of these two parties. The Election Commission of Pakistan has allowed the PTI to access the accounts of the PML (N) and the PPP. Farrukh Habib said both the PPP and the PML (N) have noRead More


NORI organizes breast cancer awareness programme, walk

ISLAMABAD, Oct 20 : Atomic Energy Cancer Hospital (AECH), NORI organized breast cancer awareness programme under the slogan “Give Hope Save Lives” followed by inauguration of a new linear accelerator facility and an awareness walk here on Wednesday. Nuclear Medicine, Oncology and Radiotherapy Institute (NORI) is the top-notch public sector cancer hospital established in the federal capital by Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) in 1983. Director, Atomic Energy Cancer Hospital NORI, Dr Mohammad Faheem welcomed the participants of the awareness activity and shared details about the newly added facilities atRead More


No end to Libya strife 10 years after Gaddafi’s killing

It’s 10 years since the Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi, was killed by rebels during an armed revolt. In the unrest which has beset the country since his downfall, Libya has staged two parliamentary elections, the second of which in 2014 left the country split, with rival centres of power in Benghazi in the East and Tripoli in the West. Libya is expected to hold more elections in December, though few believe they will go ahead. Libyans do not publicly mark the day of Colonel Gaddafi’s death. His violent killing atRead More