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AIOU organizes competition on Seerat-un-Nabi “P.B.U.H”

ISLAMABAD, OCT 27 /DNA/ – Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will host Naat and speech competitions on November 2 in connection with Eid Milad-un-Nabi among students of colleges and universities in Rawalpindi and Islamabad.  The topic for speech competition is “The Role of Youth in Building and Development of Islamic State in the Light of  Seerat-un-Nabi” “P.B.U.H” while  students will recite the Naat of their choice.  According to Rana Muhammad Tariq Javed, Director Student Affairs of AIOU, invitation letters have been dispatched to the Heads of Colleges and Universities askingRead More

ICCI calls for focusing on ASEAN region to promote exports

ISLAMABAD, OCT 27 /DNA/ – Shakeel Munir, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) said that ASEAN has emerged as the 5th largest economy in the world with an overall GDP of over USD 3 trillion and Pakistan should focus on this potential region for promoting trade and exports. He said this while addressing a roundtable organized by Pakistan-ASEAN Business Forum. Zubair Tufail President United Business Group, Zafar Bakhtawari Secretary General UBG, Ambassadors of ASEAN countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines, Myanmar & Brunei,Amer Ahmed Atozai Director GeneralRead More

European Union brings relief to earthquake victims in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, 27 /DNA/ – European Union is allocating €180,000 (over 36 million Pakistani rupees) to provide emergency humanitarian assistance to families affected by the devastating earthquake that struck Pakistan’s south-western province of Balochistan in early October. The aid will benefit over 4,500 people in the worst-hit district of Harnai. The EU funding supports the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) in delivering immediate assistance through the distribution of emergency shelter materials and household items, such as tents, tarpaulins, blankets, kitchen sets and hygiene kits to ensure the basic needs are met.Read More

FM Qureshi thanks President Raisi for Iran’s consistent support on Kashmir

Tehran, OCT 27 /DNA/ – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi paid a courtesy call on President of Iran, Seyed Ibrahim Raisi in Tehran. Special Representative for Afghanistan Ambassador Muhammad Sadiq, Pakistan’s Ambassador to Tehran, Rahim Hayat Qureshi and senior officials accompanied the Foreign Minister.  The Foreign Minister conveyed greetings from leadership and said that Pakistan attached high importance to its bilateral relations with Iran, based on geographic proximity, common border and shared objectives of peace and development. He added that the bilateral relations had been further strengthened due to recent high-levelRead More

Pakistan slams India for harassing Kashmiri students for celebrating Pakistan’s victory in T20 World Cup

ISLAMABAD, OCT 27 /DNA/ – Pakistan condemned in the strongest terms the highly reprehensible attacks against Kashmiri students in India after Pakistan’s win in the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup. This hateful behavior is reflective of the BJP-RSS combine’s extremist “Hindutva” mindset against the minorities, particularly Muslims. Equally condemnable and of deep concern are the reports that Indian authorities are charging Kashmiri students and youth under the draconian and arbitrary Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA). Clearly, such hate-mongering and Islamophobia reflects growing intolerance in India and illustrates that even theRead More

One year Saudi financial support package helps stabilize economy : Tarin

Islamabad, 27 Oct 2021 : Adviser on Finance Shaukat Tarin has said Saudi financial support package of 4.2 billion dollars is for one year and will prove to be useful especially when rupee is under pressure and international oil prices are soaring. Addressing a news conference along with Minister for Energy Hammad Azhar in Islamabad today, he said the package includes three billion dollars in deposits with State Bank of Pakistan and 1.2 billion dollars’ worth of oil supplies on deferred payments. The Adviser said that during talks in SaudiRead More