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10th Virtual Khuli Katchery with Pakistani Community in Belgium and Luxembourg

10th  Virtual Khuli Katchery with Pakistani Community in Belgium and Luxembourg The Embassy of Pakistan, Brussels, organized the 10th Khuli Katchery in a virtual format with the Pakistani diaspora in Belgium and Luxembourg. Speaking on the occassion, Ambassador of Pakistan to Belgium, Luxembourg and the European Union, Mr. Zaheer A Janjua, congratulated the Pakistani community on the occasion of Eid Milad-un-Nabi. Referring to the recent visits of Governor Punjab, Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar, President Azad Kashmir, Barrister Sultan Mehmood Chaudhry and Secretary Commerce, Mr. Muhammad Sualeh Ahmad Faruqui, the Ambassador underscoredRead More

Pakistan vs Afghanistan: A star is born as Asif Ali’s six-fest wins it for Green Shirts

Pakistan are currently in pursuit of the 148-run target set by Afghanistan in their T20 World Cup 2021 fixture at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Live score and commentary for the match appear in this thread. The page does not refresh automatically.

Abdul Qudoos Bizenjo takes oath as CM Balochistan

QUETTA, OCT 29 (DNA) – Mir Abdul Qudoos Bizenjo took oath as chief minister (CM) of Balochistan on Friday at the Governor House. According to details, a swearing-in ceremony was held at Balochistan Governor’s House in which Governor Syed Zahoor Ahmed Agha administered oath to newly-elected CM Mir Abdul Qaddos Bizenjo. Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar and National Assembly Deputy Speaker Qasim Khan Suri attended the swearing in ceremony. Members of national and provincial assemblies and senators also attended the oath ceremony  Earlier, the newly-elected chief minister started the clean-up driveRead More

Spain worries about gas with pipeline to shut as winter nears

Madrid, Oct 29: Will Spain have enough gas to heat homes this winter and at what price? Those questions are troubling Spanish authorities as a key pipeline is due to shut this weekend. Algeria on Sunday is planning to halt shipments through the Gaz-Maghreb-Europe (GME) pipeline, which has been carrying almost 10 billion cubic metres (bcm) per year.     The pipeline, which traverses Morocco before crossing the Mediterranean at the Strait of Gibraltar, is a victim of the crisis in relations between Algeria and Morocco.     With Algeria having severedRead More

Taliban appoint new envoy to Pakistan

As Pakistan does not officially recognise the new Taliban government, Shokaib will not have the formal title of ambassador but will be in charge of the embassy Staff Report PESHAWAR/KABUL: The Taliban government has sent an envoy to run the Afghan embassy in the Pakistani capital, senior Taliban sources said, as the new administration starts to take over Afghanistan’s network of foreign delegations. Mohammad Shokaib was appointed first secretary or charge d’affaires at the embassy, which has not had an ambassador in place since the previous Western-backed government withdrew itsRead More

76th UN Day event held at the Foreign Office

Staff Report ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in collaboration with the Office of the UN Resident Coordinator, organized an event today to celebrate the 76th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations. Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood was the Chief Guest. A video message of the UN Secretary General was featured at the event. Speaking on the occasion, the Foreign Secretary reaffirmed Pakistan’s abiding commitment to multilateralism, with the UN playing a central role for promoting peace, security, development and human rights for all. He stated that multilateralism was, and willRead More