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COAS lauds HIT efforts to attain self-reliance through indigenisation in modern technologies

RAWALPINDI, Nov 09: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa Tuesday visited Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT). The COAS was briefed about HIT capabilities, progress of ongoing projects and recently undertaken Balancing, Modernisation and Revamping (BMR) measures for HIT production units, said an ISPR media release. The COAS visited various facilities of HIT and witnessed recently developed enhanced protection solutions and remote weapon systems for tanks, indigenously developed 155 mm Artillery gun barrel, ballistic and improvised explosive device (IED) protection of military vehicles and manufacturing, rebuild and upgradation ofRead More


ISLAMABAD /DNA/ – On 144th birth anniversary of Pakistan’s National Poet Dr Allama Muhammad Iqbal,Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force pays tribute to the visionary philospher who during unpretentious point in the lives of Muslims of the subcontinent, instilled hope and credo of “Khudi” and inspired them to struggle for freedom and creation of independent homeland. Iqbal’s prudence helped him not only to dream of Pakistan, but also foresee the challenges it would have to face after its creation. Iqbal’s philosophyRead More

Opposition devises strategy to give tough time to govt in joint sitting

ISLAMABAD, All opposition parties, including the PakistanMuslim League-Nawaz and the Pakistan Peoples Party, have finalised astrategy to give tough time to the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)government in a joint sitting of parliament on November 11. According to details, the session of the opposition parties’ legalcommittee was held in Islamabad to review strategy regarding the jointsitting of Parliament tomorrow. The session was attended by former prime ministers Shahid Khaqan Abbasi,Yousuf Raza Gilani, PPP leader Sherry Rehman, former opposition leaderSyed Khursheed Shah, Shazia Marri, PML-N spokesperson MarriyumAurangzeb, MNA Khawaja Asif, Saad Rafique andRead More

ADB approving $600 mln to support country’s social protection programme

ISLAMABAD, Nov 09 :The Asian Development Bank (ADB) board is expected to approve a US$ 600 million program for country’s social protection during the first week of December, ADB’s Director General Central and West Asia Asian Development Bank, Eugenue Zhukov said Tuesday. He informed the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue, Shaukat Tarin about the programme during a meeting here. Country Director ADB, Yong Ye, and senior officers also participated the meeting, according to press statement issued by the Finance Ministry issued here. Eugenue Zhukov apprised the Adviser that 80Read More

Islamabad Marriott Hotel welcomes new General Manager and Executive Chef

Islamabad /DNA/ – Marriott Hotel has appointed Mr. David Richard O’Hanlon as its new General Manager. The official introduction for the new General Manager was made by Mr. Haseeb Gardezi – Chief Operating Officer, Hospitality and Education Division, Hashoo Group, during the dinner reception held at Islamabad Marriott Hotel on 8th November 2021. Mr. David has worked in the hospitality industry for more than 25 years in South Asia, SE Asia, Middle East, Eastern and Western Europe. Prior to joining Islamabad Marriott Hotel, he was the General manager at BWHRead More

FM Qureshi assures Pakistan’s complete support to Azerbaijan

Ansar M Bhatti ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has assured Pakistan’s complete support to the people of Azerbaijan in every thick and thin. He gave the assurance during the visit of a delegation from Azerbaijan to the National Assembly on Tuesday. The Foreign Minister said Pakistan and Azerbaijan share common views on international fora. He said Azerbaijan is a part of OIC Contact Group on Kashmir where it plays an active role to support Pakistan on the issue. PML-N leader Sardar Ayaz Sadiq also welcomed the delegation and acknowledgedRead More