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Moscow dismisses Turkey’s mediation proposal for conflict in eastern Ukraine

Russia said on Wednesday that it dismisses Turkey’s mediation proposal to alleviate the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said that the offer did not refer to the conflict in Donbass between Ukrainian government forces and Russia-backed separatists and that Putin and Erdoğan could discuss Turkey‘s proposal to mediate conflict in the area. She also commented on the Ukraine-Russia conflict, saying that Ukraine has moved half of its army or 125,000 troops into the conflict zone in Eastern Ukraine to confront with pro-Russian separatists. Ukraine President Volodimir Zelenski, for his part, said that they areRead More

Pakistan elected G77 chair, seeks debt restructuring for developing nations

Pakistan, which was elected chair of the Group of 77 countries on Tuesday, has demanded debt restructuring and allocation of more resources for developing nations to rejuvenate the global economy. The bloc, known as G77 plus China, is a loose alliance of developing countries established on June 15, 1964. The group derives its name from the 77 original signatories, although it now has 134 members. Pakistan is a founding member and Tuesday’s election was held by acclamation. Addressing the group’s 45th annual meeting at the United Nation’s headquarters in NewRead More

ABAD presents 5 point charter of demands to CM Sindh for Dev & protection

By Nazir Siyal KARACHI: Chairman  Association of Builders and Developers (Abad), Mohsin Sheikhani has said that a five-point charter of demand has been presented to Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah for development and protection of construction sector in Sindh. He said this while addressing a press conference at Karachi Press Club. He was accompanied by Abad Senior Vice Chairman Muhammad Hanif Memon, Vice Chairman Altaf Kantawala and Abad Southern Region Chairman Sufyan Adhia.Mohsin Sheikhani said that we do not ask any concessions or land from Sindh government but we justRead More

Erdoğan vows to never submit Turkey’s economic future to IMF

ANKARA, DEC 1: Turkey will never leave its political and economic future to the “prescriptions” of global economic institutions like the IMF, the country’s president vowed on Wednesday. “Turkey will never again submit its political and economic future to the prescriptions of global economic tutelage institutions, such as the IMF and similar institutions,” Recep Tayyip Erdoğan told his Justice and Development (AK) Party’s parliamentary group. The Turkish president urged calm among the public, asking them “not to stray from common sense” when buying foreign currency, setting prices, and shopping. Erdoğan also promised additional measures to help low-income citizensRead More

Pakistan joins hands with world to commemorate World AIDS Day: Faisal

ISLAMABAD, DEC 01 (DNA) – Special Assistant to Prime Minister on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Dr Faisal Sultan Wednesday said Pakistan has joined hands with rest of the world to commemorate World AIDS Day in the country. In a video message issue here, he said the theme for this year is End Inequalities, End AIDS, End Pandemics where the ministry was collaborating with provinces to work with communities to halt the spread of new infections. Dr Faisal said that rapidly increasing AIDS cases in Asia was a challengeRead More

COAS Gen. Bajwa visits Regimental Centre Mansar Camp in Azad Kashmir

RAWALPINDI, DEC 1 /DNA/ – General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Azad Kashmir (AK) Regimental Centre Mansar Camp today. COAS laid floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada and offered Fateha. COAS formally installed Lieutenant General Sarfraz Ali, Commander Quetta Corps as Colonel Commandant of AK Regiment. Addressing the participants, COAS praised the Azad Kashmir Regiment for its glorious history, professional excellence, outstanding operational performance and war worthiness.