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Turkey and Qatar to take steps to achieve further rapprochement – envoy


Turkey and Qatar will take additional steps to achieve further rapprochement and enhance bilateral cooperation, the Qatari envoy in Ankara said Sunday. Ambassador Mohammed bin Nasser Al Thani said the 7th meeting of the Turkey-Qatar Supreme Strategic Committee in Doha on Tuesday “will strengthen the strategic relations between the two countries and will push for opening new horizons.” The meeting will be co-chaired by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. “Views on regional and international developments will be exchanged during the meeting, in addition to signing new agreements that willRead More

Missions not facing financial issues: FO


Staff Report ISLAMABAD, The Spokesperson of Foreign Office on Sundaytermed as entirely baseless, irresponsible and malafide, the socialmedia posts and related news reports in sections of the media alludingto financial difficulties faced by some Pakistan missions abroad. In response to media queries, he said, “this deliberate disinformationattempt is outrightly rejected as all Pakistan Missions continue to beprovided the requisite resources for effective functioning in accordancewith relevant financial and budgetary rules and regulations.

Portuguese parliament dissolved ahead of Jan 30 election


Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa decreed the dissolution of parliament on Sunday in the remaining formal step ahead of a previously announced snap general election set for Jan. 30, his office said. The decree came on the last possible day for parliament’s dissolution, which has has to occur at least 55 days before an election. The election was triggered by parliament’s rejection of the minority Socialist government’s budget bill in October, a move that effectively ended the country’s relative political stability over the past six years. The Socialists leadRead More

Building ties with CAS for peace and trade


Munir Ahmed  Pakistan’s foreign policy is beyond comprehension. All its neighbours are on the back-burner or sidelined except China. Even the ‘iron brother’ has shown its annoyance on many occasions for Pakistan’s misbehave and unfulfilled commitments. Central Asian Independent States (CAS) despite having enormous propositions of business and trade could not attract Pakistan more than India and other countries. Our ‘iron brother’ has better penetration in the CAS market, followed by India. While others were exploring the CAS market, Pakistan spent all his resources and time in Afghanistan managing itsRead More



ISLAMABAD, DEC 5 /DNA/ – PAF won the 30th Chief of Air Staff Challenge Cup Polo Tournament, which was played at the lush green Islamabad Polo Club. PAF won the final match by defeating PAF Blue with five to four goals. Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force was the Chief Guest on the occasion. The Chief Guest gave away prizes amongst the players and awarded the CAS Challenge Polo Cup to the winning team.  The Air Chief congratulated the winners and appreciatedRead More

PM announces to award Sri Lankan citizen’s rescuer with Tamgha-i-Shujaat

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ISLAMABAD , DEC 05 : Prime Minster (PM) of Pakistan, on Sunday announced to award Sri Lankan citizen’s rescuer with Tamgha-i-Shujaat. According to details, rescuer Malik Adnan tried to save the Sri Lankan citizen from the violent mob who was involved in torturing and beating him to death.Prime Minister Imran Khan saluted the moral courage and bravery of Malik Adnan who tried his utmost to shelter and save Priyantha Diyawadana from the vigilante mob in Sialkot, endangering his own life by physically trying to shield the victim. In a tweetRead More