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Pakistan decision not to participant in US-hosted democracy summit as wise step: Zafar Bakhtawari

ISLAMABAD, Dec 15 (DNA): Secretary General, United Business Group Zafar Bakhtawari has termed Pakistan’s decision not to participate in the US-hosted virtual summit on democracy was a wise step and said that the moot carried not a democratic but political agenda. “The agenda of the summit was to form an Asian-NATO alliance and participation of Pakistan was to be harmful rather than beneficial”, said in an exclusive interview with INP on Wednesday.  He said the decision will have a positive impact on Pak-China growing mutual ties. As this decision has further broughtRead More

Victim families brief about Abduction, Rape and Forced marriages

ISLAMABAD: The victim families briefing about the Abduction, Rape Forced Conversion and Forced marriages of Underage Minority Girls Pakistan Minorities Alliance, regret the decline of the Prohibition of forced conversion Act 2021 presented in the Parliamentary committee formed by the Prime Minister of Pakistan. Estimated 1000 minorities under age girls are abduction, raped, converted and forced marriages annually in the country that is unacceptable at all.Federal Government must ban must take serious action against the crime and abuse of Child right.In this press briefing we highly the plight  of threeRead More

ICCI calls for promoting entrepreneurship in youth for sustainable growth

ISLAMABAD, DEC 15: /DNA/ – Shakeel Munir, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) has called upon the government to make more conducive policies for promoting entrepreneurship in youth that will enhance their self-employment and pave way for sustainable economic growth of the country. He said that the government has launched Kamyab Jawan Program, which was a laudable initiative as it would create many new opportunities for youth in business and other fields. He stressed that the commercial banks should also come up with low cost business loan schemesRead More

Brussels to host 6th Eastern Partnership summit

Brussels, DEC 15: Today, the sixth Eastern Partnership summit will be held in Brussels. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev will attend the summit. The summit will be attended by the presidents and prime ministers of 27 EU member states. Moldova will be represented by Prime Minister Maia Sandu, Georgia – by Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili, Armenia – by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Ukraine – by Volodymyr Zelensky. For the first time, the summit will be held without the participation of Belarus. A high-ranking EU official told reporters that the summit’sRead More

Sialkot lynching: Arjuna Ranatunga thanks PM Imran for efforts to ensure justice for Priyantha Kumara

Sri Lanka’s cricketer-turned-politician Arjuna Ranatunga has thanked Prime Minister Imran Khan for his efforts to find all those involved in the lynching of a Sri Lankan man in Sialkot earlier this month and his support for the deceased’s family. Priyantha Kumara, a 49-year-old Sri Lankan factory manager, was lynched by a mob comprising hundreds of protesters, including the employees of the factory he was the manager of, on December 3. The mob had tortured him to death and later burnt his body. A first information report was registered against 900 workers ofRead More

Pakistan an attractive market for foreign investors: Kazakh Ambassador

ISLAMABAD, DEC 15 /DNA/ – Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Pakistan Yerzhan Kistafin has said that Pakistan is an attractive market for foreign investors, while it’s several sectors of economy like leather, shoe, textile, steel, food, pharmaceuticals and agriculture, have great potential for joint ventures with the private sector of Kazakhstan. He was addressing a meeting of All Pakistan Business Forum, held here in connection with to discuss the proposed launch of ‘Kazakhstan Pakistan Trade & Economic Window’ (#KPTEW). APBF Secretary General Khurram Niaz Khan gave a detailed presentation on variousRead More