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Tuesday, December 21st, 2021


Ambassador Sajid Bilal Calls on Sheikh Al-Azhar Al-Sharif

CAIRO: Ambassador Sajid Bilal called on His Eminence Ahmed El-Tayeb, Sheikh Al-Azhar Al-Sharif today. The Ambassador briefed the Grand Imam on the importance of the 17th Extraordinary Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) held in Islamabad on 19 December 2021 on the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan. The Ambassador informed that besides Foreign Ministers and representatives from the OIC Member States and Observers, special invitees from the UN, International Financial Institutions (IFIs) and P-5 countries, Germany, Italy, EU and Japan also participated inRead More

COMSTECH Organizes Webinar on Turbulent Flows in Classical and Quantum Fluids

Islamabad, Dec 21: /DNA/ – COMSTECH organized a webinar on “A Perspective of Turbulent Flows in Classical and Quantum Fluids” delivered by Prof. Dr. Joseph Niemela, Research Scientist Emeritus and Consultant, at The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy on Tuesday online. Prof. Niemela said that science is a universal language. Basic sciences are very important. There is an international year announced for basic sciences for sustainable development. He said we really need basic sciences these are really global for all nations and people. Prof. Dr.Read More

Shehbaz congratulates Fazl on JUI-F’s win in KP LBs polls

LAHORE, DEC 21 (DNA) — Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif Tuesday telephoned Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) president and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, and congratulated him on his party’s outstanding performance in the Local Bodies’ (LBs) elections held in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). Both leaders also had an exchange of views over the prevailing political situation in the country. “By voting for the opposition parties, the people of KP have refused to repose their trust in the claimRead More

OIC session in Islamabad a feather in govt’s cap

Interestingly when it comes to pledges, Muslim countries response is quite forthcoming but when it comes to actually deliver these pledges, they start beating about the bush. Western countries unlike make modest pledges yet ensure their timely fulfillment. The evolving Afghan situation requires an urgent response. Any complacency can only add to their woes Comment Ansar M Bhatti The extra-ordinary session of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) held in Islamabad on December 19, 2021 can surely be regarded as a feather in the present government’s cap because over 20Read More

OIC conference productive to address Afghan humanitarian crisis: FM Qureshi

ISLAMABAD, Dec 21 (DNA): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said onTuesday that the Extraordinary Session of the OIC Council of ForeignMinisters held in Islamabad on Sunday proved productive in respective oftaking steps to address the serious humanitarian situation inAfghanistan. Talking to Deputy Leader of the Opposition of the UK House of Commons inIslamabad today (Tuesday), he said the international community,including Britain, need to come forward to help the Afghan people. Qureshi said India s unilateral actions in the Indian illegally occupiedJammu and Kashmir are clear violation of international laws. HeRead More

Ex-intel chief confirms Israel’s role in Iranian Gen Qassem Soleimani’s assassination

Israel’s former military intelligence chief says the country was involved in the American airstrike that killed Iranian general Qassem Soleimani in January 2020. It was the first public acknowledgement of Israel’s role in the operation. Soleimani headed the Iranian Revolutionary Guard’s elite Quds Force and helped orchestrate Iran’s involvement with paramilitary groups abroad. He was killed in a US drone strike at the Baghdad airport in January 2020, an incident that threatened to pull the countries into full-blown conflict. A week after the airstrike, NBC News reported that Israeli intelligence helped confirm the detailsRead More