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Monday, December 27th, 2021


‘Extremism in Afghanistan a threat to Pakistan’: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD , DEC 27 : Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry said Monday the extremist elements in Afghanistan posed a threat to Pakistan. “Women are not allowed to travel alone in Afghanistan, and they cannot go to school as well,” he said while addressing the inaugural ceremony of a photo exhibition on the life of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah at the Pak-China centre. The federal minister’s comments came a day after the Afghan Taliban said that women seeking to travel long distances should not be offered transport unless they are accompaniedRead More

First-ever security policy being unveiled today

ISLAMABAD , DEC 27 : Pakistan’s first-ever National Security Policy (NSP) 2022-2026 was approved Monday, with Prime Minister Imran Khan terming it a “historic moment” for the country. The NSP was approved during the 36th meeting of the National Security Committee (NSC), which was chaired by the prime minister, according to a statement from the PM Office. The meeting was attended by Federal Ministers for Foreign Affairs, Defence, Information and Broadcasting, Interior, Finance, Human Rights, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, all Services Chiefs, National Security Advisor, and senior civilRead More

Pak, Turkey vow to enhance military ties

RAWALPINDI , DEC 27 : Chief of General Staff (CGS) Turkish Land Forces Lieutenant General Veli Tarakci met Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi Monday, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement. According to the military’s media wing, matters relating to regional security situation, mutual and professional interest with special emphasis on defence and security collaboration between the two brotherly countries, were discussed in the meeting. Speaking on the occasion, COAS General Bajwa said: “We highly value our brotherly relationsRead More

Current trends indicate China has strength to exceed US : Mushahid Hussain

Pakistan is strategically aligned with China, whereas its relationship with the US is tactical: Multidisciplinary experts assert during a national conference titled “Ongoing Sino-US Contestation and Future Trajectory of US-Pak Relations” A national conference titled “Ongoing Sino-US Contestation and Future Trajectory of US-Pak Relations” was organised under the banner of Islamabad Institute of Conflict Resolution (IICR), an Islamabad based think tank. The panellists included Mr Mushahid Hussain Syed, Senator PML(N); Prof. Dr Rifaat Hussain, Head Department of Government Policy and Public Administration at Pakistan’s National University of Sciences and Technology;Read More