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Foreign Secretary meets with European Delegation


ISLAMABAD, JAN 11 /DNA/ – Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood met with a delegation from European countries at the Foreign Office today. The delegation is on a study visit to Pakistan, organized by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), to assess the opportunities for support and cooperation in the realm of migration management.  Appreciating ICMPD’s work in Pakistan in the areas of awareness-raising and capacity building, the Foreign Secretary underscored the importance of safe, affordable and legal pathways to migration. He added that such open channels would help inRead More

Army chief reviews evolving regional security situation


RAWALPINDI, JAN 11 /DNA/ – 246th Corps Commanders’ Conference was held at GHQ. General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) presided over the conference. Forum took comprehensive review of the security situation with particular focus on Border Management and Internal Security. The participants were apprised on the progress and achievements of Operation Radd ul Fassad in detail.COAS appreciated the efforts of formations involved in relief operations to mitigate challenges of people affected due to snow storm in Murree and heavy rainfalls in Balochistan. Expressing  satisfaction over operational preparednessRead More

Pakistan to host Asian Open Taekwondo C’ship


AFZAL JAVED ISLAMABAD, Jan 11: /DNA/- Pakistan will host the 4th edition of Asian Open Taekwondo Championship this year in November which would see the top taekwondo players from across the globe taking part in the international event. The first ever event at Asian level to host by Pakistan Taekwondo Federation (PTF)  announced by Asian Taekwondo Union (ATU) after the withdrawal by Chinese Taipei Taekwondo Association  to host the asian championship. According to Pakistan Taekwondo Federation president Lt. Col. (r) Waseem Ahmed, the Asian championship will be held in Islamabad from 1st to 4thRead More

China-Russia A Strange Case in Central Asia


Dr. Muhammad Akram Zaheer China and Russia are convergence in Central Asia regarding to their own interests. Both the countries has the desire of terrorism free region and stability particularly in Afghanistan. They also desired United States exit from the region and at last the United States left Afghanistan. As United States departure from Afghanistan, China and Russia are ramping up their security assistance to the regional states. However, this situation does not point their competition. Post departure of United States from Afghanistan, the new Taliban government participates in theRead More

“NINGYO: Art & Beauty of Japanese Dolls” exhibition starts at PNCA

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Ambassador WADA, while speaking at the inaugural ceremony of the exhibition said that dolls have been an important part of the Japanese culture for centuries Ansar M Bhatti ISLAMABAD, JAN 11: An exhibition titled “NINGYO: Art & Beauty of Japanese Dolls” started here at Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) as part of 70th-anniversary celebrations of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and Japan.                                    The Embassy of Japan in Pakistan and the Japan Foundation in collaboration with PNCA displayed a superb collection of Japanese dolls at exhibition,Read More

IRSA releases 41259 cusecs water


ISLAMABAD, Jan 11 (DNA): Indus River System Authority (IRSA) on Tuesdayreleased 41259 cusecs water from various rim stations with inflow of61729 cusecs. According to the data released by IRSA, water level in the Indus Riverat Tarbela Dam was 1439.05 feet, which was 47.05 feet higher than itsdead level 1392 feet. Water inflow and outflow in the dam was recordedas 16200 and 5000 cusecs respectively. The water level in the Jhelum River at Mangla Dam was 1128.75 feet,which was 78.75 feet higher than its dead level of 1050 feet whereas theinflowRead More