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Punjab Cultural Day celebrated in Gujrat

Yoosuf Bhutta Gujrat: In connection with Punjab Culture Day on Monday (March 14), several colorful programs were organized in Government and private institutions to mark the day in the district. All government officials including Deputy Commissioner Dr. Khurram Shehzad, District police Officer and heads of other departments wore their traditional attire and participated in the celebrations of the festival. DC and DPO said that purpose of celebrating Punjab Culture Day was to spread the message of love. Four gamblers arrested Gujrat: Shaheen Chowk police have arrested four gamblers in MohallaTahliPuraRead More

Azerbaijan, Pakistan start mutual flights

BAKU/KARACHI, MAR 14: This week Pakistan International Airlines will start operating flights to Baku from two Pakistani cities Karachi and Lahore. The Azerbaijani national air carrier also plans to launch flights from Baku to Lahore, a working meeting between AZAL President Jahangir Asgarov and Pakistani ambassador to Azerbaijan Bilal Hayee. At a meeting with the Pakistani ambassador, the sides exchanged views on the agenda of mutual cooperation between Azerbaijan and Pakistan in the field of civil aviation, and long-term plans to increase passenger traffic. The parties noted that the anti-epidemic measuresRead More

Biden may go to Europe to meet allies over Russia-Ukraine – source

WASHINGTON: White House officials are discussing the possibility of U.S. President Joe Biden traveling to Europe in the coming weeks to discuss Russia and Ukraine with allies, a source familiar with the situation said on Monday. It is not certain whether the trip will take place as the plans are not yet finalized, the source added. The White House declined to comment.

Will abide by law on dissident lawmakers’ vote in no-trust motion, says NA Speaker Asad Qaiser

ISLAMABAD, MAR 14: National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser said on Monday that he would abide by the law and rules in the matter pertaining to dissident lawmakers’ votes on a no-trust motion filed by the joint opposition against PM Imran last week. Qaiser has come under fire this week, with the opposition terming his conduct “partisan” and demanding that he should not preside over the session on the fateful day of voting on the no-confidence resolution. The reaction from the opposition parties had come in response to a controversial speech by Qaiser in SwabiRead More

SBP’s increased communication regarding its monetary policy

LAHORE/ISLAMABAD, MAR 14: A consultative meeting on “State Bank of Pakistan’s autonomy, credibility and inflation expectations” was held here at the Government College University Lahore in collaboration with the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES).The panellist included GCU Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi, SDPI Research Fellow Dr Sajid Amin Javed, Bristol University UK Lecturer Dr Ahmed Jamal Pirzada, Business Recorder Head of Research Mr Ali Khizar Aslam and GCU Associate Professor Dr Saima Sarwar. The panellists discussed the social impacts of monetary policy in Pakistan.Speaking onRead More

Kyrgyzstan, Russia discuss ways to further enhance bilateral relations

ISLAMABAD, MAR 14 /DNA/ – Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kyrgyz Republic to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Ulanbek Totuiaev met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Danila Ganich. During the meeting, the sides discussed topical aspects of bilateral cooperation, including the development of relations between the two states in different spheres, as well as exchanged views on the current situation in the region, including regional security and trade-economic cooperation. Following the meeting, the sides expressed confidence that theRead More