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OIC: Challenges and Opportunities

On 21 August 1969, an Australian born Christian Dennis Michael Rohan attempted to set fire to the Ancient Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem. Fire destroyed part of the roof and 800-year-old pulpit of Salahuddin Ayubi, a general who liberated Jerusalem from crusaders in the 12th century. After this accident, a former Mufti (chief Muslim Islamic legal religious authority) Amin al-Husseini of Jerusalem demanded to call on the summit of all Muslim heads of state. 25 Muslim countries also file a complaint to the United Nations alleged Israel as complicit in the arson.Read More

Turkish president stresses need for globally accepted ‘digital legal order’

The Turkish president on Monday stressed the need for a globally accepted digital legal order established by a consensus of all countries worldwide. “The world is going full throttle towards a new era built on digital technologies,” Recep Tayyip Erdoğan told the Forum Metaverse event organized by Turkey’s Justice and Development (AK) Party in the capital Ankara. “As the rulers of countries, our duty is to prepare our own people, our own young people especially, for this inevitable future in the most correct, safest, strongest, best-equipped way,” he added. NoRead More

Security forces kill four terrorists in Bloro, Bajaur District: ISPR

RAWALPINDI, MAR 21 /DNA/ – Terrorists fired on security forces in Bloro, Bajaur District. Own troops initiated a prompt response and effectively engaged the terrorists’ location. Resultantly, four terrorists got killed. Weapons and ammunition was also recovered from the killed terrorists. The killed terrorists remained actively involved in terrorist activities against security forces. During intense exchange of fire, Naib Subedar lshtiaq (age 44 years, resident of Nowshera) and Sepoy Kamran (age 21 years, resident of Orakzai), after having fought gallantly, embraced shahadat. Due to terrorists’ fire 3 innocent civilians (Asmat, IlhamRead More

Pakistan values its relations with Uzbekistan, says COAS

ISLAMABAD, MAR 21 /DNA/ – Furqat Sidikov, Deputy Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan called on General Qamar Javed Baja, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) at GHQ, today. During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional security situation and bilateral cooperation in various fields were discussed. COAS said that Pakistan values its relations with Uzbekistan, rooted in religious affinity, common values, geo-strategic significance, potential for mutually beneficial and enhanced economic and defence cooperation. Both reiterated the desire to further enhance bilateral relations including efforts for peace and security in the region.  The visitingRead More

JAC challenges Prime Minister to prove scandalous allegations

KARACHI, MAR 21 /DNA/ – In a statement issued today, the Media Joint Action Committee has taken a serious note of the false allegations made by the Prime Minster against media in his public address on Sunday. Mr. Imran Khan alleged that media houses have been bought by political parties and some are also being funded from foreign sources. In effect, this amounts to accusing the media of corruption. The statement said JAC challenges the Prime Minister to prove these scandalous allegations. Being in the Government he has the resourcesRead More

Foreign Minister of Bosnia & Herzegovina calls on PM Imran

ISLAMABAD, MAR 21 /DNA/ – Deputy Chairperson of the Council of Ministers and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia & Herzegovina, Dr. Bisera Turković, called on Prime Minister Imran Khan, today. Foreign Minister Turković is visiting Islamabad to participate in the 48th Session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers.During the meeting, Pakistan’s relations with Bosnia & Herzegovina and regional and international issues of common interest were discussed. Welcoming the Bosnian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prime Minister Imran Khan emphasized that Pakistan had fraternal relations with Bosnia & Herzegovina and desiredRead More