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UK Ambassador Partnership appoints Javed Malik

The prominent UK based Ambassador Partnership has designated former Ambassador of Pakistan Javed Malik as their Regional Director for Middle East and South Asian region. The influential international network of 50 former Ambassadors representing United Kingdom, Europe, the Americas and other countries that have served in over 100 countries as well as the United Nations. Prominent that are part of the Ambassadors Partnership UK include Sir Stuart Eldon OBE, Sir Richard Stagg KCMG, Amb. Peter Collecott CMG, Sir Steven Brown KCVO, Sir William Patty KCMG,  Richard Schiffer Co-Chairman, Amb. James Watt CVO, Sir David Warren KCMG,  Amb.Read More

Pakistan & France ties to prioritize agriculture of Pakistan

Samra Athar Kakakhel “Using the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and France’s “Farm to Fork” concept, it is important to make agricultural policies in Pakistan more progressive and accessible” Pakistan is the world’s 26th largest economy and 6th most populous country, with a population of 180 million people. Pakistan has a GDP of 25% and is one of the best producers of wheat, cotton, sugarcane, mango, dates, rice, and oranges in the world. Poverty is a significant concern in Pakistan, with over 60% of the population living in poverty. Small landholdings,Read More

China Culture Center in Pakistan is Celebrating its 7th Anniversary

ISLAMABAD, APR 20 /DNA/ – China Cultural Center in Pakistan celebrating its 7th anniversary on April 20 2022. Seven years ago today, on a state visit to Pakistan President of the People’s Republic of China H.E Xi Jinping, and Pakistani Prime Minister Sharif, jointly inaugurated the China Cultural Center in Pakistan at Prime Minister’s Office in Islamabad. The China Cultural Center has since been officially inaugurated. The establishment of the China Cultural Center in Pakistan marks as an important milestone of the further deepening of bilateral relations between China andRead More

Impacts and After Effects of Withdrawal of US Troops from Afghanistan

Samra Athar KakakhelSocial & Political Analyst The impending withdrawal of American and NATO troops from the country, the question is what will the impact be on Afghanistan and Afghans? It will be felt very deeply by everyone from humanitarian aspects, as far I see the three effects are most threatening and alarming for Afghanistan: a reduction in aid; devalue political and diplomatic interest and the increase of indirect involvement of other countries like proxy war in Afghanistan. America holds power and also has assets that strengthen its impact. Afghanistan’s groundRead More

PM Shehbaz appoints Tariq Fatemi as special assistant on foreign affairs

ISLAMABAD, APR 20: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday appointed Syed Tariq Fatemi, a close aide of PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif, as his special assistant on foreign affairs. “The prime minister, in terms of rule 4(6) of the Rules of Business, 1973 read with serial no. 1A of Schedule V-A of the said rules, has been pleased to appoint Syed Tariq Fatemi, as special assistant to the prime minister on foreign affairs, with immediate effect.” The development comes a day after PM Shehbaz’s much-delayed federal cabinet was sworn in. A sourceRead More

Commission Unanimously Restores Chairperson HEC’s Powers

Islamabad, APR 20: /DNA/ – The Higher Education Commission’s governing body, called the Commission, restored the powers of Chairperson HEC by a unanimous vote in its meeting held on Wednesday. The decision overruled an earlier resolution, on which consent of the Commission Members was obtained without a formal meeting and through email, to delegate Chairperson’s powers to the Executive Director HEC. However, the Commission meeting held on Wednesday restored the powers to the Chairperson HEC. All participants of the meeting voted in favour of a motion to set aside theRead More