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Photographic exhibition organized to showcase Buddhist cultural heritage and Gandhara civilization

ISLAMABAD, MAY 17 /DNA/ – An exhibition of artifacts, replicas, and photographs was organized at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to showcase Pakistan’s Buddhist cultural heritage and Gandhara civilization. The Ambassadors of countries observing Vesak were invited to celebrate their Buddhist civilizational linkages with Pakistan. The Ambassadors/ High Commissioners of Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan, Republic of Korea, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Nepal attended the event. Pakistani Experts and scholars on the subject also participated. The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Ms. Hina Rabbani Khar graced the occasion. InRead More

Imran thanks SC for ‘safeguarding moral standards’ of nation with Article 63-A verdict

KOHAT, MAY 17: PTI chairman and former prime minister Imran Khan on Tuesday expressed gratitude to the Supreme Court for saving the nation from further “deterioration of its moral standards”, which he said were compromised by his political rivals in a bid to topple his government under a US-orchestrated conspiracy. The statement from the ex-premier came hours after the top court announced its decision on a presidential reference seeking interpretation of Article 63-A of the Constitution which is related to the status of defecting lawmakers, saying the votes of defecting legislators willRead More

Chairman HEC Tariq Banuri visits KU

KARACHI, MAY 17 (DNA) — The Chairman of Higher Education Commission Pakistan Dr Tariq Banuri on Tuesday visited the University of Karachi and met the acting vice chancellor Professor Dr Nasira Khatoon, acting Registrar Professor Dr Maqssod Ali Ansari, Director Finance Tariq Kaleem at the KU VC Secretariat. The Chairman of HEC Pakistan Dr Tariq Banuri expressed deep sorrow on the casualties of Chinese faculty during the attack on April 26, 2022, and termed it a great loss. During the meeting, the Chairman HEC Dr Tariq Banuri, and the KURead More

Kashmir issue core obstacle to peace, stability in South Asia: Prof Cheng

BEIJING, MAY 17 (DNA) — The Kashmir issue is the core obstacle to the normalization of relations between India and Pakistan and to peace and stability in the South Asian Sub-continent, Cheng Xizhong, Visiting Professor of Southwest University of Political Science and Law said on Tuesday. India changed the status of Kashmir on August 5, 2019, which further complicated the Kashmir issue. Therefore, the key to normalizing India-Pakistan relations is for India to take the initiative to immediately restore the original status of Kashmir, he said in a statement. Prof. Cheng, whoRead More

Insaaf Food Card to benefit deserving families

From Our Correspondent PESHAWAR, MAY 17 /DNA/ – The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cabinet in its 71st meeting held here on Tuesday with Chief Minister Mehmood Khan in the chair approved the launching of Insaf Food Card in the province under which every deserving household will be provided Rs. 2100/- per month. A huge sum of Rs 25.92 billion will be spent under this scheme, which will benefit as many as five million people the province over. The selection of deserving persons for Insaf Food Card will be made while using the alreadyRead More

Gen Faiz is in Kabul for talks with banned TTP

Shamim Shahid PESHAWAR—Former ISI Chief and Corps Commander Peshawar Gen. Faiz is in Kabul since Monday whereas he is leading a high level team in connection with talks for reconciliation with banned TTP. The dialogues between government of Pakistan and banned TTP is bring brokered by Haqqani Network headed by Interior Minister in Emirate Islami Afghanistan Siraj Ud Din Haqqani. Siraj Haqqani has made first ever interview with CNN couple of days back whereas he had said, “ we have no any enmity with United States.” The banned TTP sourcesRead More