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Iran, Pakistan sign MoU to further enhance bilateral cooperation

ISLAMABAD, JUN 1 /DNA/ – The Memorandum of Understanding on the Development of Bilateral Cooperation between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Pakistan was signed at the end of the ninth meeting of the Joint Border Trade Committee between the two border provinces of neighboring countries. According to the public relations section of the General Directorate of Industry, Mining and Trade of Sistan and Baluchestan; Iraj Hassanpour, head of the Sistan and Baluchestan General Directorate of Industry, Mines and Trade, and head of the delegation of the Islamic Republic ofRead More

Kaira vows to expose Indian aggression, cruelties in IIOJK at Int’l fora

ISLAMABAD, JUN 1 /DNA/ – Adviser to Prime Minister on Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan, Qamar Zaman Kaira Wednesday reiterated government’s resolve to expose Indian aggression and cruelties in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) at all international fora. Inaugurating the All Parties Consultative Conference on Kashmir issue titled “The Way Forward” in Islamabad, he said the entire Pakistani nation is standing by their Kashmiri brethren in their just struggle for getting liberation from Indian clutches. Qamar Zaman Kaira also paid rich tribute to the spirit of Kashmiri leadership ofRead More

Chinese scientist suggests organic farming methods to enhance Pakistan’s mango production

BEIJING,  June 1 (DNA): ” We must reduce the use of chemical fertilizers so organic farming methods such as fermented farmyard manure and returning straw to the field are worthy of promotion, by which can also effectively cope with the high price and shortage of local fertilizers. We are very willing to share our experience with the Pakistani friends in this connection ”This was stated by Wang Yan, General Manager of China’s Yangling Qingpita Garden Dragon fruit Demonstration Base, in an exclusive with China Economic Net (CEN).He noted that the harvestRead More

50-Member traditional Jirga left for Kabul

Shamim Shahid PESHAWAR, /DNA — In a bid to further facilitate, the Afghan government-brokered talks between Pakistan and banned TTP, a 50- member Jirga Wednesday left Islamabad for Kabul. The Jirga members are belonging to different areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, affiliated with JUI(F), PPP and other parties. Before flying to Kabul, ex-governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Engineer Shaukat Ullah, “hopeful for fruitful outcomes of Jirga induction in negotiation process.” Afghan government has already shown satisfaction over the negotiation process, process commenced indirectly in end of previous April and directly (with landingRead More

‘No amendment deprives overseas Pakistanis of right to vote’

ISLAMABAD, JUN 1 /DNA/ – Islamabad High Court (IHC) Chief Justice Athar Minallah observed on Wednesday that no amendment in the Election Act, 2017 restricts overseas Pakistanis from using their right to vote. “Expats have not been deprived of their right to vote either in the former or existing laws,” Justice Minallah remarked during the hearing of a plea against the National Assembly bill revoking the Election Act, 2017 amendments that allowed the overseas Pakistanis to vote in general elections. Under the Elections (Amendment) Bill 2022 passed by the NARead More

PTI files plea in SC to obtain permission for another long march to Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: /DNA/ – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking permission for a second long march to Islamabad. The petition, filed by PTI Secretary-General Asad Umar, named the interior ministry, Islamabad inspector-general and others as respondents. PTI Chairman Imran Khan had abruptly announced the end of his ‘Azadi March’ on March 26 and had given the PML-N government a six-day ultimatum to announce a date for a general election. He had later said he called the march off due to fear of bloodshed. The petitionRead More