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For The Love Of Literature!

Humanities have got a long list of subjects. All offer great proportion of knowledge, philosophy and wisdom in order to acquire the required skill that is not only a requisite for one’s career but for the life overall. One such outstanding subject in the list is English Literature. Anyone who is studying or has studied it as the major subject, would agree to the opinion that it is a subject of excellence. Literature is being taught in the world’s leading universities and colleges. The enrolled students for Literature feel pleasureRead More

Miftah hopeful of IMF agreement within ‘1 or 2 days’

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Miftah Ismail on Monday expressed hope that an agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for the revival of the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) would be reached “within one or two days”. The minister made the remarks while speaking to reporters after a meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Finance. When asked whether the prime minister was working on imposing taxes or giving relief to the masses, the minister said: “It depends on the kind of people they are. If they are well-to-do, then taxes willRead More

Ambassador of Spain calls on air chief

ISLAMABAD, JUN 20 /DNA/ – Ambassador of Spain Manuel Duran Gimenez-Rico called on Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force in his office today. The visiting dignitary appreciated the professionalism of PAF personnel and the exceptional progress made by PAF over the years, especially through indigenization. The Air Chief highlighted that both countries enjoy cordial relations and reiterated his resolve to further enhance the existing bilateral cooperation between the air forces of the two countries.  Various matters of mutual interest and professionalRead More

Saudi investors keen to leverage investment opportunities in Pakistan

Islamabad /DNA/ – A high-level trade delegation of Saudi Arabia visited Pakistan led by Fahad Bin Mohammed Al-Bash, Chairman, Saudi-Pak Business Council and held B2B meetings with the members of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) in a local hotel to explore business collaborations in areas of interest. The delegation was representing various sectors including edible oil & fats, food processing, trading, building materials, tourism & hospitality, manufacturing, medical tools & equipment, Fintech, pharmaceuticals and infrastructure services. The delegation would also visit Lahore and Karachi. Speaking at the occasion, FahadRead More

After election reforms bill, President Alvi refuses to sign ‘regressive’ NAB bill

ISLAMABAD, JUN 20: After returning unsigned a bill seeking to reverse the changes made in election laws by the former PTI government, President Dr Arif Alvi on Monday did the same with another piece of legislation seeking to clip the vast powers of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The two bills were passed by the National Assembly and Senate last month and were subsequently sent to the president for approval. However, Alvi sent them back on June 4, following which the government convened a joint sitting of the parliament on June 9 to pass the billsRead More

Sheikh Abdulrahman Al-Sudais unveil Biggest Hajj operational for Haramain

RIYADH, JUN 20 /DNA/ – Saudi Arabia’s General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques on Sunday launched its operational plan for this year’s Hajj season.The presidency confirmed its readiness to receive 1 million pilgrims, saying that it has mobilized 10,000 male and female employees and workers to serve the worshippers.Sheikh Abdulrahman Al-Sudais, president of the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques, launched the plan in the presence of the minister of Hajj and Umrah, Tawfiq Al-Rabiah, and the director of the General DirectorateRead More