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Poetry Book by Faiz Ahmad Faiz launched in Eastern Culture Centre, Moscow

MOSCOW, JUN 22 /DNA/ – A book of poetry by Faiz Ahmad Faiz – one of the best known, the most venerated poet to have come from the Indo-Pakistan subcontinent over the last 70 years – has been launched at the Eastern Culture Centre at the Institute of Oriental Studies under the Russian Academy of Sciences on 22 June 2022. The publication of the book coincides with the Diamond Jubilee of Pakistan’s Independence.The book has been published at Khudozhestevnnaya Literatura publishing house by the Embassy of Pakistan in Moscow inRead More

Kazakh ambassador visits Quetta, meets Acting Governor of Balochistan

Quetta, JUN 2 /DNA/ – Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Pakistan Y.Kistafin made his first trip to Balochistan, visiting the provincial capital of Quetta. On the first day of the visit, the Ambassador was received by Mir Jan Muhammad Jamali, the Acting Governor of the province – the Speaker of the Provincial Assembly, and Mr. Adul Azizom Uqaili, the Chief Secretary of Balochistan. During the meetings, issues of establishing cooperation between Kazakhstan and Balochistan in the field of trade, agriculture, extractive industries, education, at the level of local representative and executiveRead More

Talks with TTP to be held under the framework of Constitution: Sanaullah

ISLAMABAD, JUN 22: Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah on Wednesday said a meeting on national security, attended by civil and military leadership, had decided that the talks with the proscribed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) will be held only under the framework of the Constitution. He made the statement at a press conference after the meeting in Islamabad, and said it was also decided that an in-camera briefing will be held on the matter and later the prime minister will brief the parliament. “The talks [with the TTP] will be taken forward underRead More

Successful Pakistan-IMF negotiations brightens chances of loan program revival

ISLAMABAD, JUN 22 (DNA) — The chances of the revival of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan program for Pakistan have brightened after, what the finance ministry terms, a successful round of negotiations with the IMF staff mission. IMF’s Resident Representative to Pakistan Esther Perez Ruiz has said that major progress was made on budget targets for the next fiscal year during discussions with the Pakistan authorities. “Discussion between the IMF staff and the authorities on policies to strengthen macroeconomic stability in the coming year continue,” said Ruiz. The talksRead More

French envoy hosts B-Int’l consortium delegation

Ambassador Galey in his remarks welcomed the initiative and termed the project a step in the right direction in terms of promotion of educational links between Pakistan and its partners Special Correspondent ISLAMABAD: French Ambassador to Pakistan, Nicolas Galey hosted a reception at his residence for the representatives of 8 universities, along with the ambassadors of Italy, Spain and a representative of the EU delegation. The representatives from the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan also attended the event. Ambassador Galey in his remarks welcomed the initiative and termed the project aRead More

Italian defence chief meets COAS Gen. Bajwa

ISLAMABAD: /DNA/ – Admiral Giuseppe Cavo Dragone, Chief of Defence, Italian Armed Forces called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) at GHQ. During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional security situation and enhanced military cooperation in the fields of training and counter terrorism domains were discussed. COAS said that Pakistan values its relations with Italy and we earnestly look forward to enhance mutually beneficial multi-domain relations and forging strong defence cooperation based on common interests. The visiting dignitary acknowledged the professionalism of Pakistan Armed Forces.Read More