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Japan provides grant-aid for Human Resource Development Scholarship

ISLAMABAD, JUN 28 /DNA/ – The Government of Japan announced grant aid worth 313 million Japanese Yen (around 2.4 million USD) for the Human Resource Development Scholarship (JDS) program in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Mr. ISHII Kensuke, Charge d’ Affaires ad interim of Japan to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and Mr. Mian Asad Hayaud Din, Secretary of Ministry of Economic Affairs, have signed the Exchange of Notes (E/N) on this program. The Grant Agreement (G/A) for the aforementioned program was also signed between Mr. Adil Akbar Khan, JointRead More


President ICCI requests PM to revise high taxes on business community

Islamabad, JUN 28 /DNA/ – Muhammad Shakeel Munir, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) said that the new budget has increased taxes on the business community that would affect the business activities and he appealed to the Prime Minister of Pakistan and Federal Finance Minister to revise high taxes in order to facilitate the better growth of the economy. He said this while speaking in the “Turn Around Pakistan Conference” organized by the Ministry of Planning.  Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif Prime Minister of Pakistan was the Chief GuestRead More


Ambassador-designate of Turkiye presents his credentials

ISLAMABAD:  /DNA/ – The Ambassador-designate of Turkiye Mehmet Pacaci presented his copies of credentials to Ali Haider Altaf Director General of Protocol, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.DNA


Pakistan survives bankruptcy; prosperity next target: PM

ISLAMABAD, Jun 27: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif Monday said that having steered Pakistan out of the verge of bankruptcy, the coalition government was now striving to bring prosperity through dedicated efforts and by exploiting all of its energies. “The previous government had pushed Pakistan to the verge of bankruptcy. Alhamdulillah, it has survived now thanks to Allah Almighty’s blessings and consultation of the coalition partners,” the prime minister said addressing a reception hosted by him for the parliamentarians of the ruling coalition. He told the gathering that the agreement withRead More


Book titled “Pakistan Sign Language’ launched in Islamabad

Federal Secretary for Human Rights lauds the spirit of the people working on the project DNA ISLAMABAD: The sign language book “Pakistan Sign Language” was launched at the National Institute of Special Education, Islamabad. The Chief Guest at the event was the Federal Secretary for Human Rights. In his address, he lauded the spirit of the people working on the project. He highlighted the policies for the welfare and education of persons with disabilities, and assured support for the implementation of the existing policies by the government. In his speech,Read More


Why would the government want to complete its term?

Editorial When the coalition government took over almost three months ago, it was believed, or maybe the deal was this that the government soon after taking charge would announce early elections. The sole purpose of the then Opposition’s exercise was to dislodge the PTI government spearheaded by Imran Khan. They did it successfully. But what transpired afterwards, perhaps nobody had foreseen that. The coalition was confident it would steer clear the country out of the mess, according to it, created by the PTI government. Before taking the charge, particularly theirRead More