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RETIRED employees benefits not discontinued: minister

DNAISLAMABAD: The Minister for IPC/President, Pakistan Sports Board Mr. Ehsan ur Rehman Mazari and DG PSB outrightly denied the media reports about discontinuation of benefits to retired PSB employees. Minister assured that all allied benefits will continue to be paid to the employees of PSB and no one will be ousted from the service. Furthermore, the terms & conditions of the employment of existing employees cannot not be changed during service as has already been decided by the honourable courts in a number of judgments as pointed out by oneRead More

Erdoğan: Joint steps taken by Ankara and Mogadishu in 2011 help Somalia revitalize

Türkiye’s joint steps taken with the Mogadishu government in 2011 have helped Somalia revitalize, as the country was on the brink of collapse. “In 2011, Somalia was on the brink of collapse as the international community articulated. “So in 2011, we paid an official visit to Somalia with a large delegation to extend a message to the world that we are standing with our Somali brothers and sisters,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan told a news conference held with his Somali counterpart Hassan Sheikh Mohamud at the Beştepe Presidential Complex. Noting that the joint steps taken with Somalia have aided the country to revitalize andRead More

ECP notifies PTI candidates five reserved seats in Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD: /DNA/ – The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Wednesday notified PTI members on five reserved seats in Punjab in line with the directions of the Lahore High Court (LHC). “The ECP is pleased to declare — Habkook Rafiq Babbu and Samuel Yaqoob — as returned candidates on seats reserved for non-Muslims in the provincial assembly of Punjab, which fell vacant due to de-notification of Ijaz Masih and Haroon Imran Gill vide ECP’s Notification No. F. 17(2)/2022-Cord. (3) dated May 23, 2022,” the statement read. Meanwhile, the election commission alsoRead More

Bilawal talks to US counterpart

ISLAMABAD, Jul 6 (DNA): Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Wednesday said that he had spoken to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and they reaffirmed their mutual desire to further strengthen bilateral ties between Pakistan and the United States by expanding engagements in different sectors. On his Twitter handle, the foreign minister while referring to 75 years of Pak-US relationship, stressed that they must increase people-to-people and business-to-business contacts. “Spoke to Sec Blinken today. We reaffirmed our mutual desire to further strengthen bilateral ties by expanding our engagement in trade,Read More

New Spanish ambassador Spain José Antonio de Ory  arrives

DNA ISLAMABAD: The Ambassador-designate of Spain José Antonio de Ory handed over the copy of his Letter of Credence to Director General Protocol Ali Haider Altaf, who welcomed him as new Ambassador of Spain to Pakistan.=DNA

Kashmir Martyrs’ Week commences in IIOJK, AJK and abroad

SRINAGAR, JUL 06 (DNA) — Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and the world over are observing Martyrs’ Week from Wednesday to pay tributes to their martyrs who laid their lives for the freedom of their motherland from oppressors on different occasions of the history. Call for the observance of the Martyrs’ Week has been given by the All Parties Hurriyat Conference and supported by all segments of life. Despite raids and crackdown operations in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Martyrs’ Week commenced with prayerRead More