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Tashkent to host the 2nd festival of artisans “YangiaMarket”

Tashkent: On 6 and 7 August, with the support of the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Heritage of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the second festival of artisans, artists, gastro enthusiasts will be held in the Central Park named after Mirzo Ulugbek (Central Park Tashkent) in Tashkent and musicians of YangiaMarket. “YangiaMarket” is an event of a new format. This is more than a fair for young designers, or a vintage market. The event brings together representatives of many areas of business, culture and art. The best young and promising designers,Read More

Pfizer in talks on $5 billion acquisition: media

NEW YORK – American drugmaker Pfizer is close to a deal to purchase Global Blood Therapeutics, which manufactures a recently approved drug against sickle-cell anemia, for $5 billion, the Wall Street Journal has reported. Pfizer, one of the top makers of Covid-19 vaccines, hopes to conclude talks with GBT within days, the newspaper said Friday, citing people close to the negotiations. But it said other takeover candidates remain in the running. GBT’s sickle-cell treatment, marketed as Oxbryta, was authorized for those over 12 years old in 2019 but gained federalRead More

Performance of Rotary in Pakistan remarkable, says RI President

ISLAMABAD, AUG 6 /DNA/ – Visiting President of Rotary International Jennifer Jones said that Rotary is focusing and working with local partners across the globe in seven areas in line with the UN’s sustainable goals. She briefed a select group of media persons on the contribution of Rotary International in human development sector across the country. Director of Rotary International Mohammad Faiz Kidwai, Trustee of Rotary Foundation Aziz Memon, District Governor Adnan Rohaila and Media Coordinator Imran Gaznavi was also present on this occasion.  Jennifer Jones, president of Rotary International,Read More

Collective efforts needed to ensure country’s progress, prosperity: Ashrafi

LAHORE, Aug 06 (DNA): Prime Minister s Special Representative forInterfaith Harmony and middle East Hafiz Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi said onSaturday that collective efforts were needed to put the country on theroad to progress and prosperity. Addressing the Umrah Seminar 2022, organised by the Meezab Group ofHajj, Umrah travelers at a local hotel, he said political and religiousleaders should play their role to maintain peace in the country. “Weshould evolve such a strategy which could put the entire Muslim world onthe road to progress and prosperity,” he added. Tahir Ashrafi, whoRead More

Palestine condemns Israeli occupation’s premeditated assault on Palestinian people

Jerusalem, AUG 6 /DNA/ – The State of Palestine condemns the Israeli occupation’s premeditated assault on the Palestinian people in Gaza. It stresses that Israel’s continued aggression, including its recent assault on Gaza and the continued illegal siege of the Strip, is in flagrant and grave breach of every tenet of international law, including the Fourth Geneva Convention, and United Nations resolutions. The Ministry calls on the international community, in particular the Security Council and High Contracting Parties to the Fourth Geneva Convention, to take immediate action to bring aRead More

Pakistan Navy ship Taimur visits Malaysia, participates in bilateral Naval drill

ISLAMABAD, Aug 06 (DNA): The newly commissioned Pakistan Navy Ship Taimur visited Naval Base Lumut, Malaysia during return passage from China to Pakistan. Upon arrival at port, PN Ship was received by Defence Attaché ofPakistan at Kuala Lumpur Cdre Nasir Mahmood and senior officials fromRoyal Malaysian Navy (RMN). On this occasion, the military band ofMalaysia played tunes as part of welcome gesture. The visit of PNS Taimur included harbour and sea phases. In harbourphase table top discussions on professional matters and bilateralinteractions with military leadership were held. Afterward at sea,bilateralRead More