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Saddened to see devastation caused by floods in Pakistan: Modi

ISLAMABAD, Aug 29 (DNA): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said he was saddened to see the devastation caused by the floods in Pakistan and condoled with the families of the victims. In a post on the social media platform Twitter, he said, “Saddened to see the devastation caused by the floods in Pakistan. We extend our heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims, the injured and all those affected by this natural calamity and hope for an early restoration of normalcy.”

Taliban officials nearing contract for purchase of gasoline from Russia

KABUL, AUG 29: The Taliban administration is in the final stages of talks in Moscow over the terms of a contract for Afghanistan to purchase gasoline and benzene from Russia, Afghan commerce ministry officials told. Habiburahman Habib, the spokesperson for Afghanistan’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry, confirmed that an official delegation chaired by the commerce ministry was in the Russian capital and finalising contracts for supplies of wheat, gas and oil. “They are in negotiation with the Russian side,” he said in a message, adding they would share details onceRead More

Pak values relations with ASEAN: Hina

Ambassador Phong welcomes FM Bilawal’s participation in the Asean Regional Forum Ansar M Bhatti ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar has said Pakistan greatly values its relations with the ASEAN countries adding efforts shall be made to further cement and deepen these relations. The Minister made these remarks while speaking as chief guest on the occasion of 55th Anniversary of the ASEAN Day, celebrated at the Islamabad Serena Hotel. Members of the ASEAN countries, dialogue and sectoral partners also attended the reception. Newly-arrived ambassador of the UnitedRead More

Kazakhstan envoy calls on commissioner

FAISALABAD, AUG 29 (DNA) — Kazakhstan Ambassador Yerzhan Kistafin called on Divisional Commissioner Zahid Hussain at his office, here on Monday. Deputy Commissioner Imran Hamid Sheikh, Additional Commissioner Revenue Tariq Niazi, Group Director Masood Textile Mills Nasir Ali Zia and others were present on the occasion. The commissioner welcomed the envoy and apprised him about historical and geographical aspects of Faisalabad and briefed him about the importance of district Faisalabad as textile hub. He also explained about the measures taken for the promotion of industries in Faisalabad Industrial Estate DevelopmentRead More

Farewell ceremony of the Pakistani stipendium Hungaricum scholarship students

ISLAMABAD: On 26 August, 2022, the Pakistani Higher Education Commission (HEC) organized a farewell ceremony for the Pakistani Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship students, who will start their studies in Hungarian universities in September. On behalf of the Hungarian Embassy in Islamabad Charge d’affaires Mr. Takács Tivadar gave a farewell speech, in which he highlighted that developing the human knowledge is the best investment and the 200 scholarships given to Pakistani students every year faithfully reflects Hungary’s long-term commitment to building Hungarian-Pakistani relations.

Ushna Shah steals spotlight over her comments on Virat Kohli

LAHORE – Pakistani celebrity Ushna Shah, apart from the showbiz industry is very much active on social media and loves to share her thoughts on miscellaneous issues. The ‘Balaa’ star is also passionate about cricket and often shares her thoughts on cricketing issues. Taking to her Twitter account, Ushna shared a post related to ace Indian batter Virat Kohli in which she penned, “Kohli u gorgeous human we hate u”. The starlet with her tweet left many fans stunned as Twitterati started to pour in their feedback in the commentsRead More