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ARY News ‘parts ways’ with journalist Arshad Sharif

ISLAMABAD, AUG 31: The ARY Network on Wednesday announced it has “parted ways” with anchorperson Arshad Sharif without citing a specific reason but stating that it expects its employees’ conduct on social media to be in line with the company policy. The announcement was made in a statement posted by the channel on its social media accounts. “ARY Network’s code of conduct for its employees clearly states that any post by an employee on social media has to be in accordance with the company’s policy,” it stated. “Thus, with aRead More

Pakistan signs green framework engagement agreement with Denmark

ISLAMABAD, AUG 31 /DNA/ – Pakistan signed the Green Framework Engagement Agreement with Denmark today in Copenhagen. The Agreement was signed by Pakistan’s Ambassador to Denmark, Ahmad Farooq and by Denmark’s Ambassador to Pakistan, Lis Rosenholm. The Green Framework Engagement is underpinned by the mutual interests, high ambitions and shared visions of the two countries in a green and sustainable future for the planet including through private sector engagement and public-private partnerships. The Green Framework Engagement will mark the first step in creating stronger collaboration in areas such as climate changeRead More

PM Shehbaz thanks Narendra Modi for offering condolences

DNA ISLAMABAD, AUG 31: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif thanked PM Narendra Modi for offering condolences over the human and material losses caused by floods. With their characteristic resilience the people of Pakistan. Over the adverse effects of this natural calamity and rebuild their lives and communities.

Meeting between leaders of Azerbaijan, Armenia, European Council kicks off in Brussels

Brussels, AUG 31: A meeting between Azerbaijan‘s president, Armenia‘s premier, and the head of the European Council began in Brussels on Wednesday. While the leaders are expected to discuss the latest developments in the Karabakh region, a region of the South Caucasus that in fall 2020 saw a 44-day war between Azerbaijan and Armenia, no information was revealed about the details of discussions. This meeting comes a day after European Council President Charles Michel held a phone call with Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev to discuss the process of normalizing relations between Baku and Yerevan, as wellRead More

Pakistan Red Crescent accelerates flood relief operation in Sindh

KARACHI, AUG 31 (DNA) — The recent heavy monsoon rains and subsequent floods left thousands homeless and millions more affected in Sindh province.  The Sindh branch of the Pakistan Red Crescent (PRC) started its relief operation in early August, which has now been accelerated. The Pakistan Red Crescent Sindh has given relief items in eight districts and is collecting a growing number of relief goods through relief camps; thus, Sindh’s flood-affected areas are being resupplied. PRC-Sindh will soon set up mobile health units, install water purification plants and distribute cashRead More

“We must unite for Pakistan to deal with this climate catastrophe”, says Rehman

ISLAMABAD, AUG 31 /DNA/ – While addressing the media in a press conference, Federal Minister for Climate Change Senator Sherry Rehman highlighted that “Pakistan has never seen a disaster of such epic proportions in living history. These are moments of extreme fragility for the country.”  Minister Rehman further stressed, “This is an all-hands on deck crisis, and we cannot rest until the huge needs and relief gap on the ground is met. None of us are sleeping much because we are painfully aware of the anguish millions of our peopleRead More