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UNHCR hands over 7,000 tents, thousands of emergency relief items to KP govt

From Our Correspondent,  PESHAWAR, 2 Sept: UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency has handed over 7,000 tents, and thousands of other emergency relief items to the Provincial Disaster Management Authority in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa after flooding devastated homes in a number of the Province’s districts. The assistance will benefit tens of thousands of flood affected people in coming days. Among the items provided, 133,244 blankets, 80,000 mosquito nets, 35,347 jerrycans, 23,898 kitchen sets, plastic tarpaulins, buckets, and solar lamps, and other support.UNHCR’s Head of Sub-Office in Peshawar and the Director General of theRead More

Vietnam National Day celebrated

DNA ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of Vietnam Nguyen Tien Phong hosted a reception to celebrate the 77th Anniversary of the National Day of Socialist Republic of Vietnam. Additional Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs Zara Mumtaz Baloch was the chief guest. All ASEAN ambassadors shared the stage with the chief guest and host to celebrate the event in a befitting manner.-DNA

Pakistan condemns terrorist attack in Herat

ISLAMABAD, /DNA/ – Pakistan strongly condemns the heinous terrorist attack on Guzargah Mosque in Herat, Afghanistan on Friday 02 September 2022 in which many precious lives of innocent people have been lost with several injuries. The Government and people of Pakistan extend deepest sympathies and sincere condolences to the bereaved families, and pray for the early recovery of those injured. Pakistan condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. The people of Pakistan stand with their Afghan brothers and sisters in this time of sorrow and grief.

Launch of Cover Story on Pakistan at Cercle Diplomatique

Vienna, /DNA/ – Today, Cercle Diplomatique magazine in collaboration with the embassy of Pakistan Vienna launched a special edition cover titled “Pakistan Treasure of Opportunities” dedicated to highlighting Pakistan’s beauty at a reception held at iconic Danube Tower. The event was well attended by Austrian Parliamentarians as well as members of the diplomatic corps, academia, media and business community. Ambassador Aftab Ahmad Khokher was invited as the guest of honour at the occasion.In his welcome remarks, Mr. Alexander Bursky, Managing Director/Editor of Cercle Diplomatique welcomed the guests and provided anRead More

Torkhem border management committee lays stress on early clearance of trucks carrying tomato, onion 

From Our Correspondent  PESHAWAR, Sept 2: A meeting of Torkhem Border Management Committee while laying stress on effective measures for promotion of bilateral trade between Pakistan and Afghanistan has demanded expediting clearance of goods laden trucks which has become slow due to work on NLC terminal. According to a press release issued here on Friday, this was 14th meeting of the committee held at Custom House in Torkhem under the chairmanship of Additional Collector Customs, Muhammad Tayyab.  The meeting was attended by Vice President PAJCCI, Zia-ul-Haq Sarhadi, Deputy Collector Appraisement,Read More

Pak rejects false-reporting by Indian news outlet attempting to cast doubts on relief efforts

ISLAMABAD, /DNA/ – In response to media queries on a story carried by an Indian news outlet alleging flood relief work by a banned organization, the Spokesperson said the following: Pakistan categorically rejects the contents of the story. It only betrays India’s bias and prejudice towards Pakistan, and is part of India’s regular and continuing attempts to mislead the international audience. It is not the first time that the Indian media have shown their proclivity to carry baseless and motivated stories to further a political agenda. It is also unfortunate that whileRead More