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Hungarian ambassador meets CM

                LAHORE, Sep 22 (DNA):Ambassador of Hungary Bela Fazekas called on Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Parvez Elahi at the Chief Minister’s Office and discussed matters of mutual interest. It was agreed to promote bilateral cooperation in the fields of agriculture, wastewater treatment and water management. Talking on the occasion, the CM said that the provision of scholarships to Pakistani students by Hungary was a welcome step. The Punjab government had created new facilities for investment and all kinds of facilities were given to foreign investors, he added and resolved toRead More

British High Commissioner visits UK funded aid projects

DNA ISLAMABAD:  British High Commissioner, Dr Christian Turner, visited flood affected communities in Mirpur Khas District, Sindh, and saw first-hand the delivery of lifesaving assistance by Concern Worldwide, an NGO being funded by the UK. Accompanied by the Concern Worldwide Acting Country Director, Sherzada Khan, Dr Christian Turner met with relief workers and community leaders to better understand the scale of the situation in Sindh and ascertain how further UK assistance could be utilised. He also visited a cash assistance programme and primary health care centre, which was being funded,Read More

Haiku poetry art illustrations  exhibition Inaugurated at PNCA

Haiku poetry art illustrations  exhibition Inaugurated at PNCA One minute silence was observed for victims of floods in Pakistan and typhoon in Japan DNA ISLAMABAD:  To promote creativity and cultural affinity about the traditional Japanese poetic form of Haiku among the youth of Pakistan,  the Embassy of Japan and Pakistan-Japan Cultural Association (PJCA) Islamabad in collaboration with Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) organized a first ever “Haiku Poetry Art Illustrations Exhibition” at the National Art Gallery on Thursday 22nd September 2022 .  H.E. Mr. WADA Mitsuhiro, the AmbassadorRead More

Apologies if I crossed an red line, Imran tells IHC

Apologies if I crossed any red line, Imran tells IHC The court satisfied with the apology tendered by the former prime minister Shujaat Hamza/DNA ISLAMABAD: In a surprise move, PTI Chairman Imran Khan finally apologised on Thursday before the Islamabad High Court (IHC) as the hearing started of a contempt of court case against him for controversial remarks about Additional District and Sessions Judge Zeba Chaudhry during a rally in Islamabad on August 20. Imran Khan appeared before the court amid strict security. The court was set to frame chargesRead More

Some Russians flee from Putin’s war call-up

Some Russians flee from Putin’s war call-up U.N. chief says talk of nuclear conflict ‘unacceptable’ News Desk KYIV: Dmitri flew to Armenia with just one small bag, leaving behind his wife and children, adding to the thousands fleeing Russia to avoid serving in the war against Ukraine. “I don’t want to go to the war,” he told AFP. “I don’t want to die in this senseless war. This is a fratricidal war.” Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision this week to mobilise several hundred thousand reservists has spurred a fresh exodusRead More

Japan vows all-out support to Pakistan

Japan vows all-out support to Pakistan Army Chief appreciates Japan’s support in a meeting with envoy Staff Report RAWALPINDI: Ambassador of Japan Wada Mitsuhiro called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi and pledged to extend all-out support to the flood-hit people of Pakistan. The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement on Thursday that matters of mutual interest, regional security situation and collaboration/partnership in humanitarian measures were discussed during the meeting. ______________ Japanese Haiku show on Page 3Read More