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General Nadeem Raza bids farewell to Joint Staff Headquarters

RAWALPINDI: Outgoing Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Nadeem Raza’s farewell to arms ceremony was held at the Joint Staff Headquarters on Friday, said Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). According to the military’s media wing, General Nadeem Raza is retiring on November 26 after 41 years of illustrious military service. The farewell ceremony was attended by former CJCSC’s and senior officers of the tri-services. In the farewell address, General Raza thanked Allah Almighty for enabling him to discharge his duties to the best of his abilities with honesty, justice and dignity. He applauded theRead More

Lack of objectivity, partisan approach by journalists hurting the profession

DNA Islamabad, NOV 25: The standard of journalism in Pakistan is gradually deteriorating as many journalists have become biased parties, listening to one side, and then building and reporting narratives in a distorted way. This way, they are not only failing to report the truth but also creating instability and confusion in the society. These views were expressed by Ariful Haque Arif, a veteran journalist and social activist, during a session held at Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), Islamabad. The discussion was also partaken by Chairman IPS Khalid Rahman, SaleemRead More

ICCI urges African countries to establish direct air links with Pak to boost trade

Islamabad, NOV 25: /DNA/ – A delegation of foreign diplomats led by Irfan Shaukat, Director (Program), Foreign Service Academy of Pakistan visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) for an interaction with the business community. The foreign diplomats, undergoing 28th Junior Diplomatic Course at Foreign Service Academy of Pakistan (FSAP) were representing various countries including Kazakhstan, Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Nicaragua, Samoa, Solomon Island, South Sudan, Tanzania, Gambia, Togo, Uganda and Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Addressing the foreign diplomats, Ahsan Zafar Bakhtawari, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry saidRead More

No society can grow without lubricants of tolerance, inclusion and rule of law: Huma Baqai

ISLAMABAD, NOV 25 /DNA/ – The kind of socio-political polarization, toxicity and utter lack of tolerance being witnessed in the society today – where we have stopped listening, rather listen to attack – is increasingly and alarmingly becoming a political and social culture. This deadly mix also takes a devastating toll on the social capital, and has repercussions for the economic output of the country. These remarks were made by Dr. Huma Baqai, Rector, Millennium Institute of Technology and Entrepreneurship (MITE), Karachi, during the Sindh Chapter of Paving Pathways toRead More

PSW organizes orientation session for traders at RCCI

Rawalpindi, NOV 25 /DNA/ – Pakistan Single Window conducted an orientation for the members of the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI). A demo was given on to the participants on PSW’s subscription, registration & SD Import & Export modules. Domain Officer PSW, Muhammad Ahmad, conducted the session and provided a brief overview of Pakistan Single Window. Senior Business Analyst,. Sarfraz Amjad demonstrated the modules on systems.  Arshad Hussain, Head of Support PSW, conducted a question-answer session to address the queries of the participants. Earlier, President RCCI Saqib RafiqRead More

Faisal Karim Kundi meets KFW Development Bank Mission

ISLAMABAD, NOV 25 /DNA/ – Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Security Faisal Karim Kundi today met a three-member delegation of KFW Development Bank at the Ministry of Poverty Alleviation and Social Security. Secretary PASS Mr. Fakhar Alam was also present on this occasion. During the meeting, Special Assistant Faisal Karim Kundi told the mission that 69 billion rupees have been distributed to 2.7 million flood-affected families under BISP by the Government of Pakistan.  While briefing about the various components of BISP, Special Assistant saidRead More