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Security forces kill 10 terrorists during IBO in Hoshab

RAWALPINDI, NOV 29 /DNA/ – An Intelligence Based Operation was conducted to clear a hideout of Terrorists linked with firing incidents targeting security forces and civilians alike besides planting of improvised explosive devices on M-8 in general area Hoshab. As security forces were in process of establishing blocking positions after identification of 12-14 terrorists location, terrorists opened fire onto the security forces. During ensuing heavy exchange of fire, 10 terrorists have been killed while 1 terrorist has been apprehended in injured condition; while two terrorists managed to escape – theRead More

Farah Khan sends Rs5bn legal notice to Geo, Umar Zahoor, Shahzeb Khanzada

ISLAMABAD, NOV 29: Farah Khan, a close aide of PTI chief Imran Khan’s wife, sent a Rs5 billion legal notice on Tuesday to Dubai-based businessman Umar Farooq Zahoor, Geo News and anchorperson Shahzeb Khanzada for airing remarks about her alleged involvement in the sale of Toshakhana gifts. On November 15, Zahoor appeared on Geo News programme Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Kay Sath and claimed that the PTI government had sold an expensive Graff wristwatch — gifted to Imran by Saudi Crown Prince Moham­med Bin Salman — for $2 million, worth approximatelyRead More

Pakistan, KSA reiterate desire to further strengthen fraternal ties

DNA Islamabad, NOV 29: Pakistan and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) have expressed the desire to further strengthen long-standing fraternal ties which are based on common religion, shared values and culture. This was discussed at a meeting between Chairman Senate, Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani and the Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Pakistan, Mr Nawaf bin Saeed Ahmad Al-Malkiy, at Parliament House, today. Talking to the envoy, the Chairman said that Pakistan accorded utmost importance to its ties with KSA which had always supported Pakistan in difficult times, adding that bothRead More

SAPM attends 38th ministerial session of the COMCEC in Istanbul

DNA ISLAMABAD/ ISTANBUL, NOV 29: Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Poverty Alleviation & Social Safety Faisal Karim Kundi has said that “the COVID-19 pandemic” has taken lives and overwhelmed health systems and economies at an unprecedented pace and scale. It has negatively impacted millions of individuals and has disproportionately affected the poor at a large scale. He said this while addressing the COMCEC 38thsession on “Pakistan’s Effective Social Assistance Provision and Socioeconomic Empowerment in the light of COVID-19 Pandemic”. SAPM highlighted that Government of Pakistan allocated ~USD 1.23 billion toRead More

Vietnam keen to promote bilateral trade with Pakistan

KARACHI, NOV 29 (DNA) — Head of Vietnam Trade Mission, Ms. Nguyen Thi Diep Ha, while showing keen interest in promoting bilateral trade with Pakistan, and strengthen the ties between the business community of the two countries, has said that the trade mission will fully cooperate with Pakistani exporters and Trade exhibitions will also be organized for enhancing mutual trade. The Head of Trade Mission, had held a meeting with a delegation of Pakistan Yarn Merchants Association (PYMA), led by Senior Vice Chairman Sohail Nisar with a delegation comprising Saqib Naseem, SaqibRead More

Palestine International Solidarity Day’

On the eve of International Day to express solidarity with people of Palestine, the public and the government of Pakistan reiterate their continuous support and commitment for the cause of Palestinian people. In a statement, Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mahmood Ashrafi, Chairman Pakistan Ulema Council, Special Aide to Prime Minister on Religious Harmony and Middle East said that  Pakistan has always supported the struggle of Palestinian  people and will continue to do so.   Pakistan fully endorse and supports the Palestinians’ consent for negotiations in accordance with internationally recognized terms andRead More