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Friday, December 2nd, 2022


Emotions run high as Korea stun Portugal

AL RAYYAN: South Korea advanced to the round of 16 at the World Cup on the tiebreaker of goals scored after beating Portugal 2-1 Friday following a stoppage-time strike from Hwang Hee-chan. South Korea was heading out of the tournament until Son Heung-min led a length-of-the-field breakaway in the first minute of added time and slipped a pass through to Hwang, who converted a low finish. Son and his teammates then formed a huddle in the middle of the field after the final whistle and watched coverage of the endRead More

Erdoğan points out Türkiye is one of the countries exposed to fake news the most

ANKARA: Türkiye is one of the countries exposed to fake news the most as disinformation spreads as a challenge during digitalization process, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Friday. “Türkiye is one of the countries most exposed to fake news in the world due to its strategic location, the original policies it pursues, and its principled stance on regional and global issues,” Erdoğan said in a video message to address the Stratcom Summit 2022. The two-day summit started in Istanbul on Friday, where the participants will address global topics in the field of strategic communication. Gathering under the theme ofRead More

Pakistan expresses grave concern over attack on Head of Mission in Kabul

ISLAMABAD, DEC 2 /DNA/ – Afghan Chargé d’Affaires (a.i.) was called in this evening to convey Pakistan’s deep concern and anguish over the attack in Kabul on Pakistan’s Head of Mission, Ubaid-ur-Rehman Nizamani. Additional Secretary (Afghanistan & West Asia) conveyed Pakistan’s grave concern over the serious incident in which, thankfully, the Head of Mission remained unhurt. However, the security detail, Sepoy Israr Muhammad, was seriously wounded while valiantly protecting the Head of Mission. The Chargé d’Affaires (a.i.) was conveyed that security and protection of Pakistan’s diplomatic Missions and personnel wasRead More

PM invites Chinese companies to invest in renewable energy

ISLAMABAD, DEC 02 (DNA) — Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Friday invited Chinese companies to invest heavily in renewable energy projects in Pakistan, particularly solar energy. He was talking to a delegation of China Construction; Third Engineering Bureau headed by Tan Guofu, Vice Chairman of the company. The Prime Minister appreciated the company’s Vice Chairman Tan Guofu’s commitment to invest more in infrastructure and energy projects in Pakistan. Prime Minister Sharif said the relations between Pakistan and China have been very exemplary in all areas and mentioned his recent meetingRead More

Kazakhstan delegation visits HEC to explore avenues of collaboration

ISLAMABAD, DEC 2 /DNA/ – A delegation of academicians from Kazakhstan along with Ambassador Kazakhstan to Pakistan Mr. Yerzhan Kistafin visited Higher Education Commission (HEC) and held a meeting with Executive Director HEC Dr. Shaista Sohail, HEC’s senior management and faculty members of different universities. Chairman HEC Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed also attended the meeting online.    The two sides discussed the institution-to-institution collaboration in higher education, research, science and technology, and other areas of bilateral interest. It was agreed to strengthen linkages through faculty and student exchange, scholarship opportunities, facilitation forRead More

Pakistan extends heartiest felicitations to UAE on National Day

DNA ISLAMABAD, DEC 2: Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif held a telephonic conversation with His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, to convey warm greetings on 51st National Day of the United Arab Emirates. Reaffirming the fraternal relations between Pakistan and the UAE, the two leaders reiterated their mutual commitment to further expand and diversify special bilateral relations. Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif also paid rich tributes to Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al-Nahyan, founding President of United Arab Emirates, for his role inRead More