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Chakkrid Krachaiwong: Thailand-Pakistan relations excellent

Ambassador of Thailand talks to Centreline, Daily Islambad POST and DNA News Agency Ambassador of Thailand to Pakistan Chakkrid Krachaiwong talked to Centreline. During the interview the Ambassador touched upon various aspects of bilateral as well multi-lateral issues. Here is the text of his interview. Ansar Mahmood Bhatti 1) First let us begin with bilateral relations, can you please shed some light on the bilateral relations in political, trade and economy fields? I am pleased to say that we are living in a very exciting moment of Thailand-Pakistan relations. The reasonRead More

President for extensive facilitation of disabled at NADRA centers

ISLAMABAD – President Dr Arif Alvi on Monday emphasized the need for uniform, comprehensive and all-inclusive facilitation of Differently-Abled Persons (DAPs) for their registration with the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA). Talking to NADRA Chairman Muhammad Tariq Malik, the president stressed on resolving the issues pertaining to issuance of identity cards, provision of healthcare facilities, and assessment of their disability level and its nature in a hassle-free manner. He said the DAPs’ inclusiveness was essential for developing a strong and healthy society. During the meeting, the president urged theRead More

Indian, Chinese troops suffer injuries in clash

DNAMUMBAI, DEC 12: Indian and Chinese troops suffered minor injuries in a clash in the Tawang sector of India’s Arunachal Pradesh state on Dec. 9, the Indian army said on Monday, the first such incident since the deadly clash between the two neighbours in June 2020.Arunachal Pradesh is located on India’s eastern tip and shares a border with China.“Both sides immediately disengaged from the area,” the army said, adding that the incident was followed by its commander in the area holding a meeting with his Chinese counterpart to discuss theRead More

Gold reaches historic high of Rs169,650 per tola

ISLAMABAD, DEC 12: Gold price in Pakistan reached a historic high of Rs169,650 per tola on Monday as investors continued to take refuge in the safe-haven metal on mounting concerns that the country’s economic conditions will deteriorate further. According to All Pakistan Sarafa Gems and Jewellers Association (APSGJA), the prices of gold surged by Rs2,350 per tola and Rs2,016 per 10 grams to settle at an all-time high of Rs169,650 and Rs145,448, respectively, data released by All Pakistan Sarafa Gems and Jewellers Association (APSGJA) showed. Gold, which has been continuouslyRead More

More than 500 overseas players register for PSL 8

KARACHI: Over 500 overseas players — including Australians Matthew Wade and Aaron Finch — have signed up for the players’ draft of the eighth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). The players’ draft for PSL 8 is scheduled to be held in Karachi on December 15. According to the list of players, available with Geo News, the largest contingent of players who have registered for PSL are from England as around 138 Englishmen will be up to be drafted by franchises for PSL’s latest edition. Forty-six players from Afghanistan,Read More

Secretary General OIC visits COMSTECH

DNA Islamabad, Dec 12 (COMSTECH): The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Hissein Brahim Taha, visited COMSTECH along with his ten-member delegation on Monday. Senior officials of Ministry of Foreign Affairs accompanied the OIC delegation. The Coordinator General COMSTECH, H. E. Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary, along with his team extended a very warm reception to the Secretary General and his team. Prof. Choudhary briefed the Secretary General about COMSTECH establishment, vision and mission, past achievements, current programs and future plans. He also conducted an orientation visit ofRead More