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A delegation led by the Russian Energy Minister Mr. Nikolay Shulginov calls on Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif A delegation led by the Russian Energy Minister Mr Nikolay Shulginov called on Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif in Lahore today. Welcoming the delegation the Prime Minister highlighted the importance Pakistan attached to its relations with the Russian Federation. He recalled his meeting with President Vladimir Putin in Samarkand in September 2022 and said that the meeting had reached important decisions to further strengthen Pakistan-Russia relations. He also noted with satisfaction theRead More

Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan on 20 January – National Mourning Day

    On the night of January 19-20, 1990, as a result of military aggression of the units of the Soviet Army and special forces, as well as contingents of internal troops against Azerbaijan, civilians, including children, women, and elderly were massacred in the cities of Baku, Sumgayit, Lankaran and Neftchala by order of the USSR leadership. As a result of the occupying forces’ military aggression 150 civilians were killed, 744 were seriously injured, and 4 people went missing. The Soviet army sent to the country in order to forcefullyRead More

Iranian Embassy condemns terror attack that killed Pakistani security forces

Iranian Embassy condemns terror attack that killed Pakistani security forces DNA ISLAMABAD: The Iranian Embassy in Islamabad on Wednesday condemned a terrorist attack in Pakistan’s Balochistan Province that left four security personnel dead earlier in the day. The embassy in a statement said that terrorism is a common problem facing Iran and Pakistan, with both neighboring countries being victim of that “evil phenomenon.”   The Iranian diplomatic mission in Pakistan’s capital also expressed sympathy with the families of the victims of the terror attack that took place in Balochistan’s PanjgurRead More

GIRLS’ CUP KARACHI: Empowering girls through cricket

ISLAMABAD, JAN 19 /DNA/ – The Australian High Commission supported a girls’ cricket clinic and tournament in Karachi in collaboration with the Jalaluddin Cricket Academy (JCA) and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). Australia aims to promote gender equality and empower girls through enabling them to participate in one of Pakistan’s favourite sports – cricket. “The Australian High Commission has been sponsoring girls’ cricket in Pakistan since 2016,” Australia’s High Commissioner to Pakistan, Neil Hawkins said. “We began with a single annual tournament in Islamabad but then expanded to Lahore and inRead More

China’s optimization of control measures lays solid foundation for COVID-19 response

By Zhong Yin, People’s Daily Local authorities and relevant departments in China have been making unremitting efforts recently to ensure the supply of medical resources, satisfy the demand for medicines and focus on the prevention and treatment of high-risk groups, building a solid defense line against COVID-19 that protects people’s health. They have expanded medical resources by converting nucleic acid testing booths into temporary “fever clinics” that provide nearby medical services for the people. Prescriptions can be filled online nowadays by doctors based on a diagnosis and treatment protocol andRead More

China makes solid steps toward strong space presence

By Feng Hua, Du Yifei, People’s Daily From realizing in-orbit stay to launching the Mars exploration mission, and from upgrading its launch vehicles to retrieving lunar samples with its Chang’e-5 probe, China’s space industry has entered a “fast lane” of innovative development over the recent years. China is making solid steps toward a strong space presence. The country has witnessed leapfrog development in its aerospace technology and significant improvement in its launch capability, which indicates comprehensive breakthroughs in space science, technology and application. Independent innovation holds the key to China’sRead More