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Zulfi Bokhari offers court arrest

Zulfi Bokhari offers court arrest QAZI SHOAIB KHAN ATTOCK (FEB-24): Central leader of Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf, expected candidate for NA-50 Attock Syed Zulfiqar Abbas Bokhari (alias Zulfi Bokhari) while addressing a public gathering has also offered court arrest here on Friday in line with the jail filling call of PTI leader Imran Khan. He said that thousands of PTI workers from Attock were also ready to embrace shackles to join hands with their political party fighting against the anti-democratic policies of the imported government of PML(N) alliance. Zulfi BokhariRead More

Repatriation of Two Pakistani nationals from Guantanamo Bay detention facility

DNA ISLAMABAD: Muhammad Ahmad Rabbani and Mr. Abdul Rahim Ghulam Rabbani, two Pakistani nationals who were in detention in Guantanamo Bay detention facility, have been released and repatriated to Pakistan on 24 February 2023. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs coordinated an extensive inter-agency process to facilitate repatriation of Mr. Muhammad Ahmad Rabbani and Mr. Abdul Rahim Ghulam Rabbani. We are pleased that these Pakistani nationals have finally reunited with their families.

In major boost to reserves, Pakistan ‘receives’ $700m from China bank

ISLAMABAD: In a positive development, the State Bank of Pakistan-held (SBP) foreign exchange reserves registered a major boost on Friday as the nation received $700 million from the China Development Bank (CDB). Pakistan has been struggling to pay off its extraordinarily high levels of external debt and barely has enough dollars to cover less than three weeks’ worth of its imports and at such a critical time $700 million deposit from China will act as a lifeline for the cash-strapped country. The coalition government has been struggling to boost SBP-heldRead More

Terrorists killed during Intelligence Based Operation in District Awaran, Balochistan

DNA Rawalpindi, 24 Feb: On 24 February 23, Security Forces conducted an Intelligence Based Operation in District Awaran, Balochistan on a credible lead with regards to presence of a hide out of terrorists involved in recent IED attacks in the area. A heliborne Force was used to sanitise the area which surprised the terrorists. While 1 x terrorist was sent to hell during the ensuing operation in exchange of fire, a large cache of weapons and ammunition has also been seized. Security Forces of Pakistan will continue to thwart anyRead More

Agreement signed to make Rawalpindi Green

DNA RAWALPINDI, FEB 24: A memorandum of understanding has been signed at Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) with Parks & Horticulture Authority – PHA, Directorate of Education Colleges, Forest Department, and RCCI to make Rawalpindi Green under the initiative of Government of Punjab. Punjab Interim Minister for Health Dr. Jamal Nasir, Education Interim Minister Mansoor Qadir, and Commissioner Rawalpindi Liaqat Ali Chatha witnessed the MOU ceremony. President RCCI Mr. Saqib Rafiq, signed and exchanged the MOU documents with the representatives from PHA, Directorate of Education Colleges and ForestRead More

ITU’s Regional Director for Asia-Pacific Region Visits PTA

DNA ISLAMABAD, FEB 24: The International Telecommunication Union (ITU)’s Regional Director for the Asia and Pacific Region, Ms. Atsuko Okuda, visited Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Headquarters in Islamabad today. Member (Finance) PTA, Mr. Muhammad Naveed briefed the ITU Regional Director about the progress made by PTA in the telecom sector and highlighted the organization’s key achievements. Both sides discussed potential areas of collaboration in capacity building, technical assistance, and knowledge sharing. Ms. Okuda acknowledged PTA’s active contribution to the telecom/ICT development in Pakistan and reiterated her commitment to support theRead More