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Elections for Fifa-appointed PFF to take place this year

KARACHI: Shahid Niaz Khokhar, a senior member of the Fifa-appointed Pakistan Football Federation Normalisation Committee (PFF NC), on Saturday said that he is confident that NC will be able to complete the statutory election process of the PFF this year with the cooperation of stakeholders. “We are hopeful that things will go smoothly and stakeholders cooperate with NC and elections of the PFF will happen this year,” Shahid told The News in an interview. “After the scrutiny of the clubs is completed and the districts elections are held, the restRead More

Palestine warns Israel provocations will turn Al-Aqsa complex into ‘battlefield’

The Palestinian Authority (PA) warned Sunday that Israeli provocations will turn the Al-Aqsa Mosque complex in occupied East Jerusalem into a “battlefield.” Violence escalated across the Palestinian territories after Israeli police last week forcibly removed worshippers from inside the Al-Aqsa Mosque complex. The Israeli raids on the mosque triggered rocket fire from the Gaza Strip and Lebanon, with Israeli retaliating with air and artillery shelling. “The daily attacks against holy sites and worshipers during the holy month of Ramadan are condemned and unacceptable actions that will inflame the region and drag it into the abyss,” PA spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh said inRead More

Security forces kill terrorists in Mach operation: ISPR

Rawalpindi, APR 9 /DNA/ – From 7 Apr 23 onwards, an Intelligence Based sanitization Operation has been initiated to intercept a group of Terrorists operating in general area Mach, West of Sibi. The Terrorists are linked with targeting of civilians in the area besides harassment of coal mine owners to extort money from them. Based on credible information, multiple ambushes have been laid along different routes in the area frequented by Terrorists for last two days. Resultantly, a party of 3x Terrorists has been intercepted while moving towards their hideout.Read More

RCCI to organize BUILD 2023 Expo on May 19-21

DNA The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) is going to organize the third BUILD 2023 Expo in the third week of May. The president of the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce Saqib Rafiq in a statement has said that with an aim of empowering businesses, Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) always endeavored to promote and strengthen the industry by organizing multitude of events on both National and International level including various conferences and exhibitions. Previously, RCCI had successfully organized premium events of the sector: Build-2021 Construction TradeRead More

After president’s refusal, govt to table SC bill in joint session of parliament tomorrow

ISLAMABAD, APR 9: National Assembly Speaker Raja Pervaiz Ashraf has convened a joint sitting of parliament on Monday (tomorrow) as President Arif Alvi returned the Supreme Court (Practice and Procedure) Bill, 2023, unsigned a day earlier. The president had returned the bill for reconsideration to parliament as per the provisions of the Article 75 of the Constitution, stating that the bill prima-facie travels beyond the competence of parliament and can be assailed as colourable legislation. The bill was aimed at curtailing the powers of the chief justice of Pakistan (CJP)Read More

Pakistan-Uzbekistan trade volume reaches over $250m: Uzbek Envoy

ISLAMABAD, APR 09 (DNA) — Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Pakistan, Oybek Arif Usmanov has said that bilateral trade volume between Pakistan and Uzbekistan had reached over $250 million by the end of 2022 and both countries were focusing on exploring more avenues of trade and investments in multiple sectors to enhance trade. He said that the implementation of the Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) between Pakistan and Uzbekistan and the recently signed nine Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs), would further increase trade volume to $1 billion between both countries. The Ambassador madeRead More