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Embassy of Pakistan in Minsk Opens “Faces of Pakistan” Exhibition

Minsk, JUN 6 /DNA/ – The Embassy of Pakistan in Minsk and the National Library of Belarus are delighted to announce the opening of the exhibition “Faces of Pakistan” at the iconic building of the National Library in Minsk.  The Senior Deputy Minister of Culture of the Republic of Belarus along with Ambassador of Pakistan to Belarus Sajjad Haider Khan cut the red ribbons inaugurating the exhibition. The event was attended by almost 150 dignitaries including parliamentarians, Ambassadors, businessmen and media representatives. The exhibition is being held as part ofRead More

Ukraine war zone: Villagers flee floods after dam destroyed

Both sides blame each other for the destruction of the Dam KHERSON, JUL 6 /DNA/ – A torrent of water burst through a massive dam on the Dnipro River that separates Russian and Ukrainian forces in southern Ukraine on Tuesday, flooding a swathe of the war zone and forcing villagers to flee. Ukraine accused Russia of blowing up the Nova Kakhovka dam in a deliberate war crime. The Kremlin said it was Ukraine that had sabotaged the dam, to distract attention from the launch of a major counteroffensive Moscow saysRead More

Pakistan issues visas to India’s 215 Sikh pilgrims to attend Guru Arjan Dev meet

ISLAMABAD, JUN 06 (DNA) — The Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi has issued 215 visas to Sikh pilgrims from India to participate in the annual event scheduled on the eve of the martyrdom day of Guru Arjan Dev Jee, being held in Pakistan from June 8-17. The issuance of visas is in line with the government of Pakistan’s commitment to fully implement the Bilateral Protocol on Visits to Religious Shrines of 1974. Every year, a large number of Indian pilgrims visit Pakistan to observe various religious festivals and occasions.Read More

Sadiq Sanjrani meets Speaker of Russian Federation Council I.V Matvienko

MOSCOW, JUN 6: /DNA/ – Chairman Senate of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani held delegation level talks with Speaker of the Russian Federation Council I.V Matvienko. Both sides emphasized the importance of parlamentary exchanges to further enhance bilateral relations between Pakistan and Russia. Chairman Senatreaffirmed Pakistan’s commitment to strengthening ties with Russia in all areas of mutually beneficial cooperation especially in the fields of economy, trade, finance and energy and education. Chairman Senate briefed the Russian side on regional security situation and highlighted the Kashmir dispute andRead More

KKAW Foundation, TJADS collaborate with Serena Hotels to host a discussion on drug awareness

ISLAMABAD, JUN 6 /DNA/ – Karim Khan Afridi Welfare Foundation and The Jordan Anti-Drugs Society (TJADS) collaborated with Serena Hotels and hosted a panel discussion on “Early Drug Prevention Strategies: The Future of Youth.” KKAWF is a leading organization working to create awareness of the youth against the use of drugs, which have become a prevalent issue in the youth of Pakistan. Mrs.CristinaVonSperlingAfridiisthepowerhousebehindthisenterprising and much-needed foundation that enlightened attendees from various backgrounds on the importance and need for creating awareness from a young age against the use of drugs thatRead More

Sh Rashid claims govt borrowing in one year is more than that of PTI’s tenure

RAWALPINDI, JUN 06 (DNA) — Seasoned politician Sheikh Rashid on Tuesday claimed that the current government had borrowed more money in one year than the PTI government did during its four-year tenure. “But still [they] say that [Finance Minister] Ishaq Dar is experienced,” Sheikh Rashid said in a tweet as he focused on economic issues to criticise the Shehbaz Sharif-led coalition government. Commenting on the ending series of defections that the PTI is facing, he, in another series of tweets, described the political leaders as “stray birds” and said itRead More