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Saudi Arabia seeks cooperation with China, ‘ignores’ Western worries

RIYADH, JUN 11: Saudi Arabia wants to collaborate, not compete, with China, the kingdom’s energy minister declared on Sunday, saying he “ignored” Western suspicions over their growing ties. As the world’s top oil exporter, Saudi Arabia’s bilateral relationship with the world’s biggest energy consumer is anchored by hydrocarbon ties. But cooperation between Riyadh and Beijing has also deepened in security and sensitive tech amid a warming of political ties — to the concern of the US. Asked about criticism of the bilateral relationship during an Arab-China business conference, Prince AbdulazizRead More

Chairman Senate expresses grief over loss of lives in forest fire in Kazakhstan

ISLAMABAD, JUN 11 /DNA/ – Chairman Senate Muhammad has expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives in a forest fire in Kazakhstan. Chairman Senate in a condolence message on behalf of the parliament and people of Pakistan, sympathised and expressed solidarity with leadership, people and the bereaved families on the loss of precious lives. He wished the speedy recovery of the injured. People of Pakistan stand in solidarity with their brothers and sisters in these testing times.

Jakarta’s Taman Mini; a must visit place

Jakarta’s Taman Mini; a must visit place Ansar M Bhatti in Jakarta JAKARTA: Taman Mini Jakarta, the iconic cultural park located in the heart of Indonesia’s vibrant capital city Jakarta, invites visitors to embark on an enchanting journey through the diverse and captivating tapestry of Indonesian culture. This most-sought-after tourist attraction showcases the Indonesia nation’s cultural heritage, providing an immersive experience that celebrates the unique traditions, arts, and customs of the Indonesian archipelago. Taman Mini Jakarta, affectionately known as “Beautiful Indonesia in Miniature Park,” encompasses an expansive area that encapsulatesRead More

Govt not successful to present growth-oriented budget due to IMF curbs

ISLAMABAD, JUN 11 /DNA/ – The Pakistan Industrial and Traders Associations Front (PIAF), while commenting on the federal budget 2023-24, has said that it is apparently a mixed budget, as the finance minister has not been fully successful to present a business-friendly budget due to IMF conditions, as the government is caught between a painful fiscal adjustment reforms agenda set by the IMF, and to make room for any relief to the people ahead of the elections. PIAF Chairman Faheemur Rehman Saigol said that the government has imposed new taxesRead More

Australia beat India by 209 runs in World Test Championship final

Oval, JUN 11: India lost the final of the World Test Championship to Australia by 209 runs on Sunday at the Oval in London. India were bowled out for 234 runs in their second innings on the fifth day of the match while chasing a target of 444 runs. Victory meant Australia had now captured the one major men’s cricket title that had previously eluded them. Nathan Lyon and Scott Boland were the chief destroyers for Australia in the second innings with four and three wickets, respectively. Indian batters gotRead More

Islamabad police to recruit ex-servicemen for sensitive buildings’ security

KARACHI, JUN 11 (DNA) — The authorities have decided to recruit ex-servicemen in various fields in Islamabad police. Initially, 200 ex-servicemen will be recruited in Islamabad Police. The educational qualification for the recruitment of ex-servicemen will be matriculation and age limit will be 42 years. They will perform security duty at Red Zone area and other sensitive buildings to prevent riots. The ads for the recruitment of ex-servicemen will be released on June 21. The candidates will be required to bring their character certificate, identity card and educational documents. — DNA