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Pakistan Navy observes World Hydrography Day 2023

Pakistan Navy observes World Hydrography Day 2023 DNA KARACHI, 21: Pakistan Navy observed World Hydrography Day (WHD) with enthusiasm and with an aim to create awareness on the importance of hydrography and its role towards blue economy and ultimately national growth. WHD is celebrated worldwide on 21 June every year to appreciate the work done in the field of hydrography to support safe navigation at open seas, ports and other protected marine areas. Every year a specific theme related to contribution of hydrography in world maritime affairs is orchestrated byRead More

PPP suspends basic membership of Aitzaz Ahsan, Latif Khosa

DNA LAHORE: The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) on Wednesday abruptly suspended the basic membership of its senior leaders Barrister Aitzaz Ahsan and Barrister Sardar Latif Khosa reportedly for violating the party’s discipline. PPP Central Punjab chapter President Rana Farooq Saeed confirmed that the basic membership of the duo has been suspended. It was suggested to the party leadership to suspend the basic membership of Khosa and Ahsan. “Final decision about expelling the leaders from the party is expected during the party’s upcoming CEC meeting.” It is pertinent to mention hereRead More

PM arrives in Paris to attend New Global Financing Pact Summit

PARIS (France), Jun 21 (DNA): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday arrived here on an official visit to attend the New Global Financing Pact Summit, on the invitation of French President Emmanuel Macron. As the prime minister landed at the Paris Airport along with his delegation, he was warmly received by Pakistan’s ambassador in France and diplomatic officials, besides senior French government authorities. Federal ministers Sherry Rehman, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and Marriyum Aurangzeb, and Special Assistant to the PM Tariq Fatemi are part of the prime minister’s entourage. During theRead More

CJP Bandial forms nine-member bench over military court trials

CJP Bandial forms nine-member bench over military court trials ISLAMABAD, JUN 21: /DNA/ – Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Umar Ata Bandial has formed a nine-member larger bench led by himself to take up petitions on Thursday against trial of civilians before military courts under Army Act. Apart from the chief justice, the bench comprises Justice Qazi Faez Isa, Justice Sardar Tariq Masood, Justice Ijazul Ahsan, Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah, Justice Munib Akhtar, Justice Yahya Afridi, Justice Sayyed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi and Justice Ayesha Malik. The development comesRead More

Naval chief addresses to participants of National Security, War Course at NDU

Naval chief addresses to participants of National Security, War Course at NDU DNA ISLAMABAD, JUN 21: Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi visited National Defence University (NDU), Islamabad and addressed the course participants of National Security & War Course. On his arrival, the Naval Chief was received by President NDU Lt Gen Rahat Naseem Ahmed Khan. While addressing the course participants, Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi paid rich tribute to the role and sacrifices of Pakistan Armed Forces for defence of the motherland. He lauded theRead More

Three committees of SIFC constituted; COAS to be part of Apex Committee

ISLAMABAD, Jun 21 (DNA): The federal government constituted threespecial committees to get good output from the newly formed SpecialInvestment Facilitation Council (SIFC) and Chief of Army Staff (COAS)General Asim Munir will be a key member of one of these committees. The government formed three committees of the SIFC including the ApexCommittee, Executive Committee and Implementation Committee. Apex Committee: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and Pak Army Chief GeneralAsim Munir will also be a part of the Apex Committee. Federal Ministerswill also be included in the Apex Committee and its meeting willRead More