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Will Karachi host Olympics hockey qualifiers?

Reacting to reports that Lahore alone will host the qualifying competition of hockey for the Paris Olympics 2024, Sindh Governor Kamran Khan Tessori on Friday expressed his wish that some of the fixtures should also be played in Karachi. After a 19-year hiatus, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) granted Pakistan the right of hosting the eight-nation qualifying competition for the 2024 Olympics from January 13-21. The Sindh governor made the remarks during a meeting with Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) Secretary General Haider Hussain on Thursday. Tesori said that it isRead More


PM thanks MD IMF for assistance in concluding $3 bln agreement

ISLAMABAD, JUL 14 /DNA/ – Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif had a telephonic conversation with MD IMF, Ms. Kristalina Georgieva today. The Prime minister conveyed profound gratitude to the Managing Director for her support and assistance in materializing the recently concluded Stand-by Agreement for $3 billion.. The Prime Minister appreciated the MD for her leadership and professionalism. He also acknowledged that MD felt for the poor and termed her support as invaluable. The IMF MD said that Prime Minister of Pakistan built a very convincing case, though the IMF BoardRead More


COAS Asim Munir reaches Iran to meet Iranian civil, military leadership

Rawalpindi, 14 JUL: /DNA/ – General Syed Asim Munir, COAS is on a 2 days official visit to Islamic Republic of Iran. COAS will meet Iranian Military and Civilian leadership during his visit to Iran. According to a press statement issued by the Inter Services Public Relations today. During the visit, COAS will discuss bilateral matters related to defence and security cooperation, the military’s media wing said. Pakistan enjoys strong diplomatic, political and military relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran, and both countries have a serious determination to address issuesRead More


HEC asks students, parents to check recognition of institution before taking admission

ISLAMABAD, JUL 14 (DNA) — The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has urged students to ensure the accreditation of professional degree programmes and the recognition of admitting university/sub-campus from HEC before taking admission. According to HEC, the professional degree programmes include Engineering, Medicine & Dentistry, Veterinary Education, Nursing, Architecture and Town Planning, Pharmacy, Law, Homoeopathy, Tibb, Agriculture, Business, Computing, Teacher Education, and Technology. The programmes required accreditation from the respective professional councils, it said. To verify the accreditation status of your desired programme, HEC asked students to reach out to theRead More


IMF program: is the country out of financial trouble?

Waheed Hussain Thank you, International Monetary Fund (IMF), for releasing $ 1.2 billion tranche under the recently agreed $ 3 billion Standby By Arrangement Program for the period of 9 months. According to Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar $ 4.2 billion has been deposited in the State Bank of Pakistan account during a week’s time. Dollars from the friendly countries like Saudi Arabia $ 2 billion and UAE $ 1 billion added to the SBP foreign reservesonly after the IMF agreed to the new financial loan plan. Apart from theRead More


COAS Gen. Asim Munir visits Quetta Garrison

DNARAWALPINDI, JUL 14: General Syed Asim Munir, COAS visited Quetta Garrison today where he was briefed on recent terrorist attack in Zhob. The COAS Paid rich tribute to the Shuhada, visited the injured soldiers at CMH, Quetta, lauded their services to the nation and appreciated their resolve. The Armed Forces of Pakistan have serious concerns on the safe havens and liberty of action available to TTP in Afghanistan. It is expected that interim Afghan Government would not allow the use of its soil to perpetrate terror against any country, inRead More