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Trade facilitation to Afghanistan vital: CEO TDAP

ISLAMABAD, Jul 16 (DNA): Chief Executive Trade Development Authority Pakistan (TDAP) Muhammad Zubair Motiwala said that Pakistan always attached the highest importance to its trade facilitation for Afghanistan. He was addressing the opening ceremony of the Imam Abu Hanifa Exhibition held Sunday in Kabul. Motiwala shared that Pakistan was the largest trading partner of Afghanistan. In this context, he thanked the Afghan government for providing such business opportunities to Pakistani exhibitors which will further widen the business-to-business relations between the two fraternal neighbors. He further shared that more than 25Read More

COAS Gen. Asim Munir concludes successful visit to Iran

TEHRAN, JUL 16 /DNA/ – During his visit, COAS had detailed meetings with the Military leadership of Iran including Chief of General Staff of Armed Forces, Major General Mohammad Bagheri. Military commanders on both sides agreed that Terrorism was a common threat to the region in general and both countries in particular. They vowed to eradicate menace of terrorism in the border areas through  intelligence sharing and effective actions against the terrorists’ networks, and explore avenues for enhancing cooperation in security domain. COAS also called on President of the IslamicRead More

PTI Chairman strongly condemns abduction of Nasrullah Wazir

Says PTI being subjected to collective punishment in futile effort to dismantle it LAHORE, JUL 16 /DNA/ – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan strongly condemned abduction of Haji Nasrullah Wazir father of PTI Ex-MP Naseer Ullah by KP police along with namaloom afrad.PTI Chairman, in his strong reaction over abduction of Haji Nasrullah Wazir, said: “PTI is being subjected to collective punishment where women, children and even the elders are not spared, houses vandalised and robbed, businesses are being shut down.”Imran Khan said that even friends and distant relativesRead More

Govt to step down ahead of completing its tenure next month

ISLAMABAD, JUL 16: As uncertainty surrounds the tenure of the incumbent National Assembly, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has announced that his government will leave before completing its tenure. “Next month our government will complete its tenure. We will leave before the completion of our tenure and an interim government will come,” he said while addressing a laptop distribution ceremony at the Government College Women’s University in Sialkot on Sunday. The statement is contrary to what the PM had said a few days earlier about his government where he had hintedRead More

Autocrats shift gears by exporting repression of freedoms

Increasingly, muzzling political freedoms beyond national borders is part of an autocrat’s toolkit. Men like Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and the presidents of Turkey and China, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Xi Jinping, are no longer satisfied with silencing critical voices and controlling the media at home. They also want to drown out those voices abroad by demanding compliance with their repression of freedoms of expression, media, and assembly in international and commercial negotiations.Last week, US Senate investigators discovered a non-disparagement clause that could be interpreted as preventing the PGA Tour andRead More

Pak’s Muslim, Christian religious leadership set a great precedent of religious harmony

ISLAMABAD, JUL 16: /DNA/ – Pakistan’s Muslim and Christian religious leadership set a great precedent of religious harmony and held a joint press conference along with the copies of the Holy Quran, Torah, Zabur and Injil. For the first time in the history of Pakistan, the leadership of the Muslims and the Christians hold a press conference along with the four heavenly books have appealed to the world to respect the holy books Chairman Pakistan Ulama Council, President International Interfaith Harmony Council Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mahmood Ashrafi held a pressRead More