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National Day of Malaysia: Pakistan greatly values its ties with Malaysia: Gohar

National Day of Malaysia: Pakistan greatly values its ties with Malaysia: Gohar

Malaysia takes pride in its relations with Pakistan, says High Commissioner Azhar Mazlan Ansar M Bhatti ISLAMABAD: Gohar Ejaz the Federal Minister for Commerce and Industry has said Pakistan greatly valued its relations with Pakistan adding this relationship has witnessed an upward trajectory over the years. The Minister expressed these views while speaking as chief guest on the occasion of the 66th National Day and 90th Armed Forces Day of Malaysia. A large number of guests hailing from various walks including the civil and military officials attended the reception. Gohar Ejaz furtherRead More

Transferring suo motu powers to three-member committee not an attack on CJP rights: Justice Isa

For the first time in Pakistan's judicial history, Supreme Court proceedings go live

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Qazi Faez Isa on Monday observed that parliament’s SC (Practice and Procedure) Act 2023 was not an attempt to clip the top judge’s rights by devolving the suo motu powers to a three-member committee. The new CJP passed the remarks during a full court hearing on the petitions challenging the SC (Practice and Procedure) Act 2023. The historic hearing, which was held almost throughout the day, has been adjourned till October 3. The hearing was seen as historic because, for the first time in theRead More

Foreign Ministry Slams Intercept’s Allegations: No weapons sold for IMF deal

Foreign Ministry Slams Intercept's Allegations: No weapons sold for IMF deal

ISLAMABAD, SEPT 18: /DNA/ – Responding to media queries on the latest Intercept story alleging sale of Pakistani weapons to Ukraine to get IMF bailout package for Pakistan, the Spokesperson, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mumtaz Zahra Baloch, rejected the story as baseless and fabricated. She said: “the IMF Standby Arrangement for Pakistan was successfully negotiated between Pakistan and the IMF to implement difficult but essential economic reforms. Giving any other colour to these negotiations is disingenuous. Pakistan maintains a policy of strict neutrality in the dispute between Ukraine and RussiaRead More

Rural Youth Summit (RYS) 2023 kicks off in Peshawar with much fanfare

Rural Youth Summit (RYS) 2023 kicks off in Peshawar with much fanfare

Shamim Shahid / DNA PESHAWAR: The three-day Rural Youth Summit (RYS) 2023 organized by the Pakistan Community Support Project (PCSP) in partnership with the World Bank is all set to launch from today (Tuesday, 19th September) in Peshawar and will conclude on 21st September as the last day is reserved for women participation. The RYS will be attended by the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Muhammad Azam Khan, as the Chief Guest along with the World Bank Country Director for Pakistan, Najy Benhassine. Termed as a flagship initiative of the GovernmentRead More

UN and Central Asian Nations collaborate to safeguard regional stability

Central Asia

DNA TASHKENT, SEPT 18: Central Asia in recent years has entered a new stage in the development of cooperation with foreign policy partners and international organizations, among which the United Nations occupies an important place. The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, addressing the world community at the 75th session of the UN General Assembly in September 2020, noted the importance of strengthening cooperation in ensuring the security of Central Asia. Active interaction with the United Nations and its specialized agencies has enabled the countries of Central AsiaRead More

Pakistan, Azerbaijan express desire to boost relations in art, culture


ISLAMABAD, SEP 18 (DNA) — The Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to Pakistan Khazar Farhadov called on Caretaker Minister for National Heritage and Culture Jamal Shah in Islamabad. During the meeting, both discussed issues of mutual interest, particularly enhancing cultural relations between the two countries. Speaking on this occasion, the Minister said Pakistan and Azerbaijan enjoy excellent relations rooted deep in shared faith. Jamal Shah said that Pakistan and Azerbaijan would enhance their relations in the field of art, culture, film and other fields. He said that Azerbaijan wouldRead More