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Int’l Day of Peace: Iranian embassy for sustainable development, security

Iranian embassy

ISLAMABAD, SEPT 20 (DNA): The Iranian embassy on Wednesday emphasized that fostering peace was not just a noble endeavour but a critical factor contributing to sustainable development, stability, and security worldwide. Taking to ‘X’ on the eve of the International Day of Peace, it shed light on the unsettling reality that peace and stability in the region face grave threats due to external elements’ manipulations driven by miscalculation. “Insecurity, instability, conflicts, poverty, hunger, discrimination, devastation, displacement, and homelessness have become the unfortunate outcomes of a politicized approach to achieving peace,”Read More

Azerbaijan stops anti terror measures on appeal from Armenian residents


DNA BAKU: The Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan states that considering the appeal by the representatives of the Armenian residents living in the #Karabakh region of #Azerbaijan , an agreement has been reached to stop the antiterror measures under the following terms:  1. The formations of Armenia’s armed forces stationed in the Karabakh region of the Republic of Azerbaijan and illegal armed groups lay down their arms, withdraw from their battle positions and military outposts and are subjected to complete disarmament. 2. Simultaneously, all the ammunition andRead More

PML-N will fight election with a comprehensive economic plan, Ahsan Iqbal

Ahsan Iqbal

ISLAMABAD, Sept 20 (DNA) Pakistan Muslim League-N Secretary General and former Federal Minister Ahsan Iqbal has said that the business community should play a role in increasing Pakistan’s exports. PML-N is entering the election field with a comprehensive economic plan. PML-N is the only party that has seen performance in the economic field. The government, army and judiciary will have to get out of the feeling of insecurity from each other. He expressed these views while presenting the economic agenda of Muslim League-N at the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce onRead More

Caretaker govt has no mandate to privatize SOEs: PTI spokesperson

Caretaker govt has no mandate to privatize SOEs: PTI spokesperson

Urges interim set-up to focus on holding polls within 90-day ISLAMABAD: /DNA/ – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) spokesperson strongly reacted to the caretaker government’s plan of privatizing state-run entities (SOEs) and urged the interim set-up to focus on fulfilling constitutional responsibility of holding elections within 90-day limit instead of embroiling itself in unconstitutional and unlawful actions.PTI spokesperson said in a statement on Wednesday that the privatization decision of the SOEs including PIA by the caretaker government was a clear deviation from the constitution, as it did not have the power toRead More

Election likely to be held between Jan 15 to 25: Kanwar Dilshad

Election likely to be held between Jan 15 to 25

RAWALPINDI: Kanwar Dilshad, former secretary to the election commission, has said that the election will likely to be held between January 15 to 25, on Wednesday. Dilshad, a special assistant to the caretaker chief minister of Punjab, has been on a visit of Rawalpindi along with caretaker health minister Jamal Nasir. Talking to media here, he said that the election commission has released lists of over 120 mln voters. “The process of delimitation will be completed before November 30 and a gazette notification with regard to delimitations and electoral rollsRead More

Workshop on ‘Enhancing SDG6 Water Quality Monitoring in Pakistan’ funded by KOICA

Workshop on ‘Enhancing SDG6 Water Quality Monitoring in Pakistan’ funded by KOICA

DNA ISLAMABAD, SEPT 20: The workshop for the ‘Enhancing SDG6 Water Quality Monitoring in Pakistan’ project held at a local hotel in Islamabad place on September 20th, 2023. The event witnessed the participation of Deputy Director Jawad Rabbani from the Ministry of Planning Development and Special Initiatives (MOPD&SI) and Country Director Je Ho Yeon from the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA). The workshop was structured into four key sessions: Introduction to the KOICA Project led by KOMIR, Enhancing Water Quality Systems in Pakistan to Achieve SDG6 Reporting led by PCRWR,Read More