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Biden’s Call to Expand UNSC Membership Likely to Go Unheeded

Biden’s Call to Expand UNSC Membership

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Joe Biden has again called for an increase in the number of permanent and non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council. In his speech on Tuesday to the U.N. General Assembly, Biden said the U.S. has “undertaken serious consultation with many member states. And we’ll continue to do our part to push more reform efforts forward, look for points of common ground, and make progress in the year ahead.” “We need to be able to break the gridlock that too often stymies progress and blocksRead More

No alterations in Nawaz Sharif’s return plans, says Maryam Nawaz

Nawaz Sharif

LONDON, SEPT 22: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Chief Organiser Maryam Nawaz said on Friday that there were no alterations in former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s return plans. Speaking in London, Ms Nawaz said: “The preparations to welcome Nawaz Sharif to the country are going on with great verve. We will give a great response to those who are doing propaganda regarding Nawaz Sharif’s return.” Earlier on Thursday, Ms Nawaz headed to London along with her younger daughter. – Propserity – Few days back Ms Nawaz said that the efforts toRead More

Thailand embassy delegation visits RCCI

Thailand Embassy

DNA RAWALPINDI: A delegation of Thailand Embassy headed by Mr. Khemathat Archawathamrong, Minister Councilor (Commercial), Royal Thai Embassy, Ms. Kamolwan Sriposil, Deputy Head of Mission & Mr. Faisal Hassan, Honorary Trade Advisor of the embassy visited Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry.  President RCCI Mr. Saqib Rafiq, Vice President Faisal Shahzad, Former President Malik Shahid Saleem, Executive Committee Members, distinguished RCCI members attended the meeting. During the meeting discussed several issues as part of efforts to enhance trade relation and to explore the potential cooperation between both countries especially inRead More

PPP suspends lawyer Latif Khosa’s party membership

Sardar Latif Khosa

ISLAMABAD: The PPP on Friday suspended the party membership of disgruntled leader Sardar Latif Khosa and also ousted him from its central executive committee (CEC). PPP Secretary General Nayyar Bukhari confirmed the development to He said the decision was taken after lawyer Khosa failed to reply to the show-cause notice issued to him by the party last week. On September 14, Khosa was issued a show-cause notice for “defending/pleading and representing [the] head of another political party without prior approval of [party] leadership”. Although the letter did not mentionRead More

Significant rains forecast for Pakistan


ISLAMABAD, SEPT 22: Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted significant rains for parts of Pakistan during the next couple of days. Met Office informed that weak to moderate moist currents from the Arabian Sea are penetrating the upper parts of Pakistan. A westerly wave is also affecting the upper parts of the country. Under the influence of this weather system, rain/wind-thundershower (with few moderate to heavy falls) are expected in Kashmir, (Neelum Valley, Muzaffarabad, Poonch, Hattian, Bagh, Haveli, Sudhanoti, Kotli, Bhimber, Mirpur) and Gilgit Baltistan (Diamir, Astore, Ghizer, Skardu, Hunza,Read More

Pakistan, Bangladesh should find new ways to promote mutual trade


ISLAMABAD, SEPT 22 /DNA/ – The founder chairman of Pakistan Association of Exhibition Industry, Khursheed Barlas, along with the delegation including Fahad Barlas, convener Exhibition, Amin-u- Rahman, Shamriz Iqbal, EC members, along with Ruhul Alam Siddique, High Commissioner of Bangladesh posted in Pakistan, at the embassy. In the meeting, Chairman Khursheed Barlas briefed the Ambassador of Bangladesh about “Third Pakistan International Property Housing and Construction Exhibition 17-19 November 2023” Pakistan China Friendship Center Islamabad. A large number of various business community associated with bank projects and tourism industry including prominentRead More