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Gilgit Serena Hotel hosts “Raabta” panel discussion on responsible tourism and climate action

Gilgit Serena Hotel

DNA GILGIT, 27 Sept –Tourism Promotion Services (Pakistan) Limited hosted a panel discussion at Gilgit Serena Hotel, “Raabta” a vital platform for engaging in a dialogue on the ‘Harmonization of responsible tourism and climate action: Shaping a Sustainable Future,” this event brought together a distinguished panel of experts, community leaders, and government officials to explore the critical intersection of tourism and environmental conservation. The event was curated by the esteemed journalist and curator, Sidra Iqbal. The keynote speaker for the event was Mr. Asif Ullah Khan, Secretary Tourism Gilgit Baltistan.Read More


Taliban criticize UN for talks over Afghan women

Taliban criticize UN for talks over Afghan women

KABUL – The Taliban has conveyed its regret regarding the recent UN talks on Afghanistan at the Security Council, which it believes were overshadowed by discussions on what the group referred to as ‘minor issues,’ specifically women’s education and employment. In a statement released on X, the spokesperson for the group expressed dissatisfaction with the fact that the high-level briefing predominantly centered on these domestic topics, sidelining more critical matters such as UN sanctions against the Taliban. Taliban’s spokesperson, Zabihullah Mujahid, lamented, “The discussions and opinions within the United NationsRead More


ECP issues initial report on delimitation of constituencies

ECP

The electoral watchdog further said that the publication of preliminary constituencies will continue for 30 days Special Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Moving a step closer to the most sought-after general elections, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday released the provisional report on the delimitation of constituencies based on the recently concluded census. An official statement issued by the poll organising authority stated that the preliminary report and map of constituencies can be viewed on the ECP’s website — https://www.ecp.gov.pk/. The electoral watchdog further said that the publication of preliminary constituencies willRead More


‘US objections’ on Iran-Pak gas pipeline

Iran-Pak gas pipeline

In February 2014 then petroleum minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi told the parliament that the Iran-Pakistan project was “off the table” due to international sanctions. Khayam Abbasi ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat has summoned the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Attorney General for Pakistan (AGP) to brief the panel on objections reportedly raised by the US on the multi-billion-dollar Iran-Pakistan (IP) gas pipeline project. Tehran has been claiming to have completed its side of the 1,150-kilometre pipeline for which a groundbreaking ceremony was jointly conducted by then presidents Asif Ali Zardari andRead More


Mushahid all praise for President Ilham Aliyev’s leadership

Mushahid all praise for President Ilham Aliyev’s leadership

September 15-Remembermce Day in the Republic of Azerbaijan and book presentation ceremony “The History of the Patriotic War— Personality Factor’ observed Ansar M Bhatti/DNA ISLAMABAD: Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed Chairman Senate Defence Committee has said Pakistan and Azerbaijan enjoy excellent relations adding Azerbaijan has made progress by leaps and bounds in all spheres under the dynamic leadership of President Ilham Aliyev. Senator Mushahid made these remarks while speaking on the occasion of September 15-Remembermce Day in the Republic of Azerbaijan and book presentation ceremony “The History of the Patriotic War—Read More


Initial report on delimitation of constituencies issued as ECP inches towards elections

ECP

ISLAMABAD: Moving a step closer to the most sought-after general elections, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday released the provisional report on the delimitation of constituencies based on the recently concluded census. An official statement issued by the poll organising authority stated that the preliminary report and map of constituencies can be viewed on the ECP’s website — https://www.ecp.gov.pk/. The electoral watchdog further said that the publication of preliminary constituencies will continue for 30 days till October 26. While voters of a constituency can approach the ECP ifRead More