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AFT to showcase cultural diplomacy, UN unity on Nov 2

AFT to showcase cultural diplomacy, UN unity on Nov 2

DNA ISLAMABAD, OCT 21– Devcom-Pakistan in collaboration with the Ministry of National Heritage and Culture, and Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) will put up a second edition of ‘All Flags Together’ (AFT 2023) on Thursday November 2 at the PNCA premises. Different educational institutions and organizations will be collaborating to inculcate cultural understanding for peace and showcasing the strength of cultural diplomacy, said the Executive Director Devcom-Pakistan Munir Ahmed in a statement on Saturday.  Participation of over ten thousand is expected in the daylong activities of cultural engagementRead More


China’s Economic Expansion is Shaping US-China Rivalry

China's Economic Expansion is Shaping US-China Rivalry

Dr. Muhammad Akram Zaheer China’s rapid economic growth over the past two decades has enabled it to extend its economic influence in Latin America, largely due to the absence of a counterstrategy from the United States. Initially, Washington perceived Beijing’s expanding presence as mere economic diversification and thus not a threat to hemispheric or U.S.-Latin American security and military relations. However, more recently, the United States has started to perceive China’s commercial activities in the region as potentially detrimental, especially concerning U.S. access to rare earth elements, allied port security,Read More


The ML-1 Railway: A fulcrum for global trade 

The ML-1 Railway: A fulcrum for global trade 

Qamar Bashir The visit of the caretaker Prime Minister to China for the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) forum meeting has been highly successful. One of the major achievements is the signing of the Mainline-1 (ML-1) railway project, a crucial component of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The ML-1 project aims to connect Peshawar to Karachi through a 2,600-kilometer track with an estimated cost of $7 billion. Planned to be complete in 16 years, it will increase the line capacity from 34 to 134 trains each way per day, movingRead More


Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan after 4 years

Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan after 4 years

ISLAMABAD, OCT 20: Deposed prime minister and proclaimed offender Nawaz Sharif returned to Pakistan on Saturday afternoon after spending four years in London. The PML-N supremo’s legal team including former law minister Senator Azam Tarar and party leaders are present at the airport to receive him. Tarar said Nawaz will be consulted on political and legal issues upon his arrival, adding that the ex-premier will head to the VIP lounge after landing. He confirmed that the court staff also reached the airport and now “the legal process of security guaranteeRead More