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Gohar Ayub passes away

Gohar Ayub passes away

PTI leaders, workers grieved over Omar Ayub’s father sad demise Gohar’s funeral prayer to be offered in Haripur today ISLAMABAD: /DNA/ – In shocking news, the father of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Central Secretary General Omar Ayub Khan, former Speaker National Assembly and foreign minister Gohar Ayub passed away after a brief illness on Friday. The PTI leadership and workers expressed heartfelt condolences with Omar Ayub and his bereaved family. In condolence messages, they paid rich tribute to Gohar Ayub for services to the country and the nation. Gohar Ayub’s funeralRead More

Setting a Regional Benchmark: Pioneering Public-Private Partnership Solar Power Plant in Gilgit-Baltistan

Solar Power Plant

HUNZA, NOV 17 /DNA/ – NPak Energy Limited, a subsidiary of the Industrial Promotion Services (IPS), the industrial and infrastructure development arm of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED), commissioned a 1MW solar photovoltaic power plant (SPP) with 600kWh Battery Storage in Hunza district of Gilgit Baltistan. This project sets a unique precedent as the first public private partnership (PPP) in Gilgit Baltistan, producing clean energy and actively contributing to the global agenda to mitigate climate change. The inauguration ceremony held on 17 November 2023 was attended byRead More

Climate Change takes center stage at PNCA exhibition: Calls for global action

Climate Change takes center stage at PNCA exhibition

ISLAMABAD, NOV 17 /DNA/ – One of its kind, Arts Craft & Techno Exposition has kick-started at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) with an environment-friendly theme ‘Love thyself, love thy nature.’ A joint venture of the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) and the Centre for Public-Cultural Diplomacy (CPCD) , the exhibition will remain open to the public until November 24 (except Saturday). The exhibition featuring diverse works—paintings, sculptures, statues and raw items—has emphasized the need for adopting policies that are eco-friendly and protect our surroundings.Read More

Enabling women through meaningful collaborations

Pak-China border

DNA ISLAMABAD, NOV 17: Situated near the Pak-China border in northern Pakistan, Shimshal is home to the Al Shams Women’s Football Club. Founded in 2016 by Coach Munawar Spicher, the club is open to girls of all ages and abilities with ambitions beyond football alone. While Shimshal is generally regarded as a forward-thinking community with exceptional talent, the remote location of the area limits the community’s ability to participate in regional activities, events, and tournaments. This week, 16 girls from the club visited Islamabad for an interactive program centered aroundRead More

COAS applauds ‘Paigham-e-Pakistan’ fatwa against extremist propaganda


Leading Islamic Scholars (Ulema o Mashaikh) of all schools of thought interacted with General Syed Asim Munir, NI (M), Chief of Army Staff (COAS) at GHQ RAWALPINDI, NOV 17 /DNA/ – Ulema and Mashaikh unanimously condemned extremism, terrorism and sectarianism and pledged their continued support for untiring efforts of State and security forces for bringing tolerance, peace and stability in the country. They underscored that Islam is a religion of peace and harmony and any skewed and distorted interpretations of religion by certain entities is for their vested interests onlyRead More

Malaysian High Commissioner hosts farewell, welcome dinners for ASEAN Envoys

DNA ISLAMABAD, NOV 17: The Malaysian High Commissioner and Chair of the ASEAN Committee in Islamabad (ACI) organized a farewell dinner for the outgoing Indonesian Ambassador and a welcome dinner for the new Bruneian High Commissioner on November 15, 2023, at Serena Hotel. The event was attended by ASEAN Heads of Mission in Islamabad along with their spouses.”