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United States supports South Punjab and honors Multan Heritage: Ambassador Blome

United States supports South Punjab and honors Multan Heritage: Ambassador Blome

DNA Islamabad:  During his first visit to Multan, U.S. Ambassador Donald Blome emphasized the United States’ long-standing support for South Punjab, including in energy, health, business, and education.  The Ambassador honored the rich history of Multan during visits to the shrines of Bahauddin Zakria, Shah Rukn-e-Alam and Shah Shams Tabraiz.  The United States has funded 32 cultural preservation projects across Pakistan totaling $7.6 million, including the shrine of Shah Shams Tabraiz.  Ambassador Blome also met with university students, alumni of U.S. exchange programs, and local business leaders.  He toured MG Apparel, aRead More


Pak-China joint naval exercise Sea Guardian-2023 culminates 

Pak-China joint naval exercise Sea Guardian-2023 culminates 

DNA KARACHI, NOV 17: Closing Ceremony of bilateral exercise Sea Guardian – 2023 between Pakistan Navy and Peoples Liberation Army (Navy) of China was held at Pakistan Navy Dockyard, Karachi. The exercise was conducted at Karachi and North Arabian Sea, in which six Chinese Navy units including Destroyer, Frigates, Submarine, Oil tanker and Rescue ship along with a detachment of marines participated. The Exercise included a wide range of operational manoeuvers encompassing major facets of Anti-Surface, Anti-Air, Mine Warfare and Special Operations in simulated multi threat environment to provide optimumRead More


Ethiopian Embassy unveils ‘Medemer Generation’ Book of PM Abiy Ahmed in Pakistan

Ethiopian Embassy unveils ‘Medemer Generation’ Book of PM Abiy Ahmed in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, NOV 17: /DNA/ – The Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in Islamic Republic of Pakistan on Friday unveiled the “Medemer Generation” Book authored by H.E Dr. Abiy Ahmed Prime Minister of FDR Ethiopia that embodies an idea, philosophy and a framework for nation building through synergy and alignment of all resources.  Waseem Ajmal Chaudhry, Federal Secretary for Federal Education Ministry graced the occasion as chief guest and unveiled the Book “Medemer Generation” here alongside Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE)Read More


AKAHP conducts urban disaster simulation for collaboration

AKAHP conducts urban disaster simulation for collaboration

DNA Islamabad, NOV 17: In response to the escalating challenges posed by rapid urbanization and the unchecked growth of small cities in Pakistan, the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat Pakistan (AKAHP) is taking proactive measures to enhance disaster preparedness. A comprehensive urban disaster simulation exercise has been arranged for more than 150 skilled members, including 10 female volunteers of the Search and Rescue Teams (SART). These teams represent the Pakistan Army, Aga Khan Agency for Habitat Pakistan, and the Capital Development Authority, which are assembled from different parts of Pakistan,Read More


Military trial of civilians: Defence ministry files appeal against SC verdict

Military trial of civilians: Defence ministry files appeal against SC verdict

ISLAMABAD: The government has approached the Supreme Court with an appeal against the order of a five-member bench that declared the trial of civilians in military courts illegal, reported Geo News on Friday. In its intra-court appeal, the Ministry of Defence urged the apex court to revoke the October 23 decision and restore the sections of the Official Secrets Act that were declared illegal by the bench. It also urges the Supreme Court to restore Section 59(4) of the Army Act. The petition has also warned that declaring some sections of theRead More


Belgian King’s Day celebrated

MABAD: Chief Guest Fawad Hassan Fawad, Federal Minister for Privatisation, Ambassador of Belgium Charles Delogne cutting cake to celebrate the King’s Day .-DNA Relationship between Belgium and Pakistan is forward-looking DNA ISLAMABAD: Pakistan said on Thursday that the 75 years of its diplomatic relations with Belgium encompassed the spirit of solidarity and expressed commitment to work with it towards shaping a better world for future generations. A statement by the Foreign Office said the upward trajectory of bilateral relations was deeply embedded in people-to-people linkages and frequent high-level contacts atRead More