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A Belgian Musician Stan Pollet to Perform Recitals of French songs in Islamabad and Lahore


DNA Islamabad, NOV 20: The Embassy of Belgium is thrilled to announce two enchanting musical evenings featuring the acclaimed Belgian artist, Stan Pollet, as part of the Belgian Week 2023 celebrations in Pakistan. Stan Pollet is a talented Belgian musician and singer known for his skillful renditions of French variety classics. His live performances offer an invitation to escape, reminisce, and celebrate through each note. Stan Pollet doesn’t just sing, he connects with his audience, creating a unique sense of camaraderie that makes every small concert a memorable experience. GetRead More

US Ambassador announces new initiatives to strengthen counter terrorism cooperation

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

Quetta, NOV 20 /DNA/ – Today in Quetta, U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Donald A. Blome unveiled four important initiatives to bolster the capabilities of Pakistani law enforcement in their efforts to safeguard local communities.   These projects are funded and will be implemented in collaboration with the Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL).  INL currently provides approximately $20 million in assistance nationwide.    In addition to announcing the new initiatives, Ambassador Blome, along with Inspector General of Police Shaikh and representatives from the United Nations OfficeRead More

UK National Day climate themed celebrations conclude in Lahore and Karachi

UK National Day

ISLAMABAD, NOV 20 /DNA/ – On Friday the UK concluded its celebrations marking his Majesty King Charles III’s 75th Birthday, with a final event in Karachi, following those in Lahore on Thursday and Islamabad on Tuesday. The King’s Birthday Party events, which double as a National Day for the UK, had an environment and climate theme, to reflect both the King’s interest in this area and the high priority given to this work by the UK. Hosted in the garden of ‘Acton House’ at the Deputy High Commission Karachi, Friday’sRead More

ICCI delegation leaves for Thailand to explore business opportunities

ICCI delegation leaves for Thailand

ISLAMABAD, NOV 20 /DNA/ – A delegation of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) led by Ahsan Zafar Bakhtawari, President has left for Thailand to explore the business opportunities in the Thai market. The delegation is representing various sectors including pharmaceuticals, textiles, construction, edible oil, marble, light engineering, hospitality, retail sector, importers and exporters. The delegation will visit Thailand Chamber of Commerce & Industry to hold B2B meetings with Thai counterparts and explore business collaborations with them. In his statement before departure, Ahsan Zafar Bakhtawari, President, Islamabad Chamber ofRead More

Chairman JKSM Altaf Ahmed Bhat highlights plight of Kashmiri children

Chairman JKSM Altaf Ahmed Bhat highlights plight of Kashmiri children

Islamabad, Nov 20, /DNA/ – In observance of World Children’s Day, Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Salvation Movement Altaf Ahmed Bhat brings attention to the distressing conditions faced by Kashmiri children as a consequence of the Indian occupation in the region. Chairman Bhat underscores the urgent need for the international community to recognize and address the profound challenges endured by the youngest residents of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). Alarming statistics reveal the toll on Kashmiri children, with over 900 children among the 96,263 people martyred during the lastRead More

PCB unveils talent hunt for young cricket stars

QAZI SHOAB KHAN DNA ATTOCK (NOV-20) Talent hunt programme has been launched by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)  from Monday including Attock and other parts of the country to search street cricket potential. Sources in the PCB told media on Monday that the programme would start from Nov 20, selected players in U-13 and U-16 categories would be eligible to play in regional tournaments. They said the selected players in U-19 would participate in inter-district tournament, adding players born after September 1, 2010 and before September 1, 2014 would beRead More