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Future Prospects: MoU signing marks new chapter in Pakistan-Malaysia friendship

Future Prospects: MoU signing marks new chapter in Pakistan-Malaysia friendship

ISLAMABAD, NOV 21 /DNA/ – Further strengthening its international collaboration, the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) has concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS), Malaysia. The virtual ceremony, held simultaneously at the High Commission of Pakistan in Kuala Lumpur and Islamabad, marked a pivotal moment in the deepening ties between the two premier institutions. His Excellency Syed Ahsan Raza Shah, High Commissioner of Pakistan to Malaysia, expressed his great privilege in hosting the ceremony, emphasizing the strong cultural and research connections discussedRead More


IHC declares notification for Imran’s jail trial in cipher case illegal

IHC declares notification for Imran’s jail trial in cipher case illegal

ISLAMABAD, NOV 21: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday declared illegal the law ministry’s August 29 notification for the jail trial of PTI chief Imran Khan in “judicial lockup” in the cipher case. The verdict, which was reserved earlier in the day, was issued on an intra-court appeal filed by Imran against a single-member bench’s decision approving the ex-premier’s jail trial in the cipher case. It must be noted that on August 29, the IHC had suspended the PTI chief’s sentence in the Toshakhana case, but a special courtRead More


President for increasing economic and cultural cooperation with Bulgaria

President for increasing economic and cultural cooperation with Bulgaria

ISLAMABAD, NOV 21 (DNA) — President Dr Arif Alvi has called for increasing economic, trade and cultural cooperation between Pakistan and Bulgaria. He said that Pakistan greatly valued its ties with Bulgaria and wished to strengthen them in all fields of mutual interest. The President expressed these views while talking to Pakistan’s Ambassador-designate to Bulgaria, Mr Modasar Chaudhry, who called on him at Aiwan-e-Sadr today. Talking to the Ambassador, the President underscored the need for the exchange of political and business delegations to further improve bilateral cooperation between Pakistan andRead More


Islamic Emirate Reacts to UN’s Assessment of Afghanistan

Islamic Emirate Reacts to UN's Assessment of Afghanistan

KABUL, NOV 21: The Islamic Emirate in a document to the United Nations articulated its stance towards the assessment of the situation of Afghanistan conducted by a UN team, saying that it welcomes recommendations that support the strengthening of the national economy of the country and opening of the pathway to the recognition of the “current government” and “encourages regional connectivity and transit via Afghanistan.” However, it stressed that Afghanistan “should not be viewed as a conflict zone where foreign-imposed political solutions like intra-Afghan dialogue are deemed necessary, and neitherRead More


Netherlands ambassador engages in bilateral economic talks with Pakistan

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DNA ISLAMABAD, NOV 21 /DNA/ – Ambassador of Netherlands, Henny De Vries, called on Caretaker Federal Minister for Finance, Revenue & Economic Affairs Dr. Shamshad Akhtar at the Finance Division, today. The discussions covered various aspects of bilateral economic relations between the two countries. Secretary EAD and senior officers from the Finance Division attended the meeting. The upcoming elections in the Netherlands were a prominent topic of discussion, with both parties emphasizing the importance of Democratic processes. Ambassador Mrs. Henny De Vries congratulated Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, Minister for Finance, Revenue,Read More


Anti-Power Theft Campaign: IESCO retrieves funds from 37,211 defaulters

Anti-Power Theft Campaign: IESCO retrieves funds from 37,211 defaulters

DNA / QAZI SHOAIB KHAN ATTOCK (NOV-21)  Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) headed by Chief Executive Officer  Dr. Muhammad Amjad Khan while intensifying the crack down launched against the electricity defaulters and pilferers in Attock, Chakwal, Rawalpindi and Islamabad region has recovered Rs 672.51 million from 37,211 defaulters so far during the ongoing anti power theft and recovery campaign launched on September 7. Says a press release of IESCO on Tuesday. IESCO, Chief Dr. Muhammad Amjad Khan said that IESCO’s recovery teams recovered Rs 332.97 million from 25,842 running andRead More