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Foreign mission expels Pak staff on corruption charges

The sources, who, for confidentiality reasons, preferred not to disclose the identity of the foreign mission, emphasized that this diplomatic entity has repeatedly garnered attention due to allegations of corruption involving both local officials and members of the host country’s staff. Notably, even high-ranking officers within this specific mission have been implicated in amassing substantial wealth through questionable means, for which they had to face serious consequences as well. EXCLUSIVE Ansar M Bhatti Islamabad: In a recent development, a foreign mission operating in Islamabad has taken decisive action against corruptionRead More

UK allows visa-free entry to citizens of several Islamic countries

United Kingdom

GCC residents will just need Electronic Travel Authorisation to enter UK from February next year DNA LONDON: The United Kingdom government has announced to grant visa-free entry to travellers from various Arab countries from February 22 next year onwards. In a significant change to its visa policies, the UK intends to make entry easier for the residents of Jordan and all the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. Citizens of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Oman, Jordan and Bahrain will not need visas for entry into the UK. TheyRead More

Xi Ushers China to Intense diplomacy…

Qamar Bashir

By  Qamar Bashir Former Press Secretary to the President, Former Press Minister to the Embassy of Pakistan to France, Former MD, SRBC Amidst the thunderous echoes of Chinese success in every realm – from economic summits to cyberspace frontiers, from military might to diplomatic triumphs – President Xi during a meeting of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) held to discuss Work Relating to Foreign Affairs in Beijing (27 to 28 of Dec 2023) unleashed a new wave of global engagement. This “New Era of Diplomacy”Read More

8th Serena Hotels National Ranking Tennis Championships-2023

Pakistan Tennis Federation

ISLAMABAD, DEC 31 /DNA/ – The Pakistan Tennis Federation is pleased to inform you that the 8th Serena Hotels National Ranking Tennis Championships-2023 concluded at the PTF-SDA Tennis Complex, Islamabad. The Serena Hotels Tennis Championships is a very renowned event, held annually as part of their Sports Diplomacy. In the Mens Singles Final, AQEEL KHAN beat MUHAMMAD SHOAIB 6-3,1-6,6-2 and won the Serena Hotels Mens Title. In the Ladies’ Singles Final, Sarah Mahboob Khan beat Meheq Khokhar 6-3,6-2 and won the Serena Hotels Ladies’ Title. In the Boys Single 14Read More

The Issue of Unemployment in Pakistan

The Issue of Unemployment in Pakistan

KOMAL ASLAM Many young people not having jobs is a big problem in the world. This is also a challenge in Pakistan right now. To solve this, we need to look at the main reasons for it and find ways to help young people get jobs. This will not only benefit them but also help the country grow economically and socially.The lack of good education and job skills is a big reason why young people can’t find work. This is a serious problem because it can lead to hopelessness andRead More

U.S. Engagement with Ukraine

U.S. Engagement with Ukraine

Dr. Muhammad AkramZaheer As the conflict between Russia and Ukraine continues, people are getting tired of emotional appeals about Ukrainian bravery and Russian actions. Republicans have valid concerns: they want to cut government spending, make sure U.S. aid to Ukraine isn’t misused by corrupt officials, and figure out where helping Ukraine fits in U.S. priorities. One thing most Americans agree on is the importance of a strong U.S. military. However, President Biden is providing enough aid for Ukraine to keep fighting but not enough to win. There’s a strong argumentRead More