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COAS commends PAF’s preparedness and indigenous technological advances


Rawalpindi, 2 Jan /DNA/ – An Induction and Operationalization Ceremony was held at an operational base of Pakistan Air Force, today. General Syed Asim Munir, NI (M) Chief of Army Staff, attended the distinguished ceremony as the Chief Guest. Upon his arrival at the base, Chief of Army Staff was received by Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force. The ceremony showcased the newly inducted weapon systems and defence assets of PAF. Upon his arrival, a smartly turned-out contingent of Pakistan Air ForceRead More

Wafaqi Mohtasib takes notice of rabies vaccine’s shortage

Wafaqi Mohtasib takes notice of rabies vaccine's shortage

ISLAMABAD, JAN 02 (DNA) — The Federal Ombudsman, Ejaz Ahmed Qureshi has taken a serious notice of the non-availability of the anti-rabies vaccine in the federal government hospitals and dispensaries located in the federal capital. He also summoned the heads of the National Institute of Health (NIH) and Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) on January 9, 2024 in this regard.  He said that the non-availability of such essential vaccines for human life in major hospitals of Islamabad is a matter of deep concern. According to details, a resident ofRead More

US ambassador meets Foreign Minister Jilani

US ambassador meets Foreign Minister Jilani

DNA ISLAMABAD: U.S. Ambassador Donald Blome met today with Caretaker Foreign Minister Jilani to discuss a wide range of important bilateral issues, including expanded diplomatic engagement, the safe and efficient processing of Afghan citizens eligible for resettlement to the United States, as well as other issues of mutual interest.

Exercise Barracuda-Xii commences at Karachi

Exercise Barracuda-Xii commences at Karachi

DNA Karachi, Jan 2: International Exercise BARRACUDA-XII formally commences today at Headquarters Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA), Karachi. The event started with an impressive flag hoisting ceremony followed by wreath laying on Shuhadas monument. The ceremony was attended by observers from 13 friendly countries and officers of Pakistan Navy and PMSA. Exercise BARRACUDA-XII is scheduled from 02-04 Jan 24 and comprising Harbour and Sea phases. Opening brief of the exercise was held at Karachi. Federal Minister for climate change Ahmed Irfan Aslam graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Foreign ObserversRead More

UBG’s historic victory in the FPCCI elections reflects the trust of the business community


ISLAMABAD, JAN 2 /DNA/ – Zafar Bakhtawari, former President of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) and Secretary General, United Business Group (UBG), has said that UBG’s historic success in the FPCCI elections is a result of joint efforts of the business community. This victory is the trust of the business community in the visionary leadership of UBG led by SM Tanveer. He said this while talking at Islamabad Airport on his return from Karachi to Islamabad. He said that SM Tanveer has remarkably promoted the mission of hisRead More

President for improved status of women, providing enabling environment

Arif Alvi

DNA Islamabad, JAN 2: President Arif Alvi has underscored the need for taking measures to improve the status of women, provide them employment opportunities and enabling working-environment to increase their economic participation. He highlighted that our religion Islam granted property rights to women and it was our responsibility to give them their due share and create a safer society for them. The President expressed these views while chairing a meeting during his visit to the Federal Ombudsman Secretariat for Protection Against Harassment at Workplace (FOSPAH) Head Office, in Islamabad, today.Read More