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Chinese Ambassador calls on Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani

Chinese Ambassador calls on Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani

Islamabad, 17 Jan /DNA/ – Today, Jiang Zaidong, the Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan called on Chairman Senate, Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani, at Parliament House. During the meeting, Chairman Senate emphasized the robust, historic, and multifaceted nature of the Pakistan-China relationship. The Chairman highlighted Pakistan’s Clear and principled stance regarding Taiwan question. He reaffirmed Pakistan’s unwavering commitment to the One China Principle as cornerstone of Pakistan’s foreign policy and the principles outlined in the UN Charter, opposing any form of “Taiwan independence” and other countries’ interference in China’s internal affairs. The ChairmanRead More

Caretaker Prime Minister meets Bill Gates in Davos

Caretaker Prime Minister meets Bill Gates in Davos

Davos, JAN 17 /DNA/ – Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar met Mr. Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, in Davos today on the sidelines of the 54th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum. Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar appreciated the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s ongoing collaboration with Pakistan, especially its critical support across such sectors as public health, social initiatives, and financial inclusion, as well as during the COVID-19 pandemic and the floods of 2022. The Prime Minister and Mr. Gates discussed a range ofRead More

Iran attack didn’t target Pakistani nationals: FM

Iran attack didn't target Pakistani nationals: FM

DNA DAVOS, JAN 17: Iran’s foreign minister has said that the country’s Tuesday missile attack on areas in Pakistan adjacent to Iranian borders was directed at the so-called Jaish al-Adl terrorist group and no Pakistani national was targeted. Speaking on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos on Wednesday, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said members of the terrorist group are Iranians who have taken shelters in Pakistan and that Tehran had repeatedly warned Islamabad to prevent their anti-Iran cross-border operations. “None of the nationals of the friendly and brotherly countryRead More

Pak China Institute enrolls 366 students

Pak China Institute enrolls 366 students

ISLAMABAD, JAN 17 (DNA) — Pakistan-China Technical and Vocational Institute (PCT&VI) has admitted 366 students from Gwadar and other parts of Balochistan in various programs.   Around 500 students both male and female made their appearance in entry test to get admitted in many areas of study including Tourism, English language, Maritime and Port Management, Software Technology, Chinese Language and Culture, Mechatronics and E-Commerce, according to a Gwadar Pro’s report on Wednesday. PCT& VI official told Gwadar Pro that classes will commence on January 22 as per schedule already conveyed to admitted studentsRead More

Ministry Alerted: Calls for Control on Sale of VELO and ZYN Nicotine Products

nicotine pouches

Islamabad. JAN 17 /DNA/ – The sale of nicotine pouches by the tobacco industry in Pakistan is highly hazardous for the public health, rights activists stressed on Friday. Waseela Foundation raised an alarm on the aggressive promotion and marketing of VELO, ZYN, and other local or international brands that carry these nicotine-addictive products. The Foundation urged the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations, and Coordination to immediately pay attention to this issue. “We feel that the sale of nicotine should be instantly controlled,” said Dr. Ziauddin Islam, Former Technical andRead More

Joint Efforts: Pakistan Ulema Council and Hajj Organization Punjab Collaborate for Pilgrim Training

Pakistan Ulema Council

“Tahzeem-e-Harmain Al-Sharifain Conference” LAHORE, JAN 17 /DNA/ – The speakers and representatives of Hajj Organization Punjab said that the governments of Saudi Arabia and Pakistan are knotted in eternal and everlasting brotherhood relations. While addressing Tahzeem-e-Harmain Al Sharifain Conference held in the aegis of Hajj Organizers Punjab, the speakers said that the governments of Saudi Arabia and Pakistan are making every possible effort to facilitate the Hajj and Umrah pilgrims. The Tahzeem-e-Harmain Al-Sharifain Conference was chaired by Chairman Pakistan Ulema Council, Special Representative to Prime Minister on Inter-Religious Harmony andRead More