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Scholars pin-point religious links between Pak, Indonesia

Scholars pin-point religious links between Pak, Indonesia

Sharing Session on Indonesian Model of Religious Moderation and Democracy DNA ISLAMABAD: The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Islamabad, in collaboration with the International Research Council for Religious Affairs (IRCRA), organized a significant experience-sharing session on 23 January 2024, titled “Memories from Indonesia: Reflections on the Indonesian Model of Religious Moderation and Democracy,” at the National Book Foundation (NBF) in Islamabad where the Indonesian Corner has been established last November 2023. As speakers of the Session were Pakistani Ulemas, Scholars, Academics, Activists, and Politicians, who have visited IndonesiaRead More

PM Kakar, COAS Munir address Pakistan National Youth Convention 2024

PM Kakar

ISLAMABAD, JAN 24 /DNA/ – Pakistan National Youth Convention 2024 was held today at the Jinnah Convention Centre, Islamabad. Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar graced the occasion as chief guest. General Syed Asim Munir, NI (M), Chief of Army Staff (COAS) was Guest of Honour at the occasion. While addressing the conference, the Caretaker Prime Minister said, “we as a Nation, have fought the menace of terrorism most valiantly, offering unparalleled sacrifices.” He appreciated the role of Armed Forces in the fight against the menace of terrorism with full commitmentRead More

Pakistan, Russia ink MoU on physical culture and sports cooperation

Pakistan, Russia ink MoU on physical culture and sports cooperation

MOSCOW, JAN 24 /DNA/ – Today Pakistan and Russia signed the Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Inter-Provincial Coordination of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Ministry of Sports of the Russian Federation on Cooperation in the Field of Physical Culture and Sports. The MoU was signed in Moscow by Pakistan’s Ambassador to Russia Muhammad Khalid Jamali and Russian Minister for Sports Oleg Matytsin. The MoU envisions bilateral cooperation in a wide range of sporting endeavours including elite and mass sports, sports for disabled persons, sports science andRead More

Japan’s USD 1.85 mln aid empowers women in flood-affected areas

Japan's USD 1.85 mln aid empowers women in flood-affected areas

KARACHI, JAN 24 /DNA/ – UN Women, in collaboration with the Government of Japan, hosted a showcase event in Karachi to highlight the success of Women’s Socio-Economic Resilience Project. The initiative aimed to provide essential relief and protection services to women and girls in flood-affected areas, fostering their resilience and adaptability to emergencies and disasters. This USD 1.85 million project was made possible through the generous support of the Government of Japan, that provided humanitarian assistance to regions affected by floods in 2022.The aid was directed towards women-focused humanitarian servicesRead More

PR&P, PARC host dialogue on regulatory harmonization for food safety in Pakistan


ISLAMABAD, JAN 24 /DNA/ – PR&P, PARC, A significant dialogue on regulatory harmonization in Pakistan for Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) and Bio-pesticides was held, aiming to improve food safety standards in the country. The event brought together four major partners, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International (CABI), Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC), and representatives from the private sector specially Rafhan Maize Product Co. Ltd. The primary focus of the dialogue was to facilitate the availability and regulation for Aflatoxin biological control technology for maize,Read More

Ambassador Blome promotes trade, economic ties during Karachi visit

U.S. Ambassador

DNA KARACHI, JAN 24: U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Donald Blome underscored the United States’ unwavering commitment to Pakistan as a trade and economic partner during his visit to Karachi January 21-23.  “We are committed to broadening and deepening our trade and economic partnership with Pakistan, and to empowering the next generation of Pakistani business leaders,” the Ambassador said. In his meeting with the American Business Council (ABC), Ambassador Blome emphasized the benefits of private sector-led, equitable, sustainable economic growth, and the potential for increasing two-way trade and investment between ourRead More