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Stephanie lauds humanitarian efforts of Rotary Pakistan in various areas

There is a place for you in Rotary if you have the heart and the hands for service, says Rotary International President 2024-2025 Stephanie Urchick. Ansar M Bhatti ISLAMABAD: Rotary International President Elect Stephanie Urchick has lauded Rotary Pakistan’s humanitarian projects, particularly Smart Villages, and how it encompasses all 7 areas of humanitarian focus of Rotary International. She expressed particular admiration for the efforts of frontline polio workers in Pakistan. “Polio will be gone in Pakistan because of the commitment of polio workers,” she commented. She expressed these views whileRead More


More European countries halt aid to UN Palestinian Refugees Agency

More European countries halt aid to UN Palestinian Refugees Agency

Berlin, JAN 28: According to reports, six European countries have halted their financial assistance to the agency aiding Palestinian refugees due to allegations that some of the organization’s employees were involved in Hamas attacks on Israel on October 7th. On Saturday, January 27th, Reuters reported that Britain, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and Finland, along with the United States, Australia, and Canada, are among the countries that have suspended their financial aid to the people of Gaza in the past two days. The United Nations Relief and Works Agency forRead More


DFPA seeks industry status for disposable food packaging sector

DFPA seeks industry status for disposable food packaging sector

LAHORE, JAN 28 /DNA/ – While seeking the industry status the Disposable Food Packaging Association (DFPA) has said the disposable food packaging is one of the major and very important sectors of the country and the government should grant industry status to it in order to reap maximum benefits and employment generation. Talking to media here at a function, the DFPA President Ahsan Shahid stressed that the disposable food packaging sector has been holding significant importance in all industries. Elaborating, he said that the widespread popularity of online businesses andRead More


6th Pakistan, UK business opportunities conference leeds, UK

business opportunities conference leeds

DNA RAWALPINDI, JAN 28: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) organized 6th Pak-UK Business Opportunities Conference (BOC) at Queens Land hotel Leeds, UK. Mayor of Yorkshire Ms. Tracy Brabin was the chief guest on the occasion. The main purpose of the trade conference was to increase bilateral cooperation in various sectors, especially IT services, food, poultry, garments, textiles and machinery. In his welcome address Saqib Rafiq highlighted the aim of organizing BOC in Leeds and added that Britain is a major trading partner of Pakistan. Saqib Rafiq alsoRead More


Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan becomes global goodwill ambassador for Niaz Support

Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan becomes global goodwill ambassador for Niaz Support

ISLAMABAD, JAN 28 /DNA/ – Niaz Support, an award-winning social enterprise dedicated to mobilise persons with disabilities in Pakistan, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Air Chief Marshal (R) Mujahid Anwar Khan as its Global Goodwill Ambassador. The former Chief of Air Staff brings with him a wealth of experience, distinguished service, and a deep commitment to humanitarian causes. Air Chief Marshal (R) Mujahid Anwar Khan, a highly decorated officer, served as the Chief of Air Staff in the Pakistan Air Force. His outstanding leadership and strategic acumen significantlyRead More


Mushahid elected VP IPU human rights body

Mushahid elected VP IPU human rights body

DNA ISLAMABAD: Mushahid Hussain elected Vice President of IPU Human Rights body (Geneva, 28 January): Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, who represents Asia in the Committee of Human Rights for Parliamentarians (CHRP) of the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU), was unanimously elected as Vice President of the Committee at it’s meeting in Geneva. Ms Millie Odhiambo of Kenya was elected as President. Senator Mushahid Hussain is the first parliamentarian from Pakistan to be elected to a high level office of a key body of IPU, which is a global organisation representing theRead More