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Tragic Loss: Sepoy Muhammad Tariq sacrifices life defending peace in Abyei ambush

Sepoy Muhammad Tariq

RAWALPINDI: /DNA/ – On 28th January 2024, a convoy of Pakistani Peacekeepers was ambushed in Abyei (disputed area between Sudan and South Sudan) while escorting two local patients to a hospital. Pakistani peacekeepers responded effectively and forced the militants to retreat. However, during exchange of fire, Sepoy Muhammad Tariq (resident of Badin, Sindh) embraced martyrdom while four individuals including two officers were injured. Pakistan’s peacekeeping contingents have always distinguished themselves by virtue of their professionalism and devotion to duty. Todate, 181 Pakistani peacekeepers have laid their lives while serving theRead More

Terrorist Killed in encounter

Security forces victorious in Lakki Marwat anti-terror operation

DNA RAWALPINDI:  On 29 January 2024, Security forces conducted an intelligence-based operation in North Waziristan District, on reported presence of terrorists. During the conduct of operation, intense fire exchange took place between own troops and terrorists as a result of which Terrorist Naikman Ullah was sent to hell. The killed terrorist remained actively involved in numerous terrorist activities including target killing of innocent civilians. Weapons, ammunition and explosives were also recovered from the killed terrorist. Sanitization operation is being conducted to eliminate any other terrorist found in the area. SecurityRead More

Pakistan-Bahrain counter terrorism drills begin: Al-BADAR-VIII exercise kicks off at Pabbi

Al-BADAR-VIII exercise kicks off at Pabbi

RAWALPINDI, JAN 29 /DNA/ – Opening ceremony of two weeks long Joint Exercise Al-BADAR-VIII was held at National Counter Terrorism Centre, Pabbi with participation of contingents from Pakistan Army and Bahrain National Guards. Al-BADAR is a annual bilateral joint exercise in Counter Terrorism domain between Pakistan and Bahrain. Director General Military Training was the Chief Guest of opening ceremony. The exercise is aimed at nurturing of joint employment and interoperability besides, harnessing the historic military to military relations among the brotherly countries. Both countries have displayed zeal and enthusiasm forRead More

Iran-Pakistan Ties Strengthen: Foreign Minister Amir Abdollahian meets PM Kakar

Foreign Minister Amir Abdollahian

ISLAMABAD, JAN 29 /DNA/ – The Foreign Minister of Islamic Republic of Iran, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, called on Caretaker Prime Minister, Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar in Islamabad today. Underscoring the close relations between Pakistan and Iran, the Prime Minister reaffirmed Pakistan’s commitment to further consolidate bilateral ties. The Prime Minister also emphasized the need to address common challenges through collaborative and cooperative approaches, rooted in the respect for international law and the principles of the UN Charter, in particular, territorial integrity and sovereignty of both Pakistan and Iran. The Prime Minister conveyed hisRead More

Iranian Foreign Minister meets COAS Gen. Asim Munir at GHQ

Iranian Foreign Minister meets COAS Gen. Asim Munir at GHQ

RAWALPINDI, JAN 29 /DNA/ – Foreign Minister of Iran, Amir Abdollahian called on General Syed Asim Munir, NI (M) COAS, at GHQ today. Realizing the historical, religious and cultural ties that bind Pakistan and Iran, both sides emphasized on strengthening bilateral ties and fostering greater understanding of each other’s concerns. COAS underscored the centrality of respecting the other state’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, calling it sacrosanct, inviolable and the most important cardinal of state-to-state relationship. The two sides observed that terrorism was common threat that needed to be tackled throughRead More

Petroleum Division of the Ministry of Energy to host “Petroleum Conference 2024”

“Petroleum Conference 2024”

By Faisal Munir / DNA Islamabad, Jan 29 /DNA/ – Petroleum Conference 2024 to take place at a local hotel in Islamabad, today, on Tuesday, 30th January 2024. This prestigious event brings together industry leaders, experts, and government stakeholders to highlight the industry challenges and discuss the latest trends and policy initiatives in the petroleum sector. Anwar-ul-Haq Kakar, the Prime Minister of Pakistan, will preside over the event as chief guest, with provincial chief ministers attending to represent their respective provinces. The conference will be attended by international delegates, governmentRead More