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FM Jilani, Amir Abdullahian hold telephonic talk

FM Jilani, Amir Abdullahian hold telephonic talk

ISLAMABAD, FEB 23 /DNA/ – The Foreign ministers of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan had a telephone conversation today. Jilani to Amir Abdullahian: Everyone in Pakistan is waiting for President Raisi’s visit. Iranian Foreign Minister, on behalf of the leadership and people of Iran, congratulated FM Jilani on the successful conduct of Pakistan’s parliamentary elections 2024. FM Jilani deeply appreciated the warm wishes from the brotherly people of Iran. Reflecting on close fraternal ties between the governments as well as peoples of Pakistan andRead More


Pak Cotton Yarn Exports to China Surged by 46.7% in 2023

Pak Cotton Yarn Exports to China Surged by 46.7% in 2023

ISLAMABAD, FEB 23 (DNA) — China’s import of cotton yarn from Pakistan reached a record high of $695,622,837, marking a significant surge of 46.7% during the year 2023, data from China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Textile and Apparel (CCCT) showed, according to China Economic Net (CEN). Recently, the All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) released a report stating that due to the sharp rise in energy prices, power and gas supply interruptions, more than a thousand textile factories have stopped production, and the decline in production capacity hasRead More


ISSI hosts Roundtable on “SCO: Pakistan’s Policy Priorities and Opportunities”

ISSI hosts Roundtable on “SCO: Pakistan’s Policy Priorities and Opportunities”

ISLAMABAD, FEB 23 /DNA/ – China-Pakistan Study Centre (CPSC) at the Institute of Strategic Studies (ISSI) hosted a Roundtable, entitled “Shanghai Cooperation Organization: Pakistan’s Policy, Priorities and Opportunities.” Ambassador (R) Babar Amin, Pakistan’s first-ever National Coordinator for SCO, delivered a keynote address. Eminent discussants from academia and think-tanks presented their perspectives. The Roundtable provided valuable insights into Pakistan’s upcoming pivotal role in the SCO in the run-up to Council of Heads of Government (CHG) summit to be hosted by Pakistan as well as its vision for regional cooperation and economicRead More


Kartarpur Corridor symbol of peace, Pakistan always welcome Sikh Yatrees: President

Kartarpur Corridor symbol of peace, Pakistan always welcome Sikh Yatrees: President

ISLAMABAD, Feb 23 (APP/DNA): President Dr Arif Alvi on Friday said the Kartapur Corridor was a symbol of peace and Pakistan always welcomed Sikh Yatrees to visit their sacred places extending them all possible facilities. During his visit to Kartarpur Corridor in Narowal, the president said that Pakistan, through the corridor had sent a message to the world, expressing its desire for peace. He said such more steps of inter-religion harmony would promote peace and stability in the region. “Sikhism has always taught peace and unity, bringing people together”, PresidentRead More


Dutch OHC Bully Hockey Club wins 3-match series

Dutch OHC Bully Hockey Club wins 3-match series

Best HEC team on penalty shoot-out DNA/Sports Desk ISLAMABAD: The Dutch hockey club OHC Bully won hockey series by defeating HEC team on penalty shoot-outs. The two matches players earlier in Lahore ended in a draw. The hockey series was facilitated by the Khawaja Junaid academy, run by Olympian Khawaja Junaid. High Commissioners of Australia Neil Hawkins, Ambassadors of Brunei, Romania, Kyrgyzstan and Morocco also witnessed the final match apart from a large number of spectators. International Umpire Sohail Janjua of the Rising Stars Hockey club supervised the final matchRead More


Speaker PA administers oath to newly elected members

Speaker PA administers oath to newly elected members

LAHORE, /DNA/ – Punjab Assembly Speaker Muhammad Sibtain Khan administered oath to the newly-elected  members of the Punjab Assembly (PA) during the 42nd session at the assembly chambers here on Friday. The speaker chaired the session and felicitated the 315 members provincial assembly (MPAs)  on taking oath of their. He expressed the hope that they will discharge their duties to the aspirations of the masses. Earlier, the PA session started two hours behind its scheduled time of 10 am. Punjab Assembly Secretary Amer Habib, on the directions of the Chair, announced theRead More