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CPEC: The Best Bet For the New Government…

Qamar Bashir

By  Qamar Bashir Mr. Shahbaz Sharif, known as “Shahbaz Speed” for his dynamic leadership, is poised to assume the top executive role in Pakistan, bringing relief to the establishment and coalition partners but concern to the bureaucracy due to his assertive governance style. Taking charge in April 2022 amidst a looming default, he navigated through IMF negotiations after Ishaq Dar’s approach failed, securing crucial funding that averted a financial crisis and provided a lifeline for economic stabilization. Subsequently, the establishment implemented key administrative measures, including enhanced border control and anti-smugglingRead More


Jane Marriott welcomes returning Chevening and Commonwealth scholars to Pakistan

Jane Marriott welcomes returning Chevening and Commonwealth scholars to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, FEB 26: /DNA/ – British High Commissioner to Pakistan, Jane Marriott, has welcomed returning Chevening and Commonwealth scholars. After completing postgraduate studies in the UK, the 2022-2023 cohort consisting of 47 Chevening and 46 Commonwealth scholars had the opportunity to re-connect and foster relationships which will stay with them for life. The 2022-23 cohorts came from across Pakistan, with all provinces represented. The scholars all benefited from fully-funded scholarships to study a range of subjects, including development, public health, climate change and business, at leading Universities like the UniversityRead More


Ambassador Maen Khreasat inaugurates Suzan Alsaid’s Art Exhibition in Islamabad

Ambassador Maen Khreasat inaugurates Suzan Alsaid's Art Exhibition in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD, FEB 26: /DNA/ – Pakistan National Council of the Arts, National Heritage and Culture Division, and The Embassy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan are pleased to inaugurate the exhibition of Suzan Alsaid’s latest collection titled “Touch of Love” The exhibition was inaugurated by the Ambassador of Jordan, Maen Khreasat, The Embassy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts, National Art Gallery, Gallery # 6 in Islamabad, Pakistan on 26th February, 2024. Suzan, a prolific visual artist from Jordan, is set toRead More


Cultural Exchange Through Hockey: OHC Bully members embrace Pakistani culture

Cultural Exchange Through Hockey

ISLAMABAD, FEB 26: /DNA/ – The host and chairman of Khawaja Junaid Hockey Academy thanked the OHC Bully team, Dutch Embassy in Islamabad, Punjab Police, HEC, and other stakeholders who were involved and made this Friendship Hockey Series possible. According to Khawaja Junaid, over the past few weeks, the Dutch hockey club OHC Bully had the opportunity to visit Lahore and Islamabad, two beautiful cities in Pakistan. This visit was not only an exciting experience for the club members, but it also served as a way to strengthen cultural tiesRead More


Murad Ali Shah elected as Sindh’s chief minister for third consecutive time

Murad Ali Shah elected as Sindh's chief minister

Murad Ali Shah elected as Sindh’s chief minister for third consecutive time. PPP’s Shah secures 112 votes to become the province’s top boss.


Pakistan, Bulgaria need to explore opportunities: Envoy

Ambassador of Bulgaria Irena Gancheva

LAHORE, FEB 26 /DNA/ – Ambassador of Bulgaria Irena Gancheva has said that Pakistan and Bulgaria need to explore opportunities for collaboration as the potential between both countries is not being utilized. Bulgaria offers collaboration and business opportunities in various sectors including food processing, agriculture, IT and new technologies. She was speaking to the business community here at Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) on Monday. LCCI President Kashif Anwar, Senior Vice President Zafar Mahmood Chaudhry also spoke on the occasion. Executive Committee Members Raja Hassan Akhter, Mian AttiqRead More