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NDMA Chairman joins Ambassador of Nepal to commemorate Nepali Army Day

NDMA Chairman joins ambassador of Nepal to commemorate Nepali Army Day

ISLAMABAD, MAR 8 /DNA/ – Chief Guest Lt. General Inam Haider Chairman National Disaster Management Authority, Ambassador of Nepal Tapas Adhikari, Defence Attache Col Bhes Bahadur and others cut cake to celebrate the Nepali Army Day. DNA

PM Shehbaz presents Khatoon-e-Pakistan awards to outstanding women achievers

PM Shehbaz

ISLAMABAD, MAR 8 /DNA/ – Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif honored high-achieving women in their respective fields by distributing Khatoon-e-Pakistan Awards on the eve of International Women’s Day in Islamabad on March 8th, 2024.

Punjab wins National Women’s Blind Cricket C`ship

Punjab wins National Women's Blind Cricket C`ship

AFZAL JAVED ISLAMABAD: Punjab Blind Team have won the 3rd National Blind Women’s Cricket Championship after beating Islamabad Team by 9 wickets in the final at Shalimar Cricket Ground Islamabad on Friday. The final of the championship was played on the occasion of International Women’s Day which was graced by the presence of Ms. Nicole Guihot, Chargé d’Affaires, Australian High Commission in Pakistan, Air Commodore Ashar Jameel (ACS Admin, Pakistan Air Force), Aziz Boolani (CEO, Serena Hotels), Syed Sultan Shah (President, World Blind Cricket Ltd & Chairman, Pakistan Blind CricketRead More

FBR fails to meet revenue targets

FBR achieves record revenue collection of Rs.5.15 trillion

ISLAMABAD, MAR 8 /DNA/ – The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has reported a failure to meet its revenue collection objectives for the second month in succession, sparking discussions regarding the government’s inclination towards emergency fiscal policies. This continual shortfall requires the generation of an additional Rs 18 billion each month for the fiscal year 2023-24 to address the revenue deficit effectively. A deviation greater than 1% from the set target might necessitate the introduction of a supplementary budget, a measure aligned with the prerequisites of an agreement with theRead More

ISSI marks International Women’s Day

ISSI marks International Women’s Day

ISLAMABAD, MAR 8 /DNA/ – Marking the International Women’s Day (IWD), the Centre for Strategic Perspectives (CSP) at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) hosted a roundtable discussion titled, “Women’s Inclusion in Policy Discourse of Pakistan.” The keynote speaker at the roundtable discussion was Ms. Fauzia Viqar, Federal Ombudsperson for Protection Against Harassment of Women at the Workplace. Other discussants included: former Ambassador Seema Ilahi Baloch; Dr. Salma Malik, Associate Professor, QAU; Major Wajiha Arhsad, Assistant Director, Information Operations Division, ISPR; Ms. Atiya Amir, Deputy Controller Program, Radio Pakistan;Read More

Envoy urges Pakistani investors to invest in Ethiopia

Envoy urges Pakistani investors to invest in Ethiopia

LAHORE, MAR 8 /DNA/ – Jemal Beker Abdula, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, on Friday urged the Pakistani business community to invest in Ethiopia that offered comparative advantage in form of important geographical location, cheap and clean energy and skilled human resource. Addressing a Business Forum on Ethiopia-Pakistan Bilateral Trade at Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry, Lahore, the ambassador said his country was hosting the Invest Ethiopia Conference from April 28-30 in Addis Ababa toRead More