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Finance Minister thanks EU for flood relief, seeks wider collaboration

Finance Minister thanks EU for flood relief, seeks wider collaboration

ISLAMABAD, MAR 15 /DNA/ – The Ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan Dr.Riina Kionka called on Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Muhammad Aurangzeb. The Ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan, Dr.Riina Kionka called on Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue, Muhammad Aurangzeb, at the Finance Division, today. Finance Minister Muhammad Aurangzeb welcomed the Ambassador of the EU and appreciated the longstanding bilateral relations and development cooperation between EU and Pakistan. He thanked the Ambassador for EU’s ongoing support in flood- affected areas of Pakistan. Dr.Riina Kionka congratulatedRead More


Pakistan joins global call to combat rising islamophobia

PM in-waiting Shahbaz Sharif felicitates APNS office-bearers

ISLAMABAD, MAR 15 /DNA/ – Pakistan has joined the international community in observing the International Day to Combat Islamophobia. This important day serves to raise global awareness about the unfounded phobia against Islam and its adherents as well as the need to present a united front to stamp out this contemporary menace. The International Day comes at a time of alarming surge worldwide in Islamophobia, fuelled by discriminatory laws, populist politics, and xenophobic narratives. From ban on public wearing of hijabs to willful desecration of the Holy Quran, and fromRead More


PM Shehbaz visits GHQ; given guard of honour

PM Shehbaz visits GHQ; given guard of honour

DNA RAWALPINDI, MAR 15: The Prime Minister of Pakistan, Shahbaz Sharif, accompanied by key members of the Cabinet, visited the General Headquarters (GHQ) Rawalpindi today. The PM was received by Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Syed Asim Munir, and was presented guard of honour. Floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada was laid by the Prime Minister, to pay tribute to the martyrs. During the visit, Prime Minister and Cabinet members engaged in discussions with military leadership on matters of national security, regional stability and military preparedness. They were briefed on theRead More


Pakistan demands global action: Halt Israeli war on Palestine during Ramadan

Pakistan demands global action: Halt Israeli war on Palestine during Ramadan

ISLAMABAD, MAR 15 /DNA/ – “Categorically condemns Israel’s war on Palestine where the latest attack cost 21 lives of Palestinians standing in line for aid during the holy month of Ramzan; Denounces the continued Israeli aggression which has led to the loss of over 30,000 lives since October 7th 2023; Calls upon the federal govt to play a more proactive role in pushing the international community to enforce a ceasefire”.


KP seeks ADB support for development in merged districts, social services

KP seeks ADB support for development in merged districts

Bureau Report PESHAWAR, MAR 15 /DNA/ – A delegation of Asian Development Bank (ADB) called on Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ali Amin Khan Gandapur at Pakhtunkhwa House, Islamabad on Friday and discussed with him matters related to mutual cooperation with special focus on development projects of public welfare being carried out in the province with the financial assistance of Asian Development Bank. Provincial Minister Arshad Ayub was also present on the occasion. Talking on this occasion, the Chief Minister termed the Asian Development Bank as an important development partner ofRead More


Allegations against Donald Lu are false’

Donald Lu

Donald Lu’s impending testimony on Pakistan elections not unusual, says US Foreign Desk WASHINGTON: The US State Department has clarified that Assistant Secretary Donald Lu’s upcoming appearance before a Congress panel is a routine testimony that aligns with the regular practice of US officials providing updates to Congress. The House Subcommittee on the Middle East, Africa, and Central Asia will hold a hearing titled “Pakistan After the Elections: Examining the Future of Democracy in Pakistan and the US-Pakistan Relationship” on March 20. The hearing will also delve into the dynamicsRead More