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The new Palestinian prime minister maps out his vision for a path to peace

The new Palestinian prime minister

It will require reunification—and reforms—across the Palestinian territories, says Mohammad Mustafa As i step into the role of prime minister-designate of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) under excruciating and unprecedented circumstances, I am acutely aware of the monumental challenges that lie ahead. The Palestinian people find themselves at yet another critical juncture, facing a tragic confluence of crises that are testing our resilience and ingenuity, qualities we have proved we possess in abundance time and time again. There are, however, at least a couple of differences this time: the injusticesRead More


Minister Aurangzeb highlights CPEC’s role in Pakistan’s economic strategy

Minister Aurangzeb highlights CPEC's role in Pakistan's economic strategy

ISLAMABAD, MAR 19 /DNA/ – Ambassador of China,  Jiang Zaidong called on Minister for Finance & Revenue Mr. Muhammad Aurangzeb to discuss key matters pertaining to economic cooperation and bilateral relations between Pakistan and China, at Finance Division, today. Ambassador of China H.E. Mr. Jiang Zaidong extended felicitations to Mr. Muhammad Aurangzeb upon his appointment as Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue and expressed confidence towards further strengthening of economic ties between the two countries. Minister for Finance & Revenue Mr. Muhammad Aurangzeb expressed gratitude towards the Chinese leadership forRead More


US Ambassador, FM Aurangzeb discuss bilateral cooperation

US Ambassador, FM Aurangzeb discuss bilateral cooperation

ISLAMABAD, MAR 19 /DNA/ – Ambassador of the United States to Pakistan, Mr. Donald Blome, paid a courtesy visit to Minister for Finance & Revenue Muhammad Aurangzeb at the Finance Division today, to discuss important matters related to bilateral cooperation and mutual interests between Pakistan and the United States. Ambassador of the US, Mr. Donald Blome, extended felicitations to Mr. Muhammad Aurangzeb upon his appointment as Minister for Finance and Revenue and conveyed confidence towards further strengthening of economic ties between the two countries. Minister for Finance & Revenue Mr.Read More


Defence Minister engages with naval chief on maritime challenges

Defence Minister engages with naval chief on maritime challenges

ISLAMABAD, MAR 19: /DNA/ – Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif visited Naval Headquarters Islamabad and called-on Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Naveed Ashraf. Upon arrival at Naval Headquarters, the visiting dignitary was received by Chief of the Naval Staff and was presented guard of honour. The Defence Minister was also introduced to the Principal Staff Officers at Naval Headquarters. During the meeting, matters pertaining to Regional Maritime Security milieu and operational readiness of Pakistan Navy were discussed. Naval Chief apprised the Defence Minister on roles, capabilities and future modernizationRead More


NTC aims to attain signatory status of the Sydney accord

NTC aims to attain signatory status of the Sydney accord

DNA Islamabad, Mar 19: The National Technology Council (NTC) has taken an important step towards attaining provisional signatory status of the Sydney Accord. The Accord is an international mutual recognition agreement for qualifications in the field of Engineering Technology, and its members are called signatories. To apply for signatory status, aspiring countries must have two mentors recognized by the Sydney Accord who help in achieving provisional signatory status. For this purpose, NTC is working with Malaysia and New Zealand. New Zealand has nominated Dr. Paul Wilson, Managing Director, Vintage LaneRead More


Sri Lankan envoy keen to enhance bilateral trade upto $800 million with Pakistan

Sri Lankan envoy keen to enhance bilateral trade upto $800 million with Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, MAR 19 /DNA/ – High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to Pakistan, Ravindra Chandrasiri Wijegunaratne has said that he is keen to enhance the bilateral trade between Pakistan and Sri Lanka up to $800 million, for which the potential in various sectors in both countries has to be exploited. At present, the bilateral trade potential between the two countries is $1 billion, which is achievable, but he is committed to take the bilateral trade to the target of $800 million  during his tenure. The High Commissioner said this while talkingRead More