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Ishaq Dar appointed as deputy prime minister of Pakistan

Ishaq Dar appointed as deputy prime minister of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, APR 28: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif appointed on Sunday Foreign Minister Ishaq Dar as the deputy prime minister of Pakistan. The decision was announced while PM Shehbaz Sharif is currently in Saudi Arabia to attend the World Economic Forum, accompanied by FM Ishaq Dar. The appointment was confirmed through a notification issued by the Cabinet Division. The notification stated that “The Prime Minister has been pleased to designate Mr. Muhammad Ishaq Dar, Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs, as Deputy Prime Minister of Pakistan with immediate effect and until furtherRead More


Everything is anticlockwise in Pakistan

Qamar Bashir

By: Qamar Bashir Ironically, everything in Pakistan seems to be upside down and anticlockwise. The country often experiences the opposite of what is typically needed for sustained and rapid progress and development. Major decisions that heavily impact the country are often made behind closed doors, based on hearsay, opinions, desires and vested interests rather than deep research and thorough analysis. Factors such as considering all pros and cons, anticipating all possible outcomes, identifying stakeholders, and assessing the policy’s impact on them are often overlooked. Additionally, there is a lack ofRead More


QAU’s ZRC offers digital solutions to make Islamabad roads safer

QAU’s ZRC offers digital solutions to make Islamabad roads safer

ISLAMABAD, APR 28 /DNA/ – Road safety should not be confused with traffic management, says Prof Muhammad Zaman, head of Zaman Research Center (ZRC) at Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU). He was speaking at a function to evaluate performance of his team, dedicated to HEC’s Grand Challenge Fund (GCF) project titled Optimal Use of Available Resources: A Prototype Model of Road Safety in Islamabad. He said that road safety is a concept that includes countering pollution, saving lives and offering solutions. He said Islamabad needs 300 busses to overcome its mass transitRead More


𝗜𝗿𝗮𝗻 𝘄𝗮𝗻𝘁𝘀 𝘀𝘁𝗿𝗼𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗿𝗮𝗱𝗲 𝗿𝗲𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗣𝗮𝗸𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗻, 𝗦𝗲𝘆𝘆𝗲𝗱 𝗘𝗯𝗿𝗮𝗵𝗶𝗺 𝗥𝗮𝗶𝘀𝗶

𝗜𝗿𝗮𝗻 𝘄𝗮𝗻𝘁𝘀 𝘀𝘁𝗿𝗼𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗿𝗮𝗱𝗲 𝗿𝗲𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗣𝗮𝗸𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗻

KARACHI, APR 28 /DNA/ – President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Dr. Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi has said that Iran wants strong trade relations with Pakistan. The historical and cultural relationship between the two countries is beyond temporary conflicts. During his visit to Pakistan President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Dr. Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi was speaking to Mr. Syed Aamir Sajjad prominent personality well-known economic analyst, columnist, businessmen among other business leaders of the community at Chief Minister House, Sindh. The Iranian president said that he wants to promoteRead More


World Economic Forum: PM Shehbaz holds talks with Kuwaiti Amir

World Economic Forum: PM Shehbaz holds talks with Kuwaiti Amir

RIYADH, APR 28 /DNA/ – Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif met the Amir of Kuwait, His Highness Sheikh Meshal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Special Meeting in Riyadh today. The Prime Minister thanked His Highness the Amir for sending him a warm congratulatory letter upon his re-election. While congratulating His Highness Sheikh Meshal Al Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on assuming the role of Amir, the Prime Minister expressed his desire to work closely with His Highness to transform bilateral ties into a mutually beneficialRead More


PUC, HOAP reinforce Saudi directive: Private Hajj bookings through registered companies only

Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC)

DNA LAHORE: Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) Chairman and Hajj Organizers Association of Pakistan (HOAP) Patron-in-Chief Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi on Sunday emphasized the pilgrims regarding private Hajj bookings through companies registered with the governments of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia reinforcing the directive from Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah. Addressing a press conference along with other HOAP representatives, including Saeed Ahmed Malik, Chaudhry Ehsanullah, Malik Abdul Khaliq, Chaudhry Muhammad Adil, Khalid Mahmood Bhatti, Pir Shafat Ahmed Boudla, Shahid Manzoor, and Zeeshan Qamar, he informed that private Hajj bookings wereRead More