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Chairman Bilawal Affirms PPP’s Dedication to Labor Empowerment and Social Justice


DNA KARACHI/ISLAMABAD/LAHORE, April 30: Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, reaffirmed the founding vision of the Party – Roti, Kapra Aur Makaan, on the International Labour Day, with a conviction that the prosperity of Pakistan is interwoven with the welfare and dignity of its labor force. According to the press release issued by the Media Cell Bilawal House, Chairman PPP, in a message on International Labour Day, paid homage to the martyrs of Chicago. He also paid glowing tribute to Quaid-e-Awam Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto for the latter’sRead More

US, Pakistan discuss trade, investment, and regional security


ISLAMABAD, APR 30 /DNA/ – A US State Department delegation led by Acting Under Secretary for Political Affairs John Bass, today met with Acting Foreign Secretary Ambassador Rahim Hayat Qureshi at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The US delegation included Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Elizabeth Horst and US ambassador to Pakistan Donald Blome. A productive discussion on all aspects of bilateral relations was held. The two sides reaffirmed the commitment to enhance cooperation in the areas of trade, investment and regional security.

Govt taking steps to revive game of hockey; Rana Mashood claims

Govt taking steps to revive game of hockey

AFZAL JAVED  / DNA ISLAMABAD: Chairman Prime Minister’s Youth Programme Rana Mashood Ahmed Khan said that the government will take all possible measures to revive the national game hockey and dispute of Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) will be resolved amicably in next few days. He was speaking with media at Naseer Bunda Hockey Stadium Islamabad along with Dutch coach Roelant Oltmans, Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) Secretary General Rana Mujahid, Olympian Khawaja Junaid, Deputy Director General Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) Shahid ul Islam after meeting with the national hockey team participatingRead More

‘Pakistan partner of China’s BRI through CPEC’

ISLAMABAD, APR 30 (DNA) — Former Finance Minister, Salman Shah said that being China’s friend  and a partner of the Belt and Road Initiative through China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has great significance for Pakistan. In an interview with China Media Group’s Urdu Service, he emphasized the mutual benefits of strong China-Pakistan ties, advocating for increased investment, exports, tourism and connectivity between the two countries. Salman Shah highlighted the importance of China’s extensive cooperation with other countries, especially Pakistan, in adopting digitalization, artificial intelligence and the emerging virtual economy. He underlined China’s statusRead More

Pakistan’s inadequate measures against tobacco industry result in over 160,000 deaths annually

Pakistan's inadequate measures against tobacco industry result in over 160,000 deaths annually

ISLAMABAD, APR 30 /DNA/ – Pakistan’s performance in preventing the influence of multinational tobacco manufacturing companies has been found unsatisfactory, resulting in the deaths of above one hundred and sixty thousand people in the country annually, a global study reveals. An international watchdog on tobacco control, the Global Center for Good Governance in Tobacco Control (GGTC) in its latest finding of 2023 has included Pakistan in an index where the tobacco industry heavily influences the governments. According to the findings of the international watchdog Pakistan’s performance in adopting measures toRead More

Ambassador Blome Hosts Pakistan Cricket Team Ahead of T20 World Cup in US

Ambassador Blome Hosts Pakistan Cricket Team Ahead of T20 World Cup in US

Islamabad, APR 30 /DNA/ – In a display of support for Pakistan ahead of the highly anticipated T20 Cricket World Cup 2024, U.S. Ambassador Donald Blome hosted the Pakistan National Team Cricket players for a meet-and-greet at the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad on April 29. The Ambassador welcomed the national team players and accompanying Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Mohsin Naqvi at his residence and extended his best wishes to the players for their upcoming T20 Cricket World Cup matches in the United States. In dual gestures of sports diplomacy, Ambassador BlomeRead More