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Key Meetings Planned: Qatar’s Special Envoy to Meet Pakistani Leaders in Islamabad

Qatar

ISLAMABAD, MAY 8 /DNA/ – Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar, Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Al-Khulaifi will visit Pakistan on 9 May 2024, as a special envoy of the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of the State of Qatar Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrehman bin Jassim Al Thani. In Islamabad, the Minister of State will call on Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif and on Deputy Prime Minister and the Foreign Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar.  Pakistan and Qatar have longstanding and multifaceted bilateral relations characterized by high-level exchangesRead More


DC Abbottabad takes initiatives to improve healthcare services

DC Abbottabad takes initiatives to improve healthcare services

ABBOTTABAD, MAY 08 (DNA) —Deputy Commissioner Abbottabad Khalid Iqbal Wednesday underscored the district administration’s commitment to enhance the health sector for residents. He expressed these views while chairing District Steering Committee meeting. The DC also took decisive action against absent staff and misconduct across Rural Health Centers (RHCs), Basic Health Units (BHUs), and District Headquarters Hospitals (DHQs) and issued directives including stringent monitoring of basic health centers, formal action against absent medical personnel, and enhancing performance in critical areas such as emergency services and dental care within DHQs. Furthermore, he emphasizedRead More


Heydar Aliyev – founder of the modern independent state of Azerbaijan

Heydar Aliyev - founder of the modern independent state of Azerbaijan

The name of some leaders has been written on the golden pages of world history. Heydar Aliyev, who wrote the modern history of Azerbaijan was one of them. The political course implemented after the election of the great leader Heydar Aliyev as the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on October 3, 1993, ensured the true independence of the state of Azerbaijan. In general, an entire stage of the modern history of Azerbaijan is connected with the name of the unique statesman of the XX century, the world-famous politician, HeydarRead More


World Bank’s Vice President for South Asia calls on PM Shehbaz

PM Shehbaz

ISLAMABAD, MAY 8 /DNA/ – World Bank and Pakistan agree to work on a new robust and ambitious Country Partnership Framework  to carry forward reform and development agenda Mr. Martin Raiser, Regional Vice President of World Bank for South Asia along with a delegation including Country Representative Mr. Najy Benhassine called on Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif in Islamabad today. Welcoming Mr. Martin Raiser, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif lauded the contribution of the World Bank to the development of Pakistan. The Prime Minister appreciated the support extended by the BankRead More


Newspaper industry issues to be addressed amicably: Tarar

Newspaper industry issues to be addressed amicably: Tarar

Minister was requested that the regional quota be implemented; ads should be released to APNS members only ISLAMABAD, MAY 8 /DNA/ – The Federal Government firmly stands for the promotion of print media and the issues confronted by newspapers will be amicably addressed,” stated Mr. Attaullah Tarar, the Federal Minister  for Information & Broadcasting. Mr. Tarar was addressing a meeting of the Executive Committee of the All-Pakistan Newspapers Society at Islamabad chaired by its President Ms. Nazafreen Saigol Lakhani, Mr. Sarmad Ali, Secretary General APNS welcomed the Minister and apprisedRead More


East or West-Who Will Rule the 5th Industrial Revolution?

East or West-Who Will Rule the 5th Industrial Revolution?

By: Raza Haider The world economy saw a‘great divergence’ as a result of the first two Industrial Revolutions (IR-1 and IR-2) between 1750 and 1950 AD. During this timeframe, the economic shift occurred from “East to West” as a result of industrial development by Western European nations led by Great Britain. The key to their success was using then-new technologies like steam power, mechanization, automobiles, railways, telegraphs, or electricity at every level of industrialization. This technological trendgave rise to the 3rdIndustrial Revolution which was led this time by the UnitedRead More