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Remembering Dr. Diyar Khan: A Pillar of Pakistan’s Foreign Service

Remembering Dr. Diyar Khan: A Pillar of Pakistan's Foreign Service

ISLAMABAD, MAY 13 /DNA/ – Pakistan’s Foreign Service fraternity is today mourning Dr. Diyar Khan. A distinguished diplomat, Dr. Khan served the nation for over 28 years. He was Pakistan’s Ambassador to Argentina and Consul General in Guangzhou, China. He also served at Pakistan’s Missions in Beijing, Kabul, Sana’a, Rome and the United Nations, New York. His professionalism, impeccable integrity and dedication to public service were truly admirable. He will be dearly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time. Rest in Peace, Dr. DiyarRead More


Intra-party polls: ECP questions ‘status’ of PTI after ‘losing organisational structure’

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DNA ISLAMABAD: The submission of documents related to intra-party elections by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has seemingly not satisfied the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) as the top electoral authority raised several queries over the current “status” of the former ruling party after losing “its organisational structure on lapsing of 5 years.” A two-page questionnaire was sent to the Imran-founded party by the election watchdog after the former submitted documents related to its intra-party elections in a bid to address objections. The ECP questioned the current “status” of the PTIRead More


Anti-tobacco activists demand govt to align tobacco tax with WHO guidelines

Anti-tobacco activists demand govt to align tobacco tax with WHO guidelines

ISLAMABAD, MAY 13 /DNA/ – Malik Imran Ahmed, country head of The Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids (CTFK) ha ISLAMABAD, MAY 13 /DNA/ – Malik Imran Ahmed, country head of The Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids (CTFK) has urged the government to address the pressing issue of massive tobacco consumption among youth by raising tobacco taxes up to 70 percent of the retail price – a bench mark set by the World Health Organization (WHO).  The proposal comes as government contemplates options to increase revenue collection in the next budgetRead More


Saudia Group announces Hajj Season 2024 Plan

Saudia Group announces Hajj Season 2024 Plan

KARACHI, MAY 13 (DNA) —Saudia Group announces its operational plan for Hajj Season 2024, aimed at facilitating the transportation of pilgrims from around the world, streamlining all procedures and providing top-notch services at various service locations. Over 1.2 million seats have been allocated through optimal investment in its fleet of more than 150 aircraft, distinguished by operational efficiency and quality services.  This initiative is in line with the directives of Saudi leadership, supported by collaboration with various entities involved in serving Hajj pilgrims. The operational period for the national flag carrier duringRead More


PCB Chairman meets Cricket Ireland counterpart to discuss bilateral series

PCB Chairman meets Cricket Ireland counterpart to discuss bilateral series

DUBLIN, MAY 13: Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Mohsin Naqvi had an important meeting with Chairman Cricket Ireland Brian Mac Neice in Dublin. The Chairman Cricket  Ireland  warmly welcomed the PCB chairman and thanked him for visiting Ireland.  Chairman Cricket Ireland presented the PCB chairman with a souvenir shirt and cap of the Irish team. The meeting discussed the series between the women’s cricket teams and agreed to organize a series soon.  Chairman Cricket Ireland said that the Irish team would visit Pakistan next year in August-September  for test seriesRead More


President for promoting business & trade ties with Bosnia & Herzegovina

President for promoting business & trade ties with Bosnia & Herzegovina

ISLAMABAD, 13 May /DNA/ – President Asif Ali Zardari has underlined the need to promote business and trade ties with Bosnia and Herzegovina by opening banks, trading in local currencies, and promoting barter trade between the two countries. The President expressed these views while talking to the Ambassador of Bosnia & Herzegovina (B&H), Mr Emin Cohodarevic, who called on him, at Aiwan-e-Sadr, today. Welcoming the Ambassador, the President said that Pakistan’s ties with Bosnia & Herzegovina were based on historic and friendly relations spanning over almost three decades. He addedRead More