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Pakistan, Latvia hold 6th round of bilateral political consultations

Pakistan, Latvia hold 6th round of bilateral political consultations

ISLAMABAD, MAY 15 /DNA/ – Deputy State Secretary-Political Director, Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Andžejs Viļumsons called on the Foreign Secretary of Pakistan Muhammad Syrus Sajjad Qazi. They discussed Pakistan-Latvia relations and regional and global developments. Deputy State Secretary also co-chaired the 6th Round of Pakistan-Latvia Bilateral Political Consultations (BPC) held in Islamabad today.


CPEC project to continue Pakistan, China to further solidify relations: FMs

CPEC project to continue Pakistan, China to further solidify relations: FMs

Pakistan to continue supporting China on all issues; peace in Afghanistan a must for regional peace and stability; Chinese protection govt top priority DNA BEIJING: Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Pakistan Ishaq Dar has said Pakistan and China are all set to further strengthen their relations. While addressing a joint press conference with the Chinese foreign Minister Ishaq Dar further said Pakistan will continue supporting China on all issues. He added, peace in Afghanistan was a must for regional peace and stability. He also assured the foreign ministerRead More


Afghan Scholar earns MPhil

Afghan Scholar earns MPhil

PESHAWAR, MAY 15 (DNA) — Dr. Ihsanullah, hailing from Afghanistan, has made history by becoming the first international scholar to successfully defend his MPhil thesis in Oral Pathology at the esteemed Institute of Pathology and Diagnostic Medicine (IPDM), Khyber Medical University (KMU). Under the mentorship of Dr. Benish Aleem, Dr. Ihsanullah’s groundbreaking thesis, titled “A Histopathological Study of Carious Permanent Teeth in the Population of Jalalabad,” marks a significant contribution to the field. Enrolled since spring 2022, Dr. Ihsanullah’s academic journey was supported by the Allama Muhammad Iqbal scholarship, a testament toRead More


Health activists proposed 26% increase on tobacco products  

Health activists proposed 26% increase on tobacco products  

ISLAMABAD, May 15 /DNA/ – Society for the Protection of the Rights of the Child (SPARC), held a briefing session with journalists on Wednesday at local hotel in which it was shared that SPARC along with other organizations wrote a letter to Finance Ministry of Pakistan and demanded to increase taxation on cigarettes. It was proposed that tobacco taxation needs to be increased by at least 26% in upcoming federal budget. Pakistan faces a significant challenge with widespread tobacco consumption, with over 31.9 million adults aged 15 years and aboveRead More


Dubai Leaks: Will Everyone Get Away?

Qamar Bashir

By  Qamar Bashir The politicians, parliamentarians, and members of both civil and military bureaucracy create a formidable force to shield one another from the fallout of leaks like Wikileaks, the Panama Papers, or revelations concerning Dubai properties. This network safeguards those in positions of power through compliant Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and rubber nose accountability bodies to minimize or completely neutralize the adverse effects of such leaks. Notwithstanding the fact that serious concerns about the origins of these funds and potential illicit practices such as corruption, money laundering, andRead More


Back off and lashback…

Qamar Bashir

By: Qamar Bashir There is never a dull moment in Pakistan across any sphere of life. A lot is happening concerning the three pillars of the state. The establishment had dominated all three pillars until one decided to rebel, albeit to some extent, when six judges of the high court penned an SOS message to the Supreme Judicial Council, highlighting the pressure they faced in dispensing justice, particularly in politically consequential cases. Later, during a hearing by the Supreme Court in suo moto cases, the entire judiciary, from top toRead More