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Work on manufacturing of new portrait of Quaid-i-Azam underway

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ISLAMABAD, MAR 7 – Work of Capital Development Authority (CDA) on the manufacturing of a new portrait of Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah is underway. The portrait will be inaugurated on March 23.  The portrait has been designed by renowned designer Jamal Shah. According to detail, portrait of Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah which was displayed at Express Way was damaged by the heavy rains in the August of last year. The administration of CDA then decided to replace the portrait. Chairman CDA has given the approval of new design which isRead More


Istanbul: 11th Bosphorus Summit to begin Monday

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ISTANBUL, MAR 7: An international economic summit meeting in Istanbul will kick off Monday under the theme of “Living In an Age Of Uncertainty.” The 11th Bosphorus Summit, organized by the International Cooperation Platform, will host academics, politicians, and experts from all around the world. Top Turkish officials, including President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Transport and Infrastructure Minister Adil Karaismailoglu, are expected to participate in the summit. During the summit, several topics will be discussed, such as agriculture, international cooperation, smart cities, defense industry, China’s One Belt One Road Initiative,Read More


PDM to decide on no-confidence motion against govt: Bilawal

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LAHORE, Mar 7 (DNA): Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has declared that the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) has the final say on bringing a no-confidence motion against the PTI government. Addressing a joint press conference with Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) stalwart and Leader of the Opposition in the Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz at his Model Town residence in Lahore on Sunday, Bilawal said “The PDM will take a final decision on no-trust motion against the government and it will also decide about the timing of such a move.”Read More


Germany hopes for opening-up by late May

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BERLIN, MAR 7 – German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s chief of staff says he is “very skeptical” about prospects of people traveling at Easter but expects the situation will have changed by late May. Merkel and Germany’s state governors this week agreed to extend lockdown measures until March 28, while laying down a roadmap for relaxing some rules in areas with relatively low infections. But many issues have yet to be addressed. Merkel’s chief of staff, Helge Braun, told the Funke newspaper group in an interview published Saturday that he is “very skeptical as far as travelRead More


Solution to Cyprus issue difficult, but possible: EU foreign policy chief

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“While the road ahead will not be easy, solutions can be found,” EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said in his comments after separate meetings with Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus’s (TRNC) President Ersin Tatar and Greek Cypriot administration’s leader Nikos Anastasiadis. A solution to the Cyprus issue is difficult but possible, the EU foreign policy chief said Saturday. “While the road ahead will not be easy, solutions can be found,” said Josep Borrell after separate meetings with Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus’s (TRNC) President Ersin Tatar and Greek Cypriot administration’s leader Nikos Anastasiadis. Borrell said he encouraged both sides to seize the opportunity of the 5+1Read More


Senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi says Hong Kong electoral system must be improved for stability

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BEIJING, MAR 7: The Chinese government’s top diplomat, State Councillor Wang Yi, on Sunday said Hong Kong’s electoral system must be improved for long-term stability. Speaking at his annual news conference, he said during colonial times there was no democracy in Hong Kong, and that China has confidence it will usher in a brighter future for the territory.