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Pakistan to celebrate Eid on June 5, according to its first Islamic calendar

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Pakistan’s Science Minister Fawad Chaudhry launches the first Islamic Hijri Calendar Eid ul Fitr 2019 will be celebrated in Pakistan on June 5, according to the country’s first moon sighting website and Hijri Calendar launched by Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, Minister of Science and Technology. This is the first time that Eid day has been announced much before the moon sighting ... Read More »

Pakistan reacts with shock at New Zealand mosque attacks

New Zealand attack

Pakistani leaders expressed their shock and anger at deadly shooting at two mosques in New Zealand Pakistani leadership, politicians and common people expressed their shock and anger at deadly shooting at two mosques in New Zealand, with some citing rising “Islamophobia” as being responsible. A gunman opened fire on Friday prayers at a mosque in New Zealand killing many worshippers ... Read More »

US-Turkey relations enter crisis mode as Trump doubles tariffs

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Donald Trump doubles Turkey tariffs ‘against World Trade Organisation rules’ as lira falls by 20% US President Donald Trump imposed higher tariffs on metal imports from Turkey, sending the country’s lira currency to a new record low. Trump doubled the U.S. tariffs on Turkish aluminum and steel imports to 20 percent and 50 percent, respectively. Due to this harsh move, the Turkish ... Read More »

Pakistan, Turkey agree to expand collaboration on disaster management

 ANKARA —  Pakistan and Turkey have agreed to work together to further intensify mutual collaboration in the field of disaster management and would conduct joint exercises to gain further experience. This was agreed during the meeting between Lt. General Omar Mahmood Hayat, Chairman of Pakistan’s National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), and Dr. Mehmet Güllüoğlu, President of Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency ... Read More »

Pakistan promotes five PAF officers to the rank of Air Vice Marshal

ISLAMABAD — On July 4, 2018, Government of Pakistan promoted Air Commodore Muhammad Nadeem Sabir, Air Commodore Muhammad Mughees Afzal, Air Commodore Tanweer Ashraf Bhatti, Air Commodore Chaudhary Ahsan Rafiq and Air Commodore Waqas Ahmad Sulehri to the rank of Air Vice Marshal. Air Vice Marshal Muhammad Nadeem Sabir was commissioned in GD (P) Branch of Pakistan Air Force in ... Read More »

Three Pakistanis receive Queen’s Young Leaders award in UK

Three Pakistanis receive Queen's Young Leaders award 2018

Three young Pakistanis were honoured on Tuesday with the Queen’s Young Leaders Awards at the Buckingham Palace, with the UK’s Elizabeth II bestowing the accolades to the youngsters. Haroon Yasin, Hassan Mujtaba Zaidi, and Mahnoor Syed are the three young Pakistanis who have made the country d proud with their big achievement. The 2018 #QueensYoungLeaders 🎉🎉🎉 pic.twitter.com/Tk6k3SQ337 — Queens Young Leaders (@QueensLeaders) June ... Read More »

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