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FAO to prepare Pakistan’s first national food security report

Germany contributes €1 million to WFP for food security in Pakistan

FAO and Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation join hands for improving food security in Pakistan The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) signed an agreement to develop the first national State of Food Security and Nutrition in Pakistan (SOFI) report. This will be the first national level SOFI report prepared along ... Read More »

Pakistan Navy foils Indian submarine’s attempt to enter Pakistani waters

Pakistan Navy

Pakistan Navy detected an Indian submarine and successfully foiled its attempt to intrude into Pakistani territorial waters on Monday, the Navy’s spokesperson said on Tuesday. The attempt took place a week after India’s violation of Pakistani air space. This was the second occasion since November 2016 when the Pakistan Navy detected an Indian submarine trying to wade into Pakistani waters. ... Read More »

Pakistan Navy’s Aman-19 exercise continues in Karachi, Pres. stresses importance of CPEC

45 countries are participating in multinational maritime exercise AMAN-2019 by Pakistan Navy KARACHI — As five-day multinational naval exercise Aman-2019 continued its demonstration off in Karachi, President Arif Alvi, while addressing an International Maritime Conference said that the purpose of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was to ensure peaceful trade in the region, signifying that war is no solution. He ... Read More »

Pak-China joint Air Exercise ‘Shaheen-VII’ concludes at PAF Operational Base  

Karachi —   Pak-China Joint International Air Exercise ‘Shaheen-VII’ concluded at an Operational Air Base of Pakistan Air Force.  To mark the conclusion of the exercise, an august culmination ceremony was held on December 21, 2018. Air Marshal Muhammad Haseeb Paracha, Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Operations) was the chief guest at the occasion. Major General Chen Wenrong, Defence ... Read More »

Pak Navy Inducts 1st Marinized upgraded ATR Aircraft and Sea King Copter

KARACHI — On December 12, 2018, Pakistan Navy inducted its 1st Marinized/ Upgraded ATR aircraft and Sea king Helicopters (Ex Mod UK) in its fleet to augment effectiveness and enhance its operational capability. An impressive induction ceremony was held at PNS MEHRAN. Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbassi graced the ceremony as Chief Guest. The 1st marinized ATR ... Read More »

Malala Yousafzai to receive Harvard award for activism

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai gets admission in Oxford University

Pakistan’s Malala to be honoured with Harvard leadership award for activism Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai is being honoured by Harvard University for her work promoting girls’ education. Harvard’s Kennedy School says Yousafzai will be awarded the 2018 Gleitsman Award at a ceremony on Dec 6. The award honors Yousafzai, co-founder of Malala Fund, for her courageous leadership of a global ... Read More »

Pakistan nominates new envoys in US, UK and other countries

Pakistan designates new ambassadors in US, UK, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Serbia and other countries The government of Pakistan on Friday decided to replace all the political appointees approved by the previous government in key diplomatic missions including the United States and the United Kingdom. Speaking at a news conference in Islamabad, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi told reporters that the ... Read More »

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