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Pakistan-China military leadership discuss defence cooperation, CPEC

Pakistan and China military leadership discuss defence cooperation, CPEC

During meeting with his Chinese counterpart in Beijing, the army chief congratulated the latter on assumption of command of the newly-established army headquarter ISLAMABAD – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has reached Beijing on a two-day official visit, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) reported. Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif discussed measures to improve military to military ... Read More »

Hungary’s Rubik’s Cube champion surprises Pakistani students

Hungary’s Rubik’s Cube champion surprises Pakistani students

This young man can solve the puzzle in about 20 seconds flat – even less! ISLAMABAD – Hunor Bózsing — Hungary’s three-time national Rubik’s Cube champion — is in Pakistan this week to organize and attend the country’s first Cube competition. Hunor, who has set six national records, is here to interact with local students, to introduce the Cube to ... Read More »

Pakistan Navy War College holds 45th graduation ceremony

Pakistan Navy War College holds 45th graduation ceremony

Graduates of Pakistan Navy War College are from China, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, Jordan, Malaysia, Oman, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, South Africa and Bangladesh besides Pakistan LAHORE – The Convocation ceremony of 45th Pakistan Navy Staff Course was held at Pakistan Navy War College, Lahore. Graduates from more than 10 foreign countries were awarded degrees for successfully completing Masters Degrees in War ... Read More »

Over 80,000 people to benefit from Angarghoon clean drinking water supply in Chitral

Over 80,000 people to benefit from Angarghoon clean drinking water in Chitral

Rehabilitation of Angarghoon drinking water supply inaugurated in Chitral will benefit over 80,000 people ISLAMABAD – After restoration, the new safe drinking water supply will benefit over 80,000 people in Chitral Town and the neighbouring villages. Rehabilitation of the Angarghoon drinking water supply – the largest and the only source for safe drinking water in the area –  was inaugurated in Chitral today ... Read More »

Australia helps scale up fortification initiatives in Pakistan

Australia helps scale up fortification initiatives in Pakistan

The project aims to strengthen policy, advocacy for legislation and the coordination capacity of the alliances to scale up fortification initiatives in Pakistan. ISLAMABAD – Provincial Fortification Alliances of Sindh, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan have been formed to strengthen policy, advocacy and the coordination to scale up fortification initiatives in Pakistan. The World Food Programme (WFP), the Australian High Commission and ... Read More »

Ali Gilani, son of Pakistan’s ex-PM, recovered from Afghanistan after 3 years

Ali Haider Gilani, son of Pakistan's ex-PM, recovered from Afghanistan after 3 years

The kidnapped son of Pakistan’s ex-Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani has been rescued in Afghanistan in a joint Afghan-US special forces operation. ISLAMABAD – Ali Haider Gilani, the son of Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani, was recovered on Tuesday, during an operation in Afghanistan. This news was conveyed by Afghan National Security Advisor Muhammad Hanif Atmar in a ... Read More »

Over 250 Pakistanis named in Panama Papers Part 2

Over 400 Pakistanis named in Panama Papers Part 2

Aleem Khan and Zulfi Bukhari of PTI, family members of businessman Seth Abid, close associates of PPP and MQM leadership and Oscar winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s mother Saba Obaid are among the 259 Pakistanis holding offshore assets/companies ISLAMABAD – The second round of the Panama Papers, released on Monday by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), have revealed names of more than ... Read More »

First McDonald’s opens in Millennium Mall Quetta

First McDonalds opens in Millennium Mall Quetta

Opening of the McDonald’s in Quetta signifies the improving situation of Quetta city QUETTA (Pakistan) – McDonald’s opened its first restaurant in Pakistan’s western city of Quetta in Millennium Mall, the reputed home of the fearsome militant group’s ruling council. The burger and fast food chain linked Quetta 17 years after McDonald’s first restaurant opened its door to the people ... Read More »

New Strategy discussed to Eliminate Child & Bonded Labour in Pakistan

New Strategy discussed to Eliminate Child & Bonded Labour in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Over thirty high-level representatives of the Federal and Provincial Governments, Employers and Workers  gathered  in Islamabad to discuss and draw consensus on the goals, components and implementation structure of the draft ”National Strategy on the Elimination of Child and Bonded Labour in Pakistan”. The national strategy was developed by the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development with technical assistance of ... Read More »

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