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Night of terror: Several killed in terror attacks in Germany, Turkey, Jordan and Switzerland

several killed in terror attacks in Germany, Turkey, Jordan and Switzerland

Night of terror has left several people dead and many wounded in fatal attacks by apparent terrorists. The attacks occurred on Sunday and Monday in Germany, Turkey, Jordan and Switzerland. At least 12 people were killed and dozens were injured, several critically, when the truck crashed into a busy Christmas market in Berlin tonight. Russia’s ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov was ... Read More »

Turkey honours Allama Iqbal with prestigious “Service to Islam” award

Iqbal’s grandson, Walid Iqbal, received Turkey's presitigious “Dost Award” for “Service to Islam” on behalf of the Iqbal family in Konya, Turkey.

Iqbal’s grandson, Walid Iqbal, received the award on behalf of the Iqbal family KONYA (Turkey) – Pakistan’s national poet-philosopher Allama Muhammad Iqbal has been honoured in Turkey, through the conferment of the “Dost Award” for “Service to Islam.” Iqbal’s grandson, Walid Iqbal, received the award on behalf of the Iqbal family. The splendid ceremony for the prestigious Dost Awards, usually ... Read More »

Over 400 foreign, local firms to attend Defence Expo IDEAS 2016 beginning Nov 22

Over 400 foreign, local firms to attend Defence Expo IDEAS 2016 beginning Nov 22

Pakistan to exhibit its main battle tank Al Khalid, JF-17 Thunder, Super Mushshak, K-8 aircraft and premium military hardware and related technology at IDEAS 2016 Expo Around 90 delegates of defense ministers, defense secretaries and chiefs of services 30 top teams from 43 countries have already arrived to participate in 9th IDEAS 2016 – Pakistan’s premium defence expo. According to Commodore ... Read More »

Pakistan and Turkey relationship enter into new phase

Pakistan, Turkey agree to strengthen further bilateral relation

Both the leaders agreed that the Kashmir issue should be resolved according to UN resolutions and called for enhancing trade, defence cooperation ISLAMABAD – Pakistan and Turkey have reaffirmed commitment to transform their long-lasting and brotherly relationship into a strong strategic partnership. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain agreed on Wednesday to expand cooperation between the two brotherly ... Read More »

Pakistan highlights women empowerment initiatives at OIC moot in Istanbul

Pakistan highlights women empowerment initiatives at OIC moot in Istanbul

Pakistan is committed to women empowerment as a key priority area across all sectors of planning and development ISTANBUL (Turkey) — Pakistani officials lauded the women empowerment initiatives at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) conference in Istanbul. Pakistan is committed to women empowerment as a key priority area across all sectors of planning and development, Senator Kamran Michael informed the participants.The Federal ... Read More »

Pakistan and Turkey hold joint naval exercises in the Arabian Sea

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Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff (Operations), Vice Admiral Zafar Mehmood Abbasi and Commander Pakistan Fleet, Vice Admiral Arif Ullah Hussaini along with Turkish Mission Commander witnessed the exercise onboard the Turkish Ship BUYUKADA KARACHI – Pakistan and Turkish Navy conducted bilateral naval exercise at North Arabian Sea, with an aim to enhance interoperability and contribute towards regional maritime security. ... Read More »

Urdu Scholars attend International Congress on Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi at Pakistan House in Ankara

Urdu Scholars attend International Congress on Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi at Pakistan House in Ankara

ANKARA (Turkey) – Urdu writers, poets, and scholars attended International Congress on Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi at Pakistan House in Ankara, Turkey. Pakistan’s Ambassador to Turkey Sohail Mahmood hosted a scholars evening at Pakistan House for participants of the International Urdu Congress, held in Antalya from 13-16 October in connection with centenary birthday celebrations of Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi. The guests included ... Read More »

Photo Exhibition in Ankara portrays Pakistan-Turkey cultural connection

Photography Exhibition “Colours of Pakistan and Turkey –Through the Lens” launched in Ankara

Photo Exhibition “Colours of Pakistan and Turkey –Through the Lens” launched in Ankara highlights rich cultural connection between Pakistan and Turkey ANKARA, (Turkey) – A beautiful Photography Exhibition, featuring works of Pakistan’s leading photographers Gulraiz Ghouri and Faisal Rauf, was launched on Tuesday at Ankara’s prestigious art gallery. The exhibition titled “Colours of Pakistan and Turkey –Through the Lens” was launched on Tuesday ... Read More »

Turkey opens world’s widest suspension bridge linking Asia to Europe

Red and white balloons are released during the opening ceremony of newly built Yavuz Sultan Selim bridge, the third bridge over the Bosphorus linking the city’s European and Asian sides in Istanbul, Turkey on August 26, 2016. Photo: Murad Sezer/Reuters

Turkey opened one of the world’s biggest suspension bridges in Istanbul spanning the strait between Asia and Europe. The government says it is the widest of its kind in the world ISTANBUL – Turkey unveiled the third biggest suspension bridge connecting the Asian and European sides of its largest city, Istanbul. The opening ceremony attended by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ... Read More »

Pakistan, Turkey deal to help improve healthcare in Punjab

Chief Minister of Punjab Shehbaz Sharif (L) and Turkey's Health Minister Recep Akdag (R) holding a press conference

The agreement will prove a milestone in the provision of modern healthcare facilities to the people of Punjab: CM Shahbaz Sharif LAHORE – Pakistan and Turkey have signed a new deal on healthcare cooperation. Turkey has agreed to cooperate with the Punjab government for the uplift of healthcare system across the province. Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif was the chief guest ... Read More »

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