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COAS General Bajwa highlights regional security in Australia visit

Gen Bajwa highlights regional security in Australian visit

Qamar Javed Bajwa visiting Australia on the invitation of Australian Army Chief Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa is in Australia on a two-day official visit upon the invitation from the Australian army chief. General Bajwa highlighted the regional security situation and Pakistan’s concerns at meetings with the Australian leadership, according to a statement issued by ... Read More »

These countries fast longest in Ramadan 2017

Muslims mark beginning of Ramadan 2016

Fasting will be the longest in Greenland and Sweden, and shortest in Chile and Australia. Muslims across the world including Pakistan have entered into the most respected and celebrated Islamic month of Ramazan. The commencement of Ramazan is determined by the lunar cycle every year and its timing shifts in relation to the Western calendar worldwide each year. For the ... Read More »

Australian air chief meets Pakistan Air Force and Navy chiefs

Australian air chief meets Pakistan Air Force and Navy chiefs

Chief of the Royal Australian Air Force Air Marshal G N Davies praised the professionalism of Pakistan’s Armed Forces Australian’s Chief of Royal Australian Air Force, Air Marshal Gavin Neil Davies met with Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Suhail Aman and Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah in one on one separate meetings. Air Marshal ... Read More »

Australia’s AU$6 million support to WFP to boost Girls’ Education in FATA

The programme will provide over 312,000 children with High Energy Biscuits in 7 FATA agencies and 6 frontier regions ISLAMABAD – Australian Government has contributed AU$6 million (approximately US$4.5 million) from the for a three-year girls education programme in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Frontier Regions (FR) to United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). WFP Country Director ad interim Stephen Gluning noted that “There are alarming rates ... Read More »

Australia funds new women hostel King Edward Medical University students

Australian High Commissioner Ms. Margaret Adamson, inaugurates the new women hostel for King Edward Medical University students

Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan Margaret Adamson and Punjab Specialised Healthcare and Medical Education Secretary Najam Ahmed Shah inaugurated a new hostel at the King Edward Medical University’s College of Ophthalmology and Allied Vision Sciences (COAVS), in Lahore. The hostel will house 250 ophthalmic students, mostly women from far-flung areas of Pakistan, and facilitate them to  pursue education in a ... Read More »

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