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Pakistanis ready to go to polls despite high terror threats

ISLAMABAD  (PPA) — Despite ongoing threat of terrorism and weakening economic scenario, Pakistanis are adamant to go to polls on July 25, 2018, amid hopes for a big change in a traditional political system that has disappointed people badly following last two elections. As of July 22, 2018, three leading politicians from Pakistani Awami Party of Balochistan, Awami National Party, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf ... Read More »

WWF-Pakistan encourages citizens to vote for environmental sustainability

Your Vote Counts – Vote responsibly and for environmental sustainability in the upcoming elections The subject of the environment is still struggling to be a top agenda in the national elections this year. This is why WWF-Pakistan in collaboration with Pakistan Votes (PV), a non-partisan voter platform, has released a short video demanding citizens vote responsibly in the upcoming general elections to ... 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 »

Pakistan Army rescues two British mountaineers; Austrian climber killed in avalanche

two British men rescued on Pakistani peak by Army

Pakistan Army officials confirmed that an avalanche has killed an Austrian mountaineer, however, his two British companions have been retrieved alive by a helicopter rescue mission. The mountaineers were rescued from 7,338 meter Ultar Sar mountain located in Hunza Valley after an avalanche hit their tent. Austrian Christian Huber was killed and the two British climbers, Bruce Normand and Miller ... 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 »

President Mamnoon, world leaders felicitate Erdogan over victory in elections

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain has extended felicitations on behalf of the Government and people of Pakistan to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his victory in the presidential election. According to Foreign Office spokesperson, President Mamnoon Hussain underscored that the large turn-out and peaceful conduct of parliamentary and presidential elections is a testimony to the strength and vibrancy of Turkey’s democratic ... Read More »

Pakistan and Austria plan joint educational institute

Univer Talent Hunt program for Pakistani students

Pakistan and Austria are partnering up to develop a technology institution in Pakistan Pakistan and Austria are collaborating to develop the Pak-Austria Fachhochschule: Institute of Applied Sciences & Technology (PAF-IAST) at the University of Haripur in Pakistan. The announcement was made as higher education commissions of both countries after a meeting. During the meeting with the Higher Education Commission (HEC) ... Read More »

Four star-studded Pakistani movies to watch this Eid

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Four Pakistani movies you should watch this Eid This Eid brings good news for Pakistani movie fans as Eid ul Fitr marks the release of four most anticipated and star-studded Lollywood movies of the year. There’s the action-packed Azaadi and also the enchanting story about a quest for love i.e. 7 Din Mohabbat In. Another movie Wajood stars the very popular Danish Taimoor while Mikaal Zulfiqar ... Read More »

Pakistan celebrates Eid with prayers and festivity

Pakistani Muslims pose for selfie after attending Eid al-Adha prayers in Lahore on September 13, 2016. Muslims across the world celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and in commemoration of Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God. / AFP PHOTO / ARIF ALI

Pakistan celebrates Eid ul Fitr with religious fervour and prayers Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated across Pakistan with religious zeal and fervour, prayers of peace, with sweets and selfies. Eid prayers were offered at mosques and Eid gahs in all cities and towns of the country. Special prayers were offered for the well-being of the country while in sermons the Ulema ... Read More »

Dubai’s Al Futtaim to establish Renault car plant in Faisalabad

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Al-Futtaim Group, one of the biggest conglomerates of the United Arab Emirates, has acquired an industrial plot for setting up an automotive plant for the manufacturing and assembly of Renault vehicles in Pakistan. The facility will be set up at M-3 Industrial City in Special Economic Zone Faisalabad. “Al-Futtaim is fully committed to the Pakistani market and to this project,” ... Read More »

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